“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” ― Mark Twain We have always imagined good libraries as very quiet places but the truth is that there is much more behind this kind of space … Continue reading
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Architecture: How would you turn a poem into a building?
The Poetry Foundation is one of my favorite buildings in the world and one of the 23 Buildings You Shouldn’t Miss in Chicago If You Are An Architect. Yet so small it is one of the most effective buildings in terms of concept. In my opinion, visiting this space is like reading a poem: you … Continue reading