Book Review: Looking at Books

By Michael Webb The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation. Edited by Mathieu Lommen. Thames & Hudson, $65. Too many obituaries for the printed word have appeared on-line, and most will v...

Urban Design: Swinging Low in Hull

The Scale Lane Bridge in the English city of Hull is part walkway, part experience, featuring span that gives passengers a ride while allowing river traffic to pass. Photograph © Timothy Soar. T...

Books: Reshaping British Architecture

By Michael Webb Berthold Lubetkin: Architecture and the Tradition of Progress. John Allan. Artifice, $59.95 In this greatly enlarged edition of a book he created 20 years ago, John Allan explores the...