Attention Houston-based readers of Quarter Mile Smile. You are in for a real treat. Professor Philip Bess from the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture will be in Houston to give a… 81 more words
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A truly inspiring read from the Guardian. There is so much diversity in the ways humans build there environments, but a lot is similar as well. 59 more words
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If men loved Pimlico as mothers love children, arbitrarily, because it is theirs, Pimlico in a year or two might be fairer than Florence. – G.K.
There are a few new and redeveloped spaces that are either newly opened or about to open. Each of them exist as both transport corridors and places in their own right, providing smooth, accessible walkways with plenty of seating for people who want to stay a while. 593 more words
What does it mean to “make a place” where we live, in our mind-driven society fraught with separation and disconnect? In this interview Mark Lakeman, architect, activist and philosopher, examines human history leading to the present and how the oppressive structures of grids and boxes that make up modern architecture can be softened by building community with intention and participation. Mark Lakeman, February 2015