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What we’re reading: ‘Cape Cod Modern: Midcentury Architecture and Community on the Outer Cape’

Halprin House by Hayden Walling in Wellfleet. Photography: Raimund Koch

Saarinen House by Olav Hammarstrom in Wellfleet. Photography: Raimund Koch

If you look at Cape Cod on a map, it resembles a putrescent arm, with Brewster at its bony bicep and Provincetown curled into a feeble fist. 483 more words


Park Ave. North,NYC

Dusk,looking south from about 53rd St. towards Met Life and Grand Central Terminal,which is behind Met Life. Helmsle,y Building is in front of Met Life. Met Life,originally the Pan Am, was designed by New York City architect Emery Roth & Sons with consultants Walter Gropius and Pietro Belluschi,1963.   53 more words

20th Century Architecture

Renewed appreciation for Craftsmanship

While reading an article by Dr. Hilde Bouchez (from the Biennale Interieur 2014 book) for one of my courses, I’ve discovered some quotes about the appreciation of craftsmanship that are worth sharing: 288 more words

Interior Design

Bauhaus | Anna Powell Lecture

Today’s lecture was focused on Bauhaus. We were to study the school as well as members of the innovative movement.

The Bauhaus was an art school in Germany, founded by Walter Gropius, which combined crafts and the fine arts rather than having the two separately and played an important role in unpinning the modern movement, home of the ordered, clean exact design. 677 more words

Year Two

The Bauhouse and influence

The Bauhaus, a German word meaning “house of building”. Bauhaus, was and art school  in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicised and taught. 203 more words

Critical Studies Research