Opinion

Architecture Has Become a Lifestyle Choice

02.15.2016

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Architecture is in state of deep and troubling transition. But the schools are not responding to these changes. Instead, they’re enabling the decline of the profession of architecture as a building art.

Bay Bridge hotel project

Architecture is in state of deep and troubling transition. But the schools are not responding to these changes. Instead, they’re enabling the decline of the profession of architecture as a building art.

Who Saved New Orleans?

11.19.2015

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When official planning efforts floundered in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the people of New Orleans took it upon themselves to rethink and reimagine their city.

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When official planning efforts floundered in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the people of New Orleans took it upon themselves to rethink and reimagine their city.

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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