the architecture of theory and how it is evidenced in my practice

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Theory and abstraction are not the same. I’ll merely scratch the surface. Continue reading “the architecture of theory and how it is evidenced in my practice”

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the architecture of theory and how it is evidenced in my practice

inspiration revisited

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photo by Lee Calisti, building by Steven Holl

As we close out 2018, my final thoughts focus on the topic of inspiration. Fitting for an architect – right? Where does it come from or what is its origin? A careful look at my posts from 2011 and one will find the subject stuck in my mind back then. I wrote about it twice. Continue reading “inspiration revisited”

inspiration revisited

ugly is ugly

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Today one might be expecting an architect to post a series of obnoxious photos – an easy target so to speak. Not today, as I’ve thought more about this topic to distill the issue in my mind about what it is that causes us to react with such acrimony over poor design and construction in this country. Let’s rise above that and dig deeper into what is ugly. Continue reading “ugly is ugly”

ugly is ugly