Guns

The End of Architecture?

There was once a steady and dignified profession, one that combined skill and competence in technology with an artistic sensibility. Its practitioners underwent an extensive and intense training and I am almost sure that at that time, people thought it

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Guns

The End of Architecture?

There was once a steady and dignified profession, one that combined skill and competence in technology with an artistic sensibility. Its practitioners underwent an extensive and intense training and I am almost sure that at that time, people thought it

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Morality in the Box

“Do you like those ugly concrete boxes?” (add difficult horizontal expression to the eyes and lips, meaning the most supreme contempt) “Well do you?” “What could you ever see in them?” (I start to sweat a little. I don’t want

morality-in-the-box

Morality in the Box

“Do you like those ugly concrete boxes?” (add difficult horizontal expression to the eyes and lips, meaning the most supreme contempt) “Well do you?” “What could you ever see in them?” (I start to sweat a little. I don’t want

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Petronella’s Cabinet (or a miniature attempt at the semiotics of the dollhouse)

  Deep inside the cantilever of a drawer or the perfumed depth of a wicker basket I still find the remnants of someone’s childhood (not sure exactly whom) in the form of a minuscule pot lid with a minuscule welded

2d_8doll

Petronella’s Cabinet (or a miniature attempt at the semiotics of the dollhouse)

  Deep inside the cantilever of a drawer or the perfumed depth of a wicker basket I still find the remnants of someone’s childhood (not sure exactly whom) in the form of a minuscule pot lid with a minuscule welded

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On Nests

  What is architecture, a list: 1. Everything that is not the body, “The most usual purpose of building activities in animals is to make a home that will give protection. Such a home may be constructed for the building

fotografia 3 copy

On Nests

  What is architecture, a list: 1. Everything that is not the body, “The most usual purpose of building activities in animals is to make a home that will give protection. Such a home may be constructed for the building

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The Settings

Interviews are a healthier, leaner food that satisfies the same appetite people have for reality shows or other things made to reveal the life of others, their regrets, their little bits of wisdom, a version of their private lives or

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The Settings

Interviews are a healthier, leaner food that satisfies the same appetite people have for reality shows or other things made to reveal the life of others, their regrets, their little bits of wisdom, a version of their private lives or

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In Praise of Stuff

Writing a blog is a bit like hollering out at the Alps. One gets a sense that by projecting these words at the Internet what is probably coming back is the faded echo of our own voice. The thing is

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In Praise of Stuff

Writing a blog is a bit like hollering out at the Alps. One gets a sense that by projecting these words at the Internet what is probably coming back is the faded echo of our own voice. The thing is

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My Name Is

I have a paternally inherited urge to see action movies. It’s perhaps the same compeller that drove David Foster Wallace to read every sports person’s biography he could put his hands on, knowing beforehand of his inevitable disappointment at the

skyfall-lodge-explosion-scene-007-surrey-set

My Name Is

I have a paternally inherited urge to see action movies. It’s perhaps the same compeller that drove David Foster Wallace to read every sports person’s biography he could put his hands on, knowing beforehand of his inevitable disappointment at the

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Architecture Without Us #3 – The Ruin

In this lecture about architecture, Slavoj Zizek (I cannot find the character(s) to accurately spell his name), the lisping, gesticulating, Slovenian thinker, in trying to understand the depth of the statement “Less is More” (have you heard?) arrives to the

Image by Gengish at Flickr

Architecture Without Us #3 – The Ruin

In this lecture about architecture, Slavoj Zizek (I cannot find the character(s) to accurately spell his name), the lisping, gesticulating, Slovenian thinker, in trying to understand the depth of the statement “Less is More” (have you heard?) arrives to the