what are the rules?

Classical_orders_from_the_EncyclopedieDisclaimer: Architectural Historians beware, I make sweeping generalizations and reference a limited portion of world architecture here to make a larger point.

For centuries, if not millennia, architects, master builders, kings and rulers have created large public works and other works of architecture that we would categorize under a particular style. Continue reading “what are the rules?”

what are the rules?

traditional architecture

I actually like traditional architecture (**gasping sarcastically**). It’s true. Even more so I am an avid preservationist. Nevertheless, I am a modernist at heart. Sorry, but I prefer clean lines and an uncluttered appearance. …keep reading

traditional architecture

pondering inconsistencies

A neighborly conversation caused me to think about the interests of people in my general region of the country with respect to their houses or houses they desire to own in contrast to other things they own. I started to see what I believe is an inconsistent approach to what they choose. …keep reading

pondering inconsistencies