ISSUE 29  |  A La Plage

Editors’ Picks: Modernist Pools, New York Burning, and Other Links We Love

July 21, 2012 6:00 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla

The question, via Curbed: “What if water parks were designed by Mies van der Rohe?”

Here’s what happens to a container garden when temperatures in New York City hit 99 degrees F., via 66 Square Feet.

What do you remember about your grandfather’s garden? Baby frogs and ferns, via Garlic and Sapphire.

The proper way to get the dirt off your mushrooms is to brush them, via Julia’s Vita Drommar.

“Why did I adore Christopher Hitchens?” Amy Wilentz knows the answer.

Kengo Kuma is not your run-of-the-mill architect, via The Sandman Chronicles.