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WATCH: New York Through The David Rockwell Lens

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Rockwell is no stranger to the theatre and entertainment world. First inspired from a young age by his mother's community theatre in New Jersey,...

Sensory Architecture In London's Hyde Park

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's latest creation wills people to stop for a minute and think. This year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is constructed un...

Architect Dies After Being Beaten, Mugged

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

The story of architect Gerald Abramovitz, came to an end yesterday when he died in New York at Mount Sinai Hospital. His cantilever desk lamp is in th...

The Recovered Architect

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 06.20.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Plaster, paint, wooden scaffolding? Smashed, shattered, seemingly left haplessly on the floor of the George an...

The Final Sketch of a Life

Katherine Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Katherine Dunn

When I went to help clean out my father's belongings, my mother casually showed me a small drawing he had done just two days before his death. I felt I had stumbled on to a hidden Picasso.

PHOTOS: 13 Buildings That Tell LA's Architectural Story

2010-12-10-overhead_Trazzler.jpg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

While LA's downtown lacks the kind of in-your-face skyscraping architectural monuments you'll find in towns like Chicago or NYC, a bit of urban spelun...

Wing House Architect Is Ocean Bound: Hertz to Design Water Hospital for Marine Mammals

Tibby Rothman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Tibby Rothman

"I plan to force sea mammals -- small whales, dolphins, sea lions -- to conform to my strict design aesthetic," deadpans architect David Hertz. Then he laughs. He's kidding. Well, sort of.

HOTEL DESIGN: An Art-Laden Historic Hotel In Paris Unveils Its Philippe Starck Redesign

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

After two years of renovations, the historic Royal Monceau Raffles Hotel reopened its doors on October 18. Located near the Champs-Elysées, the hotel...

What Does the Future Hold for Them?

David Applebaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Applebaum

Architecture school is as much an education in how to see the world, and how to create within that world as it is to design a building. I have often wondered what happened to that lost generation of talent.

Tadeusz Sudol: An Eye for the Roosevelt Island Tram

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

Tadeusz Sudol is a renowned architect working with a prestigious Manhattan firm. He also presides over his local art gallery, RIVAA. Above and beyon...

Hillary Rebuts the Declinists

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

Among foreign policy mandarins here and abroad, it's become axiomatic that America must radically downsize its global ambitions to avoid hubris and to match our straitened economic circumstances. Hillary Clinton is having none of it.

Olafur Eliasson in Iceland

Steven Mesler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Steven Mesler

After visiting, roaming and experiencing all that is Iceland's steampunk wonder, one can only come to the conclusion that it is the Icelandic way: erase and rebuild.