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Hey, you guys and the powers that be let the big kids take over the sandbox. Whenever that happens, sooner or later it's going to get dominated by shoptalk.
Yes, but now we're talking zoning and discretionary permits. If you want to see the exemplar of bullshit reactionary zoning, come to San Francisco. But what's the connection to certifying architects?
Personally I think the pre- Daytona Cosmographs are the best looking versions, and their price restricts them in my mind to the advanced collector. When most folks think Rolex, they think of the Sub. And while the Sub has become sort of a meme, the classics like the 5512, 5513, and 1680 distinguish themselves. One of these with a strap can be worn virtually anywhere with anything. They are light and discreet yet sturdy, the acrylic crystal gives it a unique look, and the...
As noted previously, San Francisco is finally getting starchitecture. First Jeanne Gang, now Lord Foster: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/place/article/S-F-s-proposed-First-Street-tower-needs-to-go-on-5647917.php#photo-6629968
Perhaps I'm totally ignorant of something, but design aspects notwithstanding, how much more difficult can it be to manufacture movements if you're going to make such elaborate casework and modifications to stock movements? Especially now, with distributed fabrication technologies?
When you set it, did you move the hands counterclockwise?
Hmm. Recognized design, from original manufacturer, range of finishes available, $2500.
I bet you could still get a Gawker payday, such as it is.
Perhaps I'm totally ignorant of something, but design aspects notwithstanding, how much more difficult can it be to manufacture movements if you're going to make such elaborate casework and modifications to stock movements? Especially now, with distributed fabrication technologies?
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