Sam Lubell

architecture writer

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A former California Editor of the Architect's Newspaper, Sam Lubell is the author of several books on architecture, including Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA. He co-curated the exhibitions and books, Never Built: Los Angeles and Never Built: New York.

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Pandemics can bring about innovation, especially in design and architecture. Sam Lubell talks to DnA about changes that may come to buildings and urban design in response to COVID-19.

Based on past pandemics, coronavirus will bring changes to buildings and cities

Pandemics can bring about innovation, especially in design and architecture. Sam Lubell talks to DnA about changes that may come to buildings and urban design in response to COVID-19.

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