This is the grave of Henry and Carrie Getty. Henry Getty was a lumber capitalist. He’s not very interesting. There’s not even any significant information about him easily available, partly
I managed to see the exhibit at MOMA on the architecture of Yugoslavia and it was basically one of the very best exhibits I’ve ever seen. You can say that communist architecture was ridiculous
This is the grave of Daniel Burnham. Born in 1846 in Henderson, New York to a Swedenborgian family, as a young man he failed to get into either Harvard or Yale and also failed at an initial attempt to
This is the grave of Louis Sullivan. Born in 1856 in Boston to Swiss and Irish immigrants, Sullivan went to MIT for one year, figured he didn’t need school, and went straight into architecture.
Interesting piece here about saving brutalist buildings in New York before it’s too late. If saving a brutalist building is worthwhile in the first place. Architecture, which seems the most perm
This is the grave of Buckminster Fuller. Born in 1895, in Milton, Massachusetts, Fuller became interested in design at a young age, tinkering with any number of ideas. He was a restless intellect and
This is a good piece dissecting the continued dominance of the suburban corporate campus in an age of climate change and higher desire for dense living. What makes this more interesting is that so man
Surely some architect would embrace building Trump’s insane border wall: “With the highly contested nature of this project, and the fact that many, many people object to it really strongly—d