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I miss the view from my parents’ rooftop.

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My friends and business partners have been egging me on to update my portfolio and website, and today Samsam reminded me that I owe my copywriter Hala a bio outline.

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Why I Dislike Architects *

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Renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas spoke this evening in Beirut about issues affecting not only the contemporary architect, but just about anyone who’s ever lived in a building.

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Notes on Composition

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This lecture introduces visual composition by drawing examples from several influential photographers past and present. I explain that the rules of composition are only called that for want of a better phrase, and am the first to insist that there are no rules — merely rules of thumb, a loose set of principles to fall back on, or better to engage with and challenge.

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