Numerus Klausus #27: Cross Polin Nation.

Click to enlarge Another blast from the past. As I was going through a checklist of my cartoons for Uncube, I found out I hadn’t posted this one, either. Some backstory: back in January 2016, Uncube was planning to put together an entire issue on Zvi Hecker (and more: check AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN – ZVI HECKER’S HOUSINGContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #27: Cross Polin Nation.”

The [not so] Fine Line – A Conversation with Sophie Lovell

From left to right: Herzog & De Meuron, Zaha Hadid, Rafael Moneo, Alvaro Siza, Eduardo Souto de Moura, PEter Eisenman, Le Corbusier, Mies Van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Bjarke Ingels, Rem Koolhaas, Zvi Hecker, myself, Preston Scott Cohen, Michael Meredith, and Hilary Sample. Missing are Reyner Banham and François Dallegret, who were edited out because ofContinue reading “The [not so] Fine Line – A Conversation with Sophie Lovell”

Numerus Klausus #22: The Future was Yesterday

Click to Enlarge  So, yes, my dear(s). The basic gag is exactly the same as the one in the previous post, only reversed this time. Anyone who’s been following this blog, read a few of my texts or just within a few kilometer-radius of me knows what I think about the late-90s-2000s fever with starchitectureContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #22: The Future was Yesterday”

Numerus Klausus #20: Creatures of the Night

Click to Enlarge (yes, please) (*I know there’s a Numerus Klausus Cartoon missing; I’m saving that one for later). You’ll excuse me if I don’t comment much, but I pulled an all-nighter yesterday. Now, plug your Tito and Tarantula’s ‘Greatest Hits’, and relax. The original cartoon can be found as originally published in the “Klaus Kube” sectionContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #20: Creatures of the Night”

2013 recap: Numerus Klausus

So, before January is over, I’d like to post the first one in a series of posts that look back at some of the stuff that happened in 2013 but which, due to the hectic-ness of these last months, had to wait till now. So, as a starting point, I thought it would be niceContinue reading “2013 recap: Numerus Klausus”

Numerus Klausus #09: Faulty Towers (Viñoly Attacks!)

Click to enlarge “Developers have promised urgent action to “cover up” the Walkie Talkie skyscraper in the City after an ultra-bright light reflected from the building melted a Jaguar car on the streets below.  The 525ft, £200 million building has been renamed the “Walkie Scorchie” after its distinctive concave surfaces reflected a dazzling beam ofContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #09: Faulty Towers (Viñoly Attacks!)”