‘Letter to a Young Architect’ 2-page comic for the Architectural Review no. 1474

Click to enlarge. The cartoon as published in the magazine (in two facing pages) can be found below Back in late July, Elly Beaumont, from the Architectural Review, contacted me regarding their -then- forthcoming issue, which would feature, in R.M. Rilke fashion, a series of ‘Letters to a Young Architect’ written by a selection ofContinue reading “‘Letter to a Young Architect’ 2-page comic for the Architectural Review no. 1474”

CoronaMaison (II): La Villa, Ça Va?

Click here to enlarge Ok, so, as you already know if you follow muy twitter feed (wich you definitely should, of course), I finally gave in and draw a second entry on the CoronaMaison (‘CoronaMansion’) challenge, so as to pretend that I could really manage not to lose steam and turn this into a short seriesContinue reading “CoronaMaison (II): La Villa, Ça Va?”

And the Pritzker Goes to… [A Short-short History of the Pritzker Prize]

Click to enlarge So, since tomorrow, March 5, 2019, will see the announcement of the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize, I thought it might be worth to whet (y)our appetite with this short piece from last year. The text, published within my ongoing section ‘ArquiNoir’ in issue #84 of Mexican magazine Arquine, was written -as youContinue reading “And the Pritzker Goes to… [A Short-short History of the Pritzker Prize]”

Merry Christmas (Manic Corbusian Snowmen Celebrate Christmas)

Hm… Not feeling particularly inspired to draw something new this year, so I decided to recycle -yet one more time- an old drawing, where I had these characters that show up every now and then in the  cartoons (I guess I´ll have to explain where they come from at some point) into Calvin and Hobbes. Somehow. ThisContinue reading “Merry Christmas (Manic Corbusian Snowmen Celebrate Christmas)”

Great Moments of Architectural Theory (II): Eisenmania (or The Corruption of the Modern)

The End of the Beginning While classical origins were thought to have their source in a divine or natural order and modern origins were held to derive their value from deductive reason, `not-classical’ origins can be strictly arbitrary, simply starting points, without value. They can be artificial and relative, as opposed to natural, divine, orContinue reading “Great Moments of Architectural Theory (II): Eisenmania (or The Corruption of the Modern)”