Author: Stephen Zacks

Form Follows Performance

Course# Met126 This course is AIA/CES registered for 1LU/HSW/SD. Sustainability is no more a buzz word, it’s the backbone of your projects. High performance has become critical to architecture; new shapes emerge in the service of environmental responsiveness, high-tech efficiency,…

The Painted Building

For three decades Steven Holl has used watercolors—drawn each morning, before the deadlines kick in—as a springboard toward the creation of architecture.

From the Notebook of Teddy Cruz

As architectural activists go, Teddy Cruz is a firebrand. His passionate sermons begin with the observation of injustices along the Tijuana–San Diego border, but in his broad geopolitical gloss, urban inequality divides along a global north-south axis associated with immigration…