Martin C. Pedersen

George Lucas and the Lake Michigan Waterfront: A Match Made in Chicago

12.16.2015

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John King’s tale of two cities is the story of two distinct public processes: San Francisco’s famously fractious culture, vs. Chicago’s ruthless top-down model of Mayor-as-last-and-final-word.

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

John King’s tale of two cities is the story of two distinct public processes: San Francisco’s famously fractious culture, vs. Chicago’s ruthless top-down model of Mayor-as-last-and-final-word.

The Trouble with Architecture

11.18.2015

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The profession is chronically disconnected from the public it’s supposed to serve. It’s time to rediscover some lost design tools and learn the value of authentic engagement.

Doha skyline in the morning, courtesy Francisco Anzola

The profession is chronically disconnected from the public it’s supposed to serve. It’s time to rediscover some lost design tools and learn the value of authentic engagement.

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