Lost Continent found in Seychelles through zircon crystals

^ Displacement of Reunion hotspotand the Indian plate. The numbers in circles mark millions of years. The area just underneath the sea surface will be considered as continental fragments from now on. [source> GFZ]   ‘Under the law of the

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Lost Continent found in Seychelles through zircon crystals

^ Displacement of Reunion hotspotand the Indian plate. The numbers in circles mark millions of years. The area just underneath the sea surface will be considered as continental fragments from now on. [source> GFZ]   ‘Under the law of the

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The Forgotten Space

^ Still from The Forgotten Space by Allan Sekula and Noel Burch, 2010. 112 min.   ‘Human beings are over 70 per cent water. 90 per cent of international trade moves via water. Yet, as Allan Sekula and Noel Burch

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The Forgotten Space

^ Still from The Forgotten Space by Allan Sekula and Noel Burch, 2010. 112 min.   ‘Human beings are over 70 per cent water. 90 per cent of international trade moves via water. Yet, as Allan Sekula and Noel Burch

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POST+CAPITALIST CITY

The final results for the 3rd edition of the POST+CAPITALIST CITY Competition cycle, LIVE, organized by Collage Lab and for which I have been one of the members of the jury, have been just announced!! — [be, inhabit, subsist, experience]  

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POST+CAPITALIST CITY

The final results for the 3rd edition of the POST+CAPITALIST CITY Competition cycle, LIVE, organized by Collage Lab and for which I have been one of the members of the jury, have been just announced!! — [be, inhabit, subsist, experience]  

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Exception / Exemption

^ Black vultures waiting for coming benefits via abc Sadly, we read today on the news that Eurovegas, the doppelgänger of Las Vegas in Europe, is going to settle in Madrid periphery by the end of this year. Not underestimating

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Exception / Exemption

^ Black vultures waiting for coming benefits via abc Sadly, we read today on the news that Eurovegas, the doppelgänger of Las Vegas in Europe, is going to settle in Madrid periphery by the end of this year. Not underestimating

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Form following Waste & Kinship

^ Monument built with whale bones in Alaska. Image via bloomberg tv   If we look at two types of traditional dwellings in the North Arctic area, whalebone structures and snow houses, we can read a whole ecology and economy

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Form following Waste & Kinship

^ Monument built with whale bones in Alaska. Image via bloomberg tv   If we look at two types of traditional dwellings in the North Arctic area, whalebone structures and snow houses, we can read a whole ecology and economy

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The Competitive Hypothesis

  WE ARE OPENING next Tuesday THE COMPETITIVE HYPOTHESIS exhibition at Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York. come along!!   The Competitive Hypothesis  An exhibition examining the politics behind the architecture competition Exhibition Opening: January 22, 2013, 7PM Exhibition:

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The Competitive Hypothesis

  WE ARE OPENING next Tuesday THE COMPETITIVE HYPOTHESIS exhibition at Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York. come along!!   The Competitive Hypothesis  An exhibition examining the politics behind the architecture competition Exhibition Opening: January 22, 2013, 7PM Exhibition:

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Building Crises: The Shock Doctrine

  Makes me feel terribly worried and scared about the current wave of ongoing privatisations of education, justice and national health system in Spain. The real estate bubble and consequent financial burst post-2007 are being ferociously used to approve ‘disaster

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Building Crises: The Shock Doctrine

  Makes me feel terribly worried and scared about the current wave of ongoing privatisations of education, justice and national health system in Spain. The real estate bubble and consequent financial burst post-2007 are being ferociously used to approve ‘disaster

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Diwaniyah: An Architectural Space of Political Exchange

  A brilliant research piece by Joseph Grima and Markus Miessen, videography by Elian Stefa, on Kuwait’s Diwaniyah: four-sided spaces with perimeter seats for men’s meetings, discussions and informal assemblies, and the role they play in shaping debates on contemporary

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Diwaniyah: An Architectural Space of Political Exchange

  A brilliant research piece by Joseph Grima and Markus Miessen, videography by Elian Stefa, on Kuwait’s Diwaniyah: four-sided spaces with perimeter seats for men’s meetings, discussions and informal assemblies, and the role they play in shaping debates on contemporary

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On Extralegal Space in Belgrade / rooftop squatting II

  ‘The illusion that illegal construction brought a dispersion of power in the production of space dissolved, and it became obvious that the power just shifted into the hands of developers who merely used the illegal as their legitimate field.’ [DS]

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On Extralegal Space in Belgrade / rooftop squatting II

  ‘The illusion that illegal construction brought a dispersion of power in the production of space dissolved, and it became obvious that the power just shifted into the hands of developers who merely used the illegal as their legitimate field.’ [DS]

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G O V ‘ T cocktails

Yesterday’s tasty presentation of ‘Displaced Soils – The Geopolitical Cooking-Performances’ at Elia Zenghelis Workshop, Bartlett School of Architecture, London.   A collective performance, where guests have to eat and drink without hearing, brings clinical and territorial space together. G O V

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G O V ‘ T cocktails

Yesterday’s tasty presentation of ‘Displaced Soils – The Geopolitical Cooking-Performances’ at Elia Zenghelis Workshop, Bartlett School of Architecture, London.   A collective performance, where guests have to eat and drink without hearing, brings clinical and territorial space together. G O V

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mechanical floor

^ Phantom: Mies as Rendered Society, 2012 by Andrés Jaque. Photo by Miguel de Guzmán via elcultural   Mies Van der Rohe has many secrets to hide. His seminal Barcelona Pavilion (Expo 1929), from which we can only visit a distorted reconstruction

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mechanical floor

^ Phantom: Mies as Rendered Society, 2012 by Andrés Jaque. Photo by Miguel de Guzmán via elcultural   Mies Van der Rohe has many secrets to hide. His seminal Barcelona Pavilion (Expo 1929), from which we can only visit a distorted reconstruction

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Democratic Transaction

  My research on Real Estate Speculation along the Spanish coast ‘Displaced Soils: Capital as Circulation of Borders’ featured today at Domus

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Democratic Transaction

  My research on Real Estate Speculation along the Spanish coast ‘Displaced Soils: Capital as Circulation of Borders’ featured today at Domus

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The Waiting Game

  A chair dictates a context. It implies an act of waiting,  spending time in the same place until something more important than the mere act of waiting happens. A chair has also a connotation linked to a tedious activity.

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The Waiting Game

  A chair dictates a context. It implies an act of waiting,  spending time in the same place until something more important than the mere act of waiting happens. A chair has also a connotation linked to a tedious activity.

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floors of fear

^ Nightingale Floor via zen-garden   In order to detect human presence inside a house, and as a protection measure against ninja stealth walking, Nightingale Floors (Uguisu-Bari 鴬張り) were invented in Japan around the 17th century. By means of a

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floors of fear

^ Nightingale Floor via zen-garden   In order to detect human presence inside a house, and as a protection measure against ninja stealth walking, Nightingale Floors (Uguisu-Bari 鴬張り) were invented in Japan around the 17th century. By means of a

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