Fixing South Street Seaport: Is New Architecture Enough?
Howard Hughes International would like to replace Ben Thompson's Pier 17 at South Street Seaport with an elegant SHoP Architects-designed glass box. In a New York Times
CityRoom post last week, longtime real estate reporter David Dunlap asked, “Does Pier 17 Deserve Another Chance?” I think it does.
Carlo Scarpa, Quilter
St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice approaches architecture and decoration like a crazy quilt, confident that all good things go together. Architect Carlo Scarpa, in the 1950s, managed to make a different kind of loot look modern.
Frank Lloyd Wright + Katniss Everdeen
everywhere: on Pedro E. Guerrero, photographer of Wright, Breuer and Calder and the buildings, weapons and fashion of box office smash The Hunger Games