Alexandra Lange
Art On Campus

A review of the renovated Blaffer Art Museum and James Turrell's latest skyspace, "Twilight Epiphany."

Alexandra Lange
Learning New Tricks

Harvard doesn't have any design courses, but I've found new friends in "material culture." What it's like for a critic to go back to school.

John Thackara
Trust Is Not An Algorithm
John Thackara
Healing The Metabolic Rift
Alexandra Lange
Kicked A Building Lately?
Alexandra Lange
Having Fun at the Museum
John Thackara
Top Down Nature

An overview of Bordeaux 55,000: a project to explore ‘how best to transform 55,000 hectares (136,000 acres) into natural areas’.

Rob Walker
The Built Villain

A Dallas condo dispute considered as a monster movie, starring a built villain.

Alexandra Lange
Fixing South Street Seaport: Is New Architecture Enough?
Alexandra Lange
Reassembling the American Dream

"Foreclosed" at the Museum of Modern Art asks what people really like about suburban living. And then, Can they do that with less?

Alexandra Lange
Who Are We Competing For?
Alexandra Lange
Architecture Research Office

Interview with Stephen Cassell and Adam Yarinsky on the occasion of their National Design Award

Fred A. Bernstein
The Next World’s Fair: A Proposal

Fred Bernstein makes a case for New York City to be the host of the next World's Fair.

Alexandra Lange
New Apple HQ, 1957

Wouldn't it be more radical for Apple to move back to town?

Alexandra Lange
The Moms Aren’t Wrong
Alexandra Lange
Rendering v. Reality in Sukkah City

I was not planning to post anything about
Sukkah City. It all just looked like an architecture studio: so much effort, such worked-over results, and an inability to see the forest for the trees.
Jane Margolies
Renewing the Riverfront

Report on an exhibition showcasing efforts to revitalize a derelict patch of Brattleboro, Vermont.

Alexandra Lange
Culture Shed: Where’s the Neighborhood?

offers a critique of the NEA grant for Culture Shed, the Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group design for a Kunsthalle with retractable roofs over at Hudson Yards.
John Thackara
Whole, Whole on the Range

As a juror on the 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, John Thackara reviews the highlight.

Alexandra Lange
Jane Jacobs Is Still Watching

Despite my dislike of Jane Jacobs's beef with architects and planners, so many points seem strangely prescient.

Alexandra Lange
Welcome to Fort Brooklyn

Let us sincerely hope that the Atlantic Terminal Entrance in Brooklyn, a gateway to the LIRR and the hub’s many subways, marks the end of empty transport monumentality.

Jeff Speck
New Words on the Block

Jeff Speck reviews the Street Design Manual of the New York City Department of Transportation.

Alexandra Lange
Won't Get Fooled Again

News of the redevelopment of the Atlantic Yards keeps getting worse.

Alexandra Lange
Waiting On the Dream

I wrote a piece on the (lack of) development in Midtown West , also known as the Hudson Yards.

Mark Lamster
A Plea for Crazy in Architecture

John Beckmann of the firm Axis Mundi is promoting an alternative to the Jean Nouvel tower that looks like a half-baked amalgam of several MVRDV projects.

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