Soulful architecture is possible

“At a time where architecture is being reduced to seductive building forms and photogenic facades that are air-dropped into diverse contexts, regardless of their complex local cultural or climatic context, where over-simplified computer-generated renderings and often frivolous play of forms are becoming the norm, I hope that the Pritzker committee’s decision will bring the attention … Continue reading Soulful architecture is possible

Contemporary Creators ~ Bjarke Ingels

I love beholding the creator at work. I love listening to his ideas and philosophy. I love enjoying the completed masterpiece. Bjarke Ingels does not compromise but melds pleasing design, leisurely lifestyle and sustainability. He created Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) Architecture firm, with head office in Copenhagen. BIG proved that architecture means more than designing … Continue reading Contemporary Creators ~ Bjarke Ingels

Observations on creativity and a painting in progress

Creator is a constructor, not a magician. Creation is a work in continuous renovation, improvement, polishing. Man may cross from survival mode to creative mode but each person in his or her own (easy) way. Men must dare at some point to create their own world. Their world may be a relationship, a family, a … Continue reading Observations on creativity and a painting in progress