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Friday
Dec112015

Timefulness

When building materials become saturated with a sense of time the building evokes a sense of timefulness....

Thursday
Dec102015

MUCEM Screen

Screens provide shade, privacy and give buildings a unified expression.

Monday
Nov232015

Order, Simplicity, Rationality

Mies Van Der Rohe's legacy in Chicago...

Thursday
Nov192015

Free and Open to the Public

Bringing Architecture to the people.....

Wednesday
Nov182015

Shadow

Shadows animate and transform surfaces...

Thursday
Nov122015

Street Markets

The street is energized by the market.  The city looks to the street. A city needs energy.  A city needs markets....

Wednesday
Nov112015

Divided Cities

A wall where there was once a market....

Tuesday
Nov102015

Maison Du Bresil

The ideas of two architects create a rich combination of planning, form, detail, and materiality....timeless architecture...

Sunday
Nov082015

Textile Block

emblematic of a quest for total integration of concept, material, and building: Illusive in the past; achievable in the future.... 

Tuesday
Oct132015

Team Zoo

Team Zoo rediscovered elements of vernacular Japanese architecture and gave traditional craftspeople a way to participate in contemporary design...

Saturday
Oct102015

craftsmen

In contemporary Japan still the craftsmen play an important part in producing quality architecture...

Friday
Oct092015

Modern Legacy

Masterpieces from early modern legends in small towns across the midwest like water marks in stone showing where rivers once flowed...

Wednesday
Oct072015

Water Tanks

Wooden Water tanks made with technology from another era dot the Manhattan skyline in a surreal landscape where past and present are Juxtaposed...

Tuesday
Oct062015

Demolition of a cultural icon

Hotel Okura 1964-2020...

Monday
Oct052015

Brise Soleil

Antonin Raymond and many of his contemporaries used a brise soleil to modulate light ......

Sunday
Oct042015

Osanbashi pier

At Osanbashi pier, city and harbor, building and landscape, earth, ocean and sky are intertwined and a previously exclusive area is now inclusive…

Saturday
Oct032015

Nervi

Pier Luigi Nervi made structure and aesthetic one and the same, warping our sense of past present and future...

Friday
Oct022015

Floating of the Lanterns

The riverfront in Hiroshima is designed to accomodate an annual event.  Keeping the past in the present with hopes for a better future....

Thursday
Oct012015

Rolex Center

The Rolex Center on the EPFL campus is a paradigm shift in the way buildings and public space  are conceived.  Breaking from the past in an eclectic present while anticipating the future...

Wednesday
Sep302015

Kobe Kokashita

Under the rail lines in Kobe Japan a 1 mile long commmercial corridor with specialty shops, restaurants and small businesses stretches out in a seamless integration of infrastructure and public space...