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Author: Gordon S Grice

Writing About the Built Environment

A lot of people believe that architects can’t write: the general public, architects themselves and, obviously, architectural editors who rely on architects for raw copy. We have to assume that the editors are the geniuses and not the writers, since there must be so much work involved in making architectural writing readable.
The Right Angle Journal will be offering a “Releasing Your Inner Writer” seminar at the OAA Annual Conference in Quebec City, on May 22, in Quebec City.

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Latest Issue of The Journal: Spring 2019


Vol. 2, No. 2 – HOME
We explore the meaning of home. It’s a powerful word, but one with a surprisingly pliable meaning.

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Next in The Journal

Vol. 2, No. 3 – SUMMER 2019
COLOUR
For centuries, architecture and urban design have been characterized by austere colour schemes
(Anything else would have been tawdry)
Has this epoch finally come to an end?

Vol. 2, No. 4 – FALL 2019
DRAWING
An examination of drawing as a narrative, drawing as a record of experiences and drawing as a means of discovery

Vol. 3, No. 1 – WINTER 2019/20
AUTHENTICITY
Highlighting the changing definitions of “authenticity” as it applies to architecture

Vol. 3, No. 2 – SPRING 2020
WATER
We look at the many uses of water as a building material, a plumbing necessity, an aesthetic device, and the source of countless insurance claims.

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