Author Archives: Dane

Localogy: A Waimean Weekend

This last weekend we found ourselves in the Hawaiian version of the American west: Waimea. A town in the crest of a valley of rocky cloud kissed hills and lush rolling grasses, where stop signs read “whoa.”. Needless to say its … Continue reading

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Localogy: Synesthesia For Beginners

The big island of Hawai’i at 4,023 square miles is only slightly larger by area than Maryland, and Rhode Island. However, it’s also only about 20% populated. Once containing the largest pineapple plantations in the world as well as the … Continue reading

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Localogy: The Great Wall of Hilo

Ironically, this is my first entry even though I’ve lived on the Big Island of Hawai’i for over a year. Hilo is a strange place, it’s somewhere between a city and a village. All around the city there are artifacts, … Continue reading

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Localogy: An Architect’s Perspective

[‘Weiss/Manfredi concept is the best of four options’: a response] by Matt Teismann On January 26th the architecture critic for the Plain Dealer wrote a piece about the Kent State Architecture Building Competition. I, as a practicing architect, would like … Continue reading

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THE JOURNEY BEGINS!

  Motuv is proud to announce the beginning of a new endeavor in the vein of localogy and the exploration of placemaking. Amanda Lee and Katie Carlson will be heading out across the country on a tour of the myraid … Continue reading

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