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Fred Scharmen

Fred Scharmen

Baltimore, MD, US

 

About 

Unlicensed Architect, Amateur Urbanist, Uncredited Designer, Sometime Researcher and Writer

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Fred's Featured Articles on Archinect

Op-Ed: Sticks and Stones; Ai Weiwei and the Uses of Architecture, Thu, May 26 '11

This op-ed was initially conceived as a series of critical Twitter messages by Fred Scharmen, aka sevensixfive, directed at blogs (including Archinect) that have been providing ongoing exposure of new architecture projects in China, considering China's unfair capture and treatment of ...

Op-Ed: Sticks and Stones; Ai Weiwei and the Uses of Architecture
 

Archinect Op-Ed: Let's Get Small, Sat, Oct 25 '08

Over the past year, many offices in the profession have seen their projects shrink. Institutions are moving away from the all-at-once construction of a single new building. They are instead asking architects for ideas about phased, long-term master-planning - with an emphasis on step-by-step ...

Archinect Op-Ed: Let's Get Small
 

BackStory: Baltimore, place of Yes and Yes, Mon, Mar 24 '08

BackStory is an Archinect series that focuses on personal experiences of well-known buildings (or cities!) from those who are closest to them: docents, owners, janitors, occupants, and others. This is the expanded view or the bonus features that we may add to the official documentation of a ...

BackStory: Baltimore, place of Yes and Yes
 

Employment 

The Working Group on Adaptive Systems, Principal and Co-Founder

http://w-as.net/

Jan 2009 - current
 

Education 

Yale University, MArch, Architecture

Sustainability, Criticality, Parametrics, Organization Space

Sep 2003 - May 2006
 

University of Maryland, Bachelors, Architecture

Modernism and other conditions.

Sep 1997 - May 2001
 

Areas of Specialization 



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