Having Less, Living More

Some twenty years ago, as a young student, I was on the exploring side. I packed and traveled the World on my own. I spent a month in India. I learned about the culture substantially different. What was really strange to me, back in those days, that I saw so much poverty in the cities, …

Great Buildings – Inspired by Romans

Cass Gilbert was inspired by Roman design and architecture when he designed US Supreme Court building. Did you know that in ancient Rome lawyers were not paid for their services? They were upper-class patricians who studied rhetoric and then argued cases in order to gain a reputation, advance themselves politically and perform a public service. …