Architecture is more than meets the eye
This is a parking garage and It’s on my blog. Lots of people think that architecture is great buildings. It’s not. Architecture is the seen and the unseen, the physical and metaphysical, presence and consequence. Image by JOE-3PO @ flickr.
For the birds
My 8 year old daughter wants a bird. She wrote us 20 reasons why we should grant her request. Dear Mom and Dad, can I pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese have a Bird. Here are 20 reasons why this would be good for me and how it can help and cheer me up!!!!!!! 1. I will stop daydreaming because my dream came true. 2. I will get a good grade in Social Studies. 3. I would like to be a bird...
This ceiling is stunning. Mosteiros dos Jeronimos, Lisboa Portugal.
He made the arch into architecture. HH Richardson 1884. Old Colony Railroad Station, North Easton, MA.
How to Architect
Who read the book and what did you think?
Casino at Marino
Great little article about a great little building. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303404704577305582556521916.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
It’s hard to make something translucent, solid, or linear look like something other than it is - but they did it here. Image by The Wandering Angel @ flickr.
Rockin profile. Rose Seidler House, Wahroonga, Sydney Australia, 1951.
Art and Architecture
Architects are artists. Rose Seidler House, Wahroonga, Sydney Australia, 1951.
These arches look like they ate too much! Entrance, Ransom R. Cable House 1886.
Architecture webcam classes
How do architects turn ideas into architecture? How to design like an architect? Could you be an architect & What should I do with my life? My live webcam courses @ http://www.powhow.com/classes/how-to-architect
Just the essentials.
Now that’s what architecture is for.
Architects love glasses. Glasses are architectural accessories for the human head. Especially bald heads like mine. Shadows aren’t material but they are architectural.
Back when making ‘good’ buildings was about keeping people out. Conway castle, Wales.
This guys work is awesome! ‘Habitat Machines’ by David Trautrimas. Image by Cea. @ flickr.
one of my machines
It looks like what it is (with a little imagination). One of my favorite paintings. Nude Descending a Staircase, No2. Marcel Duchamp.