While humankind has been documenting buildings in various ways since the beginning of civilization, architectural photography is a relatively new phenomenon. And it turns out that even the process of training the camera specifically on architecture has evolved—from using buildings as backdrops to making them the…
A beautiful look at the U.S.-Mexico border, how American cities are turning into "play deserts," and where you'll find the real roots of the tech industry. Plus a pizza-funded religious community in Florida, a farm on Staten Island, and where rich dogs poop, all in this week's Urban Reads.
You want urban reads? We got your urban reads right here. On this November day: Icelandic elves, Lou Reed, the lost & found art of walking, what "smart city" really means, and an adorable dancing traffic cop.
Best plan: A two-mast schooner to go live around the world. Second best plan: A house like Universe, in Roca Blanca, Mexico. And neoprene suits, surf boards, and diving gear. OK, and a two-mast schooner too. Come in and chill: