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  • Do-it-yourself city mapping

  • Architects and urban planners, lo and behold! Berkley PhD candidate for urban planning Geoff Boeing came up with a do-it-yourself open source city mapping tool that improves mapping visualization. As explained in his dissertation, he observed the limitations to the current urban planning street / network analysis l[...]
  • Le Cor(nudie)r competition

  • Le Cor(nudie)r is a collage competition launched by Archistophanes collective, to make the provocative images using the renowned portrait of Le Corbusier painting nude – or, as others say, vandalizing the walls – at Eileen Gray’s villa in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, southern France. The result is a full rage of well tho[...]
  • Urban mandalas

  • In the digital era even mandalas need a refresh: Neal Peterson takes the peaceful rituals of universe representation to an urban scale, depicting cities like Chicago, Vancouver, Mexico City and Reykjavik through a long and dedicated photograpic work. His Urban Mandalas are large-scale collages, where hundreds of ph[...]
  • Pokemoning the city

  • No more playing, "Gotta catch 'em all" has become something serious. The one true pop-topic of the moment raises multiple questions on how the urban space will be lived and perceived in the future. Already downloaded by myriads of fans, Pokemon Go is delivering easy-to-use augmented reality to a vast public, remar[...]
  • Universal Everything: How can you solidify human movement?

  • "We are revealing glimpses into our Research process, through a series of questions we aim to answer" Universal Everything "Carl Sagan, the noted astronomer, scientist and author, once famously wrote about how the human brain is hard-wired to identify human faces. This phenomenon, known as ‘pareidolia’, likely d[...]
  • Rebuilding the Recoletos Racquetball Court in 3D

  • Recoletos Racquetball Court (Madrid, 1935) Architect: Secundino Zuazo (1887–1971) Structural Engineer: Eduardo Torroja The Recoletos Racquetball Court project is a rarity nowadays, it is a so-called Jai Alai court, a sport of Basque origin whose popularity in Spain has decreased in the last few decades. The few cour[...]
  • ‘Miesology’

  • [...] ‘Miesology’ is a series of a dozen or so photomontages created by E2A with the help of their photocopier (the everyday representative of the age of reproducibility par excellence) and based on reassembly of fragments of Mies’ projects into new configurations. By using photomontage as a tool for spatial and archit[...]
  • Fragmented Memory

  • Description: Fragmented Memory is a triptych of large woven tapestries completed in May 2013 in Tilburg, NL at the Audax Textielmuseum’s TextielLab. The project uses digital practices and processes to blur the lines between photography, data visualization, textile design, and computer science. The result are works of [...]
  • New York Park

  • Fernando Livschitz, YDA award winner (Young Director´s Award 2012) at Cannes, France, with his Buenos Aires Inception Park. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied Media Communication at ORT and at 17 he shot his first short film, winning national and international awards with "Admision y Permanencia." Th[...]
  • Was ist Metaphysik?

  • "Was ist Metaphysik?" (title borrowed from a philosophical work of Martin Heidegger, 1929) is a storytelling through the architectural detail. The relationship with the human presence determines the scale, vastness and, at the same time, the heideggerian "dasein", or being-there: the keystone of existentialist philosop[...]