Syllabus blurb for advanced seminar in urban design theory and practice, Iowa State University, Spring 2019 URB D 522: Contemporary … More
Below is the full abstract for a public lecture I’ll be giving at Harvard’s GSD on 25 October 2017. See … More
Image from the Architecture Machine Group’s Seek, 1970 Pre-Publication draft; forthcoming in The Journal of Architecture, Vol 22, No. 2 (March … More
Studio Brief for ARCH 401, Iowa State University (Fall 2016) Objective Is nature subject to its historicization? What could … More
Introductory remarks for What Is the Urban? Registers of a World Interior Full symposium playlist here.
Signing of an agreement with the China Jinmao Holdings Limited and Qingdao High-tech Industrial Development Zone to construct a franchise of … More
“Independence for the individual within the home: independence for the home within the urbe: independence for the diverse forms of movement within … More
Full details, abstracts and expanded program: whatistheurban.org
Appearing in the March issue of The Avery Review (print edition here) It may be that, in the near future, we will … More
excerpts from a forthcoming piece for Volume #47: Full text here …If circulation has been a collective ideology, providing truths that … More
Iowa State University, Center for Excellence in Arts and Humanities (CEAH) Symposium, April 4-5, 2016. Full details and free registration at www.whatistheurban.org) What … More
Introduction for a seminar given at the Architectural Association in Diploma 14’s ongoing research on The Architecture of Territory, 16 … More
(Introduction for a talk to be given at the Royal College of Art’s Architecture Programme, 17 November 2015) It could be … More
(Originally appearing in E.R.O.S Journal no. 7, ‘Interior’) Interior is an absolute condition—it both precedes its own construction and defines … More
Below is the outline for a talk I will give in the Department of Geography, Environment and Society at the University … More
Below is the outline for a talk I will give at the Architectural Association at the invitation of Mark Campbell (intermediate 1), November 23 … More
This studio tasks students to experiment with a new domestic architecture on the site of Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona. We … More
(Presented as part of the Summer Design Institute at University of Virginia’s School of Architecture 22 July, 2015) Urban design, as … More
(to be presented at the coming AHRA conference in Leeds) A range of thinkers have postulated that modernity can be … More
First presented as part of a panel, Territory beyond Terra, with Phil Steinberg, Elaine Stratford and Kimberly Peters at the … More
Where does architectural design end and urban design begin? Where does urban design end and regional planning begin? Can architecture alone constitute urban design? Can certain hand-held technologies become central objects of urban design discourse and practice? If urbanization today has become planetary in scale, can we now consider the entire surface of the earth to be the object of urban design?
First appeared in Log 32 In June 2013, Michael Bloomberg, then mayor of New York City, announced an ambitious initiative … More
Course Description: Architectural discourse lacks a language with which to speak about the urban. It lacks a history through which … More
Video lecture presented in the Swiss Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, 2014. Invitation by Aristide Antonas.