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”

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sweat the details…architects must sweat the details

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