<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
<p>Critic Paul Goldberger suggests that New York planner Robert Moses may deserve another look at the "sheer scale of his achievements." Goldberger reviews the forthcoming book, "Robert Moses and the Modern City: The Transformation of New York".</p>
Feb 6, 2007 The New Yorker
The seemingly endless controversies over the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site may have encouraged members of the public to look elsewhere for ways to understand and commemorate the disaster.
Sep 7, 2006 The New Yorker
Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas puts a new spin on convention center design.
Jul 27, 2006 The New Yorker
A New Yorker columnist compares today's sky-high energy prices with those during the Carter administration, and the scare of the terrorism of September 11 to that of December 7, 1941. She suggests that increasing the gas tax should be considered.
May 25, 2006 The New Yorker
Rutgers planning professor Wansoo Im uses powerful GIS tools and mapping software to track down public restrooms in New York City.
Mar 21, 2006 The New Yorker
In The New Yorker, Tad Friend discusses the city's weird relationship with the crime and television phenomenon, highlighting some 'classic', 'fondly remembered' chases.
Jan 27, 2006 The New Yorker