“The Senses: Design Beyond Vision” at the Cooper Hewitt asks visitors to consider sound, taste and smell.
Author Archives: MICHAEL KIMMELMAN
Instead of building a house or skyscraper, Forensic Architecture builds cases against human rights violators, scouring for evidence through social media.
To be built on a wharf where thousands of African slaves once arrived, the International African American Museum needs to secure its final funding.
Historically, products made for people with different physical, cognitive and sensory abilities have been ugly and woefully designed. Not anymore.
The transportation hub serving about 650,000 daily passengers desperately needs an overhaul. So far, the New York governor’s plans don’t begin to address the problems.
At Crotona Park, a stylish new clubhouse is about more than topspin. It’s the home of a tennis and tutoring program for underserved children.
Cities across the country are making a priority of improving their parks. “Housing alone doesn’t make a neighborhood,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago said.
An architectural firm’s soup-to-nuts approach is leaving an indelible imprint on poor, once-neglected corners in and around this state’s capital.
A New York story: a gated park, a museum seeking to expand, warring neighbors. Why the fight over a tiny patch of green matters.
With 65,000 new streetlights, the city sends a message: It’s O.K. to go out after dark. Restaurants feel the glow. So do schoolchildren.