Watch a fascinating survey of architect Jean Nouvel's famous projects

This behind-the-scenes look at architect Jean Nouvel's creative process and his philosophy behind some of his most iconic buildings is worth watching even if you're not an architecture buff. Read the rest

Robert Moses wove enduring racism into New York's urban fabric

Robert Moses gets remembered as the father of New York's modern urban plan, the "master builder" who led the proliferation of public benefit corporations, gave NYC its UN buildings and World's Fairs, and the New Deal renaissance of the city: he was also an avowed racist who did everything he could to punish and exclude people of color who lived in New York, and the legacy of his architecture-level discrimination lives on in the city today. Read the rest