Daily Must-Reads

Sunday, August 20th

01 In Memoriam

The late Saarinen protégé Gunnar Birkerts was a lover of simple geometries. »

02

Design Justice

A New Orleans architect is on a mission to fight racism embedded in the built environment. »

Saturday, August 19th

01 Colliding Forces

The Korean crisis finds expression in John Marx’s sketch for a cultural building. »

02

Pedestrian Path

Writer Donald Barthelme demystified Houston with an imagined loop around the city. »

Friday, August 18th

01 Statuary Trouble

Suddenly faced with empty plinths, Baltimore could take cues from Trafalgar Square. »

02

Fantastic Plastic

Before the oil crisis, plastic was the preferred material for vacation homes. »

Thursday, August 17th

01 Tehran Tower

The architect of an Iranian landmark was forced into exile after construction. »

02

Paint it Black

Meet Singularity Black, the darkest pigment available to the public. »

Wednesday, August 16th

01 Endless Possibilities

A new wave of glass artists are challenging the material’s limits. »

02

Rain Dance

The townhouse of architects Anna Liu and Mike Tonkin celebrates stormy days. »

Tuesday, August 15th

01 Memphis Master

Peek inside the mind of Ettore Sottsass through his illustrated autobiography. »

02

On the Hunt

The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s city guides offer last-minute summer adventures. »

Monday, August 14th

01 Make No Little Plans

The IIDA's new headquarters by Gensler thinks big, Chicago-scale. »

02

North to South

Latin American ikat textiles take center stage in an exhibition at the Textile Museum of Canada. »

Sunday, August 13th

01 Paradigm Shift

Lord Norman Foster and five others predict how workplace design will evolve over the next decade.   »

02

Brand Identity

Architects are leading advertising’s next wave: experiential design. »