It’s funny but not-at-all-funny at the same time. Casino owner Steve Wynn was doing a presentation on his very famous Picasso painting, “Le RÃªve,” before it was auctioned and got a little carried away. The painting was expected to fetch around $140 million. But Steve has a eye disease affecting his peripheral vision, and was a little closer to the painting than he thought.
One of the chapters in Christpher Alexander’s “A Pattern Language” is “Zen View.” A simple explanation of it is, if you have a beautiful view available to you wall most of it off. Then leave a narrow window or cut-through so that as you walk by you catch a fleeting glance of it. The idea […]