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Amelia Taylor-Hochberg

Amelia Taylor-Hochberg

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Editorial Manager for Archinect. I write, go to the movies, walk around and listen to the radio. My interests revolve around cognitive urban theory, psycholinguistics and food.

Want to be in touch? Email me at amelia@archinect.com.

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Amelia's General Blog on Archinect:

The Los Angeles Biennale : Currently at the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam. Formerly at the Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture/Urbanism.

The Los Angeles Biennale is an experimentation in creating a nomadic biennale on urbanism, hosted by the International Architecture Biennale in Rotterdam. This blog will cover the preparation, activities and findings from this experiment.

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Amelia's Featured Articles on Archinect

Screen/Print #21: Log 31, "New Ancients", Fri, Jul 25 '14

Log is an insistently literary architecture publication — that is, it prioritizes text far over image. Rejecting “the seductive power of the image in media”, Log tries to communicate the significant aspects of contemporary architectural discourse within the diverse and often divisive ...

Screen/Print #21: Log 31,
 

AfterShock #3: Brains and the City, Thu, Jul 24 '14

Navel-gazing has become a data-driven sport. We are awash in technology that allows us to track our own activities, and then take responsibility for that scrutiny, holding us accountable for calories consumed or credit cards exhausted. The quantified-self movement can be a sandstorm of ...

AfterShock #3: Brains and the City
 

Working out of the Box: Otaat / Myers Collective, Fri, Jul 18 '14

Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.In this installment, we're talking with Albert Chu and Jenny Myers of Otaat / Myers Collective.Are you an architect working out of the ...

Working out of the Box: Otaat / Myers Collective
 

Koolhaas wreaks havoc at A+D Museum's "S,M,L,XLA" exhibition, Mon, Jul 14 '14

In the 1958 classic film "The Blob", a globular alien terrorizes a small Pennsylvanian town, ravenously absorbing everything and everyone in its path. It's formidable but silly looking at the same time, and the more it takes in the bigger and angrier it gets. Walking through the ...

Koolhaas wreaks havoc at A+D Museum's
 

Screen/Print #20: "Architecture in Formation", design manual for the second digital revolution, Fri, Jul 11 '14

Part provocation, part manifesto-by-committee, part historical benchmark, Architecture in Formation is designed as the digital architecture manual for the second digital revolution. Anticipating a merger between theory and practice, the book combines formerly unpublished essays and interviews with ...

Screen/Print #20:
 

The Deans List: Mark Wigley of Columbia University's GSAPP, Mon, Jul 7 '14

The Deans List is an interview series with the leaders of architecture schools, worldwide. The series profiles the school’s programming, as defined by the head honcho – giving an invaluable perspective into the institution’s unique curriculum, faculty and academic ...

The Deans List: Mark Wigley of Columbia University's GSAPP
 

Cutting Room: "Interiors" takes classic films back to the drawing board, Mon, Jun 23 '14

Filmmaking is a labor of love that shares architecture’s compulsion: to model a stratum of life down to the most precise detail, creating entire worlds that do not (yet) exist. It seems natural then that an architect and filmmaker would combine forces to create Interiors, a journal of ...

Cutting Room:
 

"I am trying to function a little bit, in a humble way, as an ambassador for Los Angeles": Interview with Gabriel Kahane about his new album, The Ambassador, Fri, Jun 20 '14

Gabriel Kahane's new album, The Ambassador, builds songs from the moods of places within Los Angeles. Born in Venice Beach, raised in northern California and living in Brooklyn, Kahane has created an unlikely ambassador for Los Angeles' pathos.

 

Screen/Print #19: "Chicagoisms" honors the Windy City's architectural clout, Tue, Jun 17 '14

Judging by its nicknames, Chicago is a city driven by industry and a competitive mentality, whether matched up against comparable US metropolises or cities abroad. And while it may no longer be regarded as the urban symbol of architectural influence, Chicago has played an undeniably central ...

Screen/Print #19:
 

"This incredible, derogatory, racialized way people talk about the space": director Kelly Anderson's Cutting Room interview on gentrification and activism in her doc, "My Brooklyn", Thu, Jun 12 '14

My Brooklyn takes a close look at the guiding forces behind Brooklyn’s gentrification, from the highly personal perspective of documentary filmmaker (and self-identifying gentrifier), Kelly Anderson. Pivoting around Anderson’s and producer Allison Lirish Dean’s investigation ...

 

Screen/Print #18: "New SubUrbanisms" by Judith K. De Jong, Mon, Jun 9 '14

The American suburbs no longer exist as physically and conceptually peripheral to the downtown, the central consciousness of urban development. According to Judith K. De Jong’s new book, New SubUrbanisms, the suburbs' mainstream designation as places of seclusion, domesticity ...

Screen/Print #18:
 

While buildings rot, film preserves architecture's memory: Cutting Room's interview with Malachi Connolly, director of "Built on Narrow Land" documentary, Thu, Jun 5 '14

Before the Cape Cod National Seashore was declared public land in 1959, the grassy dune landscape was already dotted with a handful of Bauhaus-inspired beach houses. Built by a strain of rogue bohemian architects, the houses served as beloved, experimental cottages until the land underneath them ...

While buildings rot, film preserves architecture's memory: Cutting Room's interview with Malachi Connolly, director of
 

Screen/Print #17: Scenario Journal's "Building the Urban Forest", Fri, May 30 '14

Scenario Journal pools fresh, collaborative conversations on urbanism from design and the sciences, focused on rethinking urban landscape performance. Metamorphosing from its previous incarnation as the Landscape Urbanism Journal, the journal builds on the theoretical ...

Screen/Print #17: Scenario Journal's
 

Working out of the Box: Daniel Carper, Thu, May 29 '14

Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.In this installment, we're talking with Daniel Carper, Product Designer at Loaded Boards and Orangatang Wheels.Are you an ...

Working out of the Box: Daniel Carper
 

Cutting Room: Talking architectural dissent and climate-proof buildings with Eugene Tssui, subject of Kyung Lee's "TELOS" documentary , Wed, May 28 '14

TELOS: The Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui is a slice of the architect's uphill battle against the built environment’s status quo, documenting his crusade for what he calls “Evolutionary Architecture”. Maligned for his off-beat sustainable design principles as a student and struggling ...

Cutting Room: Talking architectural dissent and climate-proof buildings with Eugene Tssui, subject of Kyung Lee's
 

A new nature: Interview with Ma Yansong of MAD Architecture, Thu, May 22 '14

Ma Yansong is a trailblazing figure for Chinese architecture, having made a name for himself around the world as a business leader and innovative architect. Recently named 2014's Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and one of Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business ...

A new nature: Interview with Ma Yansong of MAD Architecture
 

Screen/Print #16: Project Journal's "Issue 3", featuring a conversation with Neil Denari, Wed, May 21 '14

Project Journal is a place for critical architectural discourse, with few restrictions regarding content, but an insistence on zealous, young voices. The journal aims simply to provide a platform for new, potentially dissenting ideas in architecture, but (as the name implies) was initially ...

Screen/Print #16: Project Journal's
 

Prototyping: Developing fantastical habitats for the untamed in New-Territories' "DIY-Feral Child Workshop", Tue, May 20 '14

True to its name, the DIY-Feral Child workshop is devised around an imagined feral child, found deep in the Thai Jungle and now being assimilated into human society. Spanning one summer month in the north-east of Bangkok, along the Kwai River, the workshop is a tri-fold effort of design, material ...

Prototyping: Developing fantastical habitats for the untamed in New-Territories'
 

Cutting Room: Listen to John Szot, creator of "Architecture and the Unspeakable", discuss cyber-architectural realities and speculative practice, Mon, May 19 '14

John Szot, architect and creator of the Architecture and the Unspeakable film series, is a pioneer in film's unique architectural exploration, working with digital animation to investigate parts of the built environment that remain hidden at the street level. In our interview ...

Cutting Room: Listen to John Szot, creator of
 

Student Works: 3D printing the new millenial domicile with UCLA and HUD, Fri, May 16 '14

Taking a minimalist approach to both design and production, students in UCLA’s 3M futureLAB studio condensed micro-housing to an even smaller scale, with their 3D-printed, one-person, transportable housing unit. Conceived for the ideals of a fiercely mobile young professional, the full-scale ...

Student Works: 3D printing the new millenial domicile with UCLA and HUD
 

ShowCase: Villa CP by ZEST Architecture, Thu, May 15 '14

Restored from a stone Catalan farmhouse, Villa CP by ZEST Architecture stands as a memento to historical craftsmanship and future sustainability. The sturdy stone structure has been opened up into two distinct layers on the villa’s property, and incorporates strong elements of wood, clay ...

ShowCase: Villa CP by ZEST Architecture
 

Cutting Room: We talk with Patrick Creadon, director of "If You Build It", about the documentary and the power of design education in post-recession U.S., Wed, May 14 '14

If You Build It documents a year in the classroom of Project H, an experimental design-build workshop for high school students in Windsor, North Carolina. Guided by designer Emily Pilloton and architect Matt Miller, the creators of Project H, ten high schoolers set out to design and build a ...

Cutting Room: We talk with Patrick Creadon, director of
 

The Deans List: Chris Knapp of Abedian School of Architecture, Mon, May 12 '14

The Deans List is an interview series with the leaders of architecture schools, worldwide. The series profiles the school’s programming, as defined by the head honcho – giving an invaluable perspective into the institution’s unique curriculum, faculty and academic ...

The Deans List: Chris Knapp of Abedian School of Architecture
 

Screen/Print #15: Sophie Yanow's "War of Streets and Houses", Thu, May 8 '14

Student protests broke out in Montreal in February of 2012, rallying against Quebec’s proposed university tuition hike. The protests were massive, flooding the streets for days with students, sympathizers and police, while universities saw dramatic student walkouts. Sophie Yanow was one such ...

Screen/Print #15: Sophie Yanow's
 

What is the Los Angeles Biennale of Architecture / Urbanism?, Tue, May 6 '14

For three days this past February, eight loosely-affiliated individuals sat around a makeshift table in Shenzhen and talked about Los Angeles. This is the purely pragmatic explanation of what the Los Angeles Biennale was, in its inaugural form at 2013’s Bi-City Biennale of Architecture ...

What is the Los Angeles Biennale of Architecture / Urbanism?
 

ShowCase: Fall House by Fougeron Architecture, Wed, Apr 30 '14

The California Coast is a dramatic fluctuation of cliffs, redwood trees and sand dunes, at once powerful and peaceful. California’s famous Pacific Coast Highway winds down the state, with alternating western views of ocean and forest, with little else visible from the narrow road. But draped ...

ShowCase: Fall House by Fougeron Architecture
 

Screen/Print #14: SAN ROCCO's "What's Wrong with the Primitive Hut?", Tue, Apr 29 '14

What can an architectural publication accomplish in a five year lifespan? Can it deliver on its promises and produce something of value, while holding itself accountable throughout? This is the self-imposed challenge of SAN ROCCO, an architecture magazine based in Milan, Italy. The magazine began ...

Screen/Print #14: SAN ROCCO's
 

Screen/Print #13: One:Twelve's "Black and White", Fri, Apr 18 '14

One:Twelve, the student-run journal from the Knowlton School of Architecture, is both a collaborative and expansive effort. Jointly managed across the school’s architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning departments, the journal's content is culled from Knowlton and beyond, with ...

Screen/Print #13: One:Twelve's
 

Working out of the Box: Emily Fischer of Haptic Lab, Tue, Apr 15 '14

Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.In this installment, we're talking with Emily Fischer, Founder of Haptic Lab.Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of someone ...

Working out of the Box: Emily Fischer of Haptic Lab
 

Screen/Print #12: The Cairo Review's "Future of the City", Tue, Apr 15 '14

The American University in Cairo is an institution focused on global diplomacy and policy, attracting journalists, politicians, lawyers, academics and experts from all over the world. The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, the quarterly journal couched within the University's School of Global Affairs ...

Screen/Print #12: The Cairo Review's
 

Interview with John Szot of "Architecture and the Unspeakable" film series, Fri, Apr 4 '14

Architecture and the Unspeakable is a triptych of short, magnificently animated films, each exploring a different symptom of architecture’s vulnerabilities. Produced by Brooklyn Digital Foundry and directed by architect John Szot, the films feature architecture proposals from John Szot Studio ...

Interview with John Szot of
 

Screen/Print #11: OASE's "Building Atmosphere", Fri, Mar 28 '14

OASE runs on the steam of academic discourse. The peer-reviewed architecture journal is based in the Netherlands, but keeps a high standard of international contributions, most of whom have a foot in both camps of design practice and academia. The journal is published twice a year, our ...

Screen/Print #11: OASE's
 

ShowCase: Residence in Weinheim by Wannenmacher-Möller Architekten, Tue, Mar 25 '14

While designed as a private residence, the shape of Wannenmacher-Möller's Weinheim Residence has inklings of cultural and industrial institutions. The home's stretched linearity is a sleek version of the stacked shipping container aesthetic, made of aluminum and glass on the ground ...

ShowCase: Residence in Weinheim by Wannenmacher-Möller Architekten
 

ShowCase: White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ, Sat, Mar 22 '14

The White Wolf Hotel sits low to the ground in the verdant landscape of Penafiel, Portugal, calmly set by forest and stream. AND-RÉ's neutral white hotel is no-frills in and out, its simple geometry free of distracting stimuli for visitors to enjoy a complete mental and physical ...

ShowCase: White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ
 

Student Works: "[X]City: Making Interior Cities" from the Piet Zwart Institute, Thu, Mar 20 '14

Focusing on a defunct submarine wharf in the Port of Rotterdam, students in the Masters of Interior Architecture and Retail Design program at the Piet Zwart Institute explored whether interior design can give way to urban redevelopment. As part of last fall's [X]City studio, students proposed ...

Student Works:
 

Screen/Print #10: Zawia's "Utopia", Tue, Mar 11 '14

Zawia is a relatively young and highly ambitious architecture publication, one that places a strong emphasis on community politics with global connections. Coordinated between representatives in Cairo, Milan and London, Zawia also produces a series of collaborative events on architecture, design ...

Screen/Print #10: Zawia's
 

Student Works: Tectonic Studio from Tsinghua University, Fri, Mar 7 '14

The “pop-up” shop has long been a steadfast option for small-scale enterprises to sell their wares, creating a flexible and relatively cheap venue for businesses. The challenge is to build space that is not only efficient, but mobile and expressive of that business&rsquo ...

Student Works: Tectonic Studio from Tsinghua University
 

ShowCase: Casa H by Bojaus Arquitectura, Wed, Mar 5 '14

Bojaus Arquitectura’s Casa H is a modernist white cube, but it’s also not what you think it is. The cube is sometimes interpreted as a reflex towards neutrality, to get the spaces and the inhabitants within to speak for themselves. But Casa H isn’t arbitrarily a white cube ...

ShowCase: Casa H by Bojaus Arquitectura
 

Screen/Print #9: Sean Lally's "The Air From Other Planets", Tue, Mar 4 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring Sean ...

Screen/Print #9: Sean Lally's
 

Screen/Print #8: Satellite, Fri, Feb 28 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring ...

Screen/Print #8: Satellite
 

Prototyping: Tiny House Design Workshop, Thu, Feb 27 '14

Workshops can open up architectural education to those beyond the university community, rolling theory and practice into concentrated and productive sessions. Prototyping, a new feature series on Archinect, will highlight some of the more ambitious and intriguing workshops out there, to ...

Prototyping: Tiny House Design Workshop
 

Student Works: "Eidos" Housing Project - GSAPP, Sun, Feb 23 '14

The “Eidos” housing complex collapses communal and individual extremes into a ruthlessly mathematical structure, that somehow manages to be both homogenized and personalized at once. The building structure is equipped with its own means of production, enabling new spaces to be grafted into the ...

Student Works:
 

Jason Pomeroy, the "City Time Traveller", Tue, Feb 18 '14

City Time Traveller, a new travel show that spotlights architectural wonders throughout Asia, debuted earlier this month on Channel NewsAsia. Mixing city history and architectural heritage, the show is hosted by Jason Pomeroy, an architect, academic and urban planner based in Singapore. As an ...

Jason Pomeroy, the
 

Screen/Print #7: Horizonte, Tue, Feb 18 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring ...

Screen/Print #7: Horizonte
 

In Focus: Pygmalion Karatzas, Thu, Feb 13 '14

In Focus is Archinect's series of features dedicated to profiling the photographers who help make the work of architects look that much better. What has attracted them to architecture? How do they work? What type of equipment do they use? What do they think about seeing their work in blogs?In ...

In Focus: Pygmalion Karatzas
 

Student Works: Martin McSherry's "Vertical Graveyards", Wed, Feb 12 '14

Martin McSherry’s “The Vertical Graveyards” is a speculative proposal for a new infrastructure of death, mimicking the skyscraper as a symbol of expanding and densifying urban systems. Currently an MArch student at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, McSherry initially drafted ...

Student Works: Martin McSherry's
 

The Deans List: Jack Davis of Virginia Tech, Tue, Feb 11 '14

The Deans List is an interview series with the leaders of architecture schools, worldwide. The series profiles the school’s programming, as defined by the head honcho – giving an invaluable perspective into the institution’s unique curriculum, faculty and academic environment.For ...

The Deans List: Jack Davis of Virginia Tech
 

ShowCase: Archaeological Pavilion by kadawittfeldarchitektur, Fri, Feb 7 '14

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies.We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Archaeological Pavilion by kadawittfeldarchitektur
 

Working out of the Box: Miguel McKelvey, Thu, Jan 30 '14

Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.In this installment, we're talking with Miguel McKelvey, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer at WeWork.Are you an architect working out of the ...

Working out of the Box: Miguel McKelvey
 

Screen/Print #6: MONU's "Greater Urbanism", Mon, Jan 27 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring MONU's 19th ...

Screen/Print #6: MONU's
 

ShowCase: Pocinho Rowing High Performance Center by Alvaro Andrade, Tue, Jan 21 '14

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies. We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Pocinho Rowing High Performance Center by Alvaro Andrade
 

Take a Walk: Mike the Poet on L.A.'s Grand Avenue, Mon, Jan 20 '14

On the verge of metamorphosis, Los Angeles' Grand Avenue could do with a check-up. To take a record of the historic street, Mike "The Poet" Sonksen walks its length from Grand Park to South Park, and muses on its rich history from downtown's beginnings.

Take a Walk: Mike the Poet on L.A.'s Grand Avenue
 

Screen/Print #5: Portal 9's "Fiction", Wed, Jan 15 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought. For this issue, we’re featuring Portal 9's Fiction ...

Screen/Print #5: Portal 9's
 

ShowCase: Abedian School of Architecture by CRAB Studio, Fri, Jan 10 '14

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies.We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Abedian School of Architecture by CRAB Studio
 

Screen/Print #4: MAS Context, Tue, Jan 7 '14

Screen/Print is an experimentation in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring MAS ...

Screen/Print #4: MAS Context
 

The Deans List: Sarah Whiting of Rice University, Fri, Jan 3 '14

The Deans List is an interview series with the leaders of architecture schools, worldwide. The series profiles the school’s programming, as defined by the head honcho – giving an invaluable perspective into the institution’s unique curriculum, faculty and academic environment. For this ...

The Deans List: Sarah Whiting of Rice University
 

Screen/Print #3: BI's "Free", Thu, Dec 19 '13

Screen/Print is an experimentation in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought. For this issue, we’re featuring BI's ...

Screen/Print #3: BI's
 

Student Works: rub-a-dub's "Space Oddity", Thu, Dec 5 '13

“Space Oddity” meditates on what architecture can be in deep space. In such an indifferent and inhospitable vacuum, architecture as static form loses meaning, and must instead rely on a self-sustaining momentum of adaptable materials.

Student Works: rub-a-dub's
 

Screen/Print #2: The Petropolis of Tomorrow, Thu, Nov 28 '13

Screen/Print is an experimentation in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought. For this issue, we’re featuring The Petropolis of ...

Screen/Print #2: The Petropolis of Tomorrow
 

Aftershock #2: "Serendipity Machines" and the Future of Workplace Design, Wed, Nov 27 '13

AfterShock is a non-conclusive series that grapples with the impact and responsibility of contemporary architectural design, hoping to instigate dialogues on how to make architecture more accountable.

Aftershock #2:
 

The Deans List: David Gissen of California College of the Arts, Thu, Nov 21 '13

The Deans List is an interview series with the leaders of architecture schools, worldwide. The series profiles the school’s programming, as defined by the head honcho – giving an invaluable perspective into the institution’s unique curriculum, faculty and academic environment. For our first ...

The Deans List: David Gissen of California College of the Arts
 

ShowCase: Vienna University Buildings by CRAB Studio, Thu, Nov 14 '13

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies. We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Vienna University Buildings by CRAB Studio
 

Student Works: Resilient Public Housing from Parsons, Wed, Nov 6 '13

Responding to a daunting list of post-Sandy urban concerns, M.Arch students at the Parsons New School for Design proposed a variety of affordable housing complexes in an under-developed patch of Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

Student Works: Resilient Public Housing from Parsons
 

Screen/Print: SOILED's "Windowscrapers", Tue, Oct 29 '13

Screen/Print is an experimentation in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought. For this issue, we’re featuring SOILED ...

Screen/Print: SOILED's
 

ShowCase: Barneveld Noord Station by NL Architects, Wed, Oct 23 '13

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies. We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Barneveld Noord Station by NL Architects
 

Working out of the Box: Steven Fleming, Wed, Oct 23 '13

Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths. In this installment, we're talking with architectural-theorist of cycling Steven Fleming. Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of ...

Working out of the Box: Steven Fleming
 

Shock of the new: "Beyond the Assignment" and architectural photography's future, Fri, Oct 18 '13

Smack in the middle of Hollywood, among costume shops, bars and a Scientology center, WUHO Gallery celebrated the opening of "Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design", an exhibition honoring the work of active architectural photographers from across the United ...

Shock of the new:
 

7 Lessons from the 3rd International Architectural Education Summit, Mon, Oct 7 '13

Just over a year ago, the Architectural Review published “Alternative Routes for Architecture”, calling for a drastic reinterpretation of architectural education in the face of rigid institutions and extreme financial strains. Certainly this demand is older than a year -- as we allow ...

7 Lessons from the 3rd International Architectural Education Summit
 

In Focus: Nico Marques, Fri, Oct 4 '13

In Focus is Archinect's series of features dedicated to profiling the photographers who help make the work of architects look that much better. What has attracted them to architecture? How do they work? What type of equipment do they use? What do they think about seeing their work in blogs? In ...

In Focus: Nico Marques
 

Student Works: "Saltworks" from Washington University in St. Louis, Wed, Oct 2 '13

Finding inspiration in the genetics behind a giraffe’s neck, students at Washington University in St. Louis used parametric design methods to build a flexible piece of public furniture for the university campus.

Student Works:
 

ShowCase: Tussen-Ruimte (Between Space) by Office Jarrik Ouburg, Wed, Sep 25 '13

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies. We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Tussen-Ruimte (Between Space) by Office Jarrik Ouburg
 

No Such Thing As Nowhere: Discussion with Matthew Coolidge, author of "Around the Bay", Mon, Sep 23 '13

Around the Bay: Man-Made Sites of Interest in the San Francisco Bay Region, a new photobook from the Center for Land Use Interpretation, catalogues portraits of the Bay Area's complex and historied landscapes.

No Such Thing As Nowhere: Discussion with Matthew Coolidge, author of
 

AfterShock #1: Architectural Consumers in the Experience Economy, Wed, Sep 11 '13

AfterShock is a non-conclusive series on Archinect that grapples with the impact and responsibility of contemporary architectural design, hoping to instigate dialogues on how to make architecture more accountable.

AfterShock #1: Architectural Consumers in the Experience Economy
 

Architecture Photography in the 21st Century: Interview with Bilyana Dimitrova, Tue, Sep 3 '13

There’s no denying that architectural discourse has drastically expanded with the ease of image-sharing technology. Without even being in the same country as a building, anyone feels entitled to form an opinion of that structure based on photographs that are perpetuated over the internet, to ...

Architecture Photography in the 21st Century: Interview with Bilyana Dimitrova
 

Student Works: Building Soft takes on the L.A. River's infrastructure, Fri, Aug 23 '13

SWA’s Summer Student Program challenges students to reconfigure established systems of infrastructure and landscape, adapting regional developments within a preexisting cultural environment. In its fifth year, the program has dealt mostly with California’s diverse terrain, and now turns its ...

Student Works: Building Soft takes on the L.A. River's infrastructure
 

What's Next?: A Panel Discussion for A+D Museum's "Never Built: Los Angeles", Mon, Aug 12 '13

Does L.A. even want to be defined by a provincial architecture? Is it necessarily a disadvantage that the city serves as an incubator, rather than a fairground, for architectural innovation -- or as Thom Mayne put it, as a world-class global exporter of urban and architectural ideas? It may be ...

What's Next?: A Panel Discussion for A+D Museum's
 

The Science Fiction of "Never Built: Los Angeles", Thu, Aug 1 '13

What can we learn from the aborted potential icons of Los Angeles? Whether underfunded, over-dramatic or anachronistic, the structures on display in "Never Built: Los Angeles" at the Architecture and Design Museum in L.A., never saw the light of day. But because they were the twinkle in the eye ...

The Science Fiction of
 

Education 

University of California, Berkeley, Bachelors, Rhetoric

Honors thesis in Rhetoric: "The Solipsistic Stomach: Aesthetic Recipes for the Self in Molecular Gastronomy".

Discussion of culinary theory, modern art theory and philosophy of aesthetics as related to concepts of taste and the epistemology of Herve This' "molecular gastronomy".

Aug 2007 - May 2011
 

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