Category Archives: Narrative

Starlit Ruminations on the Eve of a New American Year: A Tale of Tapestries

Starlit Ruminations on the Eve of a New American Year: A Tale of Tapestries Dusk draws near. Daylight fades from the Western sky, becoming indistinguishable from the city lights reflecting off of the tapestry of clouds. Music and cheers emanate … Continue reading

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Lessons from Jane Goodall

This spring I had the opportunity to see Jane Goodall speak In Denver. She was full of energy and insights and watching her presentation and presence on stage, you could not believe she was about to turn 79. She had … Continue reading

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Non-Linear Graphic Narratives

For several years I have been interested in non-linear narratives and their application to architectural process, design and experience. While on a recent trip to Utah, I began to contemplate the disconnect between the way we experience and remember events … Continue reading

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Walk the City Blindfolded

Ruminating over old notes, projects, travels and the like I happily remembered an exercise, or field trip, I participated in while studying in Copenhagen. As often occurred, the class time for my urban design theory class was devoted to a … Continue reading

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Multidisciplinary Collaborations

The Spaces of History/History of Spaces conference scheduled for April 30, 2010 at University of California at Berkeley looks fascinating. Beginning with the framework of collaborative efforts to understand historical processes through space and the built environment and the writings … Continue reading

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CCTV Sci-Fi Fairytale

Austrian artist Manu Luksch recently completed and is now showing the movie Faceless, comprised entirely of CCTV footage from London. The UK Data Protection Act gives individuals the right to access personal data held in computer filing systems, including CCTV … Continue reading

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Fictional Truths

In the same storytelling vein of yesterday’s post, I have been reminded of the idea that fiction can be effectively used to illuminate truth. While reading some of Hunter S. Thompson’s writings, particularly reflections on his infamous style called Gonzo … Continue reading

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