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HOUSING AT THE EXPENSE OF AN IDEA

Robin Hood Gardens: Housing at the Expense of an Idea.

Completed in 1972, Robin Hood Gardens was intended as a model of post-war London social housing. The project was designed by famed architects Alison and Peter Smithson as a British …

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HOUSING AT THE EXPENSE OF AN IDEA

Robin Hood Gardens: Housing at the Expense of an Idea.

Completed in 1972, Robin Hood Gardens was intended as a model of post-war London social housing. The project was designed by famed architects Alison and Peter Smithson as a British …

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TERMINAL LABOR

“Trade is global, capital is global, and labor too must become global.” – Andy Stern.

When we look at labor in the modern context, globalization has taken over as the new economy. Monotony is the new culture. Nation-state boundaries no …

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TERMINAL LABOR

“Trade is global, capital is global, and labor too must become global.” – Andy Stern.

When we look at labor in the modern context, globalization has taken over as the new economy. Monotony is the new culture. Nation-state boundaries no …

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EFFECTS OF A MASS TRANSIT HUB

Effects of a Mass Transit Hub: Boston’s South Station

The current state of the economy, airport security policies, and rising gasoline prices have refocused ideas of transit systems in the United States. Amtrak has announced that it plans to build …

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EFFECTS OF A MASS TRANSIT HUB

Effects of a Mass Transit Hub: Boston’s South Station

The current state of the economy, airport security policies, and rising gasoline prices have refocused ideas of transit systems in the United States. Amtrak has announced that it plans to build …

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LIFE ABOVE THE AUTOBAHN

For many architects, there is a fascination with the ideas of building above already built infrastructure in a city. The New York Highline project has brought about many new conversations of how to integrate new building works into existing systems.

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LIFE ABOVE THE AUTOBAHN

For many architects, there is a fascination with the ideas of building above already built infrastructure in a city. The New York Highline project has brought about many new conversations of how to integrate new building works into existing systems.

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AN EXPERIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE

I am very interested in experiences. Be it art, architecture, music or literature. I am most engaged into something when I feel as though I experience it. The architecture college in which I studied fascinated me. Most people were not …

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AN EXPERIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE

I am very interested in experiences. Be it art, architecture, music or literature. I am most engaged into something when I feel as though I experience it. The architecture college in which I studied fascinated me. Most people were not …

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HOUSTON CENTRAL STATION

METRO Houston reviled on January 24th the competition entries for a new light rail station that will be at the junction of the existing rail line, and two forthcoming ones and will be known as, “Central Station.” I think this …

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HOUSTON CENTRAL STATION

METRO Houston reviled on January 24th the competition entries for a new light rail station that will be at the junction of the existing rail line, and two forthcoming ones and will be known as, “Central Station.” I think this …

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INSERTED LIBRARIES

I was in Frankfurt last week and stumbled upon one of the coolest “libraries” I have ever seen. Instead of a larger point of books, smaller distributions of bookshelves are placed around the city to make the process of getting …

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INSERTED LIBRARIES

I was in Frankfurt last week and stumbled upon one of the coolest “libraries” I have ever seen. Instead of a larger point of books, smaller distributions of bookshelves are placed around the city to make the process of getting …

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CYCLEBAHNS

While it was initially conceived in Italy, the public highway was first successfully implemented in Germany. They wanted to create a network for the private use of automobiles, a Germany creation, in high speed transit between major cities. The first …

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CYCLEBAHNS

While it was initially conceived in Italy, the public highway was first successfully implemented in Germany. They wanted to create a network for the private use of automobiles, a Germany creation, in high speed transit between major cities. The first …

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CONTRASTING POLITICAL ARCHITECTURE

I discovered this image on my research of Albert Speer’s work in Germany. This is from the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne in Paris. The organizers of the fair staged that Nazi Germany and …

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CONTRASTING POLITICAL ARCHITECTURE

I discovered this image on my research of Albert Speer’s work in Germany. This is from the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne in Paris. The organizers of the fair staged that Nazi Germany and …

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CONTEXTUAL APPROPRIATENESS

I have been (ill) fortunate to visit many projects by Richard Meier in various cities and countries over the past 5 years. I have seen Richard in Dallas, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, New York and many others I have since forgotten …

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CONTEXTUAL APPROPRIATENESS

I have been (ill) fortunate to visit many projects by Richard Meier in various cities and countries over the past 5 years. I have seen Richard in Dallas, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, New York and many others I have since forgotten …

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