Tatjana Crossley

Tatjana Crossley completed her Masters in Architecture at Harvard's Graduate School of Design and Bachelors in Architecture at Rice University. She has worked at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and is currently working on her PhD research at the Architectural Association on immersive design and its effects on body image and identity.
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    The Always Classic Black

    August of 2007, ten years ago, I started the path to become an architect. My wardrobe back then was very different, much like many people whose preferences mature and change, but mine noticeably went from colorful to ‘black with some gray’. This is one of the accurate stereotypes assigned...
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    VITAE London: A Watch for the Modern Knight

    As soon as I placed the Vitae watch on my wrist I felt the satisfying weight of the ‘chainmail’ wristband. Admittedly, the geek in me immediately thought of knights and armor. It was perfect- all black, matte, with gold accents, sophisticated yet simple while suitable for casual and formal...
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    Get Prepd: redefining lunch

    Many will likely empathize with that feeling when your packed lunch leaks into your bag or, alternatively, having to excessively cling-film your meal in anticipation of catching leaks. Then there’s the internal debate of carrying several bulky containers, settling for a soggy salad or just foregoing packed lunch to...
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    Architecture Spotlight | Venice Biennale 2016

    Upon entering, the first room epitomizes the focus of this year’s Architecture Biennale, REPORTING FROM THE FRONT. The entry room at the Arsenale is a textural haven comprising 100 tons of plasterboard and metal studs- waste material repurposed from last year’s art Biennale exhibitions. Despite the wide array of...