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Josh Niland

Josh Niland

New Haven, CT, US

 

About 

Josh Niland is a Connecticut-based writer and editor. He studied philosophy at Boston University and was a freelance journalist and public school teacher before joining Archinect. 

He has previously worked for ARTnews and Artnet and has had his prose, poetry, interviews and original reporting featured in Artforum, Architectural Digest, Hyperallergic and The Boston Phoenix, among others.


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Josh's Featured Articles on Archinect

Ali Chen, Architect-Turned-Multidisciplinary Designer, Wants to Help You Pass the ARE, Thu, May 19 '22

An architecture background offers individuals skills to thrive in disciplines outside of traditional architecture roles. As evident in our Working Out of the Box series and Archinect's Interesting Jobs series, we highlight examples of how architects and design professionals use their ...

Ali Chen, Architect-Turned-Multidisciplinary Designer, Wants to Help You Pass the ARE
 

Partners in Business, Partners in Life: Architecture Couples Discuss the Ups, Downs, and In-betweens of Running a Practice Together, Mon, Feb 14 '22

Valentine's Day is upon us, and Archinect is celebrating this year by connecting with some of the industry's closest creative partnerships. To learn more about this special dynamic, we reached out to emerging and established practices founded by architects who are partners in both business and ...

Partners in Business, Partners in Life: Architecture Couples Discuss the Ups, Downs, and In-betweens of Running a Practice Together
 

Ad Astra, Ab Hinc: Jakob Lange on BIG & NASA's Mars Dune Alpha Habitat and the Future of Interstellar Architecture, Wed, Dec 22 '21

This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise… The Bard’s characterization of 16th-century England from Richard II could serve as a mantra for those looking towards the future and to the Red Planet as a dazzling high-tec Paradisus where ...

Ad Astra, Ab Hinc: Jakob Lange on BIG & NASA's Mars Dune Alpha Habitat and the Future of Interstellar Architecture
 

Business as Usual or Build Back Better? Architectural Leaders Share Their Thoughts on This Weekend’s COP26 Opening, Fri, Oct 29 '21

With the opening of the UN COP26 climate summit this weekend, the eyes of the architectural world will be upon Glasgow to see what, if any, effective measures of memoranda will come out of the two-week conference. Past COP summits have resulted in monumental policy measures like the Paris ...

Business as Usual or Build Back Better? Architectural Leaders Share Their Thoughts on This Weekend’s COP26 Opening
 

In With the Old: The Los Angeles Conservancy’s Adrian Scott-Fine on the Past, Present, and Future of Conservation Work in L.A., Thu, Oct 14 '21

Los Angeles, a city that is perhaps the most filmed, photographed, and written about metropolitan area in modern history, has been at the center of public discourse surrounding the typical array of conservation issues in the past few years as more and more of the former Spanish Pueblo falls victim ...

In With the Old: The Los Angeles Conservancy’s Adrian Scott-Fine on the Past, Present, and Future of Conservation Work in L.A.
 

The Great Chicago Fire at 150: Architectural Historian Jerry Larson Weighs in on Myths Surrounding the Architectural Changes it Brought to the City, Fri, Oct 8 '21

Today, October 8th, 2021, marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The three-day blaze, which killed an estimated 300 people and destroyed over 17,000 structures, is said to have been a catalyst in the history of modern design, sparking, as a direct result of the ...

The Great Chicago Fire at 150: Architectural Historian Jerry Larson Weighs in on Myths Surrounding the Architectural Changes it Brought to the City
 

After 9/11, a Tale of Two Cities: Eight Architects on the Changes New York Has Undergone in the Past Twenty Years, Sat, Sep 11 '21

As part of the landmark 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, Archinect asked a series of architects with ties to New York City to reflect on changes that have defined the past two decades of life and architecture in the city.  Their responses represent a range of opinions as to how ...

After 9/11, a Tale of Two Cities: Eight Architects on the Changes New York Has Undergone in the Past Twenty Years
 

‘The Regime of Building Is Deeply Flawed’: A Q&A With Graham Foundation Grantee Alican Taylan, Wed, Sep 1 '21

With exhibitions ranging from an exploration of the structural qualities of Black hairstyling techniques to an examination of local carnival architecture in Trinidad, this year's crop of Graham Foundation Production and Presentation grants has joined a field of notable proposals in their ...

‘The Regime of Building Is Deeply Flawed’: A Q&A With Graham Foundation Grantee Alican Taylan
 

That's Chunes: Archinect's architectural-themed playlist certified to make you sweat, Thu, Aug 26 '21

With all the heat and high-profile stories in the season, it’s easy for Archinect users to get a little beleaguered this time of year. Here's a chance to stomp back into the groove with a mix that's guaranteed to get you moving this summer as we begin to transition into the fall and a ...

That's Chunes: Archinect's architectural-themed playlist certified to make you sweat
 

Schools Turn to Design Professionals as the Pandemic Mandates Collaboration With Long-Term Impacts, Fri, May 21 '21

As many Americans adjust to life at home, exploring backyard yoga classes and telecommuting to work while their children flitter through the background disrupting Zoom meetings, the schools responsible for those children are likewise adapting to the constraints and demands of in-person ...

Schools Turn to Design Professionals as the Pandemic Mandates Collaboration With Long-Term Impacts
 

Connecticut Is In the Spotlight as a Housing Reform Hotspot, Fri, Apr 30 '21

When Dr. King came to Connecticut in 1944, he was astonished by the openness and inclusivity the sleepy town of Simsbury provided in contrast to the roiling hatred he knew from his youth growing up under the shadow of Jim Crow in Georgia.  The 16-year-old college freshman was changed forever ...

Connecticut Is In the Spotlight as a Housing Reform Hotspot
 

How Will Architecture be Affected by the Rise of Blockchain Technologies like NFTs? , Wed, Mar 24 '21

In the midst of a media cycle dominated by the ongoing pandemic, last week’s news that Christie’s sale of artist Beeple’s Everdays for a staggering $69 million made its way into national headlines. A rarity for any art event even in normal times. This served as a watershed moment for the ...

How Will Architecture be Affected by the Rise of Blockchain Technologies like NFTs?