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Frank Gehry’s: “You Can Architecture Too!”
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Boredom + Printer + Rem Koolhaas
Jacques de Meuron, amazing.
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My friend has a new longer, more textual blog and it’s brills, check it out!
Agora: (noun) – The fear of architecture in public places.
Amphitheatre: (noun) – Large crowds in seating organised by their dislike of classical music.
Architecture: (noun) – Load bearing walls plus optimism.
Balustrades: (noun) – Describing a stairway using only hand gestures.
Circulation: (noun) – The excitement architects feel when they feel excitement about Architecture.
Configuration: (noun) – Placing scale figures and trees in a rendering to obscure the unfinished parts of the design.
Interlocking: (noun) – Dutch town in which MVRDV is located.
Keystone: (noun) – Key-shaped stone at the top of the arch used to open a secluded vault in Egypt containing the secret to all architectural success. The vault may be empty, and booby trapped.
New Urbanism: (noun) – Much like classical architecture, with more paperwork and guilt.
Pavilion: (noun) – Architecturally significant structures devoid of context, program, and budget.
Pedestal: (noun) – Position preferred by most architects.
Sense of Place: (noun) – That funny feeling of being watched by a 16 year old holding a skateboard and an energy drink.
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Shit Architecture Students Say
"Your line weights are sexy." Say that all the time.
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"People who live over waterfalls should throw raging parties every night."
Bonus points for floorplans as well.
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wadeandstuff : …or Maya! ——>http://www.zaha-hadid.com/architecture/abu-dhabi-performing-arts-centre/]
THIS MADE MY MORNING. too funny.
1000 TIMES YES.
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Cartoon of the day. You know what they say…
(The New Yorker tagged a post with “lol”. We are through the looking glass here, people. This is not a drill.)
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Where is your question mark.
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Some ideas to help you spice up that christmas cake.
This is your magnum opus.
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Which archi-stereotype are you?
I want to be Ryan Atwood but I’m probably more like Ted Mosby, which is annoying because he knows about as much about architecture as a lamppost.
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When Buildings Attack, from “Content” by Rem Koolhaas
My favourite is Casa da Musica. Has it even got eyes? Mess you right up.
(by Jessica Goldkind and Rebecca Azhdam on McSweeney’s)
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