Sarah Palmer

Burbs from Above

Christoph Gielen has a unique perspective—literally—on the sprawl that has taken over so much of the American built landscape since the 1960s. As someone who has spent a lot of time in helicopters, looking down on the eerily perfect geometries of the nation’s suburbs, the German artist knows just how artificial, and unsustainable, these communities really are. With his Arcadia…

Book Review: Not Your Typical Landscape Photography

Aperture has released three photography books that, each in its own way, talk about development, the environment, and the human relationship to the landscape.

Aperture has released three photography books that, each in its own way, talk about development, the environment, and the human relationship to the landscape.

The Art of Collaboration

Still flush from receiving an AIA Collaborative Achievement award, the photographer Peter Aaron discusses the complexities of working with architects.