Posts Tagged: education

Pure Shit (II)

This building in the Catalan Pyrenees is a perfect example of the kind of “pure shit” that constitutes 98% of everything that is designed and built today. Yet another ordinary masonry construction topped with corrugated fiber cement board panels, the absolute cheapest roofing material on

Pure Shit (II)

This building in the Catalan Pyrenees is a perfect example of the kind of “pure shit” that constitutes 98% of everything that is designed and built today. Yet another ordinary masonry construction topped with corrugated fiber cement board panels, the absolute cheapest roofing material on

Architects’ Struggle

Today, I ran into a small protest: a squadron (herd? platoon? pack?) of young architects protesting dismal working conditions. Other than the obvious questions of 1. why the character emitting the speech bubble is a duck, and 2. what’s with the

Architects’ Struggle

Today, I ran into a small protest: a squadron (herd? platoon? pack?) of young architects protesting dismal working conditions. Other than the obvious questions of 1. why the character emitting the speech bubble is a duck, and 2. what’s with the

Less and More

[Originally published in HUNCH 6 / 7  109 Provisional Attempts to Address Six Simple and Hard Questions, in which 109 contributors were posed six questions by editors Jennifer Sigler and Roemer van Toorn] editors: What is an architect in today’s society?

Less and More

[Originally published in HUNCH 6 / 7  109 Provisional Attempts to Address Six Simple and Hard Questions, in which 109 contributors were posed six questions by editors Jennifer Sigler and Roemer van Toorn] editors: What is an architect in today’s society?

The Valparaiso School and the Construct(ion) of Regional Identity

[Originally published in Hispanic Studies vol. 23] The School of Architecture at the Catholic University of Valparaiso is an important experiment in architectural pedagogy that speculates with the possibility of a distinctly Latin American architecture founded upon values of artisanship

The Valparaiso School and the Construct(ion) of Regional Identity

[Originally published in Hispanic Studies vol. 23] The School of Architecture at the Catholic University of Valparaiso is an important experiment in architectural pedagogy that speculates with the possibility of a distinctly Latin American architecture founded upon values of artisanship