A series of design studios at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture focuses on Globe and Miami, two Arizona towns suffering from downturns in mining operations.
There is nothing that lets you understand a neighborhood better than working on its buildings and sites. Sadly, I have not been nearly involved as I should have been in the various neighborhoods I have lived over the last years, but a few weeks ago I had the pleasure of joining the students, faculty, staff of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, as well as several hundred other volunteers, in “painting the town” of Miami, Arizona. Although I might have painted myself as much as the building on which I worked, being up on the ladder for the better part of a day, talking with some of the volunteers, and seeing everyone around me transform the structures along Miami’s main street from drab to eye-catching was a true pleasure.
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