The Take

Cutting commentary from those who know the most.


Now read this: Architecture books we need in 2013

For SmartPlanet's The Take, columnist C.C. Sullivan finds new books (and exhibitions) that will shape the big architecture debates in 2013. Read these new books, if you read any.


Oil and gas price forecast for 2013

Energy analyst Chris Nelder looks into his crystal ball to see what 2013 holds for oil and natural gas prices.


Make our libraries accessible, public and inspiring

SmartPlanet's C.C. Sullivan looks at libraries across the country to assess the new scheme for the New York Public Library by Foster and Partners.