They might call it the "Lunch with the Critics" award, but in my mind they're the "Archies" (is that taken?). Critics Alexandra Lange and Mark Lamster deliver their fourth annual awards for the best and worst in architecture and design of 2013.
Rick Poynor composes a photo essay that documents compelling street art found along his recent travels in Portugal and Spain. For Poyner, its not the wall-filling murals that interest him, but rather 'collectively composed street marking'.
As the number of prominent buildings from the 1960s facing the wrecking ball increases, from the Mummers Theater in Oklahoma City to the Mechanic Theater in Baltimore, Mark Lamster bemoans the assault on the architecture of that era.