A man in Oswego, New York, working on a Sunday morning in June of 1943 on his victory garden.Library of Congress

In age of climate change, can our lawns be more than landscaping?

Forget aesthetics: Lawns can raise food, restore habitats, and even store carbon. By Patrick Sisson If Americans want to reduce their environmental footprints, one of the first steps may be reexamining what’s in their backyards. The lawn-industrial complex, and our country’s...
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Opinion | What Was the Bauhaus?

The legacy of the legendary design school is both universal — and universally misunderstood. By Barry Bergdoll The Bauhaus, a design school founded a century ago this month in Germany, lasted just 14 years before the Nazis shut it down. And yet in that time it proved a magnet for...
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This Week in Tech: Manhattan’s Glass Towers Could Become a Thing of the Past

Plus, a proposal to repurpose debris from Notre Dame for 3D printing, a new extension for mobile from PlanGrid, and more design-tech news from this week. By Katharine Keane Mayor Bill de Blasio ✔ @NYCMayor Global warming will sink our city and poison our kids if we don’t...
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