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Bloody. Hell. from the Coroflot survey via Archidose.

urban cottage

Found via campodf’s flickr photos / via The Art of Where / via thingsmagazine … some great looking ‘urban cottages’ by Alvarez Morris to be built in Denver. Warm, rich, charming, progressive, versatile – I’d love to see the internal plan. Although in the UK there’d be some Secured by Design concerns about the slightly […]

knowing when to be

Changing a tyre in the pouring rain is not a good way to start the day. Buying yourself a new book, swiftly followed by good coffee and cheescake is the only way to improve your mood. In fact I can’t think of a better way to improve your mood in any given situation than the […]

Buddhists 2.0

Last night I dreamt I was abducted by gang of Buddhists. They found me via Google. I was taken to a shanty town of poorly built concrete block houses containing roughly hewn wooden tables and meditation spaces themed like the Crystal Maze. At the end of the tables were flat screen monitors built into the […]

Shared Architext

Stuck for suggestions for Christmas gifts? Here’s the current list of most commonly shared books between members of the group I started on a little while ago: The most beautiful house in the world by Witold Rybczynski The poetics of space by Gaston Bachelard The Harvard Design School Guide to Shopping / Harvard Design… […]

pin head

A sketch that will make me pause to think every time I include a figure on a drawing from now on: Stolen from: I (architect) draw people like the one on the left because… 1) it’s all about the body in space, 2) hands are always in pockets where they can’t do any damage, […]

vision on

Thursday hyperlinked: Listened to podcast called Photography 2.0 – disappointingly but predictably flickr-centric – would have appreciated some recognition of the work that’s been done over the years by (even back in the day when flickr was still spelt with an e) to further the discussion about citizen journalism – especially as I […]