Things to read on the bus
About That Noguchi Coffee Table
Rarely do you see the word “hilarious” in the same sentence as the word “architecture.” But happily, humor in architectural and design criticism is thriving.
Not My Beautiful House
Martin Hyers and William Mebane document artifacts of American life. Here, they present stark photographs of faded icons from Levittown to the Corvette Stingray.
How Christopher Wren Came to America
In the middle of Missouri, you will find the one building outside of England connected to England’s greatest architect, Christopher Wren. What the devil is it doing here?
Architect, Park Thyself
The auto-urban relationship — fumbling, overheated, unsatisfying for both parties — is never still long enough to be rationally inspected. Except for one place: the parking garage.