Memory and Absence
Landscape and Memory
A photographer embedded in the Afghanistan War applies the syntax of landscape photography to the subject matter of photojournalism.
Demolition and Afterlife of Baltimore Memorial Stadium
The saga of Baltimore Memorial Stadium illuminates the relationship between civic building and collective memory.
A new book juxtaposes contemporary color photos of abandoned Japanese-American internment camps with period images.
Building After Auschwitz
A review of a new book in which historian Gabriel Rosenfeld asks a thorny question: Is there a Jewish architecture?
The making of geological strata — the very ground beneath feet — is an essential component of the mass shift of humankind to urban living.
Past Perfect: Four Freedoms Park
On the controversial politics of presidential memorials, from Kahn to Halprin to Gehry.
On the Trail of the Berlin Wall
A trek along the 100-mile scar of the old geopolitical divide gives a writer time to reflect on the complicated merging of east and west, past and present.