“I Felt It Was the Right Thing To Do”

“I Felt It Was the Right Thing To Do” 1490 Southern Boulevard. Image © Albert Vecerka Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989812/i-felt-it-was-the-right-thing-to-do This article was originally published on Common Edge. Architecture firms don’t usually make labor history, but it happened earlier this month when employees at Bernheimer Architecture agreed to form a … Read more

James Stewart Polshek: Reflections on a Life in Architecture

James Stewart Polshek: Reflections on a Life in Architecture Polshek’s firm developed a $4.5-billion master plan for Newtown Creek in Brooklyn. The egg-shaped forms of the wastewater treatment plant have become borough landmarks. 2010. . Image © Jeff Goldberg Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989099/james-stewart-polshek-reflections-on-a-life-in-architecture This article was originally published on Common … Read more

It’s Time to Be Honest About the Impending Costs of Climate Change

It’s Time to Be Honest About the Impending Costs of Climate Change Hinds County Emergency Management personnel wade through flood waters in northeast Jackson, Miss. Image via The Hill Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988604/its-time-to-be-honest-about-the-impending-costs-of-climate-change This article was originally published on Common Edge. The passage of the Biden Administration’s climate change package, … Read more

The Global City and the (de)Evolution of the Public Realm

The Global City and the (de)Evolution of the Public Realm The Cenotaph, Martin Place. Image © Dominic Lorimer/Fairfax Syndication Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987489/the-global-city-and-the-de-evolution-of-the-public-realm This article was originally published on Common Edge. In October 2011, inspired by the Arab Spring revolutions, thousands of people in Australia and in many other cities … Read more

In London, a Venturi-Scott Brown Masterpiece Is Threatened

In London, a Venturi-Scott Brown Masterpiece Is Threatened London National Gallery. Image via Wikimedia Commons Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985449/in-london-a-venturi-scott-brown-masterpiece-is-threatened This article was originally published on Common Edge. Despite its dazzling collection of masterpieces, London’s National Gallery has been cursed with a series of ill-advised architectural schemes over its two-century existence. … Read more

Hidden Figures: The Historic Contributions of Black Architects in the United States

Hidden Figures: The Historic Contributions of Black Architects in the United States Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture designed by Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup. Image © Nic Lehoux Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/949665/hidden-figures-the-historic-contributions-of-black-architects-in-the-united-states This article was originally published on Common Edge. Designer Paul Wellington, based in Milwaukee, United States, … Read more

Is It Time For Architects to Unionize?

Is It Time For Architects to Unionize? L’agence Office / jaq. Image © Antoine Bonnafous Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/982680/is-it-time-for-architects-to-unionize This article was originally published on Common Edge. Unions are a trend among college-educated young people, the New York Times reports. They seek solidarity—collective leverage—to bring about desired changes that are … Read more

Did a Highway Kill the City of Hartford?

Did a Highway Kill the City of Hartford? Courtesy of Norman Garrick. ImageHartfort, before and after construction of I-84 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/981425/did-a-highway-kill-the-city-of-hartford This article was originally published on Common Edge. Can a piece of infrastructure literally kill a city? This is the question that writer Jim Krueger poses in … Read more

How Robert AM Stern Resurrected Architectural History

How Robert AM Stern Resurrected Architectural History Stern, at the Yale School of Architecture, via Dan’s Hampton. Image Courtesy of Common Edge Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/980582/how-robert-am-stern-resurrected-architectural-history This article was originally published on Common Edge. Once upon a time, long, long ago, I was lucky enough to get a summer job … Read more