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 Sketch from a blog post for a follow-up to the original article

Sketch from a blog post for a follow-up to the original article

The Oregonian: As Portland develops, it should remain mindful of the past (OPINION)

The Pearl's development has some admirable qualities. Despite its almost complete gentrification, it's retained a vibrancy not found just anyplace. Jane Jacobs, author of that holy grail of historic preservation literature, "The Death and Life of Great American Cities," would be pleased to know there is even a good hardware store in the 'hood, which oxidized some brass screws for me just the other day, no charge. She'd be disappointed, though, in the area's most recent luxury residential high rise projects. She might say its latest buildings "mitigate their inanity with a vapid vulgarity." Continue Reading

american arts quarterly

Peter's work has been featured on the cover of the American Arts Quarterly to represent the article "Beaux-Arts Atelier: Education for the Contemporary Classicist" by David Masello.

The study of beauty is hard work. Although New York’s Institute of Architecture & Classical America’s Beaux-Arts Atelier is a rigorous academic program of architectural study, theory cedes wholly to practice. Continue Reading

  From the Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center

From the Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center

 Featured in the Wall Street Journal

Featured in the Wall Street Journal

WSJ: Sketching Out A New Course For Architects

By PIA CATTON
October 3, 2011

Two blocks from the stately columns, arches and sculptures of Grand Central Terminal, a rogue band of architects is engaged in a retrograde venture: They're teaching a new generation how to draw and paint the elements of classical architecture—all those columns, arches and sculptures—with nothing more than pencils and paints on paper. No computers. Ever. Continue Reading