Point of View - Point of View August 2009
The architect and author is being recognized for “a radical but profoundly influential set of ideas.”
Ben van Berkel’s New Amsterdam Pavilion opens next week as part of a six-day Dutch festival in downtown Manhattan.
Taschen’s limited-edition monograph is now available at a relative bargain.
They include a fetal heart-rate monitor, a low-smoke stove, and a popular microlending Web site.
A new cell-phone platform will make it easy for citizens to mount grassroots campaigns for urban improvements.
The AIGA named the three recipients of its annual design-writing awards this afternoon.
The architect’s 1971 summer house gets protected status, thanks to an international petition.
What’s with the recent proliferation of ice-cream trucks transformed into mobile art projects?
The building is expected to be the greenest in the federal government.
Until recently, local design schools shunned community-based projects. Now that’s beginning to change.
A look at Bjarke Ingels Group’s winning design for the new National Library in Kazakhstan
The designer launches a line of sustainable, socially responsible undergarments.
At last: the winners of the 2009 America’s Best Restroom Award
A few words on the German designer’s famous Chemex coffeemaker
A Miami preservation organization wants your personal stories of the city’s endangered Marine Stadium.
With New York’s sidewalk sheds getting a redesign, our senior editor looks at some successful examples of temporary construction structures.
Two new monographs, both called Complete Works, present 30 years of Zaha Hadid’s genre-defying architecture.
The design collective’s Lunar-Resonant Streetlights are up for another award.
An exhibition at the New Museum explores the architecture of prison spaces.
A sneak peek at one of the semifinalists in this year’s James Dyson Award