precedent analysis: GREAT HOUSES

How do we approach the future without at least trying to understand some of the past? I guess it’s nice to imagine that every idea we have is original and truly our own, but let’s be honest – there have been a whole lot of smart people before us. Forget the smart people; there have been a whole lot of PEOPLE before us. And all of those people have had to live in houses, work in offices, and worship in reverent spaces too. For thousands of years people have used creative problem solving to come up with solutions to their daily needs. As I press forward with addressing how to serve some daily needs in my residential designs, I first looked back at what some SMART people have done in the past.

Shown here are two presentation boards that ANALYZE PRECEDENTS set before us by great designers of the past. I have a lot to learn…




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