Recent History The Archives


Monday 10 December, 2012

Staten Island: A Microcosm of New York’s Post-Sandy Controversies

The power and destruction of Hurricane Sandy made New Yorkers acknowledge just how vulnerable the city is to natural disaster.  The storm pummeled Queens’ and Brooklyn’s shores, destroyed and flooded homes while Manhattan’s lower half was submerged and plunged into darkness for a week.  But arguably, Staten Island, New York City’s Forgotten Borough, received the brunt of [...]


Sunday 09 December, 2012

Old-Fashioned Entertainment: Rustic Wood Media Consoles

There was a time in recent history when entertainment centers were king — it didn’t matter how small your living room or den might be; somehow, it seemed the entire worth of your being was centered on the size of your flat screen television and the high-tech hearth surrounding and supporting it.  Thankfully, with a [...]


Sunday 09 December, 2012

Old-Fashioned Entertainment: Rustic Wood Media Consoles

There was a time in recent history when entertainment centers were king — it didn’t matter how small your living room or den might be; somehow, it seemed the entire worth of your being was centered on the size of your flat screen television and the high-tech hearth surrounding and supporting it.  Thankfully, with a [...]


Thursday 06 December, 2012

Tribute to Oscar Niemeyer by Norman Foster


Friday 09 November, 2012

Couldn’t Be Clearer: 10 Pieces of Crisp, Clear Furniture

On one of the most heated election days in recent history, in an economic climate that’s interesting at best, at a time when many of us are redefining what we want for our lives, what we expect of our country and where our futures will take us, few things are absolute.  It makes sense, then, [...]


Friday 09 November, 2012

Couldn’t Be Clearer: 10 Pieces of Crisp, Clear Furniture

On one of the most heated election days in recent history, in an economic climate that’s interesting at best, at a time when many of us are redefining what we want for our lives, what we expect of our country and where our futures will take us, few things are absolute.  It makes sense, then, [...]


Friday 14 September, 2012

Venice Biennale 2012: Märkli Architekt

The term “common ground” claims something shared: relationships between people and things. This installation intends to awaken an appropriate sense within the soul of the visitor.


Wednesday 11 April, 2012

2011 Pritzker Laureate Eduardo Souto de Moura facing Unemployment?

Eduardo Souto de Moura, 2011 Pritzker laureate, in front of the Casa das Histórias Paula Rego. Photo by Francisco Nogueira.