architecture and design
Despite its location at the center of New York, few people have ever set foot on the jewel site where West 8 is making a park.
Landscape Architecture, June 2015
Big is Beautiful
That's what Joe Brown says. It's why he brought EDAW to AECOM.But not everyone agrees.
Landscape Architecture, August 2014
Setting up shop just as the sky fell, Marcel Wilson took an unorthodox approach and built a high-minded practice.
Landscape Architecture, May 2014
Wondrous new habitats in Philadelphia's Zoo.
Landscape Architecture, January 2014
Dissolved at the Edges
Nancy Owens answered the call of a childhood friend to blend a bare yard into its woolly surroundings.
Landscape Architecture, December 2014
That Melbourne Vibe
In Australia's edgy second city, firms like Architects EAT are doing work that is subtle, location-appropriate, and very beautiful.
ArchNewsNow, August 2013
What does an architect need to do to catch the eye of competition and selection advisers?
Architect's Newspaper, September 2012
The New Dream House
What do affluent Americans now want
their homes to look like? Architects tell us.
Private Clubs, January 2010
The historic North Carolina crafts school celebrates a milestone.
American Craft, June/July 2004
Help Wanted (But Maybe Not Here)
Enrico Moretti’s new book about where knowledge industries cluster has implications for the economic future of all cities, and the future of their built environments.
TraceSF.com, August, 2012
Dreaming of Home
What the Museum of Modern Art has
(and hasn't) to say about the future of sprawl.
TraceSF.com, March 2012
Mash-up at Right Angles
The 1811 plan mandating an orthogonal street grid helped make Manhattan a paragon of urban form, as a show at the Museum of the City of New York reveails.
TraceSF, January, 2012
Museum of Design Atlanta reopens in Perkins+Will’s glorious new headquarters.
ArtsATL, March 2011
An Exemplary Greenspace
Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward Park
ArtsATL, February 2011
Would You Kill a Species
to Craft a Masterpiece?
Questions, mostly, about craft
and the whole world.
Penland School of Crafts, 2007
rebuilding the centers
preservation and conservation
A Course in Small Town Revitalization
A regional planning organization in New York’s Hudson Valley helps a small class of stakeholders achieve community-building success.
Planning, November 2016
The Chavis Conversation
Finding what a park in Raleigh has meant to its public has taken a whole new set of tools.
Landscape Architecture, July 2015
Wetland restoration on the lower
Colorado River yields practical lessons for two countries' arid expanses.
Landscape Architecture, November 2014
The Amphibious Edge
There's not much need to test whether the new park at Hunter's Point South in Queens will survive flooding. It already has.
Landscape Architecture, February 2014
Unearthed and Unforgotten
A 19thy century freedmen's settlement comes alive again in Brooklyn.
Landscape Architecture, September 2014
A florida rancher, among others, finds himself
enmeshed in conservation's next big thing:
payment for ecosystem services.
Landscape Architecture, July 2014
Think or Swim
Communities on Florida's coast
consider where things will go
as the ocean moves closer.
Landscape Architecture, November 2013
The Last Drops
An Atlanta building renovation
puts a premium on harvesting rain.
Landscape Architecture, May 2013
A Building that Speaks to Us All
Symbolism remains strong at the UN's iconic Modernist New York headquarters, now undergoing renovation.
Modern, Winter 2013
Atlanta’s urge for a new central library
may mean that time is up for
Marcel Breuer’s final building.
Metropolis, February 2009
Ted Turner and his daughter, Laura Turner Seydel, get help from Captain Planet in their effort to raise eco-consciousness.
Atlanta Peach, December 2007
Collaboration and facilitation were
the Conservation Fund’s modes until
Larry Selzer took a risk to generate income.
Wachovia Wealth Management, Fall 2008