Warm Cool Warm

Warm Cool Warm

Warm Cool Warm

What makes cities exciting, poetic, worth waking up for? The short answer is lights at night. At 1 a.m., a bedsheet hung up to dry in Venice reflects the moon over a canal (reflected once more in the water). We are enchanted, mesmerized. At 2 a.m., a smashed window in...

Messy, But Not Too

Messy, But Not Too

Messy, But Not Too

A 3,500-acre retreat in the Western Ghats of India: a 100-room lodge, a spa with 12 villas…cultural programming demonstrating the role of the music, art, and literature in promoting a sustainable way of life. A summons from the City of Philadelphia for growing grass...

Mix Master

Mix Master

Mix Master

In his Crown Heights, Brooklyn, studio last year Charles Goldman was reading the New York Times. After weighing its symbolic value as a “spreader of information,” he launched a series of “plop sculptures” out of mashed issues of the Times. “Then I left a bucket...

Tunnel Visions

Tunnel Visions

Tunnel Visions

Lisa Schon remembers holding the bird in a piece of cloth. Its tiny eyes turned to stare at her, bewildered. “I could feel its heart beating like mad,” says Schon. “The bird was terrified, and at the same time I was scared I might crush it.” Little did the captive...

Bore No More

Bore No More

Bore No More

 While your bridges soar your website snores. What happens when an architecture or engineering partnership’s commitment to strength, utility and beauty falls short digitally—adequate but hardly excellent? There are still many who could care less: “Our reputation...
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