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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Jul 10 2010

Interview with Alain de Botton

This week in Architectural Record, I spoke with pop philosopher Alain de Botton (The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, How Proust Can Change Your Life) about his recently launched nonprofit, Living Architecture.

The organization commissions top-notch architects to build modern rental vacation homes in Britain, where the ideal getaway tends more toward the sleepy country cottage than, say, a glass and steel barn dangling over a hillside.

Jul 3 2010

Architectural Record: July Building Types Study

This month’s theme is multifamily residences. Daly Genik’s approach to affordable housing is snazzy and elegant—all without AC!

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