Brief reviews of three books: Leadville, Concrete Island, and The Architecture of Happiness.
Review of two books that cover early 20th century modernism from different viewpoints- Andrew Shanken’s 194x and Owen Hatherley’s Militant Modernism.
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The evils of vinyl siding.
There is a lot going on at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art right now, here’s a brief synopsis of a few of the shows. The William Kentridge show on the 4th floor was great, but I would probably have to budget most of a day to really see all of the work. Much… Continue reading William Kentridge, J. Mayer H., and Simon Ungers at SFMoMA
Things are a mess, and architecture will need to find a new path as we sort out our economic train wreck.
Selling jeans with architecture, originally uploaded by mark.hogan. Philip Johnson’s Glass House fills the background of this https://tadalafiltablets.net billboard in San Francisco’s Union Square.
Update: I am deeply saddened to have discovered that Nicholas Howe died of Leukemia nearly two years ago. I guess I won’t be meeting him any time soon after all. I just finished a great book that I stumbled upon by accident while browsing at William Stout Architectural Books last weekend. It’s by UC Berkeley… Continue reading Across an Inland Sea: reading a book that starts in the place you know best
Before I write about the two Wright houses I visited, I have to share this news article. Thanks to some groundbreaking research, it has been determined (scientifically) that Damp, Moldy Houses Cause Depression! Okay, to be accurate, they “MAY” cause depression. I don’t think I needed the American Journal of Public Health to tell me… Continue reading Frank Lloyd Wright in Buffalo; damp, moldy houses cause depression
Plastic Dinosaur Flower Planter, Derby NY I’m going to be out of town for the next few days, so I won’t be posting much. I am visiting my family in Buffalo. I’ve been to two different Frank Lloyd Wright houses in the last two days which I’ll post about when I get back. Here are… Continue reading Markasaurus is Out of Town: Graycliff, dinosaurs and more