Archtober31: Halloween

October is National Architecture Month, also known in some circles as Archtober. To commemorate the month, I am going to post a brief post every day of the month. I hope that you have enjoyed my Architecture Month posts. Perhaps you learned something you hadn’t known before. Reflecting back on this month, and the hustle, […]

Archtober30: Summary

October is National Architecture Month, also known in some circles as Archtober. To commemorate the month, I am going to post a brief post every day of the month. October has been Architecture Month. At the very last minute, October 1st to be precise, I decided to jump into the deep end and committed myself […]

Archtober29: Modern Architecture

October is National Architecture Month, also known in some circles as Archtober. To commemorate the month, I am going to post a brief post every day of the month. You may have noticed that I have illustrated my Archtober posts with images that would fall into two broad categories: classical and modern. Or, I should […]

Archtober28: Light

October is National Architecture Month, also known in some circles as Archtober. To commemorate the month, I am going to post a brief post every day of the month. Le Corbusier famously said that Architecture is the masterful, correct and magnificent play of masses brought together in light. And that is an under-statement. That’s just […]

Archtober27: Technology

October is National Architecture Month, also known in some circles as Archtober. To commemorate the month, I am going to post a brief post every day of the month. Historically, the way we build is determined by the technology available at the time. While technology is having some impact on the way we build now, […]

Archtober26: Assembly

October is National Architecture Month, also known in some circles as Archtober. To commemorate the month, I am going to post a brief post every day of the month. As I explain in my book,¬†Working With An Architect, most buildings today are assembled, they are not constructed. The difference being that, for most of us […]

Archtober 25: Materials

October is National Architecture Month, also known in some circles as Archtober. To commemorate the month, I am going to post a brief post every day of the month. Materials are essential in determining the character of a place. The decision between one material or another can mean that a room functions well, or doesn’t […]

Archtober24: Details

October is National Architecture Month, also known in some circles as Archtober. To commemorate the month, I am going to post a brief post every day of the month. Details, in architecture, usually refers to how the parts of the building are assembled. There are many details in a building. Buildings are nothing but the […]