ruminations about architecture and design

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

last year's man

H.H. Richardson was the greatest architect that Boston ever produced. We give credit to the region of his practice for his success because it is true. He developed relationships with local craftsmen who could carry out his designs without an undue need for detail drawings. This type of relationship has largely disappeared from professional design practice. We now have more communication--and more paperwork, and less art.

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