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 http://www.nextcity.org (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 […]