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Architecture and Film; The Narrative

Originally published in the monthly paper of TU Delft’s ARGUS. Written by Ben McGhee. Architecture and Film; The Narrative “We didn’t really know what we were doing, we just did what we were interested in, what we loved. I think that’s when my interest in creating a kind of seamless combination of the virtual and the … Continue reading

SuperDutch?

Originally published in the monthly paper of TU Delft’s ARGUS. Written and illustrated by Ben McGhee. SuperDutch? “We’re not trying to be glassy and stylie, like your Foster and Rogers. Rotterdam has a big working class population, so the building needs to be pop. We didn’t want that contemporary poshness, or for it to feel like … Continue reading

Unacceptable Architecture; What the Window!?

I went for a walk last evening with my fiancé, and fellow designer friend, Lauren. We were heading out to get some exercise and to explore the site of a large fire that took place over the weekend. As usually happens on these sorts of excursions, we ended up getting into a full-on critique of … Continue reading

My Architectural Education; Shiny Happy Version

Several weeks ago I served on a panel discussion in regards to my architectural education. The audience was composed of high-schoolers who had competed in the Indiana High School Architectural Design Competition. The state-wide design competition is put on by the AIA Indiana with the goal of spreading architectural appreciation and encouraging the next generation of talented … Continue reading