gun Ben Nicholson was educated at the Architectural Association (AA) in London, the Cooper Union, New York, and Cranbrook, Michigan, and is Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). He has guest taught at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and the universities of Edinburgh, London, Michigan, Houston and Cornell. Publications include Appliance House (MIT Press, 1990) and Thinking the Unthinkable House (Renaissance Society, 1997). He has exhibited at Foundation Cartier, the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Venice Biennale. His interests range from agriculture to gun culture, and primitive geometry to labyrinths. He is currently co-editing a book entitled Forms of Spirituality: Architecture & Landscape in New Harmony, as well as The World: Who Got It?, the companion volume to his 2002 satire The World, Who Wants it? Black Dog Press.