Launch of “Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary”

Columbia GSAPP books, through The Avery Review,¬†has published¬†Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary with Lars Mueller Publishers, and it was recently launched at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, along with an installation of books that reflect the intersection of climate with architectural ideas. I am proud to be a contributor to this massive and beautiful volume, with my essay “The Crystal: Architecture Calibrating Climate Change for the Urban Future.”

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UCD Indian Ocean Imaginaries symposium (10/16/15)

The Mellon Research Initiative in “Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds” that I am part of is hosting a symposium tomorrow from 9 – 6pm at 126 Voorhies Hall, UC Davis. Invited speakers include Gaurav Desai, Allen F Roberts, Martha Savaadra, Nidhi Mahajan, May Joseph, Polly Roberts, Ketaki Pant, and Neelima Jeychandran, our Mellon Visiting Professor. The conference website is here.