“Spatial Affairs Bureau runs wild over disciplinary boundaries” Architect’s Newspaper

October 29th, 2018

“Spatial Affairs pursues an intellectually nimble practice by pushing project constraints toward broad ends that encompass everything from ‘interior landscapes’ to urban-scaled configurations… It does so in an effort to create layered material and historic conditions that always push back toward the landscape in some form or another. The approach has resulted in a string of under-the-radar but dramatically good-looking commissions that aim to create something greater—and more cohesive—than the typical, rigidly defined arenas of normative practice might allow.”

Read the full article on Architect’s Newspaper’s website.

“Back to the future” Spatial Affairs Bureau Peter Culley and TBWA\Chiat\Day: Nick Barham interviewed Playa Vista Direct

October 21st, 2018

Peter Culley and TBWA Chief Strategic Office, Nick Barham

The ad agency that told you to ‘think different’ gets a facelift for its 50th birthday…

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Peter Culley on Monocle 24 radio Monocle 24

October 3rd, 2018

Peter Culley spoke on Monocle’s morning show, The Globalist, to Georgina Godwin about challenges and opportunities facing ‘Second Tier’ cities, adding his experiences from working at a city scale in places like Memphis, Tennessee; Richmond Virginia; and Birmingham UK.

Listen to the show.

Richmond BridgePark featured in Architect’s Newspaper Architect's Newspaper

September 11th, 2018

The article includes this quote from Spatial Affairs Bureau creative director, Peter Culley:

“We are at a very exciting stage in what is an appropriately ambitious project taking its place as part of Richmond’s impressive renaissance as a river city with important histories now ready to be reexamined… As cars begin to take a second place in our cities, human stories and experiences can appropriately move up to the front of the line.”

Thank you to Architect’s Newspaper for featuring the Richmond BridgePark project so prominently.

Read the Richmond BridgePark article in Architect’s Newspaper.

Peter Culley interviewed by Josh Cooperman as part of the Los Angeles Design Festival Convo By Design Podcast

September 11th, 2018

As part of the Los Angeles Design Festival, Peter Culley was interviewed by Josh Cooperman for his design-related podcast. The discussion ranged from an individual’s home in the workplace world, to the relationships between evolving ‘non-imperial’ cities like Los Angeles and Memphis, Tennessee.

Listen to the podcast which also features a discussion with Los Angeles architect Lorcan O’Herlihy.

Spatial Affairs’ Richmond BridgePark plan featured in ‘Sublime Oases: Parks on Stilts’ Baunetzwoche

August 21st, 2016

Spatial Affairs’ Richmond BridgePark plan featured in Baunetzwoche’s ‘Sublime Oases: Parks on Stilts’ article

Focussing on 5 leading light projects from Europe and the US, this edition of BaunetzWoche, by Bettina Krause, reviews the developing ‘bridge-park’ typology as a future-cities strategy.

Read more on our Richmond BridgePark project page.

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