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.



THE NORTH LAWN AT THE ORANGE COUNTY GREAT PARK. (COURTESY ORANGE COUNTY GREAT PARK)
PROPOSED SEATTLE WATERFRONT PARK. (COURTESY JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS)
BIG'S PROPOSED TOWER IN VANCOUVER. (BIG/COURTESY VANCITY BUZZ)
ONION FLATS' RENDERING OF THE RIDGE. (COURTESY ONION FLATS)
DETAIL OF SPLOTCH 15 (BRANDEN KLAYKO/AN)
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