Thursday, July 30, 2015

A Box within a Box



Noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright once called a Victorians style farm house, "a box within a box" Now, I'm not a noted architect so it took me a while to figure out he did not mean this as a compliment. A box within a box, a trap, a  tribute to the claustrophobic inducing hell we have to endure as home. No, in fact, much of Wright's philosophy was defined as a war on the box. Walls and roofs were intended to be stretched and redefined. He saw the architect as making patterns for civilization.

Nope, no boxes here. Nothing to see, just please move along.

Until next time...

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