Interview with Andy Bernheimer

ANDY BERNHEIMER Andy Bernheimer is an architect and a teacher. Assistant Professor and former Director of the Master of Architecture Program at Parsons the New School for Design and principal of his own firm, he has worked extensively on affordable housing projects, executing subtle and complex projects within the constraints […]

Interview with Anika Singh Lemar

ANIKA SINGH LEMAR Anika Singh Lemar is a Clinical Associate Professor at Yale Law School. She teaches the Community and Economic Development clinic (CED), which provides transactional legal services to organizations seeking to advance economic opportunity. CED’s clients include affordable housing developers, community development financial institutions, farms and farmer’s markets, […]

Interview with Bryan Boyer

BRYAN BOYER Bryan Boyer is a cofounder of Dash Marshall, where he leads their strategic design work focused on social impact in American cities. Previously, he helped develop the Helsinki Design Lab and Makeshift Society Brooklyn. After graduating with an architecture degree, Bryan quickly learned it wasn’t architecture he was […]

Interview with Gerald Frug

GERALD FRUG Gerald Frug is the Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches local government law and, we expect, illuminates its expansive implications for the stewardship of our cities. The author of two prescient books expounding this dependency of city-making on governance, City Making […]

Interview with John Pontillo

JOHN PONTILLO John Pontillo is an associate at FSG, a social-impact consulting firm. After graduating from Swarthmore College, John served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Moatize, Mozambique, where he did work in disease prevention through clinics and construction projects (employing members of his soccer team to install mosquito nets […]

Interview with Marthijn Pool

MARTHIJN POOL Marthijn Pool is a founding partner of Space & Matter, an architecture and urbanism office that is defining new development strategies at the intersection of online platforms and the built-environment. At their office in Amsterdam, we discussed how architectural practice can use digital tools to return the “right […]

Interview with Phil Bernstein

PHIL BERNSTEIN Phil Bernstein is an architect, technologist, and thinker. Formerly a vice president at Autodesk, Inc. and an associate principal at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, Phil writes and teaches extensively on the mechanics and existential questions of architectural practice and its ever-approaching future. As a senior fellow of the […]

Interview with Rory Hyde

RORY HYDE Rory Hyde is a designer, curator and writer based in London. His most recent book, Future Practice: Conversations on the Edge of Architecture is a comprehensive and provocative look at alternative modes of architectural practice. He is Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism at the Victoria and Albert […]

Interview with Vishaan Chakrabarti

VISHAAN CHAKRABARTI Vishaan Chakrabarti is the founder of PAU (Partnership for Architecture and Urbanism). He is an Associate Professor of Practice at Columbia GSAPP and the author of the acclaimed book, A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America. Although Vishaan has worked at the highest levels of […]

On The Ground

Contributors: DAVID LANGDON (M.Arch I, ‘18), MADELYNN RINGO (M.Arch I, ‘16), KEVIN HUANG (M.Arch I, ‘18), JAMES COLEMAN (M.Arch I, ‘18), BRIAN CASH (M.Arch I, ‘19), JEREMY JACINTH (M.Arch II, ‘18), MEGHAN ROYSTER (M.Arch I, ‘18) 9/10 FC YSOA won its first game last week 2-1 against “Liquorpool.” JONATHAN MOLLOY […]

Editorial Statement

JONATHAN MOLLOY (M.Arch I ’18), SAM ZEIF (M.Arch I ’18) The built environment is both a passive reflection of and an active instrument for societal beliefs, cultural agendas, economic pressures, and legislative powers. What we build is inevitably a translation of these influences, and therefore lacks the primacy of the […]