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Workers of the world— stop working

A brief (but good) review of Kathi Weeks’ “The Problem With Work.” Channeling Paul Lafargue. I am incrementally beginning to appreciate society’s need for reviews– it is in fact a very real need, and just one example of how we, the social and societal species, rely on language and conveyance for understanding. In fact, I […]

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The Case for Classicism

Andres Duany @ U Miami Witnessing my own conversion from skepticism to understanding¬† (notice: not not balls-out adoration, only a greatly deepened understanding) has convinced me that any other architects on this earth with minds sufficiently open will find themselves titanically swayed by this lecture. Oftentimes, what great texts will do is simply paraphrase existing […]