Category: Traditional Architecture

An Architect in Search of a Tag Line

Some architects are not that proficient with language. At least not the type of language that other folks understand. We are apt to ramble on a little, gesticulating strangely, while a succinct, well-placed phrase clearly illuminating a design concept becomes an increasingly improbable occurrence. Just reread that last sentence, for instance. Exactly. But sometimes architects […]

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18 Winners from the Architect's Toolbox

Over the past several months I have been working on an assortment of posts that identify and describe different tools that architects and other designers use when designing a house. These tools (proportion, layers, relations, happy accidents and more) can help create a house that’s more than an easy shelter — a house that fills […]

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