Home is Where the Hearth is III – Return

Departure | Displacement | Restoration SEPARATION | INITIATION | RETURN One of the regularly cited problems with modern cities is the constant feeling of displacement that can occur in the repetitive landscape of supermarkets, airports or office blocks. A restoration for this is often found in cultural movements and architectural developments that adjust a population’s… Read More Home is Where the Hearth is III – Return

Home is Where the Hearth is II – Displacement

Departure | Displacement | Restoration SEPARATION | INITIATION | RETURN Displacement from home is an uncomfortable feeling. It breeds suspicion and a feeling of nervousness, and rightly so. If, as previously discussed, home is a refuge, then displacement from home must create an opposing effect. During displacement there is a chaotic element. People find it… Read More Home is Where the Hearth is II – Displacement

Broadening The Mind – Flying machines and art

In Ancient Greek literature sudden and vast travel occurred regularly. As the nomadic and expansive ideas of the writers of that era sought to understand their world through travel they often created mystical methods of transcontinental journeying. Great waves tore Odysseus and his crew from his homeland, and the wings that Daedalus built helped him… Read More Broadening The Mind – Flying machines and art