Metal artichokes and anthropomorphism: Open House Rundown 8/19/15

So every Wednesday is Open House Tour day. All 1,000 or so agents of the Park City  (Utah) Board of Realtors have the chance to hold their properties open for the other agents (and clients or visitors). Here are the features that caught my attention when I toured. If you’d like to come with me or receive the open house report every week, send me a quick email! Clicking on the images will bring you to the listing for as long as it’s still for sale. And for more of what I saw, visit my Flickr Open House album....more

In Conversation with Melissa Gonzalez, Pop-Up Architect Powerhouse

 In Conversation With is a series of interviews with prominent women that inspire, motivate, and intrigue me. These interviews originally appeared on SharpHeels.Pop-Up Architect Powerhouse Melissa Gonzalez ...more
jkhoey so excited about what's next in our pipeline...more

Photo: Drama

The old reflected in the new. Completed in 1905, the James R. Browning United States Courthouse reflected in the windows of the modern San Francisco Federal building, completed in 2007....more

Can You Make An Egg Stand?

In 1418, a competition was announced in Florence, Italy.  The city’s magnificent cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore, had been under construction for more than a hundred years by then.  Its original design called for a grand dome to be built.  The dome was suppose be an octagonal shape, higher and wider than any that had ever been built, with no external buttresses to keep it from spreading and falling under its own weight. For over a century, no one knew how to build it....more

New Book By The Royal Academy's Owen Hopkins Helps Reader Identify Key Architectural Styles

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Gothic and Gothic Revival, or how to distinguish between Baroque and Neoclassical?Owen Hopkins’ Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide (launched this month by Laurence King Publishing) will answer those questions for you and help you to identify key western architectural styles from many different periods of history....more

Foto Friday - Buildings and Architecture

Buildings and architecture can make for some very interesting photos, especially based on how the image is composed. In recent years, I’ve really grown to enjoy taking photos of architecture and old buildings. I like seeing them in new ways and enjoy trying to compose a shot that would be a bit different. Sometimes, I prefer even just playing with the lighting or depth of field to create an interesting image. Below are a few of my favorite buildings from my recent work.Enjoy!...more

Sky-High in London

Do you look upwards when you are a tourist? There are so many surprises on the top stories of buildings, and the rooftops!...more

Nice Structure :: Pacific Palisades Stunner

Not only is the location and view stunning, but the architecture is breathtaking. Located in dreamy Pacific Palisades this home is the perfect balance of organic, minimalist, mid-century modern and Italian. The architect Zoltan Pali of SPF:a  and interior designers from Chimera Interiors made a powerful team. The curved lines of the home paired with clean furnishings and bold art make for architecture and design heaven....more

Post Modernism

Blog DirectoryWhat I Learned About Post-Modernism-Modernism are the theories at the time that are derived from sometimes religious or philosophical backgrounds. -Post-modernism says that each idea decided by these modernists comes from their cultural backgrounds, or the time period that those people were in.-Post modernist refers to a part of a time period; post modernism refers to an era...more

NaBloPoMo ~ Mrs. Peacock, in the hall, with the candlestick

When was the first time that you realized that your home was not like other people’s homes?...more
It will be all yours and you will love every minute of it! If makes you feel any better - I ...more