The Last Pedestrians
The intersecting lives of architect Albert Kahn, artist Diego Rivera, and automaker Edsel Ford — and how they shaped the vision of Detroit as industrial powerhouse.
The Gray Scale
The Boundary Monuments along the U.S.-Mexico border were erected back in an era content to mark the border with dignified stone sentinels.
We are now well into a geologic era — the Anthropocene — characterized by the acceleration of environmental change. This is the landscape medium in which we design.
Notes Toward A History of Change
The remarkable career of David Bowie was defined by restless transformation. His passing is a prompt to consider the curious nature of change in an era that’s given up on progress.
Curators at the Canadian Centre for Architecture explore the evolving concept of “healthy” buildings and argue against the new moralistic philosophy of healthism.
What if the smart cities of the future are chock full of bugs?