COVID-19 has accelerated the need for a new utilitarian architecture: Architecture for the vulnerable. Joel Solkoff’s report on the obligation of architects to respond to the exigencies of Coronavirus
Attention Architects: US COVID-19 Deaths Will Skyrocket, You Must Build Housing for the Poor. Joel Solkoff’s Column Vol. VI, Number 3 – report on the obligation of architects to respond to the exigencies of the Corona virus comes in two parts.
US COVID-19 Deaths Will Skyrocket, You Must Build Housing for the Poor. Joel Solkoff’s Column Vol. VI, Number 3 manually translated into Mandarin – report on the obligation of architects to respond to Coronavirus pandemic
Joel Solkoff’s Column Vol. VI, Number 1, reporting on Queens Public Library at Hunters Point, New York City, by Steven Holl Architects, USA. Disabled people struggle to access books and reference materials in the $41.5 million building.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, defendant in the Queens library disability-rights law suit which he will lose. For five years, Mayor de Blasio served ex officio on the Board of Trustees of the Queens Borough Public Library which planned and oversaw the Hunters Point project.
Joel Solkoff’s Column Vol. V, Number 1: Mayor Gabriel Campana of Williamsport PA meets e-architect’s US Editor. In 1870, the city had more millionaires per capita than anyplace on earth.
Joel Solkoff’s Column Vol. V, Number 1: welcome to the US Editorial Offices of e-architect in Williamsport PA. In 1870, the city had more millionaires per capita than anyplace on earth.
Joel’s Column Vol. IV, Number 2: How a 1924 Arthur Cleveland Nash Architectural Masterpiece in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, transmogrifies into an e-architect exclusive.
Joel’s Column Vol. IV, Number 1: President Obama announces architects to design his Presidential Library in Illinois, not “the land of Lincoln”; plus preparing for Zaha Hadid’s eulogy.
“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, 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…
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.
Ongoing Special Report on the benefits Detroit may offer Baby Boomers. Detroit will survive because it is next door to an airport flying more passengers non-stop between the U.S. and Asia than any other airport.
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? A special report. Last autumn, a group of Chinese real estate developers arrived in downtown Detroit for a city tour – they were impressed by what they saw
Civics as an art has to do, not with imagining an impossible [utopia] where all is well, but with making the most and best of each and every place, and especially of the city in which we live
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 Brasilia…
What Herzog & de Meuron’s completion of the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) means to the revitalization of Downtown Miami.
The government of Miami approved a revitalization plan—a plan that includes the taxpayers of Miami paying costs to the Herzog & de Meuron’s firm. Miami taxpayers paid $100 million toward the cost of the museum.
Worthy of asking but not of discussion here: Are taxpayers getting what they paid for?