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the seagram reflection

If I was a better photographer I probably could’ve captured the reflection better, but do you see how nicely the arched windows from the building across the street are reflected in this building’s entrance? 29 more words


"You can't learn architecture any more than you can learn a sense of music or of painting. You shouldn't talk about art, you should..."

“You can’t learn architecture any more than you can learn a sense of music or of painting. You shouldn’t talk about art, you should do it.”

– Philip Johnson, architect


6 Benefits of Transparency

Transparency, authenticity, integrity and the like are not just overly-idealistic buzzwords for today’s business world; they provide long-lasting AND immediate benefits to those who invest time and energy to make it a prominent aspect of their business operations. 805 more words

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Glass House Summer Party Candid Snaps

Once again it’s summer and we all know what that means–yes! the Glass House Summer Party. Yay! It was on Saturday afternoon. The photo above was taken from inside the House, looking out at the merrymakers, raising their arms, wearing hats, having drinks,  and generally having a very good time. 153 more words

Propriety of prose and vase

Laura Heery sent me a few pages from Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste, by Archibald Allison, published in 1832. Her communication arose from a discussion on Pro-Urb last month over the relationship of style to character in architecture. 534 more words


New Employee Spotlight: Michael Nelson

Michael was born in Schenectady, New York. His dad was a “Mad Men” era advertising executive and they moved around quite a bit. It was a lot like being in the military. 217 more words