T-Squared (Book)

Theories and Tactics in Architecture and Design

Original collection explores the relationship between research that shapes art, architecture and design practices, and assignments that are developed by faculty for students. Demonstrates how pedagogical inquiry can become an evolutionary agent and makes innovative ideas/exercises available for the first time outside studio courses. 66 b/w illus.


Samantha Krukowski is an artist, author and educator. Trained as an architect and art historian, she engages an interdisciplinary and intermodal practice that explores the nature of images and objects, the records of experience, the identity of place and the consequences of intervention. She works at the Kansas City Art Institute as The Sosland Family Chair of Foundation Studies; prior to joining KCAI, she was a faculty member at the University of Cincinnati (School of Design), Iowa State University (Department of Architecture), and the University of Texas at Austin (Department of Radio-Television-Film). Krukowski received a BA in Political Science at Barnard College/Columbia University (1988), an MA in Art History at Washington University in St. Louis (1992), an M.Arch. at The University of Texas at Austin (1997) and a Ph.D in Art History at The University of Texas at Austin (1999).


Starting Up

Front Porch (coffee) Samantha Krukowski


In Media Res, or Beginning in the Middle of Things David Leatherbarrow


Food for Thought Nikole Bouchard

Pedagogical Pluralism Alberto de Salvatierra, Samantha Solano, Joshua Vermillion

Informed Forms and Matters Negar Kalantar, Alireza Borhani

Out of Control Jennifer Akerman

Cultured Drawing Kathryn Strand

Drawing the City Sandy Litchfield

Scripting Space Brian Ambroziak

The Literary Imagination Angeliki Sioli, Kristen Kelsch 

Overcoming Fear Chloé Briggs

Horizon Volume and Being Peter P. Goché

FACTUM 1 : 1 Federica Goffi

Tendering a Tactile Tectonic John M. Reynolds

The Mother of Invention Thomas Cline

Winding Down

Deck (bourbon) Samantha Krukowski



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