‘Icon of the Hospitality of Abraham’ (late 14th century)

East to West

The Byzantine bridge from the classical to the modern world.

Feb 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 20 • By CATESBY LEIGH

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Reed (left) at the Palazzo Mattei di Giove, Rome, 1948

Classical American

What today's architecture owes to Henry Hope Reed.

Jul 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

Philip Johnson

Fashion as architecture, and vice versa.

Dec 4, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 12

Monumental Loss

The unbearable lightness of the Pentagon memorial.

May 29, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 35

Gehry, Going, Gone

The Corcoran Gallery needs an addition, but not this one.

Jun 27, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 39

Modern Monuments

One thing is certain--Louis I. Kahn's design for a Roosevelt memorial in New York is better than what actually got built in Washington.

Feb 14, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 21

Malling Washington

The new Indian museum adds to the cacophony.

Oct 11, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 05

In Memoriam

From the May 31, 2004 issue: World War II on the Mall.

May 31, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 36

The City of Man

What we've forgotten about urban planning.

Jan 26, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 19

Falling Down

Vincent Scully on American architecture and its disappointments.

Sep 29, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 03

Faulty Towers

From the March 17, 2003 issue: A bad idea for Ground Zero.

Mar 17, 2003, Vol. 8, No. 26

Subterranean Blues

Washington digs itself into a hole.

Jan 13, 2003, Vol. 8, No. 17

All the King's Architects

The surprising success of Prince Charles's anti-modernist crusade.

Jun 24, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 40

Rebuilding Ground Zero

Memorializing September 11

Jan 21, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 18

The Last Modernist

Robert Venturi's architectural ambivalence.

Aug 13, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 45

OUR MONUMENTS, OUR SELVES

What we built then, what we build now

Mar 5, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 24

Norman Conquest

The Man Who Illustrated America

Jul 3, 2000, Vol. 5, No. 40

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