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Misfits and architecture machines

A few days ago, I wrote about some basics of cybernetics, concluding with a snippet from Gordon Pask’s “The Architectural Relevance of Cybernetics. …

as miniaturization becomes total…

Cedric Price, untitled & undated note. O.C.H. folio DR1995:0224:324:002, Cedric Price Archive, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal. Found in Cedric Price’s Oxford …

weeknote 13: greetings from montreal

Greetings from the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal! I’m here on a Collections Research Grant to use the Cedric Price Archive. …

today, we operate on objects

“What, then, is the ‘object?’ Every object is the nodal point, the boundary point in the relationship between person and person. Whoever …

NYC pneumatic tube receptacle

NYC pneumatic tube receptacle Originally uploaded by maximolly. Everyone in the world knows of my fascination with pneumatic tubes. Here's one from …

It really is a series of tubes

Just call me Fallopia. In early March, I gave an Ignite talk at eTech about pneumatic tubes– a five-minute talk where the …