September 2014

The Ghosts of 1914

The Ghosts of 1914

Our columnist looks back at the Great War on the centennial of its outbreak.

What Ever Happened to Experience Design?

What Ever Happened to Experience Design?

Technology isn't a substitute for human-centered solutions.

Structured Play

Structured Play

Design for those who just won't grow up

Reviving a Paris Hot Spot

Reviving a Paris Hot Spot

The design of the Molitor hotel pays homage to its rich legacy, after being an Art Deco icon, then a graffiti destination.

Baby Boomer Bathroom

Baby Boomer Bathroom

The Sabi Space system is a sleek bathroom solution that plays both to millennials and the aging.

Rem’s Kit of Parts

Rem’s Kit of Parts

Koolhaas’s 15-volume look into architectural elements is exhaustive and exhausting, mad and maddening.

Lower Manhattan and the Tragedy of Business as Usual

Lower Manhattan and the Tragedy of Business as Usual

Ground Zero has, at long last, begun taking on its final shape. After spending billions of dollars, what exactly have we wrought?

Whose Modernity?

Whose Modernity?

Rem Koolhaas's provocation for the architecture biennale helps expose critical non-Eurocentric histories.

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