Fine arts architecture has left the building. It is living in a world of rendering, cyberspace, graphics and maquettes – with an occasionally built piece of exquisite occupied sculpture whose costs to fabricate and maintain are simply not part of the design criteria.
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IN THE RULES:
Architecture as a profession has always been intended to be at the cutting edge of our culture’s values... (click here to read more)
IN FINDING HOME:
THE ITALIANATE STYLE BY CHRISTINE G.H. FRANCK
" Borrowing from “the charming character of the irregular villas of Italy,” according to English Architect Charles Barry, and Italian Renaissance examples, architects filtered these sources through the Romanticism of the 19th century into something wholly new. "
The Boomer parent-child dynamic has both overburdened our maturing post adolescent children with patterns of co-dependence that are unsustainable, and has warped that inherently asymmetric relationship into a simulation of friendship between equals.