In the aerial view, one can clearly see the ‘fingers stretching into the landscape’ that was part of our compositional theme…
Regarding the small business owner, entrepreneur or building owner, there are things that seem simple to do but often I witness them not being implemented by people. What many don’t realize is if you make a mistake in the design of your space you will loose money.
Every building code is designed to keep people safe and improve their lives, but often the code imposes a negative impact on the potential quality of a place.
An important issue for many cities dealing with circumstances initiated by others in the past, like a blighted looking city filled with parking lot scars, etc. From my experience I’ve witnessed many cities do the wrong thing in order to encourage development. The point of this post is, if you do something, it could have a negative impact on your city, so make sure you do the right thing. Read more
I’m a running fool, it’s true. I ran and ran and ran. I ran so much that I must of been the inspiration for the Forest Gump scene where he just ran and ran and ran…
A cultural center has a unique opportunity to bring people of diverse backgrounds together to appreciate a culture. For this proposal we bring together the rich culture of the Bamiyan people of Afghanistan in one complete composition that embraces the culture, the landscape and the core beliefs all humans share, in physical form.
Here’s a few tips to help you save money, help the environment and yes, help others (by conserving, you are helping keep prices lower for everyone, especially families in need). Read more
I’m in the market to buy a new house and I’m looking all over Brooklyn to find the right combination of things that will protect my investment, yet the neighborhoods around where I live are very mixed, some are great and, expensive, Read more
Based on the previous post, lets look at what defines a neighborhood. Certainly in most neighborhoods there is an implied center, perhaps a linear street filled with shops, that becomes the focus of people’s daily needs. Read more