Horace Gifford designed beach homes on New York’s Fire Island that reflected the “oasis of free love” of the pre-AIDS, post-Stonewall era. Architect and author Christopher Rawlins chronicles the life of this largely-forgotten, complex architect whose body of work stands for a lost generation.
Designing for Disaster
Design can reduce our risk and increase our resiliency to the most destructive forces of nature. From seismic retrofits and safe rooms to firebreaks and floodplain management, this exhibition explores how regional, community, and individual preparedness are the best antidotes to disaster.
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