Architectural references from Bob Dylan

Architectural references from Bob Dylan

  1. Absolutely Sweet Marie – But where are you tonight, sweet Marie? the receptionist who distributes the paychecks.
  2. Blowin in the Wind –  How many times must a man look up and see the sky, and the 15lb roofing felt waiting on the final roof shingle installation.
  3. Buckets of Rain – Everything about you is bringin’ me misery and/or water infiltration problems.  (see also #15)
  4. Boots of Spanish Leather – for Zaha Hadid (see also #11)
  5. Don’t think twice, it’s all right – You just kind of wasted my precious time, but don’t think twice it’s alright when you’ve run out of time to double check the section reference tags.
  6. Girl from the North Country – Maya Lin (see also #11)
  7. A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall – which leads to water infiltration problems  (see also #3)
  8. Highway 61 revisited – Jarring shift from Acoustic hand drafting to Electric computer aided drafting
  9. I shall be released – ie. concrete form liners
  10. It ain’t me babe – ie. consultant’s typical response
  11. Just like a woman – Women in Architecture are awesome
  12. Lay, Lady, Lay – Female Masons (see also #11)
  13. Maggie’s Farm – firm at which I ain’t gonna work no more
  14. Man of Constant Sorrow – yep
  15. Rainy Day Women #12 & #35 – Fluid Applied Air Barriers from W.R. Grace. #35 is for cold weather applications
  16. Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands – Kazuyo Sejima (see also #11)
  17. Shelter from the Storm – Roof and/or walls, awnings when doors are locked
  18. Song to Woody – Maybe a little too excited to complete a project. (see also #11)
  19. Talkin Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues – People just kept-a-piling on and that whole building was a-going down
  20. Visions of Johanna – Jeanne Gang (see also #11)
  21. When I Paint my Masterpiece – an Architect left Rome, and landed in Brussels.

.

photos from Kiddharma’s photostream on Flickr (used under creative commons license)

(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)