Battles for inclusion and exclusion in the life of the city more often end in stand-offs than in skirmishes.
The buildings where fates, freedoms, and justice are decided sit at the center of our image of the justice system. What form should they take? How should they work?
Welcome back on the Omnibus.
For the Circulation Desk, five books explore the stuff that binds us together in infrastructure networks public and private, old and new.
In the first installment of Shelf Life, Janet Parks, curator of the Avery Drawings and Archives at Columbia University, takes us through its architectural underworld, uncovering the collection's treasures.
Introducing the Circulation Desk, a bimonthly snapshot of the urbanist titles that turn our gears. On Inauguration Eve, could four recent biographies of real estate giants deliver insight into the years ahead?