Monthly Archives: December 2013

In which I write up the NEMA for Failed Architecture

I have a guest post on Failed Architecture about the uproariously tin-eared marketing campaign for San Francisco’s NEMA apartment complex.

Here it is. Editors Mark Minkjan and RenĂ© Boer did a lovely job. Especially RenĂ©’s choice of the opening image. Very Sirens of Titan.

In case you’re wondering, the people crossing the street outside in Santa and Christmas-tree costumes were part of last week’s Santacon pub crawl.


Sad moments in the World of No

Closely argued urban criticism will be appearing in this space soonish. For now, here is a picture of signs on a gate that make me sad.