a sad story and a must-see dwelling

This is one of those unfortunate stories where it’s hard to sort out the right and wrong. What started out in 2004 as a $27,000 bill for weed abatement has ballooned — with penalties and other charges — to $69,322, far beyond the financial means of...

gehry in miami

My old stomping grounds gets a world-class concert venue. …Miami Beach’s New World Center, the home of the New World Symphony. The space was designed by Frank Gehry, who, Ross writes, “is at once deeply attuned to classical music and keenly skeptical of its...

Architecture in the Age of Gehry

What is the most important piece of architecture built since 1980? Vanity Fair’s survey of 52 experts, including 11 Pritzker Prize winners, has provided a clear answer: Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. But parsing the votes, which also anointed Renzo...

so green, so unsustainable

I remember this from the giddy days of the Whole Earth Catalog when there were so many cool utopian ideas floating around. Then most of us grew up. Byron York explains: In the high desert of central Arizona, more than five thousand miles from the global-warming summit...