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Important Places

Important Places

. Important places In 1969, when my father was at war overseas, my mother and I were on the front porch of our 1910 Bungalow in Kansas. The wind pushed my toys over the edge and into the grass. My mother was leaning on the…

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A Conceit of Architects

A Conceit of Architects

. What do we call a gathering of Architects? When animals gather in groups, we refer to them by an array of elegant terms: a Flock of Birds, a Herd of Sheep, a Swarm of Bees, a Smack of Jellyfish, an Array of Hedgehogs, a…

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2012, New Plan

2012, New Plan

. Hey Architecture, Let’s be honest, 2011 could have gone better. For me, the wind came out of my sails somewhere around June (or February, whatever…) I did not do the best work of my career in 2011. I didn’t define the character of my…

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A Few of my Favorite Things – 2011

A Few of my Favorite Things – 2011

2011 was a good year at Coffee with an Architect. This little blog has grown beyond all my expectations, and I owe it all to you guys. This year there’s been 221,887 visits to the site, from 136,792 unique visitors. (Clearly 136,791 of you need to…

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Twelve Days of Architecture

Twelve Days of Architecture

. On the first day of Christmas, my Architect gave to me A study guide for the A.R.E. . On the Second day of Christmas, my Architect gave to me Two turtlenecks, And a study guide for the A.R.E. . On the Third day of…

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This Foyer is going to be Epic

This Foyer is going to be Epic

I don’t think you understand what I’m telling you. I’m not trying to open the door here. I’m trying to open your mind. It’s a simple problem really. Just keep the rain off of them as they enter the building. That’s all you really need…

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Architecture Sounds Dirty

Architecture Sounds Dirty

So I just asked a simple question. “Are there any Architecture terms or phrases that sound unintentionally ….. ummm… dirty?” Yep, 12 hours later I had 150 responses. The internet is awesome. And, you guys are disgusting. So, here goes, I’ll list the terms I have…

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Modernism and Postmodernism

Modernism and Postmodernism

. . Graphic Representations of Modernism and Postmodernism – { via coffee with an architect }    

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Alternative names for Architecture

Alternative names for Architecture

Alternatives names for Architecture: Buildobfuscation Preconstruction musings Evilinear Spontaneous Justifications of Form Drawing Awesomptions Lessismoring Building permit application forms Turtleneckage Computer-Aided-Anguish Rectilinearsneers Repetitive dichotomy disorder Miessing Whiteboxing Corbursting Unmarketing Simplicomplication Lonlinesting Cantstruction Roofleakage Aaltoration Angstification Under-penning Financialignments Structuralonely Foundationalizations Grandgesticulates Ennui-lization Eyesorage Formalimitations Hierarchitecting Symmetryfallsinthewoods…

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Re: employment inquiry

Re: employment inquiry

    Dear Architecture,   Thanks for your thoughtful note. Although we truly enjoyed your choice of stationary, as well as the cleanliness of the font (that was Helvetica wasn’t it?), we are currently not in a position to hire. Best of luck in your…

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Ten Representations of Minimalism

Ten Representations of Minimalism

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Missing: Architecture – Have you seen me?

Missing: Architecture – Have you seen me?

. PLEASE POST!. And, send me a photo. First person to post it at the Architecture building at Yale gets a T-shirt. Jody { coffee with an Architect } photo from Lauren Manning’s photostream on Flickr (used under creative commons license)

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