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Issue 7.1 / January 2021

Letter from the Editor

Rosanna Gargiulo

Standing next to my mother in the cathedral, I feel both bemused and curious. I expected to visit churches in Central America. I didn’t expect my Hindu mom to pray in them.

Sejal H. Patel

You were still very much unripe when they harvested you from the center of her body, a seven-month-old thing.


Ernest Ogunyemi

Why not more round riveted windows 
hinged to swing outward? 

Architects, Please Try Harder

Aaron Brame

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