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THE GOETHEANUM, SWITZERLAND

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The Goetheanum was originally built between 1908-1925 by Rudolf Steiner. Steiner was an architect and the founder Anthroposophy, a philosophical and spiritual movement. He also founded the Waldorf Schools and was instrumental in popularizing biodynamic agriculture. On New Years Eve 1922, the original Goetheanum (pictured above), which was made of wood and concrete, was destroyed […]

ROOM FOR SUBLET IN PITTSBURGH INSTALLATION $500/500ft²

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This week I came across a curious Craigslist ad. Daniel Pillis has recreated his grandmother’s New Jersey home in an apartment in Pittsburgh, PA and he is currently looking for a subletter. I emailed Pillis a list of questions about the installation. His thoughtful answers are below. Please tell me a bit about yourself? Are you […]

THE DUNITES

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I was fascinated when I learned of a group of individuals inhabiting cabins and shacks in the sand dunes near Oceano, California, during the 1920s and 1930s. This small community was comprised of bohemians, hermits, runaways, mystics, writers, and artists, all of whom had intentionally dropped out of society to seek a simpler life, one […]