Thoughts and ideas of what makes good architecture for our community will appear here from time to time. This is new to me and should be fun.

A Sunny Place

The area immediately outside the building, to the south, that angle between its walls and the earth where the sun falls, must be developed and made into a place which lets people bask in it.

Inside a south-facing court, or garden, or yard, find the spot between the building and the outdoors which gets the best sun. Develop this spot as a special sunny place. Make it the important outdoor room, a place to work in the sun, or a place for a swing and some special plants, a place to sunbathe. Be very careful indeed to place the sunny place in a position where it is sheltered from the wind. A steady wind will prevent you from using the most beautiful place.

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