Articles

Articles

On a quiet Corona street, a jazz center, a house museum, and a domestic revolution

The new World Trade Center was art-less. And then the giant marble cube arrived.

Why don’t architects have anything to say about Gaza?

On the avant-garde roots of Saudi Arabia’s improbable linear city

The imminent destruction of a postmodern gem should inspire reflection on those dwindling resources: time and care.

As New Yorkers look to the past, present, and future of social housing, we find more questions than answers.

Any future for Penn Station must make use (and reuse) of its past.

The city’s planned deprivation of public toilets is the original hostile architecture.

Barbie’s Dreamhouse and the architecture of controversy

Notes on the American museum, the natural, and history

After a fire damaged a small Sunset Park church in 1947, the congregation asked Alvar Aalto to lead the redesign. The world-famous architect agreed, and then the drawings disappeared.

On Denise Scott Brown’s inconvenient legacy

Food halls have spread far and wide, deflavorizing neighborhoods every step of the way.

Observations on New York’s sky-high columbaria of burnt money

Nan Goldin wants to pump you up.

War, religion, and eternity at Calatrava’s new World Trade Center church.