Mysteriously Handcuffed to History
MoMA’s exhibition on architectures of decolonization in South Asia is problematic but timely — a much-needed catalyst for the preservation of valuable mid-century buildings.
The Case for Truly Public Housing
A municipal authority in Massachusetts has deftly negotiated the privatization and deregulation of the market. But its hard-won success underscores the need for a new narrative of public housing in America.
How Philip Johnson and Catherine Bauer brought colliding visions of transatlantic modernism to MoMA and ultimately to America: a journey into architecture, aesthetics, and the politics of housing.
A House for the Struggle
The history of the Black press in Chicago can be traced through two pivotally important media sites.
A comprehensive new study of mid-20th-century architecture in Cuba does much to illuminate a powerful and neglected cultural legacy.