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Monthly Archives: February, 2012

a-FORMal succession

by Courtney Coffman “Eventually, everything connects.” Charles Eames The Art Institute of Chicago is currently exhibiting “Hyperlinks: Architecture & Design,” which features 30 projects from multi-disciplinary practices.  The exhibition frames … Continue reading


Meditations on a Virtual Tour: MOCA Cleveland and Materiality

by Michael Abrahamson At least since Alberti’s De Re Aedificatoria, the primacy of the built artifact in architecture has been under debate. Some contend that one must experience a building … Continue reading


There’s More To It

by Matthew C. Hagen With the recent one-year anniversary of the Ohio Union, architecture students have, once again, been portrayed as a bunch of elitists having no real world understandings. … Continue reading


Questions for Michael Piper

with Samuel Ludwig What sort of strategies do you have on talking to those outside of architecture about architecture? That’s one of our main interests in our (DUB Studio) work. … Continue reading


Questions for Florencia Pita

with Greg Evans and Stephanie Jones How do you avoid the esoteric conversation when you talk about architecture to the general public, especially conceptual work or very contemporary projects like … Continue reading


The Ignored Vernacular

by Adam Welker As the architect uses form and void to create his art, he is often unaware of the unintentional canvas his building creates for other artists. Graffiti is … Continue reading



by Patrick Herron These lyrics are from the famed 1990 hit, “Vogue” by Madonna. This song was released two weeks before I was born and it soon topped all the … Continue reading



by Alex Palmer After a grueling push before final review week, the main space was all a flutter. In between nearly constant use during the day and echoing emptiness at … Continue reading


Questions for Jason Payne

with Greg Evans Other than your new hatred for Wings Over Columbus, what’s your favorite Columbus eatery?  (Laughs) Wings Over Columbus – that’s the worst. I would say, I have … Continue reading


Questions for Paul Lewis

with Lauren Grech What is your biggest non-architectural influence?  One of the great things about architecture is that it doesn’t have clear boundaries, at least the way we approach it. … Continue reading


Questions for Michael Meredith

By Samuel Ludwig How did you meet Tobias (Putrih) and can you describe your collaboration on the Wexner Center? I met him at an event at the (Harvard) GSD on … Continue reading


High Rise, High Skepticism

by Alex Palmer Ohio State is currently one of the largest universities in the nation, but that is inadequate for school administration. Ohio State is becoming more restrictive in response … Continue reading


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