“What do you mean, he could sing a building?” A friend from architecture school was suddenly interested when he found out that I was working as a draftsman for Edgar Tafel, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s original apprentices at Taliesin. … Continue reading
Category Archives: Architecture
There’s something about the rhythm of windows in a brick facade that has always delighted my eye.
It’s said that there isn’t a single high rise building in the New York City skyline that wasn’t touched by the hand of a Mohawk. For generations, Mohawk ironworkers and high steel workers have taken on the very dangerous job … Continue reading
I’m so excited to learn about this documentary film, which is coming to the Brooklyn Film Festival in early June. I just ordered my ticket to see it. Based on what I saw in the trailer, Katja Essen’s Sky … Continue reading
The Biomimicry Institute promotes learning from and then emulating natural forms, processes, and ecosystems to create more sustainable and healthier human technologies and designs. I heard its founder, Janine Benyus interviewed on Free Forum a few months back, and ever … Continue reading