Chris Grimley is an architect and designer at OverUnder, an architecture and design firm in Boston. He is codirector of OverUnder’s pinkcomma gallery, where he has curated more than thirty exhibitions, including several installations about Boston’s legacy of modernism. He cofounded the Design Biennial Boston in 2008, an award program that showcases emerging designers in Massachusetts. He has taught at Northeastern University, Rhode Island School of Design, and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He is coauthor and designer of Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston (2015), Imagining the Modern: Architecture and Urbanism of the Pittsburgh Renaissance (2019), and the designer and editor of Henry N. Cobb: Words and Works 1948–2018 (2018).
Essay by Rami el Samahy, Chris Grimley, and Michael Kubo