Editorial: The Electronic Express

There has been much talk about President Obama’s push to make electronic medical records standard in the United States. It’s a good idea that despite its upfront costs will increase efficiency and help save billions of dollars. But there is much more that needs to go electronic—and a good deal of it involves architecture and […]

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The Gatekeepers

Little known to the public and a mystery even to many architects, the Public Design Commission holds considerable sway over the city’s urban fabric. From multibillion-dollar infrastructure projects down to tot lots, lampposts, and bike racks, this powerful group helps shape much of New York’s public face. Ian Volner pays a visit. […]

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