Art, architecture, and incarceration collide in essays on prison design from the Panopticon to the Golden Gulag.
Jul 16, 2013 Places Journal
Robin Pogrebin sheds light on a thorny conflict between a high-rise condo in Dallas, Texas and the museum it named itself after.
May 4, 2012 The New York Times
With the help of a little GIS wizardry, Susan Spano and Aviva Shen map the 20 most cultured small towns in the U.S., from Gig Harbor, WA to Naples, FL and everywhere in between.
Apr 22, 2012 Smithsonian
The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens next Friday in Bentonville, Arkansas, and Holly Finn says "sophisticates" who gripe that the collection should be less remote and more accessible are elitist.
Nov 8, 2011 The Wall St. Journal
An exhibit in Paris presents elaborate, lush visions of "La Ville Fertile", or "The Fertile City."
Jul 25, 2011 Design Observer
Communities in the slums of India are well known for "making do". A new exhibit looks at how that spirit of innovation and adaptation plays out in these cities and how other cities can learn from them.
Feb 14, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
As the city of Los Angeles's budget faces deep cuts, money to pay for the upkeep of the city's iconic Watts Towers folk art installation has dried up. But a museum is stepping in to try to keep the Towers alive.
Feb 9, 2011 The New York Times
Nicolai Ouroussoff, architecture critic for <em>The New York Times</em>, offers this lengthy look at the state of development and design in Abu Dhabi and Doha.
Nov 30, 2010 The New York Times
A new museum exhibit in Vermont invites visitors to review various proposals for updating the riverfront in Brattleboro -- and allows them to submit their own ideas.
Sep 22, 2010 Change Observer
100 Acres is the name (and size?) of a new park in Indianapolis that is a "hybrid of landscape, art, and architecture," according to Edward Blake, of Landscape Studio, the designers.
Sep 3, 2010 ASLA's The Dirt blog