design is not magic

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the secret is mostly sweat and repetition

It’s been over a year. It might be another.

Today’s post is sharing a response to a struggling student honestly looking for answers to how one designs. How are historic works of architecture conceived? Continue reading “design is not magic”

design is not magic

revealing the secret to the things a minimalist chooses to remain within his house

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our math-gifted son painted this in his middle school art class, and we loved it

I don’t know much about art, but I know what I like.

Continue reading “revealing the secret to the things a minimalist chooses to remain within his house”

revealing the secret to the things a minimalist chooses to remain within his house

sweat the details…architects must sweat the details

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joints are necessary to address expansion, contraction, material limits, why not express them?

What am I thinking about today? Details – not just literal architectural details, but I’m thinking about how we as architects imagine and plan for multiple events, components and at times relationships coming together – beautifully. It does not just happen. Continue reading “sweat the details…architects must sweat the details”

sweat the details…architects must sweat the details