October 11, 2012

Spaces that transcend mere buildings and become a thing of art. These artists focus their talents on designing many of the spaces often taken for granted. In Bluff, Utah Hank Louis is building houses with running water for those disadvantaged near the Navajo reservation. Knowing what’s important is key to Coleman Coker, a designer who didn’t receive his degree in architecture, but knows that you must understand what you’re doing. Knowing and questioning is something Peter Eisenman likes to do, feeling as though architecture opens the world through questions. Steve Badanes knows that people spend most of their time in architecture and that this has the power to shape their lives. Through aesthetic choices and details, people can be impacted, one of the reasons Jean Jacque Brisson wants to tell stories through details.

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