Archive for April 2012
Of the many things that stand between architects and clients, none is so fraught as the architect’s quest for architectural integrity which often masquerades as Truth. Please don’t get me wrong, I am not asserting that all architects are questing for Truth while our clients really were only looking for a building. I have rarely [...]
a brief look at an emerging trend in artificial landscapes – man-made hills and mountain ranges and their role as symbol in the future of cities.
a criticism of some recent buildings as architecture at the University of Colorado at Boulder including the new Center for Community and Wolf Law Building and Bear Creek Apartments
In many ways, building or remodeling is about the most local, job-creating activity within the economy. Unless your construction is from very unconventional materials, they are most likely sourced relatively closely to the place of construction. ”Local” may mean the US, not the preferred 500 mile definition, but very few of the things consumers typically [...]
Eighteen months after the devastating Fourmile Fire swept away so many houses in the western foothills of Boulder, we have finally completed construction on a new home for Lynn and John Stasz. Like all projects it has been an exciting, frustrating and time-consuming task for everyone involved. This has been especially true for Lynn and [...]