It all started with a '65 Raleigh Deluxe I found in my building's basement. A summer of tinkering around with the Raleigh led to four years of commuting on a Gary Fisher Simple City 3, and then the gateway drug of a owning vintage Motebecane road bike. Now I find myself owning a new steed for the stable - a 2012 Raleigh Grand Prix.
There was a good interview with Michael Kimmelman, the new Architecture critic at the New York Times, published in Architectural Record’s May issue. I believe this quote best sums up why it is very important that he is now a vocal and public part of the discussion: It’s not so much whether I’m writing about a building, it’s a question of how—whether it’s embedded within other issues or whether it’s about the craft, the formal […]
Our buildings shape the public spaces, but the public spaces of sidewalks, roadways and transit corridors in turn shape our density and how our buildings are designed and used.