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South India Here We Come!

Here is our itinerary for the trip that begins tomorrow. Between the heat, and  getting ready, and other things, I have been dithering about several posts I have started.  

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Getting High in Manhattan 

This morning I decided to try and get high up over the city.  This was mainly inspired by my visit last night to a 27th floor apartment with the most incredible view over the Lincoln Center, Hudson River and Manhattan in general.   219 more words


Blog 38: Architecture …. connections with art, science, ,the environment and life. A subject with so much behind the scenes.

I found some hidden Gems at Sir John Soane’s Museum. Not being able to take photographs inside added an interesting edge to this visit . So much packed into such a small space.




Genoa (Italian Genova and Ligurian Zena) –  Italy’s most important commercial port is characterized by appealing severity. On the narrow streets of the old town you can meet the sailors and vagabonds. 49 more words


Yemen, we hardly knew ye!

Jules Pitt has sent to TradArch an extraordinary photo of a town in Yemen, which he notes is in the news. So it is. I suppose the civil war there (now it’s a civil war; what has it been these several years?) prevents journalists from traveling to sites like this, which suggest the Yemenis aren’t the antediluvian folk that the world makes of them from news of that benighted “country.” Pirates, rascally sects of nomadic villains grappling with what we are invited to conclude are equally rascally villains in the “capital” of Sana’a – … 196 more words


Architecture is life

Ever since I started preparing for architecture school, everyone was telling me that architecture is not a job or a profession; it’s a lifestyle.

You gotta love it, embrace it, live it.  624 more words