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William Wilson Wurster

Dean of MIT School of Architecture and Planning, 1945-50.

The Houses of William Wurster: Frames for Living

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The frame for living is life itself, so do the thing which leaves room for the growth of the occupant without his scraping his knuckles against your arbitrary decisions with each change in his development.

William Wilson Wurster

Dean of MIT School of Architecture and Planning, 1945-50.

The Houses of William Wurster: Frames for Living

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ABCs, Tauba Auerbach
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The Chinese Obelisks, Edward Gorey’s Elephant House

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Jean François de Neufforge | Plan pour des grandes Ecuries contenant deux manèges | París, France | 1757 -1780

Jean François de Neufforge | Plan pour des grandes Ecuries contenant deux manèges | París, France | 1757 -1780

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Pope Villa
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Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Pope Villa, Lexington, KY.

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Gianni Pettena, Nature vs Architecture, 2012
(Vienna and surroundings)

Gianni Pettena, Nature vs Architecture, 2012

(Vienna and surroundings)

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“Red Line (Siege)” by Gianni Pettena (1972)
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Scientific engravings from 1850 by John Philipps Emslie

(the Wellcome Collection)

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POTZDAMER PLATZ
from Artur Fürst, Das Weltreich der Technik (volume II), 1924.
"An example of the scale of supply lines that must be relaid when a rapid transit tunnel gets built underneath an important intersection.  Sewer mains,  Water mains,  Gas mains,  Pole-mains (telegraph cable, telephone cable, pneumatic tubes),  High voltage cable for the electric works,  Alarm mains for the fire department. After [Erich] Giese, Das zukünftige Schnellbahnnetz für Groß-Berlin [The Future Rapid Transit Network ofGreater Berlin, 1919].”
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POTZDAMER PLATZ

from Artur Fürst, Das Weltreich der Technik (volume II), 1924.

"An example of the scale of supply lines that must be relaid when a rapid transit tunnel gets built underneath an important intersection. image Sewer mains, image Water mains, image Gas mains, image Pole-mains (telegraph cable, telephone cable, pneumatic tubes), image High voltage cable for the electric works, image Alarm mains for the fire department. After [Erich] Giese, Das zukünftige Schnellbahnnetz für Groß-Berlin [The Future Rapid Transit Network ofGreater Berlin, 1919].”

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Pinball Layout

Pinball Layout

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Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.
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