LINDSEY OLIVIA KRUG

is a designer and researcher based in Chicago, as well as an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

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LINDSEY OLIVIA KRUG

is a designer and researcher based in Chicago, as well as an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

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01 DOLLAR GENTLE CYCLE

A pop-up exhibition that gently cycles the resources of UW-Milwaukee’s School of Architecture through Dollar General Corporation in a vacant retail space on Milwaukee’s Historic Mitchell Street.

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2022

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02 WOMEN OFFER YOU THINGS

“Brings Out The Country In You!” reads the tagline for Country Woman Magazine. But who is she?

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03 BODIES WE BUILT

In Chicago, a city aware but often indifferent to the mortality of its citizens, the institutional machine for the processing of dead bodies can be found at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office - the city morgue.

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2019

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04 MONO POLY DOLLAR

Nearly 1 in 3 new stores opening in the US is a Dollar General. The pandemic-fueled economic downturn coupled with the company’s retail innovations has resulted in an unprecedented proliferation of the dollar store economy.

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05 EAT WHERE YOU SH*T

As the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay region sink from glacial rebound, waters rise from global glacial melt, and the Atlantic Gulf Stream weakens, the site of the American White House returns to its marshy, waterlogged origins: the swamp reclaims the South Lawn.

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2022

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06 MISFITS : OUTFITTING

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students take a critical eye to multivalent and on-going relationship-forming interactions between human bodies and the environments and objects that surround them.

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2021

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07 NO HOLLYWOOD IN THE MIDWEST

After decades of controversial pro- and anti-preservation efforts, the State of Illinois decides to maintain ownership of the Thompson Center property and form a Midwest entertainment conglomerate and film complex: Thompsonwood.

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2021

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08 GOING NOWHERE FAST

All the junkyard’s a stage: poetry atop a fender; ballet around tires; and acrobatics around an automobile. The spaces of order and disorder welcome interpretation, transgression, and play on the part of each set of performers.

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2021

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09 SAVE OUR SOILS

To the detriment of climate activism, permafrost, or frozen soil, has not made its way into the public imagination as an entity in need of protection. A new publicity campaign to raise awareness around permafrost thaw is proposed for Yakutia, Russia, home to Yakutsk, the largest city in the world built on permafrost.

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2017-2020

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10 ORDINARY WORMHOLES

Extra-ordinary triple decker urbanism in Boston finds its footing through the anomalous window. Seven new typologies of triple decker neighborhoods enable residents to choose what amenities best suit their needs.

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2017

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11 EXPERIMENTS IN PUBLIC FREEDOMS

Five typologies of public spaces - the Neutral, the Contained, the Anarchic, the Normal, and the Blank - are explored through isometric drawings.

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2019

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12 GENDERED GENERIC

These spaces are real but they are not unique. Each space is represented through a pair of drawings that establishes an uncanny separation between an architectural stage set and the bodies and objects that inhabit it.

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2017

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13 SUPREME PRIVACY

An investigation into the spatial and architectural legacies of a series of seven landmark Supreme Court cases, beginning with Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) and ending with Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization (2022).

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14 MIDWEST STACK EXCHANGE

The Midwest Stack Exchange brings together the 44 schools of architecture in the Midwest to establish a system for sharing resources, unedited dialogues, and new region-specific pedagogies, through an annual 4200-mile traveling architectural colloquium.

Collaboration with Sarah Aziz.

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