About

Branden Klayko is an editor at The Architect’s Newspaper where he covers architecture, urbanism, and transportation on the East coast and Midwest. He also founded the Louisville-centric blog Broken Sidewalk in 2008 and served as its editor until 2013. The site served as a vehicle for his interest in the cultural history and futures of Louisville. He has collaborated with local leaders to host the Livable Louisville Forum, the City Suds series, PARK(ing) Day, the CycLOUvia Open Streets Initiative, and served on the board of the Urban Design Studio. Branden studied architecture at Washington University in St. Louis before returning to Louisville to work in architecture. He currently resides in Brooklyn and traverses the city on transit and bike.



PROPOSED W57 TOWER VIEWED FROM THE HUDSON RIVER (COURTESY BIG)
(COURTESY JAMESTOWN PROPERTIES)
A STACK OF WHISKEY BARRELS. (PROJECT 404 / FLICKR)
AN INTERIOR VIEW OF THE GREEN BUILDING’S STREET-FACING CAFÉ. (TED WATHEN/QUADRANT)
LOUISE NEVELSON'S STEEL SCULPTURES GUARD OVER HER NAMESAKE PLAZA AT DUSK. (MICHAEL MORAN)
KFW WESTARKADE IN FRANKFURT, GERMANY. (SPIEGELNEURONEN / FLICKR)