Posts Tagged: popular culture

Love-You Architecture

“The envy and hostility of Wall Street leads many to a common goal: to amass enough money so as to enact your revenge. This end goal is called fuck-you money.” -Alexis Goldstein, former VP Deutsche Bank turned Occupy Wall Street activist.

Love-You Architecture

“The envy and hostility of Wall Street leads many to a common goal: to amass enough money so as to enact your revenge. This end goal is called fuck-you money.” -Alexis Goldstein, former VP Deutsche Bank turned Occupy Wall Street activist.

Ice Fishing in Gimli, a book project by Rob Kovitz

One of my favorite publishers, Treyf Books, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. To mark the occasion, Treyf is offering, for the first time, Ice Fishing in Gimli, a book project by my good friend Rob Kovitz, as a downloadable PDF that can be purchased online. Weighing

Ice Fishing in Gimli, a book project by Rob Kovitz

One of my favorite publishers, Treyf Books, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. To mark the occasion, Treyf is offering, for the first time, Ice Fishing in Gimli, a book project by my good friend Rob Kovitz, as a downloadable PDF that can be purchased online. Weighing

A Whimsical Water Tower in…Barcelona?

I spotted this fantastic water tower the other day while walking around Poble Nou, Barcelona’s industrial graveyard. Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen (authors of a major public sculpture in this city) could not have done a better job than

A Whimsical Water Tower in…Barcelona?

I spotted this fantastic water tower the other day while walking around Poble Nou, Barcelona’s industrial graveyard. Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen (authors of a major public sculpture in this city) could not have done a better job than

Collective Intelligence, or Collective Stupidity?

The above image is circulating on the internet accompanied by all sorts of captions of all sorts of cities on all sorts of continents, showing us how images, so easily appropriated and manipulated today, are deployed toward all sorts of

Collective Intelligence, or Collective Stupidity?

The above image is circulating on the internet accompanied by all sorts of captions of all sorts of cities on all sorts of continents, showing us how images, so easily appropriated and manipulated today, are deployed toward all sorts of

Pop Architecture

Ordinary, everyday objects — that’s what most architectural sobriquets refer to. A gherkin, a paperclip, a typewriter, a stapler, mushrooms, milk cartons, cereal boxes, dildos… These kinds of endearing associations create a pop-cultural world parallel to Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen‘s, whose

Pop Architecture

Ordinary, everyday objects — that’s what most architectural sobriquets refer to. A gherkin, a paperclip, a typewriter, a stapler, mushrooms, milk cartons, cereal boxes, dildos… These kinds of endearing associations create a pop-cultural world parallel to Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen‘s, whose

W: what is it good for?

A building has been going up–or did it come from outer space?–on Barcelona’s Sant Sebastià Beach that is popularly refered to as “Hotel Vela” (sail hotel), but whose commercial name is actually Hotel W Barcelona. That’s right: W, as in

W: what is it good for?

A building has been going up–or did it come from outer space?–on Barcelona’s Sant Sebastià Beach that is popularly refered to as “Hotel Vela” (sail hotel), but whose commercial name is actually Hotel W Barcelona. That’s right: W, as in