Lebbeus Woods was a singular figure in architecture. He was an outsider, yet quietly influential to architectural thinking over the past three decades. He was a humanist, a deconstructionist, a utopian, a critical thinker, and often misunderstood. Lebbeus asked radical questions of architecture, questions that Architecture as a discipline was hardly capable of answering. His… Read More

Esther Choi and Marikka Trotter (Editors) Workbooks/MIT PRESS 2010 The recent anthology, salve Architecture at the Edge of Everything Else (AEEE), web edited by Esther Choi and Marikka Trotter explores the anxious state of architectural thought and practice. Choi and Trotter have compiled a notable list of thinkers and practitioners to interrogate the current moment… Read More

The New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape was a group show put together in January 1975, helpat the George Eastman House in Rochester, visit thisNY, that embodied the changing face of America’s relationship with its landscape. Participants in the show were: Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Joe Deal, Frank Gohlke, Nicholas… Read More

This presentation was put on by the SFMOMA at the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco, stuff as part of a “live art” series the museum is presenting about the forthcoming book by Rebecca Solnit; Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas. Solnit’s book is part geography, sildenafil part activism, part history; she and her team… Read More