Interview: Architect Marc Kushner

Functionality, philosophy, minimalism and modernism

Manipulating space in order to create new ways for us to live and work, architects have always experimented with their craft. Perhaps the most interesting and successful movement in architecture of recent history was the Modernist period, in which structures were stripped back—with the intention being functional. Also influenced by new materials, technology, and engineering, this style reduces architecture to its elements—more often than not …