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 […]
Hats off to a couple of New Mexico cowboys can bring a 50-1 outsider and win the race! That and a couple of Mint Juleps later, we bid Saturday goodbye. This, and it's associated rhythmic clip and clop, is what I awoke to on Sunday morning:
Efforts like these protected bike lanes will help the streets function more effectively for its users, but more importantly enable a wider range of people to feel comfortable riding in the city. Cycling in New York City is currently regulated to a few small groups. If the city is hoping to create a culture that is similar to that of Portland, Seattle and hopefully Copenhagen, then the city is going to have to undertake construction and educational actions to help the average profile of the cyclist match the average profile of the New Yorker.