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a place through which the world passes,
for the sustenance of that place and our situated selves,
and for our very sense of being in-place.

a place from which we go to a world which is immediate and present and to hand.

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vuls:

Daniel Bejar, The Visual Topography of a Generation Gap (#2, Brooklyn, NY) , 2011, unique object, brass keys, adhesive , 6 5/8” x 2” x 7/8” 

(via vaerktoj)

ewha women’s university, seoul, korea.

dominique perrault architecture

Maya Lin, Blue Lake Pass (detail), 2006,

Duraflake particleboard

Detour, 2008, Digital and lithograph

Matthew Rangel, Across the Sierra

Depicts a seven day Journey within Sequoia National Park in California. Some points of interest are the Nine Lake Basin, the entire Kaweah Peaks range, Kern River Canyon, and Mount Whitney.

iamstanley:

Olafur Eliasson’s book contains 454 laser cut sections that when viewed make a scale model of his house. 

neo-constructivist:

(via Archigram Archival Project)

Sin Centre

‘Entertainments Palace’ on the site of the Empire Theatre, Leicester Square, London. Originally ‘failed’ as student final thesis project at the Regent Street Polytechnic.

onashclouds:

 

AIRPORTS AS OBSERVATORIES.

THE TITLE OF THIS COLLECTION IS VIEW-PORT

THE AUTHOR OF THIS PROJECT IS ANNE WEBER


 

Orange County Government Center, Paul Rudolph 1963-1971

Drawings reveal an internal spatial complexity, but pictures and exterior renderings show a more simple structure and mechanical framework. 

(Source: archdaily.com)

4/24/2011

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stereotomic, concrete, sections,