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Spaces that Make Us

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” -Winston Churchill After a long day of interviewing countless new architecture-school graduates, my dad, who is principal of a medium-sized, but award-winning firm in South Texas, told me a story about one of the candidates. “I love the new student center,” he recalled a bright-eyed architecture student raving. “When I’m in it, I feel happy – and I look ar ...

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Typography and Friendship

The elves who run Wikipedia define typography as “the art and technique of arranging type in order to make language visible.” I looked at a number of sources[tip direction="s" text="That number is 4"]1[/tip] for this definition and I actually liked this one best. Describing typography as the means that “makes language visible” resonates with my love of language. When I read something that moves me, it’s usu ...

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