Most of us have probably had the visceral experience of walking by a building and saying to ourselves – “Wow, that is truly beautiful” and conversely, we have probably also seen a building and thought “Who would ever design something so hideous??” Interestingly, if we polled a group of diverse people, you would probably find…Read more "What is “good” architecture anyway?"
Why I Love Art Deco Architecture
“I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.”– Nick Carraway. The Great Gatsby The Chrysler The Empire StateThe Eastern ColumbiaThe Hoover Just uttering the names of these buildings brings a wistful smile and nostalgic thoughts of extraordinary elegance and glamour. Mental pictures of the roaring twenties with all of…Read more "Why I Love Art Deco Architecture"
What is Scandinavian architecture, and why do we like it?
Scandinavian architecture and designs have had a substantial impact and influence on modern architecture, often associated with minimalism, functionality, and aesthetics. Scandinavian architecture always incorporates large windows and light color schemes so you can really enjoy the natural light. This style is even more highly appreciated in the past year as many people have been…Read more "What is Scandinavian architecture, and why do we like it?"