Architecture And Design


A Critic’s Tour: New Parks Along the Waterfront

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Sandy exposed the city's vulnerability to flooding, just as development along the water's edge has been booming. Waterfront parks are part of that growth and they could have a unique advantage helping the city deal with rising waters. James Russell, an architecture critic with Bloomberg News, took WNYC on a tour of these developing esplanades, which are transforming the city’s waterfront.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Twenty Minutes in Manhattan

Friday, March 15, 2013

This interview originally aired live on March 15, 2013. An edited version was re-aired on August 9, 2013 as part of a special episode of The Brian Lehrer Show. 

Architect and urban planner Michael Sorkin, gives the architectural history of the city as he describes his twenty-minute walk from home to office in his book, Twenty Minutes in Manhattan.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Global Design Ideas

Monday, October 10, 2011

Wendy Goodman, New York Magazine's design editor and Justin Davidson, architecture critic for New York Magazine, look for ideas for New York City in other world cities.

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IM Pei's Partner Calls JFK Terminal 6 Demolition a 'Tragedy'

Sunday, October 02, 2011

The Port Authority is demolishing architect I.M. Pei’s National Airlines Terminal at JFK airport, a modernist structure built in 1970 whose glass walls inspired another name: the Sundrome.

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The Takeaway

Architect Andrés Duany On the Process of Rebuilding in Haiti

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Miami architect Andrés Duany has started to envision what a sustainable house, built for the hundreds of thousands of people displaced by the Haiti earthquake, might look like.