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Some lessons in design and life in general.

A bar and a building. #austin #urbanism #urbandevelopment

 1800 West 32Nd Ave©

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staceythinx:

Images from the Daily Overview Project

About the project:

Our project was inspired, and derives its name, from an idea known as the Overview Effect. This term refers to the sensation astronauts have when given the opportunity to look down and view the Earth as a whole. They have the chance to appreciate our home in its entirety, to reflect on its beauty and its fragility all at once. That’s the cognitive shift that we hope to inspire.

From our line of sight on the earth’s surface, it’s impossible to fully appreciate the beauty and intricacy of the things we’ve constructed, the sheer complexity of the systems we’ve developed, or the devastating impact that we’ve had on our planet. We believe that beholding these forces as they shape our Earth is necessary to make progress in understanding who we are as a species, and what is needed to sustain a safe and healthy planet.

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Taking notes… #archintern #dailysketch

Site visit / SD meeting. Guess the client! #architecture #archintern #hookem

Just doing some light reading at work. #architecture #archintern #accessibility #texas

You look around and there is an oil spill just about everyday, but we can’t put up a wind turbine because it might kill a bird or it might be ugly.
Robert Kulick, president of CRESIT Energy, on the challenges of creating a wind power revolution in Detroit.  (via ladyjoestar)

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Today’s topic of discussion in the office. #archintern #architecture

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SunnyHills at Minami-Aoyama / Kengo Kuma & Associates

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