October 16, 2014
New York Times
Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
"At 10,000 square feet, the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, on the campus of Kalamazoo College [in Kalamazoo, MI], is modest. It doesn’t pierce a skyline or explode with titanium panels and big glass sails."
"What makes the building special is partly the novel form, which grows straight out of the center’s ambitions. It’s also the element of handicraft (those cordwood masonry exteriors) when so much marquee architecture leans on high-tech materials and 3-D printing."
"Mostly the center’s design is laudable simply for being eloquent and humane."