All posts tagged: urban design

Michael Kimmelman

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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 […]

Monday Morning

This might change to a Friday afternoon thing, but below is a quick round-up of interestingness that I came across last week/weekend: At my day job, we’ve been doing a lot of work with our friends at dbox. I’m very happy to pass along the word that they got nominated for an Emmy for their work on “Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero”. If you haven’t seen the film, check out some excerpts here. I linked to […]

A Greener Pedestrian Friendly City

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Last year over Memorial Day weekend, New York City had closed off portions of Times Square. The response to the changes this past year has been positive overall. Following in the success of these changes, the city is looking to add more pedestrian zones to other high profile areas: 34th Street and Union Square.