Tag Archives: Bjarke Ingels

CLOG:BIG

I’m very exciting to finally announce the official launch of CLOG. This is a publication I’ve started with 5 other to take a closer look at singular topics important in architecture at the moment. Our first issue is on Bjarke … Continue reading

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While not well received by all, Mike Davis’s City of Quartz from 1990 is still a significant book on Los Angeles urbanism. Essays like his text “Fortress L.A.,” served as an “often strident reality check, an examination of the ways … Continue reading

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What is Architecture?

“Gang likens the architect to a cook, a prospector, and a nomad,“ according to a recent piece in ENR about “blooming starchitect” Jeanne Gang. A similarly creative way of describing architects has come from Bjarke Ingels, who describes his role … Continue reading

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Present Tense: The 2011 D-Crit Conference

If you’re interested in criticism and design, RSVP for tomorrow’s D-Crit conference, Present Tense! The conference, which will take place at the Visual Arts Theater on 23rd street from 1:00-8:00pm, is moderated by documentary film producer Adam Harrison Levy, and features The New … Continue reading

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The BIG Fish

It’s all over the archi-news these days, BIG unveiled their design for their massive W57 apartment building on the west side.  I had the privilege of seeing the building proposal just a day or so before it was published, when … Continue reading

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Collectibles

MoMA’s current architecture show, small as usual when it comes to architecture in this museum, displays the department’s recent acquisitions. I suppose there’s not much to curate when the whole idea is to show newly bought items that have nothing … Continue reading

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