John Ochsendorf is an engineer and educator specialising in historic structures. He was awarded the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome and was named a MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He is the Class of 1942 professor of architecture and civil and environmental engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
American architects of the late 19th and early 20th centuries would leave empty spaces in their blueprints and simply write "Guastavino Here." -Boston Globe