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“I look at these photographs with a prurient interest, the way that I might look at the beds of notorious courtesans.”  John Updike, in the Introduction to Jill Kementz’s The Writer’s Desk  Joan Didion We have worked on a number of rooms that are creative work spaces.  Some of these have been as “home offices” […]

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After waiting a number of weeks for a copy of At Home by Bill Bryson to make its way off the Holdshelf and into general circulation at the local library, I finally purchased a copy the other day.  I can fully admit to being completely fascinated by opinions, history and thoughts on what we all […]

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a look at the book Arthropods, published in 1972, and the radical architectural experiments of the early 1970′s, their genesis and some thoughts on the current economic downturn

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a quote from Anonymous (20th Century) by Leonardo Ricci on the responsibility of architects

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part 2 of an essential reading or re-reading list for architects, both new and experienced

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a beginning at assembling a required reading list for new architects and a reminder to practicing architects to review these works with the lessons of years of experience, myself included.

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two books currently being read, How Building’s Learn by Stewart Brand and The World Without Us by Alan Weisman, and the brief life of buildings and even more ephemeral lives of humans

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photographer Abelardo Morell’s images of old books and the lessons for architects

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