Today’s cities face the challenge of mediating between the interests of developers and citizens. London’s frenzied skyline is an extreme example of the consequences of a liberal model where each plot simply explodes within itself. If postwar plannin
The son of a Japanese couple that emigrated to Seattle, Minoru Yamasaki (1912-1986) made true the American dream, starting out employed in a cannery to pay his way through the University of Washington and eventually marking the planet’s ceiling by di
Articulated by images, objects, and ideas rather than by buildings, the Lisbon Triennale questions the essence of architecture in the world today.