Samuel Mockbee was a visionary in contemporary architecture. He used salvaged materials to create beautiful home that elevated the living standards of the rural poor. His influence continues to spill forward through the community of the Rural Studio.
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Malcolm gladwell on Criticism: Criticism is a privilege that you earn — it shouldn't be your opening move in an interaction…If you’re going to hold someone to what they believe, make sure you accurately represent what they believe. no one should regret speaking to you. It takes many conversations to accurately understand a complex set of ideas someone is trying to convey. Listen carefully, criticize less and imagine generously.
In the documentary “Sketches of Frank Gehry,” American architect Frank Gehry (b. 1929) says, “I grew up a modernist. Decoration is a sin.” Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for a timelessness. Beautifully said Gehry.
INDIA // Charles Correa: The People's Architect // With a career spanning well over four decades, Indian architect Charles Correa’s ingenious architectural builds and urban planning designs have put him at the front of post-colonial architecture in Southeast Asia. Honouring the needs of the many within the concepts of most of his works, Correa continues to be a pioneer of modern architecture.