modern eureka

 

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Convent of La Tourette / Le Corbuiser

I’m late to the party on this month’s Architalks and you’re expecting me to tell a story of some discovery or resolution of a problem. I’d love to say that happens often, but most solutions in my practice come because I work rigorously searching and sketching with considerable thought. Epiphanies come during off hours. Continue reading “modern eureka”

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modern eureka

small projects :: variety is good (or don’t eat the same thing for lunch everyday)

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As a small firm (OK, solo) practitioner, I’m often asked about the type of work I do – which generally causes a pause…as I wonder how to answer with the length of response they’re anticipating. Continue reading “small projects :: variety is good (or don’t eat the same thing for lunch everyday)”

small projects :: variety is good (or don’t eat the same thing for lunch everyday)

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?