ISSUE #2: hawai’i, edited by nj stallard

We’re excited to present the second guest-edited issue! This one is from NJ Stallard—Dubai-based writer/DJ and editor of Brownbook Magazine. (Cop her Eritrean cassette tapes TRANSMISSION here). This time, we’re looking at Hawai’i—not the physical, historicised place so much as

ISSUE #2: hawai’i, edited by nj stallard

We’re excited to present the second guest-edited issue! This one is from NJ Stallard—Dubai-based writer/DJ and editor of Brownbook Magazine. (Cop her Eritrean cassette tapes TRANSMISSION here). This time, we’re looking at Hawai’i—not the physical, historicised place so much as

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impermanence architecture: the hexayurt

If the tent is the lowest common denominator of temporary architecture, and the geodesic dome is the highest, the hexayurt feels somewhere in the middle. Inspired by the tensegrity of the dome but using concepts as simple as the tent,

impermanence architecture: the hexayurt

If the tent is the lowest common denominator of temporary architecture, and the geodesic dome is the highest, the hexayurt feels somewhere in the middle. Inspired by the tensegrity of the dome but using concepts as simple as the tent,

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last words from montmartre

Letter #15 I only neglected you so badly because you were my strictest teacher. Yesterday I returned to Clichy. Every object that passes through one’s hands holds a story. I fondled with awe the complete set of habits and governing

last words from montmartre

Letter #15 I only neglected you so badly because you were my strictest teacher. Yesterday I returned to Clichy. Every object that passes through one’s hands holds a story. I fondled with awe the complete set of habits and governing

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impermanent architecture: the geodesic dome

The geodesic dome is a structure that maintains its shape through a combination of tension and compression forces, using idealized segments of large circles overlapping each other. While once hailed as the construction method of the future, the dome has

impermanent architecture: the geodesic dome

The geodesic dome is a structure that maintains its shape through a combination of tension and compression forces, using idealized segments of large circles overlapping each other. While once hailed as the construction method of the future, the dome has

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the search for a kurdish alphabet

Meet Yekgirtú: a program that just might be the future of the Kurdish language. Developed by Dilan Rostan at the Kurdish Academy of Language, it attempts to cleanse Kurdish of Arab, Semitic, Turkic, Persian, and Russian words, all while promoting

the search for a kurdish alphabet

Meet Yekgirtú: a program that just might be the future of the Kurdish language. Developed by Dilan Rostan at the Kurdish Academy of Language, it attempts to cleanse Kurdish of Arab, Semitic, Turkic, Persian, and Russian words, all while promoting

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decomposure: on the aesthetics of aftermath

The narrow passage had been the daunting cockroach, and I had slipped with disgust through that body of scales and ooze. And I had ended up, all impure myself, embarking, through it, upon my past, which was my continuous present

decomposure: on the aesthetics of aftermath

The narrow passage had been the daunting cockroach, and I had slipped with disgust through that body of scales and ooze. And I had ended up, all impure myself, embarking, through it, upon my past, which was my continuous present

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impermanent architecture: the tent

Forms of human habitation take nearly as many forms as human culture, and vary in a similar fashion. Habitation differs depending on unique local conditions, traditions, and aesthetics. What unites them is a common function—they shelter human beings from the

impermanent architecture: the tent

Forms of human habitation take nearly as many forms as human culture, and vary in a similar fashion. Habitation differs depending on unique local conditions, traditions, and aesthetics. What unites them is a common function—they shelter human beings from the

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