Building The Cooper Union: A Model of Education

The architectural act of building the model, created and contained the deep relationships between care, craft and community; Craft gathers us together, through the collective actions of constructing a model of the school, a community was formed, a remarkable connective tissue emerged within the studio. This structure, this social contract ultimately embodies The Cooper Union.

On Arts Letters & Numbers

I have stopped looking for 'places' in terms of asking myself "Can I do this better in USA, England, India or Finland?" Rather, now, I think of Arts Letters Numbers as a place of bouyancy, a world location of emergent thinking and action both individual and social; and as a network, program, and vessel of the greatest of human potential for discovery whether it is in the bringing together of making, building, envisaging and designing with engineering, theatre, film, literature and music; or in the frissons and unsuspected places joining these arts and sciences.