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Piano’s Whitney Neighborhood

“If, in all the different action movies, there was an architect superhero – first of all, he would do the things that Renzo Piano does. Second of all, his name would inevitably be Renzo Piano” remarked Bill de Blasio, New York City Mayor at the opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Special Wooden Floors for the Whitney

Special Wooden Floors for the Whitney, New York Building, Architecture, Architect, News Special Wooden Floors for the Whitney Gallery in Manhattan, NYC, USA – article: Joel Solkoff, PA, USA 9 Jul 2015 Special Wooden Floors for the Whitney in New York Article by Joel Solkoff, PA, USA Joel’s Column Vol. III, Number 4 Photograph of Renzo…

Detroit will be a Trendy City

Today’s Detroit column begins in New York City with Detroit on my mind—always on my mind. I have a friend who had the opportunity to purchase a house in the Meatpacking District of New York City.

Belt and Suspenders Routine – Joel Solkoff’s Column

Disabled Accessible Architecture, Travelling, US Airport Design Belt and Suspenders Routine Architectural Column Vol. III, Number 1 by Joel Solkoff, PA, USA 19 Feb 2015 Belt and Suspenders Routine Joel’s Column Vol. III, Number 1 Wayne County International Airport, Detroit. Photograph courtesy of the airport authority. See Website: Metro Airport Ongoing Special Report on the benefits Detroit may offer Baby Boomers…

Joel Solkoff’s Column Volume II No. 6

United States Architecture, Wyoming Architecture, New Cities and Communities Joel Solkoff’s Column – Volume II, No. 6 Architectural Column by Joel Solkoff, PA, USA 8 Jan 2015 Joel’s Column Vol. II, Number 6 A roundabout way of considering building a new city in Wyoming; plus How to save the life of a small town in Pennsylvania Movie…

Is Detroit Dying?

Detroit Urban Planning, Michigan Architecture, New US Communities Is Detroit Dying? Architectural Column Vol. II, Number 8 by Joel Solkoff, PA, USA 6 Oct 2014 Joel’s Column Vol. II, Number 8 New York City celebrating the surrender of Japan. They threw anything and kissed anybody in Times Square.”. Photo by Lt. Victor Jorgensen, 14 August 1945, courtesy…

Joel Solkoff’s Column, Vol.II, Number 7

Urban Planning, Architecture, New Cities and Communities Urban Planning Architectural Column Vol. II, Number 7 by Joel Solkoff, PA, USA 22 + 21 Sep 2014 Joel’s Column Vol. II, Number 7 Punjab and Haryana High Court designed by Le Corbusier in the city of Chandigarh. Le Corbusier designed Chandigarh at the request of Indian Prime Minister Jawahar…

Joel Solkoff Column Vol 2.5

Joel Solkoff’s Column Volume II No. 5

United States Architecture, Brasilia Architecture, New Cities and Communities Joel Solkoff’s Column – Volume II, No. 5 Architectural Column by Joel Solkoff, PA, USA Joel’s Column Vol. II, Number 5 Building cities in the United States—special Wyoming focus. Plus… Profile of the President of the Wyoming American Institute of Architects Building a new town in…