Fold VII Editorial

9.18.2015 By DORIAN BOOTH (M.Arch ’16) and JESSICA FLORES ANGEL (M.Arch ’16)   “I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” ― Henry […]

A Conversation with Kent Bloomer

9.18.2015 Interview by JESSICA FLORES ANGEL (M.Arch ’16) and DORIAN BOOTH (M.Arch ’16) KENT BLOOMER, Professor Adjunct, sculptor, designer, writer, and founder of Kent Bloomer Studio, sat down to talk about Charles Moore, the 70’s, and sailing. J: Jessica Angel      D: Dorian Booth      K: Kent Bloomer   D: We are […]

Interview w/ Peggy Deamer

9.18.2015 Interview by ROB YOOS (M.Arch ’17) PEGGY DEAMER, Assistant Dean, architect, writer, and founder of the Architecture Lobby, took some time to answer questions about independent studies, the Architecture Lobby, entrepreneurship P: Peggy Deamer, R: Rob Yoos   R: What have you been working on this past summer? P: Several things; […]

Space with No Brief

9.18.2015 By ANDREW DADDS (M.Arch ’16)   In the spirit of Le Corbusier’s “Secret Laboratory,” painting is used to explore the world around us through an idiosyncratic lens. Architecture, abiding by the laws of physics, and painting, with its freedom to manipulate objects and environments, are predominantly disparate. Le Corbusier embraced the […]

Agile Architecture

9.18.2015 By ERIC ROGERS (M.ED ’15)   One issue I have always had with architecture is that it typically involves clients. Clients, when they invest in architecture, usually expect some kind of return on their investment, and in this sense, they almost always bring capitalist relations to bear on the design […]

Super Shelter Manifesto

9.18.2015 By ANTOINE PROKOS (currently pursuing his Master degree at Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne and a member of the Swiss architecture collective SuperShelter)   0. Context:Our work is not about amusement, neither is it about originality, « coolness» or some pretentious form of intelligence. Our manifesto is of course a […]

As Many as We Want

9.18.2015 An interview by JESSICA FLORES ANGEL (M.Arch ’16) of LEVI BEDALL (recent graduate from The Ohio State University) J: Jessica Flores Angel L: Levi Bedall   J: Hi Levi, can you tell us a little bit about you and Pneuhaus? L: Pneuhaus is a young design practice which focuses on pneumatic construction techniques […]

On the Ground

9.18.2015   The Dean Selection Committee has finished its work, having submitted a list of names – some more endorsed than others – to President Salovey, possibly as far back as June. There is a rumor currently at SHOP that GREGG PASQUARELLI might be one of them. An older rumor […]


9.18.2015 By HARPER KEEHN (Yale College)   I left the architecture department because I was exhausted by it and by myself. I was tired of “smart moves”, delivered without style or humor, which felt neither smart nor moving. Tired of the emperor’s-new-clothes-type pressure to “understand” things that are clearly not to be […]