Architecture

Lost, Forgotten, and Transformed

“Buildings lost, forgotten, reimagined and transformed” by Shane Reiner-Roth is a nice short discussion of adaptive reuse and the alternatives. When a building’s original use – its original purpose – is gone, what happens next? It can fall into decay and eventually disappear or it can be reused. As I’ve said before, the best way …

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The Gates, 14 Years Later

I was looking through some old pictures and came across this one, from February 12, 2005. That was the day that Christo and Jeanne-Claude had their installation “The Gates” in Central Park. I am probably too literal-minded to fully appreciate their vision, but what struck me at the time was that the installation needed more. …

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