The streets of London are slowly being infilled by brick-faced buildings characterised by flat, austere façades and a certain self-effacement that seems to bow to its predecessors, even though its scale is often a huge step up. London might be acquiring a new vernacular. [...]
[Brick] is back in a big way. Manufacturers are running out of stock and there is a critical shortage of skilled bricklayers, leading to construction delays. — ft.com
Orhan Ayyüce penned a remembrance to his friend architect Larry Totah, titled Slow Weather of Architecture. Therein he describes "The House"...overlooking Pacific Ocean rather edgewise and build like a long drawing depicting a horizontally composed architecture. The fog, roof and the walls are more of Chumash hiring Hopi to build on their mountains for few exquisite basket full of shellfish to adorn the wedding dresses in Hopi villages like the ones a Don Juan dreamed of, a fair exchange"...
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