criticismArchitecture and Design

Minoru Yamasaki, Model of the World Trade Center, ca. 1964. Mixed media. Photograph by Jin Lee P, courtesy of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

In The Shadow of Loss, Make the World New Again: Collin Sundt on the 9/11 Memorial Museum


The new 9/11 Memorial Museum encourages misery, which might be its necessity.


Paul Rudolph, Final rendering of the interior of the HUB including people mover, c. 1967-1972. Color slide. Courtesy of the Paul Rudolph Archive, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Brutalist Bridge Builder: Paul Rudolph’s plans for a Lower Manhattan Expressway


Exhibition, organized by Drawing Center, was at the Cooper Union this fall


Pablo Bronstein, The Museum Nearing Completion as Seen from Fourth Avenue 2009. Ink on paper, 44-7/8 x 138 inches (114 x 350 cm). images courtesy the artist, Herald St., London

Pablo Bronstein at the Met, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art


Bronstein appears to want to draw classical buildings as though he were at work in a perpetual ancient regime.