Sociology

Nonfiction: Is Your Culture ‘Tight' or ‘Loose'? The Answer Could Explain Everything

9 days ago   |   NY Times

Michele Gelfand's “Rule Makers, Rule Breakers” takes a look at the differences in various human societies and chalks them up to how strictly they follow norms.
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Why Our Schools Need Better Architecture

Why Our Schools Need Better Architecture

12 days ago   |   Arch Daily

Hanazono Kindergarten and Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro. Image © Studio Bauhaus Within the architecture field, the relationship between design and education has...
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Longshang Books Cafe / Atelier Mearc

Longshang Books Cafe / Atelier Mearc

2 monthes ago   |   Arch Daily

Sociology and Science Textbooks. Image © Shan Liang Architects: atelier mearc Location: 142 Meilong Rd, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai Shi, China Lead Architects: Wei Zhou Design Team: Jun...
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Dear Internet: Stop Placing Blame for Gentrification on an Architectural Style

Dear Internet: Stop Placing Blame for Gentrification on an Architectural Style

4 monthes ago   |   Arch Daily

The AVA Ballard, market rate apartments in Seattle, Washington. Image © Wikimedia user Joe Mabel licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 This article was originally published by Common...
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of the ‘Career Romance'

9 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Written to educate young women about various industries, the books are as historically interesting as they are entertaining - sociology lesson plus soap opera.
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9 Types of Design Juror Every Architecture Student Faces in School

9 Types of Design Juror Every Architecture Student Faces in School

One year ago   |   Arch Daily

Design juries undoubtedly form the very foundation of architecture school. Their success or failure, however, largely lies in the hands of the jurors who are assigned to review...
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Woldyia Maternity Center / Vilalta Arquitectura

Woldyia Maternity Center / Vilalta Arquitectura

One year ago   |   Arch Daily   |   2 articles

© Gonzalo Guajardo Architects: Vilalta Arquitectura Location: Weldiya, Ethiopia Director Architect: Xavier Vilalta Design Team: Luiza Kostecka, Anna Kyskova Area: 800.0...
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Christian de Portzamparc: “No One But an Architect Can Solve the Problems of the Contemporary City”

Christian de Portzamparc: “No One But an Architect Can Solve the Problems of the Contemporary City”

One year ago   |   Arch Daily

Luxembourg Philharmonie, Luxembourg, 2005. Image © Wade Zimmerman Of the Pritzker Prize 's illustrious list of laureates, the 1994 winner Christian de Portzamparc is perhaps...
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Has a Canadian Slur Lost Its Sting?

One year ago   |   NY Times

A researcher found that attitudes are mixed about “Newfie,” a colloquial term for Newfoundlanders dating to World War II. But for some, it remains offensive.
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OMA Announced as "Creative Mediators" for Manifesta 12 in Palermo

OMA Announced as "Creative Mediators" for Manifesta 12 in Palermo

One year ago   |   Arch Daily

A photo posted by Manifesta Biennial on Nov 23, 2016 at 8:05am PST OMA, led by partner Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli , have been chosen as the "Creative Mediators" for the 12th...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

"Creamsicle" Modern Abstract Textured Mixed Media Painting from the Sweet...

"Creamsicle" Modern Abstract Textured Mixed Media Painting from the Sweet Things Series by Lisa McKinney Kreymborg

"Creamsicle" Modern Abstract Textured Mixed Media Painting from the Sweet Things Series by Lisa McKinney Kreymborg11 x 14 x 2 on Canvas lisakreymborg.com instagram.com/lisa... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mystical Figure,Hearts Mixed Media Painting...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mystical Figure,Hearts Mixed Media Painting "VENUES MYSTIQUE" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

One of the Mystique series, this painting has the hearts, descending foiled squares, deep burnt orange, and golds. The hearts float lazily in the ethers, keeping company with... Read more ...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

Best Products Showroom, Langhorne, Pennsylvania (1978). Image © Tom Bernard There are so many complexities and contradictions in both life in general and architecture in... Read more ...

Bars and Restaurants: 50 Examples in Plan and Section

Bars and Restaurants: 50 Examples in Plan and Section

Cortesía de Fabián Dejtiar The spatial distribution of a restaurant or bar is essential to its success. Faced with this design challenge, several architects have experimented... Read more ...

Justice League of America!

Justice League of America!

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA. 2018. Photoshop, 14 × 20″ 400 ppi. At long last, my JLA print is finally seeing the light of day! This is one of the few projects that I actually... Read more ...

Dog Painting, Pet Portrait, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, "Forrest...

Dog Painting, Pet Portrait, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, "Forrest" 8x10" Oil

Meet Forrest, the beloved pet of Troy and Sharon. Unfortunately, Forrest has crossed over the "rainbow bridge". One of their friends, commissioned me to do this painting. It is... Read more ...

Magic Beyond the Mouse

Magic Beyond the Mouse

In May of 1989, The Walt Disney Company added an animation studio in Central Florida. Spearheaded by animation industry expert, Max Howard, the Florida studio grew from a crew... Read more ...

Delft City Hall and Train Station / Mecanoo

Delft City Hall and Train Station / Mecanoo

Courtesy of Mecanoo Architects: Mecanoo Location: Delft, The Netherlands Underground Station Platforms Design: Benthem Crouwel Architects. Area: 28320.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

Philip Mercier (1689-1760) Conversation Piece, or Lovers in a Park, c.1727 Syon House, Middlesex, UK Since the mid-20C, personal branding or self-packaging has described a... Read more ...

Waiting for the Storm to Pass

Waiting for the Storm to Pass

Waiting for the Storm to Pass oil on panel 6" x 6" view in my shop Lately, I haven't been painting or posting much because I have been helping my partner run his company. I... Read more ...