What is architecture? by Marcio Kogan

Studio SC by Marcio Kogan StudioMK27 Marcio Kogan, one of the best representatives of contemporary brazilian architecture true spirit, says in this interview, something I have been joking about for some years now.… Continue reading

turn the old into new…at what price?

cheungvogl: boat timber installation at aesop, hong kong. I have always been in love with materials and construction techniques and I guess that people like me learn to appreciate the processes of aging… Continue reading

Architecture in perfect balance with Nature

Last week a series of photos start appearing in the “architecture media world” that were quite impressive. The first “Squish Studio”: advertised as the ultimate hipster shack, a small artist studio with sharp… Continue reading

Japan (dis) function

Rouge – Tokyo, Japan by Apollo architects Oshikamo house, Toyota, Aichi, Japan by Katsutoshi Sasaki It is usual for me to get caught in theoretic considerations around subjects commonly uninteresting to other people. Or so… Continue reading

“Ronchamp Tomorrow” why such a big fuss?

What is Architecture? by Winny Maas, MVRDV

This interview with Winny Maas make me remember my text about the obsolescence of architecture. Of course he has a different opinion on the (still) important role of architecture and architects in contemporary… Continue reading

Instant Flashes – one year is a lifetime!

view photo album I must confess the “instant flashes” are my favorite photographs, because they are taken any time, anywhere with your phone. I guess they represent a more spontaneous and therefore truthful story! This a the… Continue reading

Am I Obsolete?

“I seem to understand that interior design does not mean inventing a new form of a certain piece of furniture, but rather putting a common piece of furniture, a vulgar lounge chair, in… Continue reading


I was seeing this morning the new Titanic Museum in Belfast, Ireland, and just couldnt get it! It looks like 4 bows of ships with a metalic coating with a wavy pattern…Is this… Continue reading

HOW TO LOOK AT ARCHITECTURE…has a completely useless activity

(the title is a reference to Bruno Zevi´s book, published in 1957 by horizon press, new york) In one of my twitting moments I found an article by Samuel Medina on architizer about how… Continue reading

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