Essays

Plato_and_Aristotle

Architectural Education, Criticism, & Theory

The Polis and Natural Law: The Moral Authority of the Urban Transect (2004)

Local Liberty Interview (2003)

“Making Sacred:” The Phenomenology of Matter and Spirit in Architecture and The City (2003)

The Heavenly City, The Earthly City and the Parish Church (2003)

Design and Happiness (2000)

The Old Ballparks Were Better (1998)

Nature, Human Nature and the Soul (1998)

The Architectural Community and the Polis: Thinking About Ends, Means, and Architectural Education (1998)

South Works and the Future of Urban Chicago (1998)

Virtuous Reality: Critical Realism and the Reconstruction of Architectural and Urban Theory (1996)

Coors Field and the State of the Art (1995)

Authority and Architectural Education in Chicago (1993)

Theory and Ballpark Design in Baseball’s Gilded Age (1992)

Peter Eisenman and the Architecture of the Therapeutic (1990)

Big Plans, Divine Details: The Burnham Plan and Citywide Development in Modern Chicago (1990)

Deconstruction: A Brief Critique of a Critical Theory (1988)

On Tradition and Architectural Education (1987)