Oops: Understanding Failure
A review of To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure
, by Henry Petroski.
Review of Design with the Other 90%: Cities
Review of "Talk to Me" at Museum of Modern Art
Sleeping with the Fishes
Review of "Waltzing with Brando," an account of the actor's effort to inhabit and protect a Tahitian atoll.
Boosting the Urban IQ
Summary of National Building Museum's "Intelligent Cities" symposium
Mexican designer/artist Pedro Reyes opens a temporary sanatorium in Brooklyn.
Another Wrong Turn for Chris Paine
Review of the documentary film Revenge of the Electric Car.
04.13.11: By Julie Lasky
If at First You Don't Succeed, Pat Yourself on the Back
Review of Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries
Design Indaba 2011
Review of Design Indaba 2011 conference in Cape Town, South Africa
Mensch at Work
Review of The Power of Pro Bono
Exhibition review of "Small Scale, Big Change: New Architectures of Social Engagement," Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Review of "Why Design Now?" Cooper-Hewitt National Design Triennial, New York. Through January 9, 2011.
Bunker of Broken Dreams
Review of "Landscapes of Quarantine," Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York. March 9–April 17, 2010.
The Nano Effect on Urban India
Review of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum exhibition of the Tata Nano, 2010.
Sweating the Small Stuff
Review of TED 2010 conference, "What the World Needs Now," Long Beach, California, February 9–13.
Eve M. Kahn
Review of “Ethics + Aesthetics = Sustainable Fashion” at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, November 20, 2009 - February 20, 2010.
New Words on the Block
Jeff Speck reviews the Street Design Manual
of the New York City Department of Transportation.
Review of Crude, Joe Berlinger's documentary film about a lawsuit filed against Chevron by denizens of the Ecuadorean Amazon.
"The Camera Is Not a Machine Gun"
Fred Ritchin's review of “Intersections Intersected: The Photography of David Goldblatt,” New Museum, New York City, July 15–October 11, 2009
When Worlds Collide
Report on TEDGlobal 2009, held July 21–24 in Oxford, England.