Opinion

What Jane Jacobs Missed

05.12.2016

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She profoundly shaped our view of the city, but often overlooked the big systems that make city life possible.

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She profoundly shaped our view of the city, but often overlooked the big systems that make city life possible.

Will Architecture Have Its Donald Trump Moment?

05.09.2016

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There are two architectures. Not officially, yet, but the perception is real and growing that there is an architectural apartheid. There is an “inside” and an “outside.”

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There are two architectures. Not officially, yet, but the perception is real and growing that there is an architectural apartheid. There is an “inside” and an “outside.”

It’s National Architecture Week!

04.13.2016

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Instead of spending money on what is essentially a branding effort, what if the AIA organized a national education program aimed at the primary schools?

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Instead of spending money on what is essentially a branding effort, what if the AIA organized a national education program aimed at the primary schools?

A Letter to Prospective Architecture School Parents

03.08.2016

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You now have an architecture school student child. And as much as we have—and need—the framework of, say, Adult Children of Alcoholics, just as deeply do we need a framework for Adult Parents of Architecture Students.

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You now have an architecture school student child. And as much as we have—and need—the framework of, say, Adult Children of Alcoholics, just as deeply do we need a framework for Adult Parents of Architecture Students.

My Worst Project Never Killed Anyone

02.25.2016

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It’s time for architects-along with the American Institute of Architects-to take a stand against spaces intended to torture and kill.

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It’s time for architects-along with the American Institute of Architects-to take a stand against spaces intended to torture and kill.

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