Scientist/Artist: Experimenting, Reflecting, Creating
A scientist trains his eye on art.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Consequences of Exurban Sprawl
The last couple of days have been harrowing for the people who live in "tornado alley." Pr...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Tornadoes: is it climate change or how we build?
The horror of yesterday's tornadoes south Oklahoma City is undeniable. It's hard to imagine ...
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Many landscapes: report from the bicycle seat
Winter has been so long and the spring so hesitant. Finally the weather seemed warmish so I got on t...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
White noise and the built environment.
Last summer I took my BAC students for a walk around my neighborhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts. St...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Perfection and the Platonic "ideal" in art and science
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is featuring an exhibit of drawings by Michelangelo. The drawings ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
"Biomimicry" and the built environment: a Renaissance perspective
I was delighted by the temporary exhibit at the Boston Museum of fine arts that features drawings of...
Monday, May 13, 2013
The asynchronous landscape
This morning I was looking at a plastic container full of fresh strawberries. I imagined the strawbe...
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