Posts Tagged ‘the architect’

Common Names Pt 1–7

An Architectural word association game in 7 parts. Set in Benjamins Gothic.
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Common Names Pt 7

An Architectural word association game in 7 parts. Set in Benjamins Gothic.
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The house that Jack built

“Post-occupancy” has become a trendy buzzword in architectural circles, but how many architects are really prepared to make a break in their busy schedules to go and see how their completed buildings are actually being used?
Read more at ‘The house that Jack built’, on Parallel Lies, as Momus signs off, leaving Venice.
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Common Names Pt 6

An Architectural word association game in 7 parts. Set in Benjamins Gothic.
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Common Names Pt 5

An Architectural word association game in 7 parts. Set in Benjamins Gothic.
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The Architect who fell to Moscow

“The early years of the Soviet Union were a time of seemingly limitless possibilities for utopian re-invention, and they favoured a particularly restless species of creative genius.”
Read more at: The Architect who fell to Moscow, on Parallel Lies.
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Common Names Pt 4

An Architectural word association game in 7 parts. Set in Benjamins Gothic.
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Common Names Pt 3

An Architectural word association game in 7 parts. Set in Benjamins Gothic.
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Till death us do Part One

I’m not one to go about making rash claims to factual accuracy, but if I was going to, and I am going to*, I’d say that pretty much all the architects I know are either married to, or in relationships with, other architects. Anthropologists vary on the possible reasons for this, from not being allowed to marry yourself, to some sort of masochistic tendency tied to the unabaiting work ethic often witnessed in the profession. more…

Civilization Pt 1

The architects are here! But who are the architects? What are the architects? When are the architects? Todays mission, if you choose to accept it, is to find out. It’s also the day of the inauguration of the national Pavilions, and I aim to do an epic sprint to cover all of them, each in 140 characters or less. And the critics claim T.O.M. is dumbed-down Architecture for the hipster generation…
Image: Dunning Kruger
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Civilization Pt 2

You can download a pdf version of this poster here. To be printed at any scale.
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Down with emotional connection!

“Architecture as a discipline can be cold, esoteric, intellectually demanding, and sometimes theoretically pretentious. And that’s how we like it”
via our special correspondent at Parallel Lies.
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