Although there isn’t much original content these days on Life Without Buildings, I’ve been busy writing elsewhere.
Most notably, for almost two years now I’ve been co-writing a book with Robert A.M. Stern documenting the history of the Yale School of Architecture and the contributions its alumni have made to the profession. Working on the [...]
The following post is excerpted from Design Decoded.
President Obama was in Hawaii when he signed the fiscal cliff deal in Washington D.C. Of course, it’s now common for us to send digital signatures back and forth every day, but the President of the United States doesn’t just have his [...]
The September issue of Smithsonian Magazine features an insightful profile of Rem Koolhaas written by former New York Times architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff. As a companion to that article, I wrote a piece on Design Decoded, Smithsonian’s blog on design [...]
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Storefront for Art and Architecture was founded in 1982 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement [...]
Italo Calvino did not necessarily listen to everything Massimo Scolari said when he spoke to him about architecture, but the attention of the Italian writer was captured when he learned that the young man was…
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