Tectonics of Power

ASLAN TAHERI (M.Arch II ’18) 700 years ago an Iranian poet said “Human beings are members of a whole, In creation of one essence and soul.” Saadi, Golestan, 1292. Today, Iranian students and many other aspiring scholars from various communities and countries fear that there is an unjust force standing […]

ARCHITECTURE AND THE POLITICS OF PISSED (a micro manifesto)

MARK FOSTER GAGE (Excerpted and updated from a text written by Mark Foster Gage in AD: Evoking Through Design)     On June 8th 1972, Associated Press photographer Nick Ut captured the iconic image of a nine-year-old girl, Phan Thi Kim Phuc, running towards the camera naked and screaming, having been […]