what I meant to say

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I do not care what you want.

Seems harsh? I mean no rudeness or wish to break from appropriate decorum. Yet, I say this often to my architecture students to teach them to speak carefully and accurately about their work.

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what I meant to say

ar·chi·tec·ture…i know it when i see it

What is architecture? Oh, spare me the Wikipedia answer or the dictionary answer. What is it? How do you define it? Maybe this is a rookie post early in my blogging career, but sorry folks, I call them as I see them (or think them actually). This is the kind of stuff that circulates in my noggin as I drive home from teaching. I think about it. …keep reading

ar·chi·tec·ture…i know it when i see it

these are a few of my favorite things…

[ok, picture a dark stormy saturday evening in a studio, the room is filled with architectural students nervous from the pending thunderstorm. they gather around their professor, who breaks out in song as she dances around the studio with sheets of tracing paper swirling in the air…you know the tune, please sing along.]

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these are a few of my favorite things…