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January 16th, 2018 - 12:45 am § in Misc.

Why Does Architecture Work? Is it Our Brains?

This Is Your Brain on Architecture A new book explores the neuroscience of architecture, finding that many buildings and urban spaces fail the people who use them. CITYLAB.COM[...]

November 5th, 2017 - 11:12 am § in Misc.

Architecture

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October 17th, 2017 - 12:59 am § in America

Sculptor Sacha Sosno Proposes Design For Trump Memorial On The Mall

France’s new President, French far-right leader Marine Le Pen announces a “New Liberty” statue as a gift to honor America’s President Trump The massive sculpture would house Mr. Trump’s writings and artifacts honoring his rise to power.  Born in Marseilles in 1937, Sac[...]

March 4th, 2017 - 9:35 am § in Misc.

ARCHITECTURE PHOTOGRAPHY

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January 23rd, 2017 - 1:00 pm § in Misc.

Airport of the Future

The TWA terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport sits abandoned, a perfect time capsule of aviation's golden era. We grabbed our cameras and explored this relic from flight's greatest days. Posted by Great Big Story on Wednesday, December 2, 2015[...]

June 8th, 2016 - 11:22 am § in Misc., UW

UW vs Seattle: UW to Destroy a Seattle Landmark

 IN THE SHADOW OF THE FIGHT OVER KPLU A few months ago the UW decided to buy out KPLU, a  popular radio station that competed with the UW’s named station, KUOW. A public outrage stopped the buyout and rescued KPLU. Next week the UW will send backhoes and bulldozers to tear down a historic b[...]

February 24th, 2016 - 8:25 am § in Misc., UW

Dr. Phage on New Buildings on UW Campus

  “blocks all your natural light and creates offices less than 10 yards away with windows looking directly into your office”    I sympathize with the complaint that a proposed new building “blocks all your natural light and creates offices less than 10 yards away with windows l[...]

February 18th, 2016 - 8:21 am § in Misc., UW

The Fight to Save a Brutalist Building on the UW Campus

AAUP LISTSERV:  Don Abramson To become *more* informed about the Nuclear Reactor Building, I encourage anyone who cares enough to follow this thread to peruse the “Statement of Significance” for the NRB in the National Register of Historic Places documentation itself.  It’s on pa[...]

March 26th, 2014 - 12:10 pm § in Misc.

Awesome Architecture

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February 26th, 2014 - 4:14 am § in The Ave Scene

The Seattle Way of Preservng a Neighborhood

  Among the ugliest of new Seattle’s buildings is the structure next to the Ballad Bridge.  Imbedded within this concrete blob is a tiny house that once belonged to Edith Macefield.  Then in her 80’s, she refused to sell her little house on N. 48th St., despite being offered  $1 [...]