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KAHN!

KAHN!

Clearly, Louis I. Kahn was the William Shatner of Architecture. photo in the graphic is from dreamsjung’s photostream on flickr and has been used under the creative commons license – original photo HERE

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Questions for your Architect

Questions for your Architect

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I’ve been seeing other virtual people

I’ve been seeing other virtual people

. First of all, I apologize for not writing more lately… and, secondly, I apologize for writing as much as I have lately. It’s a balance really. Anyway, I just wanted to share some news. I’ve recently started to write for Houzz once a week….

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I think I like my new office

I think I like my new office

  I think I like my new office. At the beginning of this year I had a minor meltdown. By the end of 2011, work was slow, which is nothing new really, but, it was slow enough to make me reconsider what I’m doing. I…

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That awkward moment when I show you my portfolio

That awkward moment when I show you my portfolio

One day, my boss decided to bring in some of his design work to show to everyone in the office. He called us into the main conference room for a meeting. There, he had several drawings pinned up on the wall – a sample of…

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Day 7 – Boa Nova Tea House – Alvaro Siza

Day 7 – Boa Nova Tea House – Alvaro Siza

. For the last day of Architecture week 2012, I’ll take a look at one of my favorite projects by Alvaro Siza: The Boa Nova Tea House. The building is built into the rocks by the shore in the town of Leça da Palmeira, Portgugal. This was…

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Day 6 – Gottfried Böhm

Day 6 – Gottfried Böhm

. For day six of architecture week 2012 I take a look at the work of architect Gottfried Böhm. A German architect born in 1920 most often described as an expressionist. I love the other-worldly quality of his work, it’s very evocative, and a little pointy….

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Day 5 – Arne Jacobsen

Day 5 – Arne Jacobsen

. For day five of architecture week, I take a look at the work of Arne Jacobsen. Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971) was a Danish modernist architect. Probably better known for his furniture design today, but his architecture was just incredible. Actually, I had never heard of…

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Day 4 – Louis Kahn’s Stairs

Day 4 – Louis Kahn’s Stairs

. For day four of architecture week, I take a look at the stairs of Louis Kahn. Specifically, the stair within the Yale University Art Gallery and the Center for British Arts in New Haven, CT. These buildings are just across the street from each…

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Day 3 – The Nolli Plan of Rome

Day 3 – The Nolli Plan of Rome

. For day three of architecture week 2012, I’ll explore Giambattista Nolli map of Rome, created in 1748. I know nothing of cartography, of mapping, or of Giambattista Nolli for that matter. I know nothing of his life, but, this is what I do know:…

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