As a philosophical architectural and heritage practitioner I am starting this blog to share information regarding events and concerns involving the built environment, but will probably be more partial to its poetic qualities than its quantitative value.
raymond smith, architectural and heritage practitioner
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Veldhuis cranked-roof ridging detail (2015)

God is in the detail

Veldhuis cranked-roof ridging detail (2015)' 'God is in the detail' by Raymond Smith, February 2022 A well-known axiom, quoted by both Friedrich Nietzsche – a 19th century German philosopher who had a profound influence on modern intellectual history – and the German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the last director of the prestigious Bauhaus School of Art, Design and Architecture in the 1930's and who is regarded as one of the pioneers