Charles Weak


Resisting (and embracing?) the “grind”


Abundance was the theme of the night, and being so close to Thanksgiving, it was hard not to read a gustatory dimension into the presentations.

“Everyone understands space, even if they don’t have a degree in architecture.”

“I don’t think architecture can create queer spaces. People can and spaces can, but not architecture.”

“I pursued this project,” Dolores Hayden continued, “and in the process I came across some articles that [demonstrated that] communitarian socialism could happen in domestic spaces.”

“If John Lindsay’s New York was tragedy then Mike Bloomberg’s New York was farce”

It’s hard to square the fuzziness of a term like “enough” in a conversation around a building’s legibility.