The beginning of a new project

This is my final semester at UIC’s School of Architecture, and I’m struggling with the final “research studio”, which we get in lieu of a thesis project. The idea, as Bob Somol put it, is that “today there is a limited range of issues in architecture that are worthy of attention”. Obviously the school doesn’t […]

The semester draweth to a close

Welcome to the funhouse. Click on picture to get a larger version: The city needs public space, but public space that provides a focus for activity, and not simply undifferentiated square footage. The BFT proposes to cut away space that under the unpredictable economic conditions of the foreseeable future would not be fully utilized anyway, […]