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John Szot


John Szot is an architect practicing in New York City and Portland, Oregon. He is a prior contributor to MAS Context, and his work in building design has been exhibited internationally. His forthcoming book Buildingness is slated for publication in early 2024. He has previously taught design at Columbia University, the Pratt Institute, and the University of Texas at Austin, and he is currently a member of the faculty at the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Environment.


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The Potential of the Territory Beyond

Issue statement by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context, and John Szot, guest editor of this issue

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Architecture Without Idealism (Of A Sort)

Essay and project by John Szot

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Terrible Beauty

Essay by Lebbeus Woods followed by an interview with him by John Szot

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F*ck Your Tectonics

Profile and interview with NYC’S Formlessfinder by John Szot