In cities around the world, advertising is everywhere. We may try to shut it out, but it reflects who we are (or want to be) and connects us to the urban past.
Growing up amid the political conflict in Northern Ireland, a 16th-century map that blended real and mythical monsters spoke to my fears and fascinations.
The places where we enact our daily lives are not grand design statements, yet they have an underrated charm and even nobility.
Far from being a single author’s definitive text, the beloved cathedral’s history is a palimpsest.
Many imitators of the famous art schoolâ€™s output have missed the surreal, sensual, irrational, and instinctual spirit that drove its creativity.
The art schoolâ€™s brief run in Germany shows not a simple dichotomy, but rather how, to varying degrees of bravery, individuals tried to survive under tyranny.
Three members of the ‘60s collective talk to author Darran Anderson about postmodernism, metabolism, their values, and watching the world catch up to them.
The innocence one might think World’s Fairs have lost in recent years depends on how much one believes they had to begin with.
Boris Johnson’s recent proposal to build a span between the U.K. and France recalls a long history of ambitious construction fantasies with uninspiring origins.
Two researchers recently suggested that autism and post-traumatic stress disorder led to the minimalist stylings of Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius. Their questions and tools are useful, but there’s danger in mistaking one piece of a puzzle for its entirety.