Call me ignorant, but I just learned that the symbol that are used to represent man and woman (the circle with an arrow at an angle or the circle with a cross at the top) are used to represent the planets Mars and Venus. So, the idea that men and women are associated with the… Continue reading Men are of Mars, Women are of Venus? WTF!
The fabled self-starter is often the hero in books and movies in America. The individual that heads off into the wilderness to find their place in the world or builds an ingenious contraption in their basement or creates a fortune out of gumption and grit. In this modern age, we still look to the entrepreneur… Continue reading Like many other self-employed, I am quitting health insurance but not by choice.
Let’s take a look at what happens when an architect tries to use the metaphor as a concrete descriptor; AKA obfuscation through poetry. Taken from an article on the website Dezeen. A variety of spaces are contained within this Sydney yoga studio, each designed by architect Karen Abernethy to offering visitors a different sensory experience. How is… Continue reading Writing in Architecture: Poetic Metaphor Gone Wild