Faded Dreams at Arcosanti
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Faded Dreams at Arcosanti

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Recently, I set off on a southwest road trip, and in later posts you'll read about my impressions of Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam Bypass. Here though, I'd like to share some photos I took of Arcosanti - that fabled gem in the dusty desert north of Scottsdale, Arizona.
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"Beat-to-Hell Modernism"

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We’ve had a lot of media coverage over the years, and you never quite know what a writer will glean from an interview. So, we had to chuckle when we saw the David Barrett quote Yellowscene Magazine pulled for their feature on Contemporary Colorado, “It’s beat-to-hell sophistication that balances, warms and brings a handmade quality to these splendid, dynamic homes.”
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Moral Obligation or Economic Stimulation?

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As World Architecture News recently reported, the Aceh Tsunami Museum recently opened in Indonesia, which was ravaged by the Tsunami and its aftermath in 2004, causing over 160,000 deaths.
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The Concept of Enough: wee ski Chalet

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As David Wann opines in his article, "Redefining Enough", our culture seems to be in a precipitous freefall toward an overaccumulation obsession paired with a paucity of true fulfillment.