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Razing My Metabolism

One of my first stops in Tokyo was the futurist iconic Nagakin Capsule Towers. I am grateful that I got to see it before it is demolished. And  hope it won’t be demolished. The problem is that it was built … Continue reading

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The tale of the Face House

I was part of an eye tracking study earlier this year to see what people focus on in the built environment, and why neuroscience isn’t consulted more in architecture, as it is in advertising and graphic design. And also if … Continue reading

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I’m the Operator with My Pocket Calculator!

Remember back in the day when technology was a good thing, used not only for corporate profit. I have learned to appreciate the little things that see me through time without asking anything in return. This year, I thought for … Continue reading

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What survives…

With the recent devastation in Japan, is the next wave in architecture the water age? It has been the element behind recent crises these days, yet we hardly ever consider incorporating it into our buildings. With tsunamis, flooding and the … Continue reading

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Why Lag Behind in Eco-Design?

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I wrote this article to apply for architectural writing job before I determined the place was a scam, so I’ll put it up here for now. Why is American construction so fixed, inadaptable and out of step with the current … Continue reading

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Architecture Gone Awry in the Film “Don’t Look Now”

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(First of all, if you haven’t seen this movie yet, you better watch it before reading this or I will ruin it for you.) Just what is this movie saying about the life of an architect? Architects who are too … Continue reading

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