Blurring Transparent Glass:
Advances in technology, along with societal concerns about sustainability, shape contemporary glazing applications
My editorial kicks off the Focus section of the July/August 2022 edition of The Architect’s Newspaper, which showcases the latest and greatest innovations in glass.
A personal essay reflecting on the recent demolition of the Nakagin Capsule Tower is published in the quarterly British journal of design, Disegno #32.
Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture: Material, Culture, and Technology
Blurred Transparencies in Contemporary Glass Architecture: Material, Culture, and Technology is published by Routledge. Written from the perspectives of a practitioner, the six essays challenge assumptions about fragility and visual transparency of glass. The book is available at many university libraries as hard copies or e-books. It can also be purchased at Routledge or Amazon.
Sanatorium Zonnestraal and a case for a critical approach to light exposure
September 24, 2016
Paper presented at the 2016 Fall Conference - Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture at University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Paradox of a Landmark that is not: the life of the Nakagin Capsule Tower
November 12, 2015
Paper presented at the International Conference on East Asian Architectural Culture (EAAC) in Gwangju, South Korea.
Spatial Stories in Northern Manhattan
April 10, 2013
Paper co-authored and presented with Lynnette Widder at the 103th Annual Association of CollegiateSchools of Architecture (ACSA) Conference: GLOBALIZING ARCHITECTURE / Flows and Disruptions in Miami Beach, Florida.
As the slow deconstruction of Kisho Kurokawa’s Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo began on April, my article is one in a series of four published by The Architect's Newspaper in remembrances by those whose trajectories brought them in close contact with the building.
Article published in The Plan Journal issue on healthy urbanism. It was selected by the journal's Editorial Advisory Board as the second place in the 2020 Best Paper Award.
Paper presented at UIA 2017 Seoul World Architects Congress.
Tactility at 1:1: Media and Context in learning about Building Materials
February 27, 2016
Paper presented at the 2016 National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBSD) at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
24/7 Temporality and Post-Industrial Chronobiology
June 23, 2014
Paper presented at the 2014 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)/Architectural Institute of Korea (AIK) International Conference OPEN CITIES: The New Post-Industrial World Order at Ewha Womens University in Seoul, South Korea.