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Reflexionen aus der Diaspora

Category: theory

AN OPEN INVARIANT

#architecture #protagonists

 

Writing on architecture is not like history or poetry.1 For this book does not show of what architecture is composed, but treats of the origin of the building art, how it was fostered, and how it made progress, step by step, until it rea…

XENOTHEKA

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The builders of the library were great masters.1

One day he rose from his arm chair, and went to his library in search of a book.2 At the foot of the stairway there was a cell, and then a library, and then a sort of cabinet, or private study, …

Texting Architects

texting architects

TEXTING ARCHITECTS

How do we learn in the digital? How do we deal with the abundance of data? How do we experience spectrums and not be seduced by explicit singular definitions? Does playing with information help?

Lets take architectural d…

A Play of Books

A Play of Books

Computational Object in a World of Data

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PROLOGUE IMAGE, MAP, MAPPING

DRAMA FIGURES, FUGUES, FACES, MASKS, ATOMS, ELEMENTS, CHARACTERS

Orthography – Actors – Pre-Specific Objects Scenography …

From Singapore With Love

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written by Petra Tomljanovic, Miro Roman published in Oris magazine/95

“Interviewer: The greatest invention of this century must be…? Lee Kuan Yew: The air-conditioner, for me.” (Kuan Yew 2008)

In Singapore, everything sim…

A Quantum City or How to Talk about Cities?

A Quantum City

review by Petra Tomljanovic

City. Divided tensions, expectations; new images, mastery of orientation skills, the jitters, the fear of the unknown. A new city, your city, for a couple of hours, couple of days, infinite, unfathomable, for…

Urban Diptych

bifold reading of the generic city through photographic mosaics

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Photographic diptych by Panagiotis Kotsidas and Miro Roman is a part of three week exhibition-event in Singapore organized by The Mill x WeJungle and thematized with conce…

Data and Technology in Architecture – Articulating the Generic

0. Information, Data, Lists, Indexes, Pixels

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Symbolicity of data as potential for articulation

A list of indexes on indexes, lists, data, information and pixels. What are they and how do they shape the way we think about the wo…

EigenArchitecture

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New CAAD book published by Ambra.

The Selection, the Body, the play On education, architectural machines, the generic and the deadlock, social media, about theory, about mastership, about learning, the centred void, cultivating the pa…

EigenChair

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FOUR CHAIRS and all the others A Three Dimensional Narrative

The project Four Chairs and all the others opens up the possibility of an alternative understanding of design. Rather than offering yet another thesis in support of linear desig…