What We're Reading: Our Weekly Reading List, April 8, 2016

A weekly round-up of articles and essays selected by the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy staff. Happy Friday, all!


Female architects on Zaha Hadid, and travels with Hadid. The ecology of Maya Lin, and the architect rethinking how we age. This national memorial would recognize America's legacy of lynching. The restoration of Cook County Hospital in Chicago. 

"Beijing was conceived as a diagram of an organised, harmonious society, designed to bind the citizens together in bricks and mortar under the supreme rule of the emperor. It was to be an expression of absolute power like no other city in the world." 

A trip to Hudson Valley. The secrets of the oval office desks