Ned Cramer's Dialogue

  • The Scapegoat at the GSA

    The tales of GSA conference excess simply don’t jibe with Robert Peck’s reputation, and they run counter to my own experiences with the agency itself.

  • Dialogue: Walk at Your Own Risk

    Missing from the discussion of the shooting of Trayvon Martin is a potentially contributing factor: urban planning and its role in the polarization of American society.

  • Dialogue: Spike Eisenhower

    The memorial’s design bring the culture wars are at architecture's doorstep.

  • My Generation

    Gen-Xers are stuck between two far-larger and more socially and professionally dominant groups.

  • Happy Place

    Firms will find themselves under increasing pressure to loosen the constraints of the typical workday. This shift won’t be easy, but it will be necessary.

  • Austerity Bites

    The government is cutting back on new construction and is selling off prime real estate. Will the private sector step in and use that to create jobs?

  • Miracle on the Potomac

    The National Park Service announced the short lists for firms competing to redesign portions of the National Mall.

  • Equity & Income

    Judging from the AIA's 2011 Compensation Report, firm leaders have been making the sacrifice necessary to their future.

  • Sea Change Confessional

    I remember when I awoke to the need for humanitarian architecture.

  • Goose Bumps and Ballyhoo

    When the news seems hopeless, I focus my mind and find solace in the recollection of great design.



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