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Innovative tradition

「やわらかく壊れる」ようなラジカルな考えを突きつめるためにこそ、そのひとつの過渡的段階として、いちど建築家としての自分をゼロにして、みんなのいうとおりにつくってみる。そうしたらいちばん伝統的なものになった。それは伊東さん自身にとっても、すごくショッキングなことでもあったと思う。

「東北の震災と想像力」
鷲田清一、赤坂憲雄

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O is for Originality

Originality

(o·rig·i·nal·i·ty): ability to think or express oneself in an independent and individual manner; creative ability.

I bet you all saw this one coming? I’ve talked about it in pretty much every post so far because by having all the other qualities I’ve talked about, makes it original. 130 more words

Blurbs

A Review of Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase, by Jonathan Stroud.

The Screaming Staircase, Jonathan Stroud’s latest book,  is one that you will most certainly not want to miss, and as the first of a new series, now is the perfect time to get onboard. 767 more words

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Job Opportunity: Project Worker for Gloucestershire

The Reader Organisation can announce a new job opportunity for a Project Worker for Gloucestershire.

  • Hours: 14 hours per week
  • Duration: 12 month contract
  • Location: …
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O is for One for the Money

I am participating in the A-to-Z Challenge again this year. My theme is My Favorite Books. Most of the books I will be posting about, I have read more than once. 163 more words

A-to-Z Challenge

Links in the theme of home

DIY Houses in the Internet Age: Some Assembly Required (NPR)

Rural Studio Turns 20 (The Bitter Southerner)

“At schools of architecture, very often I wonder why people aren’t more interested in housing,” Freear says.

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Children's Easter Books

I still have a small sack that contains the Easter books I used to read to my sons when they were little.  They are now in college.   629 more words

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