David Fixler, Einhorn Haffe Architect

Article by David Fixler, Principal of Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architecture & Engineering P.C.

Preparing for Practice: 1. Specialized programs are typically both responses to the practical needs of the market and ways in which to influence design and market trends. This trend is likely to continue and to encourage greater specialization, but I believe that there is a core body of knowledge with which every advanced design professional needs […]

Olaf Recktenwald - Architecture School Review

Article by Olaf Recktenwald, PhD Candidate at McGill University & former Adjunct Professor of Architecture in the University of Oklahoma

“But let me tell you a little something about your graduates. When they arrive at my office, I have to spend up to six months training them how to draft and how to letter correctly. What are we teaching them if they can’t perform these basic skills?” A recent comment at the gallery exhibition underscores […]

Fernando Domeyko - Architecture School Professor

Interview w/ Fernando Domeyko, Professor of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Fernanco Domeyko is an architect and has also taught architecture around the world, at several universities including MIT, where he served as a professor for several years. ASR: There is this general mentality in academia that the architect must be a renaissance man and have a generalist education. Why is that? Why is it necessary […]

Rafael Vinoly - Architecture School Portfolio

Interview w/ Rafael Vinoly

Rafael Vinoly is the principal of Rafael Vinoly Architects PC, a New York City based firm, with offices in Lower Manhattan and London. AJ: RVA functions not just as a firm, but also as a place for continuing education for its many young young employees. That makes you not just an employer but also a […]