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Moby Dick and Modern Architecture

Moby Dick and Modern Architecture

I’m a firm believer that the arts should inform each other, and that the written arts are a great complement to the visual…

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Discerning the Rational from the Modern in Architecture

Discerning the Rational from the Modern in Architecture

On occasion one comes across a building that exceeds all expectations in demonstrating the importance of rationality,…

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A Laboratory for Architectural Design

A Laboratory for Architectural Design

“Modernity in no way denies history.”     - Jorg H. Gleiter, Professor of Aesthetics at the Faculty of Arts, Free…

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"The Significance of Architecture..."

“Belief in the significance of architecture is premised on the notion that we are, for better or worsedifferent…

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Stand with me in this meadow...

Stand with me in this meadow...

The excitement one feels at the prospect of designing a new house is really the promise of an adventure.  Adventures,…

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Thinking In Centuries

Thinking In Centuries

It is mid-July 2014, and my father sits on the front porch of the summer cottage his grandfather…

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Whose House is it Anyway? Client or Architect?

Whose House is it Anyway? Client or Architect?

This question is never asked out loud, but it lies just below the surface of every owner-architect relationship.  And…

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