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April 01, 2010

Living with Modern Architecture


(Photo: Gunnar Knechtel; Dwell, September 2006)

"The frequent window washing and dry mopping required to keep the room sufficiently spartan became more than she could bear. The bed suffered the consequences."



(Photo: Jon Jensen; Portland Monthly, March 2008)

"Locked out again, he cursed the architect who thought that the parallel plywood doors would “balance” the slat-window living area."


For more such trenchant analyses of the representation of modernist architecture in contemporary periodicals, consult this site.

And, Happy April Fool's Day!


Posted by sgarrett at April 1, 2010 10:43 AM

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