Published Writings 3 - as referred to by *

(Designed in collaboration with Co-Editor Stuart Wrede and Graphic Designer Aaron Marcus)  

 PERSPECTA 12 - The Yale Architectural Journal

(put in context with PERSPECTA 11)

PERSPECTA 12 received extensive coverage, with Reviews in a variety of International professional journals; what is most interesting, are the choices of "which" aspects/features were cited, revealing an array of editorial and political agendas. As the Legacy of Robert A.M. Stern's 'Blockbuster' PERSPECTA 9/10 in 1965, implied 'bigger & better', for Stuart and myself, we both felt PERSPECTA 12 should stand in deliberate contrast with its Predecessor, PERSPECTA 11: materially, philosophically, politically, as America and Architects' roles had changed, particularly with the Vietnam War, and we believed our issue should offer a responsible critique.

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New Left Review (NLR, as it came to be known) drew on debates within Western Marxism and published work by both Walter Benjamin, and Herbert Marcuse, and the cited presentation by Ben Brewster, seen in the CONTENTS.

PERSPECTA 12, for reasons which I can only call "relevancy", or "timeliness", was extensively cited or                      reviewed in the International Professional Press.     'CLICK' on images for Caption and to review in Sequence.

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PETER BLAKE scheme
Proposed First Floor
Adapting the existing House by revising/expanding/upgrading the facilities.
Proposed Second Floor
Shown overlaid on the First Floor, proposing a 'bridge' connection in a double-height volume.
Site Failure - 2013
As the Lake rises and falls every year, a large unseen boulder was pulled away.
Overall Terrace Failure
View looking South illustrates the conundrum of "starting over".
SITE view 1
A failure resulted in a collapse at the North end of the Site
SITE  view 2
The result was the necessity of demolishing an outdated existing Structure, as may be seen from debris.
INITIAL SITE
Plan view documents the resulting Footprint.
NEW SITE
Stabilized North end shown; joint acquisition of adjacent South parcel with a neighbor, permitted relocation.
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