Category: Art, Architecture & Design

  • The Origins of Sprawl

    Came across an interesting article, The Origins of Sprawl over at The Paris Review. Have to admit, it didn’t end up where I thought it would. It’s suburban sprawl, yes, but Levittown also calls to mind what the architect Rem Koolhaas dubs “junkspace”—ugly, bland, utilitarian buildings and a lot of things that serve very little […]

  • Evolution of a Workspace

    The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work in a lifetime. That’s 11,250 workdays or 43.2 years. Of your life. Working. Over a third. Of your life. Working. At some point way back when I decided I wanted to make my work environment as welcoming and comfortable as possible if I was going to […]

  • Tall Bikes Will Save The World

    Good mojo spreads organically. Hat tip to GeWilli via Stevil Knevil for the find. Spread the love.

  • Art or Music?

    If you had to choose only one to have, which would it be? Could you choose? Are they not both components of the essence that is life? For some years, whenever I have a kid approaching 6th grade, this is the letter I get from school. Due to what I can only assume is a […]

  • Wrapped Reichstag

    Was reading an article online that referenced this art installation Wrapped Reichstag, by Christo and Jeanne-Claude from 1995. I’d never heard of it so searched it up. I find the studies and models leading up to the installation fascinating. It’s impressive how in the final installation, the fabric actually accentuates the architectural features of the […]