more buildings that look like other things

Posted on Dec 12, 2010 in architecture, buildings, milwaukee | No Comments

Milwaukee is full of weird and awesome things: the half-buried car on Humboldt, the Calatrava wing of the art museum, the spy themed Safehouse bar downtown, the Alterra coffeeshop in the old lakefront pumping station, my parents… Certainly not to be overlooked is the Edmund B. Gustorf House, typically and more simply called, the Boat ...

new bridge

Posted on Nov 20, 2010 in architecture, milwaukee, transportation, urbanism | 3 Comments

I am not Amish. Nor am I farmer. My opportunities for a good old-fashioned barn raising are slim but I would like to participate in one at some point in my life. Studying architecture has perhaps brought me a little bit closer, but the imaginary future barn I am likely to create might turn out ...