Harish Krishnamoorthy


…an excuse to produce nice-looking, normative buildings.

“We almost called this lecture ‘Enjoy Architecture.’”

“Perhaps moving away from type can be quite radical.”

As we begin our steps towards a new post-pandemic world, we must resist trends of detachment and embrace the “dirtier, fuzzier reality” of unregulated environments. What this would look like remains to be seen, but the underlying call is clear: “In this new world, we are in dire need of a new form of criticism.”

For an audience reckoning with finding better, more just ways of living and practicing—the horrors of yet another act of racial violence fresh on their minds—Huang Sheng Yuan’s pure and defiant approach of “standing by the weak, fighting against the forceful” was a much needed palliative.