Lifetime Winner

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Kenneth Frampton won the lifetime award (the Lisbon Triennale Millenium BCP Lifetime Achievement Award). I love that it was mentioned in the article that architecture does not live only as built works. It’s so easy to see architecture as “the … Read More

Here’s the Business

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It’s official. I’m a business. I created the business back in August, but you’re never really anything official until Google recognizes you, right? This screenshot is the result of applying to Google as a “real” local business, waiting for their … Read More

Arena Pernambuco

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Baller soccer stadium in Brazil. Rainwater reuse and water heating systems by using solar panels installed on the rooftop; includes installation of photovoltaic panels for power generation.

Reject Negativity, Build Community

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Why Iwan Baan’s TED Talk Was Right Here’s a TED talk video from the now-famous architecture photographer Iwan Baan, and a reaction to it by two students working on a project similar to his message. I love the call to “take … Read More

Code as Code [1]

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Recently, I realized that I read a lot of code. A lot of code, and also many kinds of code. As an Architect, I use the building code: International Building Code, State Building Code, and other standards of similar nature, … Read More

Custom House Boston

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The view from the top of the Custom House in downtown Boston. Being up here gave me a great new perspective on this city. Standing up there, you can finally experience the relationship between most of Boston’s major landmarks, all at … Read More