Field Report: London Festival of Architecture 2010

Sarah Ichioka and Moira Lascelles discuss the benefits of public assembly and a shared sense of possibility, offering lessons for a similar event in NYC.

SUPERFRONT

Mitch McEwen founded SUPERFRONT as a gallery and project space for architectural experimentation. Listen to her share its backstory and check out glimpses of the space in action.

The Candela Structures: Architecture as Storytelling

Kirsten Hively visits the Candela Structures, relics of the 1964/5 World’s Fair, and encourages us to investigate the stories behind our city’s forgotten structures and spaces.

The Robin Hood Library at Bronx P.S. 69

Following last week’s panel discussion on the Robin Hood Library Initiative, we take an in-depth look at the library of P.S. 69 in the Bronx.

Vinegar Hill to the Pencil Factory

If you follow Navy Street to Flushing and head north to Kent Avenue, you’ll see the scotch tape and wires that hold the city together. Then: Admiral's Row.

The East Harlem School at Exodus House

Architect Peter Gluck and EHS co-founder Ivan Hageman introduce us to a distinctive independent middle school and discuss why the design of learning environments matters.

Studio Reports

Parsons Integrated Studio: 79th St. Boat Basin

David Leven and Derek Porter discuss how their architecture and lighting design students collaborated to reimagine access to and use of this complex waterfront site.

Clip-on Architecture: Reforesting Cities

Vanessa Keith explores some simple yet radical ways to retrofit our urban building stock to address a chief cause of climate change: tropical deforestation.

Clip-on Architecture: Climate Crisis Causes & Solutions

In Part Two of Clip-On Architecture, Vanessa Keith looks at tropical deforestation and catalogues some sustainable solutions currently being applied in the developing world.

The Need for Collaboration: Design Professionals are a Few Amongst Many

Rather than from consensual understanding, our manner of reaching agreements has evolved from the pressure of the law.