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OPINION | Email from School of Architecture promotes unhealthy, dangerous behaviors

Tulane School of Architecture, along with academia in general, perpetuates a toxic work culture

Kristen Osborne, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2020

On Sunday, Sept. 13, Iñaki Alday, dean of the Tulane School of Architecture, sent an incredibly callous email about the School of Architecture’s new policy regarding working expectations during the COVID pandemic. Shared on Twitter by @solidarityTU, the email announced to students that they were expected to move into their studio space in Richards...

Artists identify social justice-architecture intersection in Tulane lecture

theaster gates

Ellen Waller, Associate News Editor

March 13, 2018

Artist Theaster Gates and architect Dan Pitera are pushing the boundaries of architecture as they incorporate advocacy for social justice into their designs. Pitera and Gates were hosted on campus by The Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking and the Tulane School of Archit...