What light is right? How much is too much? These questions don't typically get asked in cities, as they simply rely on what they've always done. But now the Municipal Art Society in New York is bringing these issues to the table.
Mar 29, 2009 The New Yorker
$16.8 billion of Pres. Obama's stimulus package is allocated to energy efficiency and renewable energy. Steve Coll of the New Yorker explains where the funding is going, and what it means.
Mar 16, 2009 The New Yorker
That's just one of the interesting tidbits in this celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Plan of Chicago and Daniel Burnham in The New Yorker.
Mar 4, 2009 The New Yorker
The New Yorker profiles Van Jones, a leading environmental activist and the driving force behind the movement to create a green energy jobs policy in the United States.
Jan 9, 2009 The New Yorker
Nick Paumgarten imagines a New York City landscape that would result from a present-day economic crisis.
Dec 21, 2008 The New Yorker
<p>The New Yorker traces the history of the American lawn from 1841, commenting on their unnatural origins, and finally analyzing the alternatives suggested by anti-lawn movements.</p>
Jul 15, 2008 The New Yorker
<p>A new building by Rem Koolhaas in Beijing is part of a wave of modern construction that is changing the tightly-planned urban fabric of the Chinese capital.</p>
Jun 23, 2008 The New Yorker
<p>In expectation of a new exhibit opening at the Whitney Museum of Art, the New Yorker reflects on the curious life and career of Buckminster Fuller.</p>
Jun 3, 2008 The New Yorker
<p>This slideshow from <em>The New Yorker</em> features historic maps and computer-recreations to show how Manhattan may have looked before the arrival of Europeans.</p>
Oct 3, 2007 The New Yorker
<p>Americans' commutes are increasing. The number of 'extreme commuters' -- those who commute over 3 hours -- has nearly doubled since 1990. The longest commute in the nation? Seven hours each way. Is the extreme commute America's newest addiction</p>
Apr 11, 2007 The New Yorker