Exhibitions 2015: ‘Chatter: Architecture Talks Back’ at the Art Institute of Chicago

Click to enlarge. Copyright David Schalliol So, after last year’s relative silence, 2015 is featuring an also relative back to business in terms of exhibition-related events, with a couple of cameos in bigger exhibitions, and maybe something else a little later. -Of course, all of them happen because there are extremely kind people out thereContinue reading “Exhibitions 2015: ‘Chatter: Architecture Talks Back’ at the Art Institute of Chicago”

“Architectural Narratives”: An Exhibition for MAS Context: ANALOG

Click to enlarge Tomorrow, Saturday, October 13 2012, Jimenez Lai (of Bureau Spectacular fame) and I will be presenting the joint exhibition (no, not a show about smoking drugs) ARCHITECTURAL NARATIVES, as part of  the second edition of MAS Context: Analog, a one-day event of presentations, exhibitions and an onsite bookstore in Chicago organized byContinue reading ““Architectural Narratives”: An Exhibition for MAS Context: ANALOG”

Learning to talk architecture

Click to read “New trends and new times, new market conditions and newer communicational means are also creating, it seems, new modes of architectural production-consumption and along with them, an allegedly new type of professional with skills suited for an era where communication primes. News spreads at an increasingly faster rate, generating an exponential inflationContinue reading “Learning to talk architecture”

Full House vs. Full(er) House. Illustration for MAS Context: Ownership

Click to enlarge As some of you who have been around here for a while will remember, some time ago (years, actually) my beloved Peter Reyner Banham made his entry into this blog by means of a cartoon that sprang from a suggestion by Kazys Varnelis, who was doing his annual re-reading of  Banham’s ‘The Great Gizmo’ alongContinue reading “Full House vs. Full(er) House. Illustration for MAS Context: Ownership”