From the monthly archives:
I have a rich friend. Just one really. Whenever I ride in his car, I love the sound the doors make when they close. Unlike the tinny “clank” when the doors of my elegantly rusty SUV slam, his doors have a deep, reassuring, “clomp” sound. Inside, you are cocooned, secure, padded, and hermetically sealed.
More and more often, our buildings are “sealed” like my friend’s car and that isn’t necessarily a good thing. Modern building techniques and materials have given us an almost airtight envi ...
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