>>>The Devil's Dictionary - Architect

The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

ARCHITECT, n. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft

of your money.

Apr 19, 18 12:38 pm

marketecture n. 1. The architecture of spec houses. 2. A style of architecture concerned solely with maximizing the sale price of speculatively developed real estate. 3. A house with the maximum number of bedrooms with en-suite baths, a swimming pool, show kitchen, security system, faux classical detailing, etc., applied in a manner to give the appearance of scale and opulence at the least possible expense. See featuritis.

The Hamptons Dictionary by Miles Jaffe

Apr 19, 18 1:38 pm

In other words, what everybody but the architect himself wants.


Apr 21, 18 6:24 am

HOUSE, n. A hollow edifice erected for the habitation of man, rat, mouse, beetle, cockroach, fly, mosquito, flea, bacillus and microbe. The Devil's Dictionary - Ambrose Bierce

Apr 26, 18 5:32 am
Kos Scarpa Kos

>>>architect >>>devil

May 1, 18 5:08 am

This was the model for my book. Bierce was brilliant.

>>>intriguing and provocative work, Miles >>>what architecture needs now, it seems, more than the rhetoric of the mega-projects, is an unconventional thinking...

May 12, 18 6:11 am

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