The ecological relations of roots (1919) is a book by John Ernest Weaver (1884 – 1966), an American biologist and prairie ecologist. During his life, … [Read more...]
Architectural projects and artistic researches have explored the potential of isotropic spaces, by definition: territories where the conditions are equally distributed. Hierarchy is abandoned, the distinction between figure and ground disappears and the available land is evenly covered, being it a piece of paper or a territorial plot. In some projects the idea of field is a metaphor, the ever-expanding territory of capital materialized by infinite urban development, in other it is merely a condition, a potential to be explored.
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The city of Timgad, in today's Algeria, was founded as a military settlement by Emperor Trajan around AD 100 and its original scope was to be a … [Read more...]
The Constellations drawings are a series of sketches by Pablo Picasso drawn on sixteen pages of a notebook in 1924. For these small drawings in black … [Read more...]
French architect Michel Ecochard, also trained as an archeologist, was the director of the Morocco Department of Urban Planning from 1946 to 1952 … [Read more...]