Ben Willis

The Myths (and Truths) About Out of Town Experts

04.20.2017

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Planners, architects and designers – whether local or out of town – need to engage the community first before offering up solutions.

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Planners, architects and designers – whether local or out of town – need to engage the community first before offering up solutions.

How Brandcentric Architecture is Destroying Our Sense of Place

07.13.2016

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National chains have brought a mix of outcomes in terms of job creation, quality of life, and national identity, but what are the consequences to our built environment?

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National chains have brought a mix of outcomes in terms of job creation, quality of life, and national identity, but what are the consequences to our built environment?

Calling For An End to Architecture’s Style Wars

05.31.2016

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“Architecture has a serious problem today in that people who are not alike don’t communicate,” Rem Koolhaas said, speaking at the American Institute of Architects recent convention. ‘I’m actually more interested in communicating with people I disagree with than people I agree with.”

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“Architecture has a serious problem today in that people who are not alike don’t communicate,” Rem Koolhaas said, speaking at the American Institute of Architects recent convention. ‘I’m actually more interested in communicating with people I disagree with than people I agree with.”

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