“In those years it became very clear that to continue to design furniture, objects and similar house hold decorations was no solution to problems of living and not even to those of life, and even less...

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aboutvisualarts:El Lissitzky, Wolkenbügel 1924 Model from the exhibition “Arquitecturas Ausentes del Siglo XX” Arquería Nuevos Ministerios de Madrid 2004. Photographer ekain jiménez

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TWELVE SUBVERSIVE ACTS TO DODGE THE SYSTEM1. Open the imaginary 2. Operate in illusion 3. Dislodge the immobile 4. Think continuity 5. Surf on the surface6. Live in obliqueness7. Destabilize8. Use the fall9. Fracture10. Practice inversion11. Orchestrate conflict 12. Limit without closing Claude Parent, 2001

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mas-studio: NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel (via A view inside the world’s largest train tunnel, now under construction - Boing Boing) That’s a train tunnel.

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#tunnels, #infrastructure

North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, Durham, North Carolina, 1965(Welton Becket and Associates)

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Gruntal, V.G. Exterior view of the communal centre of the People’s Commissariat for Finance (Narkomfin) Apartment Building, 25 Novinskii Boulevard, Moscow, after 1930

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October 18, 2013

Library, St. John’s Seminary, Boston, Massachusetts(Paul-John Carroll & Sanford R. Greenfield)

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‪House of Consumables‬Fiona Tan2013‬ ‪'Spectacle’ is celebrated in New London through the House of Consumables. Iconography and objects as a means of communicating the values of New London, guiding its growth and influencing a sense of identity. The House of Consumables shall be inspired by frames, shelves and plinths —elements that are commonly known to beautify or increase the value of the objects they display. The space shall serve to display products created in the workhouses— both dec...

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Plan Comparison: Kenzo Tange, 1000 Room Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, 1972 and William Morgan Architects, The Pyramid Condominium, Ocean City, Maryland, 1975

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September 18, 2012 nevver: Building Brasilia
July 20, 2017

archiveofaffinities: Franco Albini, Ignazio Gardella, Giulio Minoletti, Giuseppe Palanti, Giangiacomo Predaval, and Giovanni Romano, “Green Milan”, Plan for the Sempione Zone, Milan, Italy, 1938 

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Last days http://www.nytimes.com/events/art/galleries-soho/fin-de-siecle-21978.html (at World"s End Catamaran)

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September 30, 2013

The e-Book “The importance of the way stories are being told.” is a “fast generated” publication [ePub and .mobi] which includes contributions by attending guest to a debate held in Barcelona in 2012 and with the aim to expand the conversation beyond the physical space of the conversation. For the publication we also have invited a few friends who are involved in similar activities to share their thoughts about this topic with us. They are Iker Gil, Mario Ballesteros, Cristina Gobern...

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#ebook, #dpr_barcelona, #publishing

Супрематический сказ про два квадрата — Эль Лисицкий (1922 год) 02

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Blackburn Central Area Redevelopment, Blackburn, Lancashire, UK (circa 1970) Building Design Partnership, 1969.

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November 1, 2015

archatlas:Progetto di recupero della Torre di Porta Nuova. - Arsenale di Venezia Map studio - Magnani Pelzel Architetti Associati

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November 29, 2017
December 8, 2013 ROLU

Park Hill Estate, Sheffield, England, 1961(Jack Lynn & Ivor Smith, Sheffield City Architect’s Department)

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