Follow the Sun

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While I enjoy seeing blog posts around the web themed with “white winter”, like for example this one, my winter here in Baja California Sur, Mexico, is very colorful.  The weather is just perfect, we have 27ºC (80F), and sunny.  … Continue reading

Making Porcelain Origami

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Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, is one of my favorite Japanese traditions (along with the tea ceremony).  It started in the 17th century AD at the latest and was popularized outside of Japan in the mid-1900s. The … Continue reading

Oscar Niemeyer ’s Brasilia

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When one thinks of Brazil, one generally thinks of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, the Carnival, the beautiful beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana, capirinhas and soft rhythms of bossa nova.  Yet, Brazil also brings images of beautiful architecture, and one … Continue reading

Urban Geometry by Jared Lim

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​We blogged about geometry in urban architecture in one of our previous posts; actually, it was more about the architecture of density, where Michael Wolf, fascinated by China’s complex urban dynamics, presents his view on living in Asia. This time, ​​Jared Lim caught … Continue reading