Let’s make the world a better place to live in, one twig at a time.
Both inbound and outbound passengers should stand on the same platform, one, in the center and not two with tracks separating them. Why? Continue reading “Ideas for an Ideal Subway Station”
It’s simple, you are here, and let me be the first, after perhaps your family to say “welcome to life.” Yes, you. That person sitting there reading this blog post. You belong to the greatest thing in the universe, yes you. You, along with every other citizen, are playing an important role in helping humanity learn about who we are, where they are, and how we belong to this greatness we call life. Continue reading “Welcome to Life”
It’s that time of year again as I’m reminded by the twin lights which were turned on tonight, Friday, September 4, 2009… I kind of wish they’d stop turning them on, not that I could forget, it’s just that I don’t need an in the face reminder to remember… Continue reading “911 rebuttal to all the ‘made-up’ theories…”
What really happens when two people collide? Was it truly unavoidable as in a ‘pure accident’, or was one party, perhaps both parties acting in a negligent manner? Continue reading “What is an Accident? How does that relate to Architecture & Urban Design?”
SimpleTwig Philosophy: To provide people with a trustworthy Architect which is committed to helping people realize their goals. To treat people as if they are family, providing them the care and consideration that every person deserves.
Continue reading “SimpleTwig Philosophy & Mission Statement”
Robert Venturi, Denise Brown and Steven Izen’s book ‘Learning from Las Vegas‘ makes an argument for finding order with in an apparently chaotic urban environment and using this supposed gained knowledge as justification for design. Continue reading “‘Learning from Las Vegas’ -NOT!”
In order to be a great Architect, the individual needs to know how to draw. But it isn’t just that one can put a pencil down on paper, what an ability to drawing represents is that the individual knows how to see. Yes, see. Continue reading “To be a great architect… you must be able to draw.”
Each new thing a person learns is one block in their own Pyramid of Knowledge. That is, when they learn about how to cross a street, they’ve earned one block. Every block builds upon another and is reinforced over time. Without this core knowledge continual reinforcement one’s pyramid can crumble. Continue reading “Pyramid of Knowledge, An Attitude Approach to Learning”
To paint with words a concept for an idea house, designed to help forge an optimistic age of humanism. Continue reading “Concept for an ideal house.”
This virtual walkthrough was created during the infancy of the technology. In fact, IBM requested that we produce the images at a specific resolution to work with their new VR technology. While I did this I could also see flaws in their approach.
Enjoy the video, and tell me what you think. ~Nick Buccalo
Continue reading “IBM Corporate Headquarters Virtual Reality Walkthrough”