Coffee with an Architect Architecture + Angst - page 7

Pull the rip chord

Pull the rip chord

. Ok. Let’s recap. We’re three years into a recession, and how’s the profession of architecture doing? Wait. Don’t answer yet. First let me paint a mental image for you: Picture a long metal table with an uninflated plastic life boat on it. There’s a…

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Questions for Architecture

Questions for Architecture

. There are a number of questions I have for architecture. And I say “architecture” as if I’m addressing a long familiar companion, because, well… I am, I guess.  Anyway, I have questions. Not important questions really. Like: “Why does life have to be so…

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It’s cold in here

It’s cold in here

. I don’t understand why is my house so aggressively isolated? What’s with all the empty rooms? I mean would it kill you to put a plant in there? Or a bowl full of lemons? Or at least a piece of furniture? I mean, it doesn’t…

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Leaving Marks

Leaving Marks

. Have you ever felt like you did something well? That, just for once, your efforts to make something worthwhile had worked, and you’d made something to be proud of? Or at least something that represented what you were striving for in the first place?…

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People in Glass Houses

People in Glass Houses

Although one may be tempted,. I just thought someone should say that.. ll.d’s original photo – HERE (used under the creative commons license)

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I was probably in a kitchen somewhere in Kansas

I was probably in a kitchen somewhere in Kansas

George turned 13 today. If you think about the spaces that had the strongest impact on your life, the places that shaped who you became? I bet you’ll try to think of the spaces that filled you with a sense of awe. You’ll try to…

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