Apple Store

a: An apple store ~
b: A Frank LLoyd Wright house

What: Both are very well thought out and pleasing to look at. I was at the Apple store in Palo Alto and noticed that nothing was overlooked. The uniforms and the names tags worn by the workers had all been included in the design of the whole building. Likewise with Frank Lloyd Wright creations: He designed the house, the interior, the furniture the dinner table, the dinner table chairs, the place settings, the silverware and the dress the dinner hostess was to wear. I'm not sure if these designers are great systematic thinkers or control freaks, but what they have created is surely nice to look at. Living in that environment is a different matter.

Writer: mattyflynn
Date: May 1 2010 9:59 AM


a: The temple of karnak at luxor ~
b: a forest of bulbous tree

What: The temple of Karnak at Luxor is like a forest of bulbous tree" the link......

Writer: Esfahan
Date: Nov 5 2010 12:24 AM

Buildings are like chewed food?

a: Looking at Works of other architects ~
b: eating chewed food

What: "Looking at Works of other architects is like eating chewed food, or digested food, we should pick from the wild our oun fresh ingredients and try not to overcook and over chew."

Writer: Ammar khammash
Date: Jul 18 2011 2:40 AM

St Louis As Boring Baltimore

a: St louis ~
b: Baltimore but much less interesting

What: "St Louis is like Baltimore but much less interesting. It is also somewhat slower-paced than Baltimore, although as others have said Baltimore isn't terribly fast either. Actually I'd say that a good way to describe Baltimore is that it has St Louis's culture/vibe combined with Philadelphia's physical architecture."

Writer: NYMTman
Date: Jun 2 2012 11:07 AM

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