Rob Walker
Defending The Standpipe

A curious concentration of designs to discourage people from sitting on standpipes.

Rob Walker
The Art of Redaction
Rob Walker
Object in the News: The Face Privatizer
Alexandra Lange
Not Afraid of Noise: Mexico City Stories

A photographic tour of Mexico City, house by house, wall by wall.

Rob Walker
A Security Camera Worth Looking At
Alexandra Lange
Premature Demolition

The Folk Art Museum, David Adjaye's market hall, and the first addition to the Morgan Library. If three makes a trend, then premature demolition qualifies.

Alexandra Lange
Where We Work

A Kickstarter for co-working space Makeshift Society points to the light, space and tools creative freelancers need to be productive.

Rob Walker
Staring Back at Security Cameras

Why the ubiquitous security deserves as much scrutiny as it gives.

Alexandra Lange
Beyond Gorgeous

Is prettiness a distraction? Yes, when it comes to taking Alexander Girard seriously.

Alexandra Lange
Why Bernadette Fox Is Scary

The heroine of Where’d You Go, Bernadette is an award-winning female architect. Don’t envy her life.

Alexandra Lange
Having Fun at the Museum
Alexandra Lange
Let’s Talk About Women in Architecture
Alexandra Lange
The Shape of Lunch
Rick Poynor
On Display: Museum of Broken Relationships

The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb is a public space consecrated to a universal experience of sadness and loss.

Alexandra Lange
Downton Abbey: Fell In Love With a House

Downton Abbey, for all its melodrama and dropped teacups, is really the story of falling in love with a house.

John Foster
A New American Picture: Doug Rickard and Street Photography in the Age of Google

When Google launched Street View in 2007, it was just the ticket for photographer Doug Rickard.

Alexandra Lange
TWA: Still Kicking
Alexandra Lange
The Only Thing There’s Just Too Little Of

What parenthood and artistic endeavor have in common: not enough time.

Alexandra Lange
Simple Pleasures

In all these new parks, I feel like I am searching for atmosphere, a designed quality above and beyond the ordinary spaces for children, and I am not finding it.

Alexandra Lange
The Personality of Parks

Until Pier 6 at 
Brooklyn Bridge Park opened, my only experience of parks as a parent had been of neighborhood parks
Alexandra Lange
(Women and) Children First

Pier 6 at Brooklyn Bridge Park is one more way New York City is attempting to be child-friendly.

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