Designers were no longer choosing between old conventional construction versus attempting to be environmentally conscious. The choice became levels of distinction. How green should the building be? LEED buildings were celebrated, and rigor was being applied to the levels of LEED.
Twenty years ago? That’s not so long. Except that someone born twenty years ago was a baby then and can now drive, serve in the military, and vote; and within a year, buy alcohol and marijuana. Although relatively unlikely with the current trends of Millennial and Gen Z homebuying, they could be buying a house, now. It was a different era, century, and millennium.
Thirty years ago someone was taking out a mortgage that they just paid off. That would be a marvel if they never refinanced considering the prime interest rate was nine […]
Forty years ago modern design looked similar on the outside but a lot was changing inside houses and buildings. In 1979, we were entering yet another new modern era by […]
Modern design has done an impressive job at remaining modern, even after 50 years. Dig into architecture magazines from 1969. There’s a refreshing amount of familiar material, and then there’s […]
“Get your hands off that!” Hands-free is one of the top features from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). For fifty years, CES has revealed the newest technologies that are […]