The Take

Cutting commentary from those who know the most.


Architecture schools, beyond the classroom

A new generation of architecture students is marshalling their brains and muscle behind projects that make a real-world difference for the disadvantaged, disabled or displaced.


Small-town mayors: the cutting edge of climate action

How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.


Toward a blacker architecture in America

There are few black architects in the pipeline, and fewer still with a high national profile. C.C. Sullivan looks at the latest news, which suggests a growing role for African-American designers.