Philosophy Statement

There is some thought or lack of thought behind every design that goes beyond the mere thought put into technically exacting an image onto paper. A thought that exists unrelated to design--that no amount of design education can inform. A school intended to civilize children as noble people of a community by feeding them excellent food and teaching decorum and tradition would be a very different building than a place where students are briefed with information and prepared to be skilled components. Hospital buildings designed from the outset on the philosophy of healing would literally be different structures than medical centers founded on body repair. With these momentous differences ...

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landscapes and chains where you can eat in an identical chair on opposites sides of the country. Uncommitted 'democratically functional' interior spaces seem to make the occupant feel not quite fully present yet not absent either. James Joyce's aesthetic criteria would designate the common commercial "strip" -- ugly heaps of lights and billboards -- as fundamentally pornographic: they arouse us to move horizontally toward a desired object rather than vertically toward a higher consciousness.
My proposition is that there is today no meaningful value given to our locations that prevents a tenacious devotion to progress, efficiency, and capital. A deeper justification or excuse is not needed for ferocious development. No reason is needed not to corrupt productivity from an ethical value to a modern obsession. Nihilism has come to affect one of the most specific manifestations of our existence, our place. An investing firm advertised recently that they could help ...

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