Academic or Investigative research into a specific topic, with the purpose of pushing the boundaries of what is widely known about that topic.


Liz Ogbu

Although trained as an architect, Liz Ogbu often introduces herself as diverging from the normality of her field. This is because Ogbu does not (necessarily) design buildings. Instead, Obgu’s architectural practice is dedicated to the design of opportunities for impact;...


Mabel O. Wilson

Mabel O. Wilson is the founder of Studio &, a firm exploring different facets of art, architecture, and cultural history. She is the Nancy and George E. Rupp Professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, as...