Within and Without Architecture
The imaginative possibilities of miniature things lie not in their being shrunken versions of a larger thing. The world of the miniature opens to reveal a secret life.
— Places Journal
Sometimes you encounter a thing that is not “properly” architectural, but which yet has something profound to say about the discipline. In her latest article for Places, columnist Naomi Stead is drawn by a cartoon from The New Yorker to consider the relationships between the miniature, the... View full entry
Moravia's architectural landscape
But what most attracted me was the architectural landscape of South Moravia — its surprising profusion of castles and chateaus, built between the 12th and the 19th centuries, many of them designated by Unesco as sites of cultural significance.
— The NYT
Evan Rail visits the region of Moravia the lesser known cousin of Bohemia, in the Czech Republic. Along the way he encounters the 19th century architectural follies of the Liechtenstein family, discovers Moravia’s Baroque castles and manages to reference the philosopher... View full entry