Sunday, August 22, 2010


People, today I trod from taking my baby steps co-docenting at The Farnsworth House onto becoming an actual Docent. And, I even got my very own Tee in grey with the Farnsworth House sketch on it.

Over this spring, a good four tours of co-docenting later, I was all by myself; walking the visitors to the house, touring and answering the curious minds.

This beautiful minimalist Miesian wonder attracts visitors from all over the world.

Personally, I find peace here. I feel connected to this place; which is one of the reason I decided to become a docent at The Farnsworth House. And, the other reason, has to be the fact that I am an Architect myself.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Shoe Fetish: melissa + ZAHA HADID

What more could I ask for when it comes to all thing architecture & gratifying my shoe fetish- perhaps a shoe that fits, and is designed by an architect.

And viola... there it was like a wish come true: Limited edition shoes designed by Zaha Hadid for Melissa Shoes on sale at Gilt Groupe, Woah, I had to grab them before somebody else did.

Well designed, ergonomic, smartly asymetrical; they come with pleasantly infused aroma; first of its kind in my collection. I am impressed.

Concept as expressed on Zaha's website:
The design engages with the fluid organic contours of the body. The shoes asymmetric quality conveys an inherent sense of movement to the design, evoking continuous transformation
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Now I own my very own piece of Zaha