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In the Details

Recently I got to visit the Black Hills with friends, and while we chose activities based on what their toddler would like to do (the kid’s adorable), I still got brief snippets of historical insight.   30 more words

Architectural Styles

Beyond IKEA: A Look At Scandinavian Design via Alvar Aalto's Oregon Library

We are all fairly familiar with modern Scandinavian design aesthetics, thanks to the popular furniture store, IKEA. Scandinavian design combines beauty, function, and affordability. You don’t even have to look past… 445 more words

Architectural History

Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright's Birthday

Today, June 8, is Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday. He was born in Wisconsin in 1867, which should remind you how far ahead of his time Wright was. 502 more words

Architectural History

Day 1 at the DOCOMOMO-US National Symposium

Today has been a fascinating day.  Initial thoughts: The DOCOMOMO-US symposium is full of passionate, welcoming people with a wide breadth of knowledge on late-twentieth century and recent architecture, but it has also reinforced what a niche it still is.   929 more words


Lingering Look at Architecture: Bridges

Dawn of “The Day After” runs a monthly architecture challenge as well as her windows. May  is the month for Bridges.

I like photographing bridges, many of which have great architectural and historical features, and have done so several times within the topic of a photography challenge. 72 more words


A Glorious Facade

One of my favorite facades for rarity in South Dakota is the Farmers State Bank in Platte.  In Platte, it sticks out like a beautiful, over-the-top sore thumb.   206 more words

Architectural Styles

Architectural Styles - Pipes and Filters

This style is used when system is designed to process data streams.Each processing step is encapsulated in a filter component. Data is passed through pipes between adjacent filters. 236 more words

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