Articles by Christina A. Koch


Preserving Memories

A Developer Maintains Significant Buildings in the Communities in which He Works By Taking Cues from Them Kirk Noyes doesn’t flaunt a fancy title. He’s…


Rethinking Our Spaces

A decade ago, retrofit’s staff worked together on other publications in an office space in Chicago’s northern suburbs. Life pulled Publisher John Riester to North…



Risk = Reward

I love happy accidents. As I spoke with the remarkable people who were behind this issue’s projects, I realized a theme was developing that I…