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Quote: A Classic – The Sidewalk Ballet by Jane Jacobs

  Under the seeming disorder of the old city, wherever the old city is working successfully, is a marvelous order for maintaining the safety of the streets and the freedom of the city. It is a complex order. Its essence is intricacy of sidewalk use, bringing with it a constant succession of eyes. This order […]

Quote: High-Class Whores

“Architects are pretty much high-class whores. We can turn down projects the way they can turn down some clients, but we’ve both got to say yes to someone if we want to stay in business.” Philip Johnson, Architect


Here is this vast, savage, howling mother of ours, Nature, lying all around with such beauty…