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Architectural Ornament in Plant Forms


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When used as ornament in western architecture plants have generally been rendered naturalistically as if they grew on the buildings they adorned, as shown in the example below. Plants are...

Architectural Ornament in Animal and Bird Forms


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The animals commonly depicted on buildings exemplify desirable human character traits. The majestic lion, a sign of the zodiac and a symbol of the sun and its powers, was associated...

Architectural Ornament in Human Forms


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Do buildings speak to us when we pass them on the street? If so, what do they talk about, and what language do they use? Like humans, buildings talk about...

Book Review: Overlook


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Traveling by car around our country, we are likely to find signs indicating a high point offering us a wider view of the surrounding landscape. Such overlooks may enrich our...

San Mateo’s Shoreline Parks


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SHORELINE PARKS, a two-mile stretch along the San Francisco Bay is interrupted by utility towers carrying power lines across the parks’ site and the mound of a capped landfill near...

Emeryville’s Doyle Hollis Park


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Thoughtful design is not something one expects to find in the restroom buildings of public parks. Usually, one settles for adequate light and ventilation along with functional plumbing. So it...

The new Brower Center in Berkeley


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The recently completed David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley is a memorial to a major figure in this country’s environmental movement. Brower served as the first Executive Director of the...

BRIDGE Housing at 25


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BRIDGE HOUSING: EARLY HISTORY The BRIDGE Housing Corporation, a non-profit company considered by many to be the state’s foremost developer of affordable housing, has built more than 13,000 housing units...