ruminations about architecture and design

Friday, January 16, 2015

no free ponies

Towers of Ilium is considering a thought experiment on the viability of a return to mill style construction. The problem isn't simply a matter of cost and codes, but a perception of authenticity. Would the exposed brick on the inside walls be a load bearing? Would it be the right texture? Would it have signs of past use? And how it would compete against the real thing?

A graphic exploration is called for.

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