Architecture

What to do until the TED DVD arrives…

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I don’t know about you, but my mind is simply abuzz with the sights, sounds, emotions, and ideas I encountered at TED 2006.  I can’t wait for the TED DVD to arrive so that I can go back and listen to the words of Sir Ken Robinson, hear the music of Thomas Dolby, and soak in the… ahem, insights, of Charles Fleischer.

Until then, Google will have to do.

For example, Joshua Prince-Ramus did a marvellous job of showing us a design process which capitalized on very real contraints in order to create the stunning Seattle Public Library.  When was the last time you heard an architect say that focusing on capital and operational budgets provided a springboard to innovation?  Until I see his talk again on the TED DVD, this BusinessWeek interview with Prince-Ramus which I Googled is just enough to keep my brain from going hungry.