About the Author
James Timberlake and Stephen Kieran are partners at KieranTimberlake, a prominent American architecture firm noted for its integration of research and practice. They currently teach at the University of Pennsylvania and are co-authors of five books on architecture. Sandy Isenstadt teaches the history of modern architecture at the University of Delaware. His writings range from essays on postwar reformulations of modernism to contemporary architecture reviews and reflections on material culture. Billie Faircloth is the Research Director at KieranTimberlake. She leads a trans-disciplinary research team which conspires to advance building design practices through material, system, process, and environment driven questions.