Streets With Nooks and Crannies Are Beloved and Endangered
Many modern glass-box developments do not allow for human-scale places.
The Metaphysical Nature of Our City Temples and Tombs
They are massive, immovable, as though the spirit contained in them has been fixed forever to the ground.
How Western Urban Planning Fueled War in the Middle East
Modernist buildings, zoning laws, and a disregard for local custom did more damage than we know.
The Threat of ‘Genius’ to Truly Successful Architecture
Buildings that stand out when they should fit in are showpieces for their creators but can be offensive to the rest of us.
Today’s Skyscrapers Assault the Skyline and the Street
Many new towers do not respect their neighbors or the human scale of city life.