Numerus Klausus #04: Cloud Encounters of the 911th Kind

Click to enlarge Dutch firm MVRDV has received harsh criticism since they revealed the proposal for two luxury residential towers in South Korea, named after its inspiration, The Cloud. The two towers are connected by a “pixilated cloud of additional program.” Critics are outraged, stating the design resembles the collapsing twin towers of the WorldContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #04: Cloud Encounters of the 911th Kind”

Iterations: Marketing Strategies (I): Ciro Najle’s Motherhouse

Click to enlarge Just for the sake of clarity, I’d like to make it clear this does not reflect neither an unconscious -or conscious- obsession with Ciro Najle -whose own obsession I find truly interesting- nor an attempt to capitalize on the fact that, for some unexplainable reason, the cartoon about the Motherhouse lecture (theContinue reading “Iterations: Marketing Strategies (I): Ciro Najle’s Motherhouse”

GSD Lectures 2008: Parametric Performances

Parametric Performances Lecture @GSD Webcasts: http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/events/webcasts/ Neri Oxman: http://materialecology.blogspot.com/ Joe McDonald: http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/faculty/macdonald/index.html Ciro Najle: http://aap.cornell.edu/arch/faculty/faculty-profile.cfm?customel_datapageid_7102=18493

Iterations (IV): MOS’s Digital Regionalism

From the Archives of Trays: http://72.167.142.101/index.php Afterparty in Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gbrainard/3670657782/in/photostream/ Afterparty in Space Invading: http://spaceinvading.com/entry/project_id/Young_Architects_Program_2009:_Afterparty200906301246376152

Past Events: Scott Cohen vs. Ben van Berkel

BEN VAN BERKEL CHATS WITH PRESTON SCOTT COHEN AT HARVARD: http://sorcerer.design.harvard.edu/gsdlectures/f2006/BVanberkel.mov OF DIAGRAMS AND AFTER: ACONVERSATION WITH BEN VAN BERKEL: http://the-t-machine.blogspot.com/2008/05/by-dimitris-gourdoukis-unstudio-has.html