The 21st century significance of #NotreDame

Occasionally, the disparate parts of one’s life are tied up in a giant bow.  That’s happened to me this week with the inferno at Notre Dame in Paris. I’ve been thinking about symbolism within building design since my college years.  I was a medievalist, studying the allegories hidden within the architecture and art of Christian […]

“The ability of places to catalyze the imagination” – Jane’s Walks, summed up

Amidst the absurd embarrassment of riches online, I stumbled yesterday on this article on the wonderful website (if you don’t read it, you should), and the first paragraphs encapsulated for me what the global Jane’s Walk adventure is all about. See what you think: “According to research done by Jeremy Wells, a scholar in […]