Header

Just the Two of Us

This week on Unorthodox: Architect Duo Dickinson, a cradle Episcopalian, brings secular sacraments, and a 7-year-old tells us what she thinks of Donald Trump

Header

Eli Singalovski Shoots the Concrete Face of Israel

One photographer asks, can architecture create a better society?

Header

The Little D.C. Shul That Could

Built in 1876, Adas Israel—the actual building itself—will be moved for a third time

Header

Stop the Bus!

The world’s largest bus station, and a bus driver who wanted to be God, on today’s Israel Story

Header

Builders of a New Jerusalem

In a new book, Adina Hoffman brings to life three architects who transformed the city in the days of the British Mandate

Header

Louis Kahn Architectural Retrospective Opens in the U.S.

An exhibition featuring the creations of the legendary architect is now showing at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Washington

Header

A Brooklyn Building’s Jewish History

Exploring the home once owned by the borough’s first Jewish pediatrician

Header

The Episcopalian Architect Who Designs Mezuzot

How Peter Pennoyer started crafting Jewish doorpost markers for his clients

Header

Daniel Libeskind’s Holocaust Memorial Message

The architect addressed students at FIT’s Yom HaShoah commemoration

Header

When a Famous Architect Is Also an Anti-Semite

I love Philip Johnson’s buildings not in spite of him, but to spite him

Header

Designers of New York’s High Line Set Their Sights on Moscow’s Former Ghetto

An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter

Header

Herod’s Edifice Complex

The great Judean builder and his outsized ego are the subject of a monumental Israel Museum exhibit

Header

The Al-Aqsa of Africa

Sierra Leone’s Israeli-built parliament building is a symbol of the Jewish state’s long-running engagement in Africa

Header

Louis Kahn’s Timeless Vision for an FDR Memorial on Roosevelt Island in New York

The great architect’s park, designed in 1974, finds kinship with Roman and Egyptian ruins, with their silent, powerful massing

Header

A New House in the Old Country

An architect built me a house in Warsaw—coincidentally right where my mother risked her life to save her family

Header

A Soho House’s Hitler Youth

With its Berlin outpost in a former Nazi headquarters, is the chic club obscuring the building’s dark past?

Header

Value Free

A morally bankrupt exhibition in New York suggests how not to look at architecture in the Middle East—by neglecting the works’ political contexts

Header

Modern Love

Brooklyn-born photographer Julius Shulman, the subject of two recent books, captured Los Angeles’ development into a center of modernism

Header

Hands-On Synagogue

None of Poland’s spectacular wooden synagogues survived the war. Now a team of experts and novices is bringing one of them back to life.

Header

Two-Family Home

The French ambassador to Israel’s distinctive residence in Jaffa tells the story of an unusual—and eventually ruptured—friendship between a Jewish Zionist architect and his Arab Muslim client

Header

The Rebuilder

By reimagining landmark New York buildings like the Astor Library, which became the Public Theater, Giorgio Cavaglieri championed the architectural preservation that shaped the modern city

Header

Built to Last

God wants his people to build opulently, as he instructs Moses in this week’s parasha. While today they mostly don’t, there’s always Ralph Lauren, who built a new Beaux Arts mansion in New York.

Header

Design Within Reach

As he unveils a new line of affordable Judaica, architect Richard Meier reflects on his Jewishness

Header

Rebooth

Sukkah City, in New York’s Union Square, was my attempt to bring Sukkot the attention it deserves

Header

Daybreak: A Same-Named Killing

Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news

Header

Sundown: U.S. Reps. Urge Less Hardship on Gaza

Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more

Header

Gehry Speaks Out on Canceled Museum Project

Contradicting Tablet, he says move is not political

Header

Unbuilt

Architect Frank Gehry withdraws from plan to build Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem

Header

Original Intent

A student sukkah project harks back to architecture’s dawn

Header

Sacred Space

Louis Kahn and the architecture of quiet reverence

Load More...