Category Archive: Everyone’s a critic

Concrete dancing with light

The new Clyfford Still Museum in Denver by Allied Works… …uses concrete as structure, finish, and screen. Natural concrete in mid-tone gray is the perfect background to display art. The delicate corduroy texture… Continue reading

Schools As Civic Architecture

This Guest Opinion by Juana Gómez of Lawrence and Gómez Architects  appeared in the Boulder Daily Camera on September 25, 2011 Excerpt: A few days into this school year, the Citizens’ Bond Oversight… Continue reading

Summer reading

One recently finished and one recently started If you loved Technology in the Ancient World or The Mummies of Urumchi, you will enjoy Women’s Work, The First 20,000 Years. Elizabeth W. Barber tells… Continue reading


Chicago begets another innovative skyscraper with the opening of an intriguing structure by one of the city’s native daughters, Jeanne Gang. It breaks with recent highrise traditions in many ways, some of which… Continue reading