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Gradient is an online platform for architecture and urbanism from the University of Michigan Taubman College. Organized in “feeds” rather than “issues,” the journal aspires to lean in to the potentials of digital media formats, elevating nascent disciplinary conversations at Taubman and beyond. Feeds might be semi-defined topics, compelling misfits, or fragments of latent conversations: dim when first launched, but clarified over time. Each feed will remain active after its launch, welcoming responses and submissions in any format—image, video, text, and more. Conversations will stay active until they resolve themselves, lose relevance, or just fade away into the endless digital ether—the Gradient.

All essays, interviews or any other kind of article published on Gradient represent the opinions of their authors, artists or students and we welcome your responses and contributions. For frequent updates follow our social media channels.


Editors 2020–21: Laida Aguirre, McLain Clutter, Irene Hwang, Perry Kulper, Steven Lauritano, and Mireille Roddier. 


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