This is a story of constructing a monumental blanket. Blankets, as we know, are soft, submissive and tolerant. They are inviting to use and easy to put away. The monumental, by contrast, suggests a stern grandiosity - something heroic to build and equally heroic to remove. Here is the set up: in which the relaxed quality of interior comforts are thrown against the rigorous logic of an architectural surface. After that, as is often said, one thing leads to another.
Mira Henry is the principal of Henry Architecture (HA) and the co-principal of the collaborative project Current Interests. Henry holds a Bachelor's in Art History from the University of Chicago and a Master's of Architecture from UCLA. She is the recipient of the Henry Adams AIA Award and Archiprix International Gold Medal. Henry lives in Los Angeles and is design faculty at SCI-Arc. Prior to teaching, Henry worked as a project architect for Office dA and Monica Ponce de Leon Studio in New York.
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