Daily Archives: December 13, 2021

Disney Used To Be a Company. A Proper Company…


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Date: December 13, 2021

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“Disney is petty. Very, very petty. One of Disney’s bluechecked, verified Twitter accounts has come out of a nearly two year hiatus to… slam an unofficial Disney fan site?! Sounds about right for current year Disney.

Yes, the Disney | ABC Photo Twitter account felt that a potshot taken at current Disney leadership by a fan blog warranted a public dressing down.”

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Would These Fake Windows Fool You?…


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Date: December 13, 2021

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“We needed some additional light in a basement bedroom, so we made some light panel windows that fade in and out like the real thing! You can make these false windows in any room using off-the-shelf items. Get Plans, Merch, and Courses at http://iliketomakestuff.com

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Why Do Architects Insist on Using Flat Roofs?…

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Date: December 13, 2021

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“It is a commonly held belief by non-architects (and even some architects) that gabled roofs are inherently better than flat ones. The argument typically goes that a gable demonstrates a ‘form follows function’ sensibility, easily shedding water and snow using geometry and gravity. So, flat roofs might leak. While that’s true, this video blows the roof off the topic by taking a finer look at some points that might change your mind. This includes Louis Sullivan’s original reason for writing the phrase “form ever follows function,” as well as the ability of flat roofs to offer outdoor public spaces, supporting green roofs, structural simplicity, wind considerations, among many others. There’s also another, competing functional/formal reason for why a low slope roof might be more prudent than a more aggressive slope, even in snowy areas like Chicago.”

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