A Place Of My Own: The Education Of An Amateur Builder
Edition language: English
, Food And Drink
I won't tired you, Dear Reader, by lamenting that this website lacks the ability to grant half-stars in it's reviews. Suffice it to say that were that to exist, the rating of this book might edge slightly higher. But this is lusting for the impossible, to dream of unicorns when all you have is corn....
Michael Pollan decides to build himself a working space on his land. He consults and architect and decides to assist with most of the work, while finding satisfaction in the job he also analyses the task and the different facets, from the architects vision to the reality of the tasks he and his carp...
The book is the report of an inquiry in the province of architecture, and how to architect; To show if it roots in the nature of man, or is a result of his needs. Is it all about the material and body, or it is about mind and soul too? The book worth reading though is a little fargoing.
Review first published on my blog: http://memoriesfrombooks.blogspot.com/2012/01/place-of-my-own.htmlA Place of My Own is a book by Michael Pollan that came before he took on the food industry in The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food. A Place of My Own deals with a completely different topic...
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