Blog Category: Architecture

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The Lines We Draw

May 12th, 2011

I had been struggling for a topic this week, but there have been a few seemingly unrelated thoughts that have been flittering […]

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Modern Munich

May 5th, 2011

a sweeping canopy with lofty goals

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Senior Living, Danish Style.

April 23rd, 2011

           This is a retirement community? Can I live here? The residential unit shown here is located […]

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A B.I.G. Danish Architectural Controversy

April 9th, 2011

         Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) Architects, formed by the young Dane with the same name, has sparked conversation in […]

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The Airport Series

March 15th, 2011

When airline travel was glamorous…

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The Rise and Fall of Post-War Modernism – abridged

March 9th, 2011

“…every utopia has its nightmare, and every reality its dream…”

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Future Minneapolis Riverfront Development

February 8th, 2011

The long-awaited final development of the Grand Rounds park system is finally at hand. Four design firms have been chosen as finalists and the winner is to be announced on February 10th!

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February 5th, 2011

Vällingby, Sweden has been a well-studied example of successful mid-century suburban planning, so I went to see why.

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Cardross Seminary

January 26th, 2011

What to do with ‘ingenious’ works of modern architecture ill-suited for the environment in which they were built… a question supporters of Cardross Seminary have been grappling with nearly since its inception.

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3XN Architecture

November 20th, 2010

       Last week, I attended a lecture at the University of Minnesota given by Kim Herforth Neilsen, Principal Architect […]

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Nordic Models + Common Ground: Art and Design Unfolded

November 15th, 2010

Our good friend and local architect, David Salmela FAIA, is one of the few honored architects and artists to be featured in the much talked about current exhibition at the New York Scandinavia House.

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Fifties Fireplaces

November 9th, 2010

The Modern central hearth in all its glory.

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