Some good architecture reads for spring

Let's face it. You can't really lug a serious book about architecture to the beach, or even on the bus. Typically they are either hefty, hardback tomes, made even heavier by glossy, full-color pages of photography of the work being discussed, or they can venture into dry, academic treatises that often aren't really fun to… Continue reading Some good architecture reads for spring

King Tut-mania lives on in San Francisco

The King Tut exhibit at the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park is not the only place in San Francisco you will find a penchant for all things Egyptian. The influence of that discovery in 1922 of the Egyptian boy pharaoh's tomb lives on today in many Art Deco buildings that have survived since the 1920s. Some fine examples can be found… Continue reading King Tut-mania lives on in San Francisco