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Architecture is not a reverie, emphasizes blogger Mile High Pixie. A beautiful construction may begin in a dream, but the steps to realize that imagination are painstaking, time-consuming, frustrating. This site destroys the notion that buildings are bippity-boppity-boo'd into existence. Rather, it concentrates on the gritty malaise that can sink in after years in the profession of architecture. The honesty of perspective makes this a must-read page, one that will lend you real appreciation.
Super Colossal cannot be articulately described with mere words; the pictures and ambiance you experience when visiting the site are far more informative. Suffice it to say that a pair of antipodeans, one from Australia and the other from New Zealand, collaborate to find beautifully bizarre, hipster-friendly examples of pop architecture chic for the 2010s. And, naturally, the blog doesn't limit itself to buildings exclusively. David Foster Wallace and comic books also contribute to the kaleidoscopic vibe.
Despite the oily dairy of its title, Butterpaper's status as the foremost blog to cover Australian architecture is a fact that doesn't slip easily. Architect and web designer Peter launched the page ten years ago in an effort to organize his favorite websites. Butterpaper has grown to become an important arena for the web-based discussion of urbanism and architectural conversation as they take place in Australasia. The blog leaves the island-continent to refreshingly discuss New Orleans, modernism, and other hot-buzzer topics.
The Rose City's latest in contemporary, alluring design is highlighted here. Sustainability-minded urban planning is a primary focus in nearly every post.
Detroit's under-publicized architectural glories are made known to masses here. Readers who struggle to find Motor City marvels will find a trove of them on this page.