‘Table of Contents’ – Illustration for Praxis #14: True Stories

Click to enlarge Praxis 14, “True Stories”, guest edited by Ana Miljacki, with Amanda Reeser Lawrence and Ashley Schafer, considers the ways in which architects tell stories. Films, fictions, sitcoms, comics, and fairytales are among the types of architectural narratives featured in the issue. These acts of architectural storytelling are considered for their capacity asContinue reading “‘Table of Contents’ – Illustration for Praxis #14: True Stories”

A New Book Yesterday: NEW RELEASE!: MAS Context: NARRATIVE

Click to enlarge So… finally! After more than a year in the works, the 20th issue of MAS Context, a special issue under the motto “Narrative”, is out. Talks about this issue started on October 2012, amidst the MAS Context: Analog event in Chicago that also featured the “Architectural Narratives” exhibition, originally intended to beContinue reading “A New Book Yesterday: NEW RELEASE!: MAS Context: NARRATIVE”

2012 Recap: MAS Context Analog | Chicago

Photograph by Matthew Messner The lapse from 2012 to 2013 and the months that followed have been a particularly busy period, both regarding my work as Klaus and my scholarly life, so almost a year has gone by without my posting a single word about the ARCHITECTURAL NARRATIVES Exhibition in the MAS Context: analog eventContinue reading “2012 Recap: MAS Context Analog | Chicago”

Post #100: “Ways to be Critical”. A conversation with Brendan Cormier and Jimenez Lai for Volume

Click to enlarge So, slowly (very, very slowly, this last year), this blog arrived at its 100th post at some point during its fourth year of existence. It’s a rather paradoxical celebration, then, since this sort-of private milestone comes at a moment when the blog has been neglected for quite a few months. It’s alsoContinue reading “Post #100: “Ways to be Critical”. A conversation with Brendan Cormier and Jimenez Lai for Volume”

“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”

Three Little Worlds: Klaus Toons at the Architecture Foundation

On Tuesday, July 24, I will be opening a small exhibition at the Architecture Foundation in London. The exhibit will be housed as an installation within an exhibition in the context of Jimenez Lai’s super-furnitured Three Little Worlds, currently at display at the AF. Klaus Toons, which will feature a few cartoons blown up toContinue reading “Three Little Worlds: Klaus Toons at the Architecture Foundation”