Reading List

List Creator

Adam Golfer

Hunter College

February


  • Online

    Indexing the World of Tomorrow

    Places Journal

    How the 1939 World’s Fair anticipated our current obsession with urban data science and “smart” cities.

  • Online

    WWI Photos: "The old made new"

    Places Journal

    Long forgotten and now restored glass plate photographs from the First World War reveal the brutal conflict with astonishing new clarity.

  • Online

    Kiyonori Kikutake: Structuring the Future

    Places Journal

    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.

  • Online

    Postcards from Paris

    Places Journal

    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?

  • Online

    Hitler at Home

    Places Journal

    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?

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