Associate Professor, History of Modern Architecture, University of Toronto
I am an award-winning architectural historian and an associate professor at the University of Toronto. I’ve written for the Globe and Mail, the National Post, Aeon, Triple Canopy, Frieze, and Log, and I’ve been an architecture commentator on podcasts, radio shows, and CBC national television news. In my public writing and media appearances, I help people see how architecture is entangled with money, power, and technology, but is also a distinct cultural practice with its own forms of knowledge and artistry.
Nov 25, 2023 07:39 am UTC| Business
On Nov. 6, the co-working firm WeWork filed for bankruptcy. WeWork, founded by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey in 2010, had a simple business model: it signed long-term leases on urban buildings, fitting them out with...