we perch upon the beliefs and uncertainties that transcend contextual variabilities.

Empirical Urbanism |

Typecast


Typecast is supported, in part, by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.


Empirical Urbanism | 

Learning From Las Vegas:
A Retroactive Manifesto for Suburbanism


by
Robert Venturi
Denise Scott Brown
Steven Izenour



Film |  

Tokyo Story


by Yasujiro Ozu

year 1953

Film |

Supersurface - An alternative model for life on the Earth


by Superstudio
Image by Superstudio. Theme between nature and humanity
Art |

The Happiness Machine



by Mark Lascelles Thornton


“An allusion to modern consumerism and roboticized lives we currently live”
Film |

Playtime


by Jacques Tati
Firm |

Drawing Architecture Studio


“These axonometric projections are not necessarily all about representing spaces in an orderly, logical way...capturing the phenomenology of urban life”

Memory |

Thingking Architecture


by Peter Zumthor

Image buildings at the old Allmannajuvet zinc mines in Sauda


Right |

The Right To The City


by
David Harvey
Image by John Urquiza/Sin Turistas


Drawing |

Drawing Architecture: The Finest Architectural Drawings Through the Ages


by Thomas, Helen

An elegant presentation of stunning and inspiring architectural drawings from antiquity to the present day "Drawings... are not only visually entertaining but they serve as a way of educating and learning fundamental architectural representations."—ArchDaily

Image architecturelab


Film |

Blade Runner 2049


by
Denis Villeneuve
Fiction,cyberpunk


Informal Urbanism |

Forms of Informality: 
Morphology and Visibility of Informal Settlements


by Kim Dovey. Ross King
Image from passage


Ephemeral Urbanism |

Programming the Urban Surface


by Alex Wall 


Image OMA parc-de-la-villette


Utopian Urbanism |

Programming In Defence of Utopian Urbanism: Imagining Cities After the “End of Utopia”


by David Pinder


Image Archizoom/Gilberto Corretti, No Stop City, 1970


Social Urbanism |

Social Urbanism and the Politics of Violence: The Medellín Miracle


by K. Maclean


Image Welcome to Medellín








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