Dialogue

 

Ned Cramer's Dialogue

  • Resist the Urge

    Everybody's talking recession. As this issue of ARCHITECT went to press in late January, economists for financial giants like Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs were shifting their predictions from gloom to doom, the Asian and European stock markets had dipp

     
  • Baby Got Botox

    I'm not embarrassed to admit it I had a little work done over the holidays. Nothing drastic, mind you, just a nip here and a tuck there. Take a close look at this issue of ARCHITECT, and you'll see the results.

     
  • So, Gehry Got Sued ...

    Frank Gehry received a very public spanking in November when The Boston Globe revealed—on its front page, no less—that MIT was suing the architect for “providing deficient design services and drawings” for its $300 million Stata Center in Cambridge, Mass.

     
  • Practicing What They Preach, Quietly

     
  • I Want To Go To Yale

     
  • Don't Forget to Brush

     
  • The Great Leap Backward

    Everybody has a doomsday scenario these days. Climate change. Peak oil. Unchecked immigration. Big government. Nuclear conflict.

     
  • Walter Netsch, Architect

     
  • Beltway Bull

    t takes a lot to make me angry. But a recent article in The Washington Post did more than that; it made my ears smoke. On May 27, the paper's culture critic, Philip Kennicott, reported that Congress is considering the appointment of a non-architect to the vacant post of Architect of the Capitol.

     
  • This Job Just Keeps Getting Better

    I love my job. Every issue of ARCHITECT gives me and my fellow editors the chance to challenge myths about the profession; promote noteworthy ideas, projects, and people; and, perhaps most gratifyingly, cook a few sacred cows.

     
 
 
 

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