Posts Tagged: semiotics

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

Everyday Camouflage in the City

[Originally published in Lotus International # 126. Earlier versions published in proceedings of Second Savannah Symposium “Authenticity in Architecture” (2001) and in On Site Review #9] Introduction “Finally the journey leads to the city of Tamara. You penetrate it along streets thick with

Everyday Camouflage in the City

[Originally published in Lotus International # 126. Earlier versions published in proceedings of Second Savannah Symposium “Authenticity in Architecture” (2001) and in On Site Review #9] Introduction “Finally the journey leads to the city of Tamara. You penetrate it along streets thick with