Strangers in Our Space

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If you don’t follow me on twitter or facebook, you don’t know that my condo has been up for sell for just a week. Therefore, strangers with their agents/realtors have been strolling through and viewing. Firstly, a photographer came in to photograph each room before the listing could go up. Typically their time is booked a 1/2 hour out, just so they can stage the place better before shooting. I knew that wouldn’t be necessary, and it wasn’t. I’m not only a minimalist clean-freak, but the 5 second rule applies to my kitchen floors at least once a week. Nothing had to be moved, other than pulling some electronic cords out of walls. Within 36 hours, boom, back-to-back foot-traffic. I’ve … Read More

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How We Live

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Architecture has always fascinated me. This alone is a broad statement. More so, the way we actually make homes out of different environments speaks volumes on our adaptability, our ingenuity, and the extreme differences in our socio-economic status. These homes are in drastically different places.   I read a thorough piece in Vanity Fair magazine this past weekend on the most expensive, seclusive neighborhood in the world, One Hyde Park in London. I’m talking elevators, bullet proof-sound proof everything, finger scanning entrances, underground private car entrances which take you right up to your front door, etc… Only a handful of the apartments are listed under human dwellers; they’re mainly owned by companies, LLCs and the like, almost like a real … Read More

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