Politics

Can Architecture Provide Solace to the ‘Eternal Now’?

Under our current president, it seems we don’t care, or don’t know how to care, about history. Can our historical buildings help us survive this collective malaise?

Under our current president, it seems we don’t care, or don’t know how to care, about history. Can our historical buildings help us survive this collective malaise?

Election 2016: America’s Urban Rural Divide in Three Maps

Geography was a crucial determining factor for how people voted in the 2016 election. The results reveal a sharp divide between urban cores and rural communities.

Geography was a crucial determining factor for how people voted in the 2016 election. The results reveal a sharp divide between urban cores and rural communities.

How to Read A Political Ad

Without taking a political stand, a new exhibit aims to give its visitors the tools to see through any ad—and become savvier, more critical political consumers.

Without taking a political stand, a new exhibit aims to give its visitors the tools to see through any ad—and become savvier, more critical political consumers.

I’m (Guardedly) Optimistic About Libeskind & the WTC—Here’s Why

Thankfully, the governor and the mayor picked an architect, not a plan, and Daniel Libeskind is uniquely qualified to see the World Trade Center through.

Now that the euphoria surrounding the Daniel Libeskind announcement has faded, we’ve all had time to look at the fine print. This is the urban planning equivalent of a hangover. It’s clear that the program is still being driven by the leases signed by Larry Silverstein and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey prior to September 11th….