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Morris Adjmi Architects



Framed drawings of Aldo Rossi’s Modena Cemetery line the hallway at Morris Adjmi Architects in New York’s financial district. “Working with him was the most important experience I had in my architectural education,” Adjmi told me. After ten years in Rossi’s office, he founded his own…

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From Back Room to Back Stage

An outdoor walkway is suspended by a lattice of cedar battens at Studio Gang's new Writers Theatre. Steve Hall / Hedrich Blessing; Courtesy Studio Gang

“Why is opening a theater such a big deal?” Michael Halberstam, artistic director and cofounder of the Writers Theatre, asked a jovial crowd in the…

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Nice To Met You

Ed Lederman / Courtesy Met Breuer

The iconic Marcel Breuer–designed Whitney Museum is set to reopen March 18, giving back one of the city’s most beloved architectural spaces. The building will be reborn as the Met Breuer; the Metropolitan Museum of Art will repurpose our old concrete and granite pal…

High Climbing Design: SoftLAB

New York design studio SOFTlab collaborated with Lucas Werthein and Marcelo Pontes of experimental production company Black Egg to create a multi-faceted architectural lighting installation that has as much of an impact when the lights are off as it does when the display is on in full effect, corresponding with…

Where Have All the Artists Gone?

In 2010, Far Rockaway resident Patti Smith proclaimed that “New York has closed itself off to the young and the struggling” and she recommended other cities like Detroit and Poughkeepsie where they should consider living. “New York City,” she said, “has been taken away from you. So my advice is:…

Jennifer Carpenter

New York–based architect Jennifer Carpenter recently teamed up with Lukas Lighting to create a collaborative working environment for digital marketing software company MediaMath at 4 World Trade Center.

The inspiration for the design has a lot to do with the company’s strengths. MediaMath employs a lot of…

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Bay Bridge Bike Path

Courtesy Arup

Bay Bridge Bike Path
Engineer: Arup
Client: Bay…

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No Stadium, No Problem

Forum Studio's master plan was designed to be flexible enough to function with or without a stadium. Courtesy Forum Studio

St. Louis is quickly bouncing back from the abrupt move of the Rams football team to Los Angeles, an act the city considers a slight from the National Football League.…

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The Strand Theater

Bruce Damonte / Courtesy Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

The Strand
1127 Market Street,…

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Coming Home

The second empire style Old Main building is one of the most recognizable monuments in the heart of Milwaukee. Courtesy Megan Daniels

The Milwaukee Soldiers Home has been a healing place for the nation’s veterans since 1867. The National Historic Landmark is an asset of the U.S. Department of Veterans…

GREC Architects

In 2014, Chicago’s GREC Architects made the expansionist move into a background building on the Magnificent Mile. It was a sign of health and ambition—that a firm cut to half its 2007 size by the recession was back on the warpath. From a generic office floor, GREC is spinning a…