Using the term “architect”!


Couldn’t help sharing this interesting debate (NOT) on archinect about the conditions for calling yourself an architect… The diversity of issues approached is so vast that I can’t even understand how you pass… Continue reading

The Death Star…in Dubai!


I just couldn’t resist posting this proposal for RAK convention and exhibition center in Ras al Khaimah, Dubai by Rem Koolhas and Reiner de Graaf of OMA – it is just like the… Continue reading

Fashion Architecture


I was admiring the novelties from one of my favorite brands House of Holland when these overalls swipe me off my feet. “Have to buy it”, thought to myself, but then it hit… Continue reading

Reflection


I have a “thing” for photographing reflective surfaces. Wether it is me or the world around me. For me they act as a window to another world, that is exactly like yours but… Continue reading

French do love arches…


Humm! Le Grande Arche de La Defénse, Paris, France by Johann Otto von Spreckelsen, 1985-1989; MECA – maison de l’economie creative et de la culture en equitane, Bordeaux, France by BIG+FREAKS, 2012 French… Continue reading

Again on representation in architecture…


WAI Think Tank (Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz Garcia), Cities of the Avant-Garde, 2011 (collage, digital manipulation and mixed techniques) I really loved this article in DOMUS about the representation in architecture. It reminded… Continue reading

The architects reunion – CIAM version 21st century?


Could this be the topic for a CIAM convention of 2013? It seems that no one knows very well where do we stand when it comes to classifying our place in the history… Continue reading

Is digital architecture the new architecture?


The problem The other day I was reading a post in an architect’s blog called “The Archinaut” which inadvertently made me itchy. It was basically a short reflection on how the media society… Continue reading

The Phanteon


To much of my surprise my favorite place in Rome is the Phanteon. In the 3 days I spent in that beautiful (however freezing cold) city, I would manage to pass through that… Continue reading

Glimps of my city…


Today I was missing my city, so I decided to go for lunch in the old merchant center, the river port. Even if the weather has been to cold and rainy for this… Continue reading