mini-archiving the old world order: venice’s architecture biennale

Israel is next to the United States of America, which is next to an ice-cream stand. The United Arab Emirates squeezes between Argentina and South Africa. Chile is a pink-walled living room belonging to pensioner Silvia Gutiérrez. China sprawls beyond

mini-archiving the old world order: venice’s architecture biennale

Israel is next to the United States of America, which is next to an ice-cream stand. The United Arab Emirates squeezes between Argentina and South Africa. Chile is a pink-walled living room belonging to pensioner Silvia Gutiérrez. China sprawls beyond

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the drawing of the war of streets and houses

One can talk or write about architecture, but sometimes it is just easier to draw it. I’m not very good at drawing. I’m much better with words. But I still draw, because there are things that need to be pictured

the drawing of the war of streets and houses

One can talk or write about architecture, but sometimes it is just easier to draw it. I’m not very good at drawing. I’m much better with words. But I still draw, because there are things that need to be pictured

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ghosts on a train

Spoiler warning: this essay contains spoilers for trains, Snowpiercer, capitalism, and this essay. Standing on the platform, the passenger idly turns over the ticket clutched in a dirty, callused hand. On the reverse is the fine print. It reads: We

ghosts on a train

Spoiler warning: this essay contains spoilers for trains, Snowpiercer, capitalism, and this essay. Standing on the platform, the passenger idly turns over the ticket clutched in a dirty, callused hand. On the reverse is the fine print. It reads: We

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the insurgent artist fails to escape capitalism

Here’s how capitalism works, from the perspective of one insurgent artist. You are constantly surrounded by it. On the road, traveling to your destination, there is nothing but fast food and refueling stations, selling the same handful of molecules recombined

the insurgent artist fails to escape capitalism

Here’s how capitalism works, from the perspective of one insurgent artist. You are constantly surrounded by it. On the road, traveling to your destination, there is nothing but fast food and refueling stations, selling the same handful of molecules recombined

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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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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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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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