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Learning A Lesson

I’ve been seeing quite a few articles recently on how Covid-19 will affect architecture, on what lessons we all will learn from this (obviously still on-going) experience. For example, “How Architecture Could Help Us Adapt to the Pandemic” by Kim Tingley; “Blue-sky thinking: how cities can keep air clean after coronavirus” by Jonathan Watts; and …

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Construction History: Summer At The Beach, Part 1

Since the full heat of summer is now here, and we’re in the traditionally slow week heading into the July 4th holiday, I’m going to spend some time looking, with an engineering perspective of course, at some of the strangeness constructed along the beaches. Not this kind of strangeness, though: No one was going to …

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