An architectural expo will grow in Dubai, including a firm from Denver

The last expo showcasing architects from around the world ran into some financial problems, but there is hope that things work out this time for Pavilion 2020 USA in Dubai. The theme is “What Moves You.” The architects involved in the expo have been announced, and at least one firm hails from Denver: Fentress Architects …

We can all dream

Sometimes you just have to see something beautiful, so I paid a visit to “Dior: From Paris to the World,” a sweeping exhibition on view at the Denver Art Museum. And beautiful it is, not just in terms of the designs by the various creative directors for the House of Dior since Christian Dior founded …

When neighborhoods felt the sting of redlining

Usually, someone goes to view an exhibition, but “Undesign the Redline,” at the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, is an exhibition you read. Believe, me: I am not complaining. On three walls, this interactive exhibition presents a sweeping view of how federal agencies and insurance underwriters began to promote segregation based on the condition of …

A season of warmth, friendship, and love — and a home to go to

Thanksgiving dinner with friends was wonderful – laughter, great food, and a wide-ranging discussion. During the course of the evening, the topics became more deep and difficult. Like homelessness. That problem is growing all over the country. But in our metro area, the growth of the homeless people  now seems particularly striking. We know the …