Staying in Peter Zumthor's House

Peter Zumthor and his family rent three wooden cabins in the Swiss village of Leis and we were lucky enough to spend a weekend there in Nov'21. Zumthor also designed thermal baths in Vals that are formed from massive slabs of local stone. Visiting an Architect’s wooden house About 15min and 500m above the center of the town of Vals, in the Canton of Grisons in Switzerland, one finds the village of Leis with only a handful of houses and a church....

November 17, 2022 · Me

Applying for a faculty job in CS

Working in academia is a privilege. I’ve been on the (tenure track) hiring committee for computer science at Northeastern University during the past few years and wanted to share personal notes on the process. If you are on the market, I hope this helps, and of course, please consider applying to Northeastern. TLDR First, in summary: Be succinct. Reach out to people you know. Apply even if you think you are not ready....

October 11, 2022 · Me