This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. On November 22, 1963, a pall was cast over the country that some people say we’ve never [...]
The most recent issue of Plat, an independent architectural journal published by students at Rice School of Architecture, features an essay I wrote with two of my fellow M.E.D. classmates. “Space, Crime, and Architecture” elaborates on some of the issues we discussed in our 2011 [...]
On Monday April 30, Columbia University’s Studio-X NYC is hosting the final panel to wrap up the Breaking Out and Breaking In distributed film fest.
The discussion will bring together film, architecture, crime, history, and the FBI. Panelists include special Agent Brenda Cotton, Bank Robbery Coordinator for the FBI’s Bank Robbery/Kidnapping/Extortion Squad; [...]
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Recent Life Without Buildings Posts
- Design Decoded: Traveling in Style and Comfort: The Pullman Sleeping Car
- Design Decoded: The Puppeteer Who Brought Balloons to the Thanksgiving Day Parade
- Design Decoded: The Architecture of Assassination
- Design Decoded: The Daring Escape From the Eastern State Penitentiary
- Penn Station: How Nostalgia Plays Into Our Love of Buildings Old and New
- On Preservation, Progress, and Penn Station.
- Design Decoded: Scaffolding is All Over D.C. Here’s Why the Monuments Still Look Majestic