Category Archives: Rumination

James Marston Fitch and the Nature of Habitation

Whether inside a humble igloo or the international space station, humanity cannot long survive without an appropriate means of shelter. How well a shelter performs its protective function is obviously a critical consideration in environmental extremes. Yet over longer durations of occupancy, the emotional well-being of a structure’s inhabitants come into play. After all, humanity is not simply one massive ant colony – aesthetics matter, even mark us as human. Architect James Marston Fitch (1909-2000) … Continue Reading ››