How a Daily Sketch Improves Architecture

How a Daily Sketch Improves Architecture

25 October, 2018 by Michael J Crosbie This article was originally published on Common Edge as “How the Quick Daily Drawing Puts Humanity Back Into Architecture.” Architect Frank Harmon has a discipline: he tries to do a freehand drawing every day. He...
Michael J. Crosbie’s Essay on Native Places

Michael J. Crosbie’s Essay on Native Places

How the Quick Daily Drawing Puts Humanity Back into Architecture   Architect Frank Harmon has a discipline: he tries to do a freehand drawing every day. He doesn’t spend much time on them. About five minutes. These short spurts of depiction have the effect of catching...
Native Places Newsletter: Edmund Pettus Bridge

Native Places Newsletter: Edmund Pettus Bridge

Edmund Pettus Bridge A sea of blue Bridges live in our imagination long before we cross them. As children we shuddered at trolls and sang of “London Bridge falling Down.” As adults we were awed by the Golden Gate Bridge and sang “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon...