Historically, aging just isn’t sexy. We love to throw glitzy fundraising galas for various segments of our community, but the elderly are often overlooked. And if you have had the misfortune of touring facilities for those in their sunset years, I’m sure you’ve been underwhelmed. Architect Matthias Hollwich plans to change that with BOOM, a [...]
“Make sure what you put out there is worth the waste you create, culturally makes people happy, looks good, progresses design, advances history, and has integrity,” says Rottet.
“Architecture is not the sort of thing you just turn off and say, ‘Ok, I’m done now.’ It’s something that is with you, that is part of you forever.”
“Some architects believe an office has to be losing money (on these big teams) to be ultimately successful, but I don’t agree.”
Elisa Garcia, my favorite architect Yesterday I finally caught up. So far we’ve interviewed 26 architects. With each of these interviews goes a portrait, a model and property release, an audio file to transcribe and renderings (with captions). I have been receiving things a host of ways — email, yousendit, ftp. Needless to say, this [...]
A few months back, I had brainstorming lunch with a friend. We both had a desire for a project. Something we could return to and hold up an example of what we are about. As a writer/photographer, I wanted something that would incorporate both these skills. People are really where my interests lie, so I [...]