DANCING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE
It has been cynically noted that writing about music is like dancing about architecture. Yes, it can be complicated and difficult to express the beauty and passion of one art form through another. But when it works—ahhh!
There was a big "ahhh!" in Chicago this past summer. Published 2000.0920
HAMMERS, SAWS, AND LASER LEVELS - THE NATIONAL HARDWARE SHOW
Most people's architecture is not on the pages of web sites or magazines. It is three dimensional, it deteriorates, it has problematic wiring, it needs repair, and it's usually undergoing some kind of improvement.
Knowing that many people enjoy a hands-on approach to architecture, ArchitectureWeek went looking for well designed tools and products that can help people improve their own architectural surroundings. This mission took me to the National Hardware Show held in Chicago, this August 13-16. Published 2000.0823