Other stories by Lindsey M. Roberts

  • Enoc Perez's Architectural Portraits

    In Enoc Perez's paintings of buildings, one can see the utopian vision of the architects. Two new bodies of work are now showing at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.: Marina Towers and Watergate. Through Feb. 10.

  • New York City and the Growth of the Circus

    Strangely enough, the rise of New York City as a cultural capital paralleled the growth of the popularity of the American circus. More than 200 objects and images documenting the big top in the Big Apple are on display at the Bard Graduate Center through Feb. 3.

  • An Atlas for Architecture

    Map-based infographics in a new world architecture atlas from Phaidon provide a unique picture of the population, climatic, geopolitical, and architect-migration patterns that affected architecture trends over the last 20 years.

  • AIA Pledges Help with Hurricane Recovery

    As the AIA's local Northeast and Midwest chapters begin to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, others can donate to Architecture for Humanity to help with the recovery.

  • George Nakashima and the Roots of Live-Edge Furniture

    He's known for being one of the fathers of the American Craft movement, but midcentury modern designer George Nakashima should also get credit for promoting the beauty of sustainable, found objects such as live-edge furniture.

  • Massimo Scolari Sees Alternate Ways of Representing Objects

    Our way of representing form in drawings—central projection—belies our ideology and philosophy about the world. But Massimo Scolari reminds us of the other perspectives that have come and gone throughout history.

  • AIA Names City Psychiatrist to its Board

    Mindy Fullilove, research psychiatrist at New York State University Psychiatric Institute and professor of clinical psychiatry and public health at Columbia University, will serve as public director on the AIA Board of Directors for the next three years.

  • 'Why Design' Shorts Explore Designers' Creative Processes

    Design often means stepping outside of the office—when surfing—or thinking outside of the box—when thinking of design as great food. See design through designers' eyes in a film series by Herman Miller.

  • Architects Leave Cuba for First Time, New York Exhibit

    The result of a six-week residency in Vermont for two up-and-coming Cuban architects—there on their first trip out of Cuba—is now on exhibit in New York. It's co-curated by architect Ricardo Porro of Cuban National Art Schools fame.

  • In Latin America, First Generation of Women Architects Emerges

    Mexican architect Nora Enriquez curates an exhibit at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco, highlighting the work of up-and-coming Latin American women architects.