dérive

The Floating Construction Site

^ Floating structure in Portland. photo by John Ewing / Portland Press Herald via news.cnet    After two months of low activity in deconcrete, and hyper activity in million other things, yesterday news provided a new architectural speculative hybrid worth

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The Floating Construction Site

^ Floating structure in Portland. photo by John Ewing / Portland Press Herald via news.cnet    After two months of low activity in deconcrete, and hyper activity in million other things, yesterday news provided a new architectural speculative hybrid worth

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starlings say the winter is here

With hungry predators hovering nearby, the little birds must converge, flocking together, in an attempt to confuse the sparrowhawks, buzzards and peregrine falcons. […] Each starling tracks seven other birds – irrespective of distance – which produces the group’s aerial ballet. [all

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starlings say the winter is here

With hungry predators hovering nearby, the little birds must converge, flocking together, in an attempt to confuse the sparrowhawks, buzzards and peregrine falcons. […] Each starling tracks seven other birds – irrespective of distance – which produces the group’s aerial ballet. [all

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london passwords

< Because words pass, then; because they pass away, metamorphose, become “passers” or vehicles of ideas along unforeseen channels not calculated in advance, the expression “passwords” seems to me to enable us to reapprehend things, both by crystallizing them and

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london passwords

< Because words pass, then; because they pass away, metamorphose, become “passers” or vehicles of ideas along unforeseen channels not calculated in advance, the expression “passwords” seems to me to enable us to reapprehend things, both by crystallizing them and

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Euthanasia Coaster

In an impressive way to take a last journey to cease existence, Julijonas Urbonas embarks us on a roller coaster which provokes a lack of oxygen supply to the brain, by riding at a maximal speed of 100 m/s. For

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Euthanasia Coaster

In an impressive way to take a last journey to cease existence, Julijonas Urbonas embarks us on a roller coaster which provokes a lack of oxygen supply to the brain, by riding at a maximal speed of 100 m/s. For

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cartographying movement

When living in an archipelago of multiple isolated nodes, linking routes are far more relevant than specific sites. Tiny islands can be reduced to dots, and seaways become virtual lines. The actual movement of the ocean is what eventually determines

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cartographying movement

When living in an archipelago of multiple isolated nodes, linking routes are far more relevant than specific sites. Tiny islands can be reduced to dots, and seaways become virtual lines. The actual movement of the ocean is what eventually determines

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scaled infinite

“He had brought a large map representing the sea, Without the least vestige of land: And the crew were much pleased when they found it to be A map they could all understand.” The Hunting of the Snark – An

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scaled infinite

“He had brought a large map representing the sea, Without the least vestige of land: And the crew were much pleased when they found it to be A map they could all understand.” The Hunting of the Snark – An

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snow desire lines

It is snowing in Berlin. -7°C today. Once the long unpicked autumn leaves are already gone, streets will be soon completely covered in white. Like every year, sidewalks will also be covered with tiny gravel, an ecological anti-sliding substitute to

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snow desire lines

It is snowing in Berlin. -7°C today. Once the long unpicked autumn leaves are already gone, streets will be soon completely covered in white. Like every year, sidewalks will also be covered with tiny gravel, an ecological anti-sliding substitute to

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invisible blocks

Charles de Fourcroy, Enlightened French Mathematician, wrote his treatise on a Tableau Poléometrique in 1782. He analyzed urban growth, by means of graphics comparing extension of main European cities with their amount of inhabitants. But the time, when the logic

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invisible blocks

Charles de Fourcroy, Enlightened French Mathematician, wrote his treatise on a Tableau Poléometrique in 1782. He analyzed urban growth, by means of graphics comparing extension of main European cities with their amount of inhabitants. But the time, when the logic

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shipping through the jungle

Two rivers meet each other in Manaus, the capital of Brazilian Amazonas State: Rio Negro (Black River) and Amazon River. But Rio Negro had such dark waters, that 19th century eccentric rubber barons preferred to send their clothes back to

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shipping through the jungle

Two rivers meet each other in Manaus, the capital of Brazilian Amazonas State: Rio Negro (Black River) and Amazon River. But Rio Negro had such dark waters, that 19th century eccentric rubber barons preferred to send their clothes back to

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my seoul map

finally, the graphic result of the seoul series exploration is released. a map describing the way in which the city was explored during 5 days of my situationist dérive, following 50 different spontaneous agents/strategies. the graphics are a mixture of

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my seoul map

finally, the graphic result of the seoul series exploration is released. a map describing the way in which the city was explored during 5 days of my situationist dérive, following 50 different spontaneous agents/strategies. the graphics are a mixture of

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seoul series VI

It is astonishing the numerous amount of elderly couples I have been seeing in the subway, wearing a complete neon-colour camouflage trekking equipment. Since Seoul is surrounded (rather gobbled up) by hills, its subway system easily reaches any forest at

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seoul series VI

It is astonishing the numerous amount of elderly couples I have been seeing in the subway, wearing a complete neon-colour camouflage trekking equipment. Since Seoul is surrounded (rather gobbled up) by hills, its subway system easily reaches any forest at

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seoul series V

Soaring temperatures make a sea of white shirts appear in the CBD of Seoul at noon. It is Monday lunchtime and this isolated area of the city (literally an island) dedicated to finance becomes invaded. Although clothing stores at the

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seoul series V

Soaring temperatures make a sea of white shirts appear in the CBD of Seoul at noon. It is Monday lunchtime and this isolated area of the city (literally an island) dedicated to finance becomes invaded. Although clothing stores at the

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seoul series IV

The whole lighting neighbourhood is turned off. It’s Sunday morning in Seoul and this whole industrial district providing any kind of electric component is closed. The beautiful Seun Arcade, an immensely long concrete building threats demolition, for the sake of a

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seoul series IV

The whole lighting neighbourhood is turned off. It’s Sunday morning in Seoul and this whole industrial district providing any kind of electric component is closed. The beautiful Seun Arcade, an immensely long concrete building threats demolition, for the sake of a

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seoul series III

Second day of derive: the fact that Saturday is traditionally the leisure day, has also made the people I was following in Seoul, to take me to shopping districts, or accidentally monumental spots; these were anyway lying one next to each other: trendy

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seoul series III

Second day of derive: the fact that Saturday is traditionally the leisure day, has also made the people I was following in Seoul, to take me to shopping districts, or accidentally monumental spots; these were anyway lying one next to each other: trendy

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seoul series II

Arrived in Seoul. An endless railway bridge crosses from the airport island to mainland peninsula. the left side of my ride is an esplanade of mud, whereas sea water covers the right side landscape.  there is time to imagine flooding and emptying cities with water.

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seoul series II

Arrived in Seoul. An endless railway bridge crosses from the airport island to mainland peninsula. the left side of my ride is an esplanade of mud, whereas sea water covers the right side landscape.  there is time to imagine flooding and emptying cities with water.

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