18 Apr 2016

A is for Architecture in April

Dwelling on... Architecture Week and Architecture Month with a quick tour of the Interwebs.   Here is a quick post to wrap up Architecture week - #Archweek16 - with an invitation to follow some of the traffic on the web. Hashtag lovethisstuff. Click here for the top #Archweek16 posts on twitter. Click here to view #Archweek16 posts on Instagram. Click here for #Archweek posts on Facebook.   Also, Activate NC is doing #Archmonth16 on Twitter

11 Apr 2016

Dear Future Architect, Listen Here

Dwelling on… What it takes to make a great architect.   Future Architects via fotosearch.com Another post in the #ArchiTalks blogging series.  #ArchiTalks is organized by Bob Borson at Life of an Architect.  A group of architects writes blog posts around a single theme or subject and posts them all at the same time, ensuring a good range of various takes on the subject or theme. Last time we wrote a post on the theme of

4 Apr 2016

Zaha Hadid and the Rubber Band Theory

Dwelling on... what is one reason that the work of Zaha Hadid is iconic and what makes great architecture.   Zaha Hadid in her London office, 1985. Photo Credit: Christopher Pillitz/Getty Images A Star is Lost Shock waves rolled through the architecture world with the news that Zaha Hadid had died on March 31. Likewise were the shock waves, that became sustaining forces of her influence sent through design communities, schools, and practices with each