Posts Tagged: adhocism

A Reminder to Urban Planners

Given the choice, most children would rather play in a terrain vague than a playground. They would rather make mud patties out of dirt using makeshift utensils fashioned from pieces of junk, even with “real” toy utensils at hand. Children

A Reminder to Urban Planners

Given the choice, most children would rather play in a terrain vague than a playground. They would rather make mud patties out of dirt using makeshift utensils fashioned from pieces of junk, even with “real” toy utensils at hand. Children

Optimization Takes Command: Angelo Roventa’s Elastic Dwelling

[originally published in ST/A/R special issue 23 catalogue for the Vienna MAK exhibition “The Game of the Mighty: Heidulf Gerngross archistrates Franz West’s Nageltower. With Hofstetter Kurt and Angelo Roventa”] Architect Angelo Roventa operating his Elastic Dwelling prototype at the MAK,

Optimization Takes Command: Angelo Roventa’s Elastic Dwelling

[originally published in ST/A/R special issue 23 catalogue for the Vienna MAK exhibition “The Game of the Mighty: Heidulf Gerngross archistrates Franz West’s Nageltower. With Hofstetter Kurt and Angelo Roventa”] Architect Angelo Roventa operating his Elastic Dwelling prototype at the MAK,

From White Cube to Big Box: Three Exurban Themes in the Work of Kim Adams

[originally published in 2002 Biennale of Sydney: (the world may be) fantastic] Kim Adams, Minnow Lure “Non-places are the real measure of our time; one that could be quantified…by totaling all the air, rail and motorway routes, the mobile cabins

From White Cube to Big Box: Three Exurban Themes in the Work of Kim Adams

[originally published in 2002 Biennale of Sydney: (the world may be) fantastic] Kim Adams, Minnow Lure “Non-places are the real measure of our time; one that could be quantified…by totaling all the air, rail and motorway routes, the mobile cabins

Kitbashing, street remakes, and bisexual architecture: a conversation with Kim Adams

[originally published in C International Contemporary Art #70, summer 2001]     Rafael Gómez-Moriana: Kim, you gave a talk in 1988 at the Christiane Chassay Gallery in Montreal in which you showed slides of “street remakes”: vehicles and buildings re-made by their

Kitbashing, street remakes, and bisexual architecture: a conversation with Kim Adams

[originally published in C International Contemporary Art #70, summer 2001]     Rafael Gómez-Moriana: Kim, you gave a talk in 1988 at the Christiane Chassay Gallery in Montreal in which you showed slides of “street remakes”: vehicles and buildings re-made by their