Joseph G. Brin, Architect & Writer

Beautiful End of the World

In Environment & Infrastructure on August 10, 2012 at 1:02 am

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Joseph G. Brin © 2012

You may have already had an end of the world experience – and just didn’t know it. I’m not talking about a disaster by any means. Instead, this is about a soaring, heightened sense in nature, attaining a state of grace that is rare, brief and unpredictable. What accounts for this phenomenon? Does design have the power to create something equivalent? If so, what happens when architects and designers attempt to intervene?

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