online: 15 october 2019
modified: 13 october 2019
13 october 2019 inside and outside the
inside and outside . . . in particular, the trees in either place, the
plants in my room and the trees outside . . . both planted to improve
the situation in the room and above the lawn outside . . .
having spent a few minutes looking at the plants inside and outside my
own room, i am thinking how excellent is the collective idea of planting
trees to improve a place, both inside and outside it . . .
that is what we call landscape architecture and interior architecture .
. . inside and outside are interesting ideas too, inside of what? one
might ask . . . inside or outside a building or the indoor life and the
outside life that goes on in these spaces . . . these two thoughts imply
an improved way of living within buildings and outside them . . .
i know that plenty of architects use similar nomenclature which implies
a better living in a way that is quite magical and yet difficult to
maintain . . .
i feel quite encouraged by the way these thoughts have expanded to imply
a larger and better way to do everything . . . and that is what
architecture, industrial design, etc aim to do . . .
pausing to look around the room and through the window, i become aware
how comfortable it is compared to the outside . . . such as to make
writing and drawing and specialised speaking possible . . . as it is
often too cold or too hot or too something else outside to carry on
these everyday activities of industrial living . . .
i hope nevertheless that others will reconsider what they are doing as
architects, industrial designers, and environmentalists as well . . . we
can all take upon ourselves to become architects and designers and
planners of the whole way of life we are now living . . . and plant
trees, and other forms of life accordingly?
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