Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, NS)
The early 21st century is the era of the celebrity architect, whose acolytes are frequently persuaded to build projects like Daniel Libeskind’s $270 million “crystal” (2007), incongruously wedded to the majestic neo-Romanesque Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.
Andrew R. Cobb did not follow this path, first blazed by Frank Lloyd Wright and celebrated by Ayn Rand in her bestselling 1943 novel The Fountainhead. Instead, Cobb served his clients’ need for attractive, practical and livable buildings.
The Atlantic Monthly
…the comic tracks Rand Paul’s life as a young conservative in Texas being his own man. As a schoolboy, he passes out flyers for his father’s run for Texas’ 22nd congressional district. He spreads the word about dad’s Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, as kids do. During one family dinner—as Rand Paul summarizes the tenets of Objectivism—the ghostly visage of Ayn Rand hovers over the Rand family dining table.