ruminations about architecture and design

Friday, December 12, 2014

the frontiers of architecture

It's only a horse barn. And a garage. And an expression of desire. What it doesn't represent is an effort towards revolutionary design, and I think the client was grateful for that. In fact, the issue never came up. An architect signals expected performance through past jobs, and consequently, a design style can be solidified and sustained. A dilemma for designers is how much change should be sought after and tolerated in the context of a commission. Commercial projects like hospitals and schools tend to have fixed parameters and expected solutions. However, there tend to be enough challenges that make the projects unique.

Once again, towers of ilium apologizes for blog posts that have nothing to do with blog content. Post titles are outsourced to a specialty firm that does not have awareness of the post's subject matter.

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