Reading Response: Week 13: Signs, Signals, and Signifiers

Architectural drawings, as the phrase is commonly referred to, imagines the construction of a specific form of space. They outline the structure and orient, or rather design, a specific function. Moreover architectural drawings are maps. The commonplace drawing today is

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Reading Response: Week 13: Signs, Signals, and Signifiers

Architectural drawings, as the phrase is commonly referred to, imagines the construction of a specific form of space. They outline the structure and orient, or rather design, a specific function. Moreover architectural drawings are maps. The commonplace drawing today is

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Tania Zarak – Week 13

“Conceive the building in the imagination, not on paper but in the mind, thoroughly – before touching paper.” – Frank Lloyd Wright In sum: architectonic drawings are a code to be decoded, so lets! Mark Hewitt begins his text by

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Tania Zarak – Week 13

“Conceive the building in the imagination, not on paper but in the mind, thoroughly – before touching paper.” – Frank Lloyd Wright In sum: architectonic drawings are a code to be decoded, so lets! Mark Hewitt begins his text by

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Design / History / Revolution Conference, 4/27-28

Design / History / Revolution April 27-28 The New School, Kellen Auditorium 66 5th Avenue Whether by providing agitprop for revolutionary movements, an aesthetics of empire, or a language for numerous avant-gardes, design has changed the world. But how? Why?

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Design / History / Revolution Conference, 4/27-28

Design / History / Revolution April 27-28 The New School, Kellen Auditorium 66 5th Avenue Whether by providing agitprop for revolutionary movements, an aesthetics of empire, or a language for numerous avant-gardes, design has changed the world. But how? Why?

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The Tupac Trick

So, first of all, I would like to say that the Tupac Shakur trick was indeed just, that, an old lighting trick that produces a video by reflecting light from a projector.  This was not actually a 3D projection, which

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The Tupac Trick

So, first of all, I would like to say that the Tupac Shakur trick was indeed just, that, an old lighting trick that produces a video by reflecting light from a projector.  This was not actually a 3D projection, which

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The Unfinished Grid

After a discussion with a friend about The Greatest Grid exhibit at Museum of the City of New York, we made plans to go see it.  It was a nice day so I decided to ride my bicycle up 8th

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The Unfinished Grid

After a discussion with a friend about The Greatest Grid exhibit at Museum of the City of New York, we made plans to go see it.  It was a nice day so I decided to ride my bicycle up 8th

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Foreclosed: Rebuilding the American Dream

EXHIBITION REVIEW “FORECLOSED: REBUILDING THE AMERICAN DREAM” (MoMa)   In the beginning of February I had a chance to visit the Museum of Modern Art to see the small but very interesting and ambitious exhibition: “Foreclosed: Rebuilding the American Dream.”

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Foreclosed: Rebuilding the American Dream

EXHIBITION REVIEW “FORECLOSED: REBUILDING THE AMERICAN DREAM” (MoMa)   In the beginning of February I had a chance to visit the Museum of Modern Art to see the small but very interesting and ambitious exhibition: “Foreclosed: Rebuilding the American Dream.”

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Site review: New York State Pavilion, Queens

Architecture can be thought of as a mediator between mind and body: A practice of using thought to create possibilities and boundaries for the body. This is also in response to one of the problems of Modern era, which is

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Site review: New York State Pavilion, Queens

Architecture can be thought of as a mediator between mind and body: A practice of using thought to create possibilities and boundaries for the body. This is also in response to one of the problems of Modern era, which is

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The Low Line: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole

I first heard about the project called The Delancey Underground (also nicknamed the Low Line) when I was browsing TimeOut New York in search of something fun to do several weekends back.  When I got a glimpse of the project’s

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The Low Line: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole

I first heard about the project called The Delancey Underground (also nicknamed the Low Line) when I was browsing TimeOut New York in search of something fun to do several weekends back.  When I got a glimpse of the project’s

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A Night in Radio City

There are certain places in New York City that, at least for me, are so physically overwhelming and embody the spirit of the city so perfectly that experiencing them never gets old.  I’ve lived in this city for most of

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A Night in Radio City

There are certain places in New York City that, at least for me, are so physically overwhelming and embody the spirit of the city so perfectly that experiencing them never gets old.  I’ve lived in this city for most of

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Site Review: Taliesen West

Upon entering Frank Lloyd Wright’s renown Taliesin West, one is immediately struck with an awareness of place, time and proximity with nature. Wright’s architectural vision to incorporate the outdoor landscape with the interior of his structures is particularly apparent in

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Site Review: Taliesen West

Upon entering Frank Lloyd Wright’s renown Taliesin West, one is immediately struck with an awareness of place, time and proximity with nature. Wright’s architectural vision to incorporate the outdoor landscape with the interior of his structures is particularly apparent in

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