Skip navigation

Stephanie Tuerk

Stephanie Tuerk is a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture and a practicing architect.

Titles by This Editor

The Yale Architectural Journal

Codes, as systematic forms of regulation and organization, are not the innocuous or neutral documents they are often considered to be. Operating with or without legal sanction, they are formulated to ensure specific and predictable outcomes and are laden with authorial and authoritative intent. Nevertheless, while codes have come to be an increasingly pervasive force in contemporary architecture, they are still frequently dismissed as onerous and quotidian.