Portland, Maine: An Old City Becoming New Again

It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since presenting my Graduate Thesis project at University of Maryland. My thesis was an urban renewal project focused on bringing housing and building mass to help re-define streets and park edges in a part of Portland, Maine, from 295 to the downtown waterfront, cut … Continue reading

May The Fourth: About Architecture This Is

May the Fourth – that special day for Star Wars fans everywhere.  It should come as no surprise that DMSAS has its share of “scruffy nerfherders” and “pod-racers.”  Though we don’t hang out at seedy interstellar truck stops in Mos Eisley, we, like most fans, do make our personal critiques of the epic plot and … Continue reading

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