August 13, 2016, 7am PDT
The Lowline is "one of the most intriguing" project proposals anywhere in the United States—so much so that it still seems a long shot to many observers.
August 12, 2016, 7am PDT
The social vision of an architecture firm working in Bushwick, in Brooklyn, faces a familiar set of challenges.
June 14, 2016, 10am PDT
A package of bills making their way through the New York State Legislature could usher in an era of new height in parts of New York City.
December 18, 2015, 6am PST
There's more than one way to meet demand for transportation options.
October 26, 2015, 6am PDT
By focusing their criticism on the federal government, argues Jonathan Chait, Republicans fail to address the real problem: over-regulation on the state and local level.
October 7, 2015, 2pm PDT
Has New York done enough to continue to build new high-end buildings in flood zones around the city?
May 12, 2015, 10am PDT
A new study calculates the national consequences of restrictive housing regulations in three cities: San Francisco, New York, and San Jose.
March 26, 2015, 6am PDT
A New York magazine article examines the idea of the mile-high skyscraper. Once imagined by Frank Lloyd Wright but impossible to build, the idea is not science fiction anymore.
June 11, 2014, 12pm PDT
Kevin Roose wonders whether "choosing to live outside a major city is tantamount to opting to live in the past."
May 1, 2014, 7am PDT
Money, not trust, is the driving force behind the willingness of so many people to open their doors to the sharing economy, according to one writer.
April 7, 2014, 7am PDT
Rebuild By Design, a design competition under the purview of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, released ten final proposals for projects that could protect and strengthen the Atlantic Coast in the event of another Hurricane Sandy.
December 18, 2013, 7am PST
Justin Davidson ruminates on the great strides Janette Sadik-Khan and New York's Department of Transportation have made in reforming the city's streets. As much as they've accomplished, the transformation remains a work in progress.
November 5, 2013, 5am PST
Robert A.M. Stern doesn't get much respect from the architectural avant-garde. In a time in which sleek glass and curves are all the rage, Stern goes against the grain with his use of stone and nods to history. Does that make him a lesser architect?
October 1, 2013, 5am PDT
Two new books proffer the end of the suburbs and the salvation of dense urbanity. But the suburbs are "not about to shrivel," says Justin Davidson. So who should be responsible for fixing suburban dysfunction?
June 18, 2013, 5am PDT
Spurred by the simmering debate over whether Denise Scott Brown deserves recognition from the Pritzker Prize for her work with her husband Robert Venturi, Justin Davidson explores the nature of designing with your life partner.
November 28, 2012, 5am PST
After a decade of steady declines in traffic-related fatalities in New York City, amid a focused effort to improve traffic safety, Robert Kolker examines why such deaths spiked upward of 23 percent in the past year.
November 5, 2012, 6am PST
Justin Davidson argues that New York's ability to adapt to the effects of climate change will rely on the city learning to embrace nature rather than vainly trying to fight it.
October 19, 2012, 9am PDT
From the "world’s first floating village" to the "world’s most audacious balconies," New York Magazine surveys "9 Experiments in Large" for their special feature on "Global Urban Design 2012."
October 9, 2012, 11am PDT
As the Hudson Yards project prepares to start construction on Manhattan's west side, Justin Davidson examines the plans for the borough's "largest remaining chunk of emptiness" and shares exclusive new renderings.