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Today’s Lunchtime Reading: Christopher Alexander v. Peter Eisenman

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Via Paleo Retiree, a legendary debate between Christopher Alexander (pictured above, left) and Peter Eisenman (right) from 1982 at the Harvard Graduate School of Design on traditional v. postmodern architecture. CHRISTOPHER ALEXANDER: The thing that strikes me about … Continue reading

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Tragedy is Easy; Planning is Hard

Fenster writes: It helps in planning, as in life, to have a sense of identity.  And I don’t mean “brand”, although in practice branding and identity exercises are often comprised of the same interchangeable BS.  At least in terms of … Continue reading

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