Indexing the World of Tomorrow
How the 1939 World’s Fair anticipated our current obsession with urban data science and “smart” cities.
WWI Photos: "The old made new"
Long forgotten and now restored glass plate photographs from the First World War reveal the brutal conflict with astonishing new clarity.
Kiyonori Kikutake: Structuring the Future
Kiyonori Kikutake was one of the most gifted and influential of the Metabolist generation that dominated postwar Japan. His architecture remains as powerful as ever.
Postcards from Paris
Social good versus commercial gain. Affordability versus gentrification. Freedom v. surveillance, local v. global, public v. private. Which forces will define the future of the Marais – of Paris?
Hitler at Home
How did the Nazis reinvent Adolf Hitler — an extreme anti-Semite, convicted traitor, and leader of a violent paramilitary force — as a genial Bavarian gentleman?