FISTFUL OF LINKS

Map of the deforestation of Bolivia, via Earth As Art (a NASA initiative). My life’s  More.

ANTI-OBJECT #3

Guest post by Max Rosin-Melser. In the second post on the book ‘Anti-Object’ [#1 here]  More.

FISTFUL OF LINKS

“Remember the old Simon and Garfunkel song ‘slow down, you’re moving to fast’? Well that  More.

HITLER

“I mean demagoguery, I mean highly-charged oratory, persuasive whipping up, rhetoric. Listen to me, if  More.

SUNDAY. SUN. DAY.

I was messing about with some HTML on this player. One click stops, two clicks  More.

TRANSFORMED TERRITORIES: MESSENES

“Gentlemen, we may not make history tomorrow, but we shall certainly change the geography.” And  More.

SEPTEMBER 11: PRUITT-IGOE

Possibly you’ve seen this ad by the World Wildlife Fund (who’d have guessed?) kicking around  More.

KEEP AN EYE PEELED

Image via (via). Some retroactive posts on Marseille will be appearing below, so be sure  More.

ANTI-OBJECT #2

Brett Steele – AA head honcho – writes in the introduction to Kuma’s text that  More.

FISTFUL OF LINKS

New Babylon: crazy utopian dreams. Chain chain chain. Chain of fools: some news. Banning porn  More.

RETROACTIVE: CALANQUES

A retroactive post. The landscape around Marseille is quite spectacular, as chalky as Greece but  More.

RETROACTIVE: MARSEILLE[S]

Marseille: city of the ‘bar’. Note the amazing building right at the back with a  More.

RETROACTIVE: THE FIRST TOWER

Responsible response to context. Marseille is modernising rapidly. The idea is to develop the run-down  More.

RETROACTIVE: BUNKER ARCHAEOLOGY

Bunker complex on the island of Ratonneau, part of the Frioul archipeligo. Map. A retroactive  More.

JUST A LITTLE BIT FITTER

In the Cretaceous Period, tens of millions of years after the laying down of the  More.

METABOLISM: ICONS THAT ARE NOT OBJECTS

One of Kenzo Tange‘s early Metabolist (not yet Structuralist) projects, 1961. From the point of  More.

ANTI-OBJECT #1

Guest post by Max Rosin-Melser.This is the first of three posts Jack and I will  More.

A FISTFUL OF LINKS

via Eric’s Little Dark Star. The daisy chain of links that groups us all together:  More.

SPECULAR ARCHITECTURE

The Guggenheim effect – where specular/speculative architecture really began. Today I am going to build  More.

CATMAN LUTHER

A couple of years ago my then 5 year-old cousin Luther drew my portrait. It  More.

COMPOSITE MEMORIES

The Parthenon. After seeing Jason Salavon’s ‘Every Playboy Centerfold’ series, in which he overlayed a  More.

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UNDER THE ARCHES #1: EUSTON APPROACH

The Arch in the late 50′s. “The Euston Arch was a powerful symbol of the  More.

THE PLACE OF THE RUIN

Battersea as it was, and as it could be… Millennium People projects a garden into  More.

TERRAFORMING

Drawing made using Terragen2, here. Landscape rendering software is becoming increasingly powerful – several images  More.

FISTFUL OF LINKS

For a profound look at our impact on the landscape, you can’t go past the  More.

A FUN PALACE FOR THE PEOPLE

Cedric Prices’ 1961 project Fun Palace, at Mill Meads. The site today, photo by Lara  More.

SHARKS IN SPACE

via Discovery. In tracking shark movements, scientists have observed large congregations of sharks during specific  More.

THAMES WADING

Will, the powerstation in the background, and the Thames beach… Word on the street is  More.

LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN

Old London Bridge, the drawbridge visible in the middle via. Circa 1831, the new bridge  More.

MENTIONS

Thanks to Things Magazine for their link – like the mate that first introduces you  More.

SHIFTING SHORELINES #3: ATLANTIKWALL

A fragment of bunker that has toppled from a cliff above and is slowly being  More.

PRINCE OF DARKNESS

An eye for an eye: if Prince Charles thinks he can meddle with modernism, than  More.

UNDER THE PAVEMENT, THE MAN.

The final destruction in Antonioni’s 1969 Zabriskie Point Even when the bourgeois Chelsea Marina mob  More.

RE-BURBIA

The future of the suburbs: a desert cult of cars. Sometimes you don’t quite get  More.

VAMPYR

Allen Gray is neither awake nor dreaming, as he stares down into a coffin. Don’t  More.

TOTALLY RAD

Green Room, by lanscape artist collective A12, at the Barbican The Barbican’s got an exhibit  More.

CASIOS AND BOMBS

Detonation of seized weapons in Afghanistan, via militaryvideos.net – by the troops, for the troops…  More.

NON-IMMEDIACY

The star-forming region LH 95 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, via Hubble (also, hi-res 2mb)  More.

SHIFTING SHORELINES #2: NY

Under the pavement the beach: mid-70′s, just after the completion of the extension of Manhattan,  More.

ITALIAN POLICE MOTORCYCLES

Just fantastic, although turn off the crap music, via Anonymous Works.

RESEARCH ARCHITECTURE

A mapping exercise I executed on the zoning and usage of Gennevilliers. Today’s post primarily  More.

TSCHUMI'S LEGACY

The parthenon gallery at Tschumi’s new museum. The other place I visited when in Athens  More.

THE PARTHENON'S CORNERS

The path to the parthenon. On my way back from Hydra I spent a day  More.

AIRSHIPS

BT tower, at sunset, as the R101‘s of the C21 cruise in to dock. I  More.

SHIFTING SHORELINES #1: ST. MAGNUS-THE MARTYR

A. London Bridge (dating from 1973) B. Location of London Bridge prior to 1831 C.  More.

MONUMENTA

2001: the spacemen descending into the moon pit, monolith at its centre. Sticking on the  More.

LEBBEUS WOODS

Sleep-deprived, I had a bit of a rant about a Steven Holl project over at  More.

DESTINATION:MOON

HAL advises Dave to take a stress pill. What with it being 40 years since  More.

STUDIO CRIT #1: GUGGENHEIM HERMITAGE VILNIUS

image via deezeen Why is it that in studio one’s own architectural projects are always  More.

START AT THE END

I was interviewed for the AA the other day, and at the end of the  More.

L'ARCHITECTURE D'AUJOURD'HUI

My one-time boss and long-time idol Jean Nouvel is relaunching the French magazine “l’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui”  More.

EXPLODING PLASTIC INEVITABLE

This video made me think of Warhol’s EPI, and his Electric Circus club, Fabrizio Fiumi,  More.

DEATH OF THE 20TH CENTURY

“‘The travel agency you tried to attack, I assume there’s a larger target – Chelsea  More.

SANNAA @ THE SERPENTINE

Saturday: SANNAA’s new pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery. The architects statement: ‘The pavilion is floating  More.

NOUVELLE VAGUE

I was fourteen when the Towers came down, and the long twin shadows of Iraq  More.

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