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“Almost everybody hates the apartment. But everybody wants to live in one.” (Park In-seok, architect)

Seoul (South Korea)

Architecture

“The idea that a woman’s most important job was to bear and rear children was hardly a new one, but it began to generate a great deal of dissatisfaction among women who yearned for a more fulfilling life.” 6 more words

Architecture

“These houses were perfect for young families–they had informal family rooms, open floor plans and backyards–and so suburban developments earned nicknames like ‘Fertility Valley’ and ‘The Rabbit Hutch’.” 16 more words

Architecture

“Personalization is important to the physical, economic, and social sustainability of a place.”

Shenyang (China) photo by Geoge Steinmetz, 2008

Architecture

Return to Surry Hills

From ten to nine years ago, I worked in Surry Hills.
It wasn’t a great job and the business wasn’t one that was satisfying to work for, but it was a job. 365 more words

Life

“The motel promoted itself as a “home on the road” for vacationing families at a time when owning a home in the suburbs was key to achieving the American Dream.” 9 more words

Architecture