A collection of random thoughts, kudos and useful resources for home and business owners looking to do architectural work -additions, renovations or new construction- to their home or small business.

Entries in good design (2)


all the grace of the window is in the outline of its light




architectural maxims on composition and good design

proportions of buildings (excerpt from Architectural Maxims by Thomas L. Donaldson) XXI. Can it be supposed by any, who have thought on the subject, that beauty of form or gracefulness of proportion, even in a moulding, depends upon chance ? Some law, known or unknown, rules each.

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