The Location of Justice: Structures

What Jail Can't Do

Frank Greene and Kenneth Ricci discuss the changing paradigms of half a century of justice architecture and what we should ask — and expect — from courts and jails.

The Five Thousand Pound Life

The Architectural League announces an ambitious initiative to raise our collective discussion of living sustainably to a higher register, imagining the systemic change needed to live well, and to live well within the carrying capacity of the planet.

Starrett City: A Home of One's Own — With Party Walls

Rosalie Genevro offers a historical snapshot of Starrett City and challenges us to question conventional notions of "house" and "home" in American culture.

A Walk with Frank Duffy

Frank Duffy and Rosalie Genevro reflect on the buildings of Lower Manhattan, critically assessing what our use of commercial space can tell us about our changing city.

Why Urban Omnibus?

We have so much possibility ahead of us. We have just inaugurated a president who wants to renew every area of our national life – including our cities. President Obama has lived in the three biggest cities in the United States...