The Architect as Urbanist: Part 2
The second installment in a two-part series on the late work of Paul Rudolph focuses on the architect’s projects in Singapore and Jakarta.
Post-It Note City
A visit to the smart-city-in-progress at Sidewalk Toronto prompts questions about what it means to “participate” in civic design.
A Situation: A Tree in Palestine
A story about reckoning with a public secret that doesn’t want to be kept anymore.
The Lay of the Land
Place and land and nature: how we tie these things together is critical to our sense of self-purpose and our fit in the world.
Designing Indian Country
Suppose Native America is not over, that there is no “after colonialism.” How do we create public spaces that enable true contact between cultures?
Beyond the Map: Spikescapes and Wild Strawberries
Geography is getting stranger: the map is breaking up. Now we need to attend to the unnatural places, the escape zones and gap spaces, sites of bewilderment and unease.
In what ways do libraries act as ‘instruments of social control,’ and how could they be made into instruments of restoration, reparation, or transformation?
Landscape Will Thank You to Remember That
Public art is a growth sector for architects. But when it comes to objects in landscape, our experience is altered by who builds what and how we know the difference.