February 24, 2011

The RTA’s Sydney (Formerly “Clover Moore’s Sydney”)

NOTE: I changed the title of this post, in response to a very good suggestion made in the comments section below. All will become clear. I spent Thursday and Friday "test riding" Sydney. I'm still waiting […]
February 22, 2011

Vertically Intergrated Business Models

The building industry, and bicycle industry, have gone way way down the path of horizontal integration. First buildings. A construction management company engages an architect and says, ‘we’re using "X" type windows, "Y" type wall panels, […]
February 21, 2011

Architect designed furniture from bicycle tubes

I knew this idea would not go away, so I left it idling in my subconscious. That is, until now. The idea is that and Charlotte Perriand’s and Le Corbusier’s furniture pieces do look very bicycle-like. […]
February 20, 2011

Don’t let me burst your balloon (tires).

Famed though I may be, as one with a talent for analyzing matters of an artistic or cultural manner, there are times when even a humanities snob like myself must deign to speak in empirical terms. […]
February 19, 2011

Introducing Bicycletects Atelier Bow-Wow

Atelier Bow-wow is a husband and wife team of oh so Japanese Architects. When asked if they could create what they call "pet-architecture" (a type they defined in their book of that title using photos of […]