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Book Review: “Profoundly relevant observations about life and place”

by Joel R. Dennstedt for Readers’ Favorite®, Oct. 26, 2019 Sketching is a fine art of suggestibility and essence, and it is not properly relegated only to the physical artist. In writing, sketching is done with quick vignettes, following the same imperatives: Suggesting briefly, catching the essence, engaging the imagination. In Native Places, a most […]

NCSU College of Design Presents Frank Harmon and “Native Places”

The NC State University College of Design is inviting the general public as well as faculty, staff, and students to a special event in Burns Auditorium on Monday, September 23rd. Beginning at 6 pm, architect, author, and professor/mentor Frank Harmon, FAIA, will discuss and read from his new book Native Places: Drawing as a Way […]

A Sunday afternoon in Atlanta’s A Capella Books

For one lovely Sunday afternoon recently, A Capella Books in Atlanta’s historic Inman Park neighborhood hosted an Author Event for Frank and Native Places: Drawing as a Way to See. Owned by Frank Reiss and managed by Chris Fanning, A Capella Books was a delightful venue for Frank (Harmon!) as he shared his love of […]

Charlotte’s Park Road Books Welcomes Frank Harmon and ‘Native Places’

Park Road Books, Charlotte’s oldest continuously operated independent bookstore, will host a presentation and book-signing event with celebrated Raleigh architect/author Frank Harmon, FAIA, and his new book  Native Places: Drawing as a Way to See on Sunday, April 28, 2-4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Published by ORO Editions, Native Places: Drawing as a […]

RESIDENTIAL DESIGN: “Frank Harmon’s Native Places Blog Is Now a Book”

Frank Harmon, FAIA, has compiled his Native Places blog, which pairs essays and sketches, into a new book from ORO Editions. Harmon, who recently retired from teaching and practicing architecture, is known for his site-sensitive, regionally appropriate, and sustainable residential and public work. The 168-page book is available for order online from ORO at $24.95. READ MORE