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Golkin Hall Project Blog

January 17, 2012
Finishes refers to the phase of completing a building project, an endeavor which the Design Team has focused on this month. Where framing always seems to go up quickly, finishes often seem to take a long time due to the... read more!
January 13, 2012
  You might say that when you step inside, you're entering a honorific space, but that's something totally different than experiencing it. And in architecture the experience comes first. That has the deepest effect on us. – Thom Mayne On Monday morning,... read more!
January 3, 2012
 If you’ve ever moved, you know that there is nothing worse than books. A box full of books can weigh more than an elephant. Schools, naturally, contain thousands upon thousands of books: hundreds of elephants worth of books. What students see in the... read more!
December 12, 2011
 Most mornings, I walk into the law school through the Chestnut Street entrance and head through the Haaga Lounge to get to my office in Silverman Hall. One of my favorite views on this walk is that of the Goat, perched... read more!
November 30, 2011
 In classic films, the leading actress or actor knows how to make an entry. In these movies, the director often calls upon the architecture of stairs, doors, thresholds or balconies to stage and frame this cinematic moment of great suspense... read more!