Warmth For Winter

European airports and other public spaces have a distinctive feature not found in warmer climes. They are built to warm you up. An obvious thing to do, but in hotter places this is precisely what you don’t want. Architects and designers would be well aware of this (hopefully), but it something you don’t notice until […]

Literal Interpretation

In a triumph of let’s-take-the-first-idea-in-our-head-and-go-with-it, The Kansas City Library in Kansas City, Missouri pulled off what I’m sure many a young reader would love to do. The library has been around sine 1873 while the Community Bookshelf, as the facade is know, was built in 2004. The library’s trustees selected the 22 represented books after […]