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How come ghosts never haunt modernist houses?
Writing about architecture should be more like architecture & less like architectural notation. Experience not information. Story not report
I imagine the hardest part of building a secret passage in your library is deciding which book to use for the lever.
People might start liking Brutalism if an episode of Mad Men was set in a Rudolph building or if the Walking Dead defended one from zombies.
Buckminster Fuller's 1960 plan to put a dome over a Manhattan is looking pretty good right now.
Between NBC's illuminated Rockefeller Center and CNN's LED'd Empire State Building, New York City has become a data visualization.
Finally read @paulgoldberger's thorough piece on the NY Public Library reno. A must-read that helped cement my opinion. http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2012/12/new-york-public-library-re-model-controversy …
"Arch. should be judged not by the problems it solves but by the problems it creates." -Lebbeus Woods, lecturing in '06 http://lifewithoutbuildings.net/2006/09/lecture-review-lebbeus-woods.html …
Abstract architecture and parametric modernism "communicate nothing because no one gets it" / one-liners vs zero-liners vs ocean liners
I'll never understand why every house doesn't have a porch.
Transporter of cathedrals, ghostmodernist, accidental historian. Writing a book about the Yale School of Arch. and blogging about design for @SmithsonianMag.