Reading List

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Danielle Davis

New York, NY

Thinking architecture


  • Online

    Trouble with Terminators

    Places Journal

    Why not make buildings today as they once were made? This is actually a really good, really radical question.

  • Online

    Instrumental City: The View from Hudson Yards

    Places Journal

    The world’s most ambitious “smart city” project is here. Should we worry that New York City is becoming an experimental lab?

  • Online

    The Arab City

    Places Journal

    Today there is no better context in which to investigate the complexities of global practice in architecture than that of the rapidly changing Arab city.

  • Online

    You (Still) Have to Pay for the Public Life

    Places Journal

    Half a century ago Charles Moore was a rising architect and Ivy League academic. He was also the first in the field to look seriously at Disneyland — and he liked what he saw.

  • Online

    The Multilevel Metropolis

    Places Journal

    Urban skyways have radically altered the form and spatial logic of cities around the world, from Minneapolis to Calgary to Hong Kong.

  • Online

    Makerspace: Towards a New Civic Infrastructure

    Places Journal

    Makerspaces are at once an emerging architectural and institutional typology and a manifestation of the so-called sharing economy. But will they last?

  • Online

    Cloud and Field

    Places Journal

    On the resurgence of “field guides” in a networked age. We’ve moved from birding to dronewatching, from natural history to dark ecology. But are we still looking through colonialist binoculars?

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