Alex Ulam

Alex Ulam is a freelance journalist and design critic based in New York.

Philip Johnson’s Glass House, built in 1949, broke down the barriers between public and private....

So-called global cities are running out of space to put everyone. To meet the demand, a new market...

Africa is leading the world in population growth, but its inferior infrastructure remains a major...

Life is getting more comfortable for global nomads who might want to personalize a generic hotel...

Rug designer Nani Marquina is like a modern artist frustrated with the confines of the traditional...

David Chipperfield’s Museo Della Cultura (Mudec), a repurposed steel factory on the outskirts of...

Advances in glass technology have some of the world’s most fashionable architects saying goodbye to...

Water is growing scarcer, arable farmland is disappearing and global hunger is such that one out of...

The crowd of upscale Kenyans was in a festive mood dancing, drinking and laughing at a Nairobi...

Postwar Modernism in the United States was not a female friendly movement. There was little room...

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