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Sunday, January 18, 2009

10th Anniversary

A Weekly Dose of Architecture is ten years old today. On January 18, 1999 I posted a feature on Louis I. Kahn's Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, the first of many weekly "doses." Tomorrow I revisit Fort Worth with a weekly dose on Renzo Piano's expansion plans released to the public late last year. In this case, what goes around comes around.

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Apart from some redesigns of the page layout (above), the focus and size of the web site has remained constant, mainly featuring buildings of architectural note in a manageable size. These doses, as I chose to call them, attempt to locate and discuss the ideas embedded within architectural works. Hopefully over the last ten years the quality of writing and insight has increased, something hard for me to objectively say. Regardless, my weekly page is still enjoyable and manageable for me, so it continues past the ten year mark. If it lasts another ten years is another thing, something only time will tell.

8 comments:

  1. happy birthday! John...

    Alejandro

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  2. Wow! Congratulations for your amazing contribution... a decade!
    That is worth a celebration!
    Kampai!

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  3. This is a great blog, well done! You've been an inspiration to all the architectural blogging guys around the world, don't ever forget it ;)

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  4. Estas son las mañanitas/ que cantaba el rey David,/ hoy opr ser día de tu santo te las cantamos a tí.

    Congtaulations from México.

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  5. I have been reading these every week for some time now, and I just wanted to say thank you.

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