‘Garden shed’ by Jem Finer at the Tatton Park Biennale, 2014.

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Masha Panteleyeva, Svetlana Strelnikova & Nazli Kaya, animation still from “Paper Cities” (Utopia Under Construction), 2016. Courtesy of the artists. From the 2016 Individual Grant to Masha Panteleyeva, Svetlana Strelnikova & Nazli Kaya for “Paper Cities”

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icancauseaconstellation: TWA Flight Center, JFK International Airport, Queens, New York, 1962 (Eero Saarinen)

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December 29, 2016 RIP Carrie Fisher 

Made a short visit to the Bertoia Unbound show at DORMA yesterday, ends May 24. Nice to be able to visit with these sculptures up close. The textures are quite amazing. And doesn’t the bottom image, a monoprint, look just like Bertoia’s installation at the MIT Chapel?

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April 3, 2017

modernism-in-metroland: British Rail Maintenance Unit, Paddington (1969) by Bicknell and Hamilton. Maintenance depot turned offices designed for British Rail by John Bicknell and Paul Hamilton. Built on a site between the Westway and Harrow Road, the building was left derelict for a number of years before being refurbished by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris in 2001. Images by Tom Soar.

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February 21, 2017
April 1, 2015 Gazprom

theimportanceofbeingmodernist: Concrete Floor Panels- Tabernacle Street, London. © 2014 Alex James Bruce The Importance of Being Modernist : Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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Apartments, Fuente de las Pirámides, Mexico City, Mexico, 1974(Abraham Zabludovsky and Teodoro González de León)

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“Money is the general theory of this world, its encyclopaedic compendium, its logic in popular form, its spiritual point d’honneur, its enthusiasm, its moral sanction, its solemn complement, and its universal basis of consolation and justification. It is the fantastic realization of the human essence since the human essence has not acquired any true reality. The struggle against money is, therefore, indirectly the struggle against that world whose spiritual aroma is money.” —Pierre B...

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February 7, 2017

Harrison and Abramovitz Associates and Albert C. Martin Associates, Union Bank Square, Los Angeles, California, 1965-1968

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Max-Planck-Institut für Aeronomie, Lindau, Germany, 1971(Rolf Störmer, Meinhard von Gerkan and Volkwin Marg)

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“My city is changing rapidly too. It will be a networked city and it would not look like a realized utopia. A question that will be important will be analogous to the one concerning the Internet; will the market prescribe the protocols of connectivity in the city or can we think other possible systems of civility, within this given frame? Who will be the subject who would fight for what urban protocols?”—Aristide Antonas, on Network critical: immanent effects.Cover of dpr-barcelona f...

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