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Say No to Style: Community Oriented Architecture

Consider Roman arches. Arches were used in the Roman Empire because the form allowed structures to pass weight from above to below using fewer materials. The arch was so efficient that it spread throughout the Empire and became a defining characteristic of the Imperial style. 1,039 more words


Rickey goes to Powells

…but only to browse…

I like love books, especially those big books with lots of images.  The books with eye candy, great graphic layouts and really cool images.   423 more words

New York Yankees


+++There are 281 pictures from my trip to Switzerland. Pictures of my classmates and me hiking in the Swiss Alps, pictures of some of the world’s most beautiful architecture, and, of course, pictures of me napping. 684 more words

University Of Florida

Therme Vals, PETER ZUMTHOR, sw

Memória Descritiva/ Description

As célebres Termas de Vals, na Suíça, uma das obras de referência do arquitecto Peter Zumthor. Geometricamente desenhadas na montanha, construídas com a pedra que existe naquela zona, parecem ter sido escavadas. 469 more words

Description Desenhos

Space and happiness

Spent a couple of hours this afternoon with friends in a lovely tea shop. And I found myself really happy, and really pleased and delighted by the space. 343 more words


Proposed Addition Ideas

As the end of this school term approaches, so does the final assignment. Phase III of this project is to create an addition to the house we have been analyzing, as well as constructing it using our concepts, mine being “Unravelling and Alteration”. 827 more words