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April 2010

April 29, 2010

Kuwait City Transect

A transect shows a sequence of progression through the increasing density of a city from the rural areas to the urban core. Transportation, landscape and ecology, buildings, setbacks and all the details of life should vary across the transect. "The importance of transect planning is…
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April 21, 2010

Anonymous Neighbors

I admit that the following exercise is almost comically biased, but I think it serves well to illustrate the point i'm always trying to make. People have become anonymous within their own neighborhoods and mosques have become the only place where a strong sense of…
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April 9, 2010

Event: Module 7 Review

I finally managed to visit the event yesterday morning. They had a pretty decent sized space to show off the work, which was presented on simple and crude modular wooden frame structures. I was a little disappointed that they didn't go crazy and try to…
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April 1, 2010

Event: Module 7

Student work is going to be on display at the Avenues next week and I'll be there at the opening on Sunday to see their work. I was pleasantly surprised by the audacious creativity of KU architecture students the last time I was there. Hope…
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