Hyperbolic Holiday Greetings…

…and may the funicular be with you in 2017      

Hyperbolic Holiday Greetings…

…and may the funicular be with you in 2017      

Benidorm Mon Amour

Benidorm is surreal enough when it is seen from the AP7 highway. But it is even stranger when seen from the slopes of Puig Campana, a 1406 m high mountain from which the leisure metropolis looks even more like a highly

Benidorm Mon Amour

Benidorm is surreal enough when it is seen from the AP7 highway. But it is even stranger when seen from the slopes of Puig Campana, a 1406 m high mountain from which the leisure metropolis looks even more like a highly

Architecture Without ‘Parti’: Erwin Broner’s House and Studio in Ibiza

One of the first lessons every student learns in architecture school is that an architectural design must always be based on a “parti,” or a “big idea” that can be neatly summed up in a simple diagram. As we know, this can

Architecture Without ‘Parti’: Erwin Broner’s House and Studio in Ibiza

One of the first lessons every student learns in architecture school is that an architectural design must always be based on a “parti,” or a “big idea” that can be neatly summed up in a simple diagram. As we know, this can

The Barcelona Pavilion as Cozy Christmas Home

Here’s yet another advertisement that features the Barcelona Pavilion. This one isn’t a print ad for a famous German brand of luxury automobiles, but a TV ad for a Dutch brand of  beer that has just come out for Christmas, even though it’s November

The Barcelona Pavilion as Cozy Christmas Home

Here’s yet another advertisement that features the Barcelona Pavilion. This one isn’t a print ad for a famous German brand of luxury automobiles, but a TV ad for a Dutch brand of  beer that has just come out for Christmas, even though it’s November

Building on top

Sometimes, the best option is one on top of the other. It might be because available space is too constricted, because an opportunity is too good to be wasted, or simply because it feels good, but lately we are seeing a number of buildings that have

Building on top

Sometimes, the best option is one on top of the other. It might be because available space is too constricted, because an opportunity is too good to be wasted, or simply because it feels good, but lately we are seeing a number of buildings that have

The Definitive Solution to All Gentrification Everywhere

Gentrification is like cancer: everything seems to cause it, and there’s no cure; there’s no answer. We all know by now that when artists start to move into an affordable neighbourhood, they are soon followed by architects, photographers, advertising creatives, trendy cafés

The Definitive Solution to All Gentrification Everywhere

Gentrification is like cancer: everything seems to cause it, and there’s no cure; there’s no answer. We all know by now that when artists start to move into an affordable neighbourhood, they are soon followed by architects, photographers, advertising creatives, trendy cafés

The Venetian Front

[Review of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition originally published in Mark Magazine #63. Photos by Sergio Pirrone.] Reporting From the Front addresses “issues of segregation, inequalities, peripheries, access to sanitation, natural disasters, housing shortage, migration, informality, crime, traffic, waste, pollution

The Venetian Front

[Review of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition originally published in Mark Magazine #63. Photos by Sergio Pirrone.] Reporting From the Front addresses “issues of segregation, inequalities, peripheries, access to sanitation, natural disasters, housing shortage, migration, informality, crime, traffic, waste, pollution