About Paul L. Knight
Inquiries in art, architecture, city planning, and astronomy. Learn more
- Photographing Jupiter’s Galilean Moons
- This photograph was taken with a Nikon D7000 and Nikkor 18-200mm lens; no tripods or telescopes were involved. While leaning against the side of my house, I took a series of hand-held shots. This one was the steadiest of the group; it must have been shot between heartbeats. Minimal post-processing was done in Photoshop. Galileo [...] Read more – ‘Photographing Jupiter’s Galilean Moons’.
- Classicists, Modernists, and Synthesists
- The main inference of Andrés Duany’s Heterodoxia Architectonica is that Classicists and Modernists equally contribute to one, continually evolving strain of Classicism. While I do see the benefits of this claim, at this point my experience and understanding of the subject forces me to disagree. Classicists and Modernists are diametrically opposed to one another and [...] Read more – ‘Classicists, Modernists, and Synthesists’.
- A Holiday Message From Santa: “No More Suburbs!”
- This article is another venture in holiday-themed discussions of urbanism by myself and Kevin Clark. Enjoy! *** For centuries, Santa Claus has been successfully delivering gifts on time and in budget to every good boy and girl. But today, at a meeting of the United Nations in New York, Santa made a surprising announcement: “Christmas [...] Read more – ‘A Holiday Message From Santa: “No More Suburbs!”’.