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Jay Wickersham FAIA

A Landscape of Peril & Seduction

Jay Wickersham FAIA is an architect and lawyer who practices architectural and environmental law with the Cambridge, Massachusetts, firm Noble & Wickersham. He is associate professor in practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he teaches courses in the history, law, and ethics of architectural practice.

Photo: Colleen Baker


Wendi Goldsmith

Welcoming the Water

Wendi Goldsmith is a Yale-trained geologist and CEO of Bioengineering Group in Salem, Massachusetts. A pioneer in the application of sustainability principles to planning, development, and infrastructure, Goldsmith played a lead role on the design, planning, and program management of the $14.5 billion post-Katrina Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System.

Photo: Michael Naimo


Tim Love AIA & Elizabeth Christoforetti

Wash ’n’ Dry City

Tim Love AIA is the founding principal of Utile and an associate professor at Northeastern University. His primary focus is the relationship between individual works of architecture and the larger city.

Elizabeth Christoforetti is an urban and architectural designer at Utile and a lecturer in multifamily housing at Northeastern University.

Photo: Silvia Illia



Jerold S. Kayden

Castles Made of Sand

Jerold S. Kayden, an urban planner and lawyer, is the Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. He recently served as principal investigator for the Harvard-Netherlands Project on Climate Change, Water, Land Development, and Adaptation.

Photo: Michael Priest Photography


Christine Cipriani

4 If by Sea

Christine Cipriani is the coauthor, with Peter McMahon, of the forthcoming Cape Cod Modern (Metropolis Books, 2014), which was awarded a grant from the Graham Foundation. She has written for Architectural Record, Dwell, and Modernism, and previously edited nonfiction at publishers including Beacon Press and Penguin.

Photo: Al Velella