March 2012

This facade is aggressively 3D:It's a new campus building for Warrnambool College in Austalia by Lyons (Architects).In addition to be really fun to look at, I like the way the facade itself is form-giving, and although it's hard to tell from the photos how informed

I was actually looking for something else when I came across this gem:It's the Moda Bagno building by K-Studio, in Athens. I like the juxtaposition of the geometric/finished wood against the industrial metal panels (expanded metal, I believe). I also dig the way the facade

A client voiced an objection to a formal change we'd made to a building in a meeting yesterday, saying that he thought it was too "international style". He admitted it was really personal preference.Here's mine: I love the International Style. Here's a little bloggy celebration

This is Rika:This is the doghouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright that's been making the news lately:Which got me to thinking: what kind of doghouse would I design for Rika? The answer is that I wouldn't, because Rika - like most dogs in America I'd

The post about the wood pallet facades got me thinking about facades. So - NEW COLUMN! Facade Fridays will highlight an interesting facade each Friday. Our inaugural facade will be one of my favorites - the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris France:Photo from nyhabitat.comImage from Designcliff's WeblogWhat