Tag Archive: design
some thoughts on courtyards and their place in the imagination and reality
some thoughts on how local architects can help out with rebuilding efforts in Boulder County after the Fourmile fire
a quick look at Arapahoe Acres, a mid-century modern residential development in Englewood, Colorado, just south of Denver
a quick survey of some new and proposed museum designs and the unfortunate fate of architecture as visual spectacle
some thoughts on what makes a creative environment, on fearlessness and safety
a look at how a threshold established a distinct interiority for houses that is too often lost with an example of Frank Lloyd Wright’s work to describe a spectrum of interior to exterior
a brief look at the rise in the notion of explicitly “guy spaces” within a house and the different forms this takes.
McArchitecture is the design of generic buildings, devoid of a sense of time and place. It is not ugly little strip malls or banks, but rather the single-minded quest to impress, making a surface-thin architecture of novelty.