Archives: Performance Architecture, Alex Schweder

Archives: Performance Architecture, Alex Schweder

  Stability, Seattle, 2009 --- Alex Schweder & Ward Shelley Photo © Scott Lawrimore —- From the archives of Spéciale’Z, Performance Architecture by Alex Schweder appeared in Issue No. 4 of the Journal. Schweder looks back at how his interest in the relationship between architecture and performance developed through his works. To order the complete issue, or toRead More

Archives : Sprawl Wars, Andri Gerber

Archives : Sprawl Wars, Andri Gerber

From the archives of Spéciale’Z, Sprawl Wars by Andri Gerber. Sprawl Wars appeared in Issue No. 2 of the Journal under the theme Decolonization & Architecture. The essay examines links between military technology and the development of suburban communities in the United States. To order the complete issue, or to subscribe to the Journal, pleaseRead More

le Journal Spéciale’Z #4

le Journal Spéciale’Z #4

Ordering and subscription information here Contents Diagram Diagrammatic Architecture, Tim Gough Le diagramme à “l’ombre” du disegno, Alexis Meier Diagramming Interstitiality, Eugenia Fratzeskou John Hejduk and Radical Diagramming, Aida Miron the Spatial Turn Architecture as Space, Again? Notes on the ‘Spatial Turn’, Łukasz Stanek A Plea for Spatial Knowledge…, Anne Brandl & Andri Gerber TheRead More

le Journal, Call for Propositions: Opacité (par Claude Parent)

le Journal, Call for Propositions: Opacité (par Claude Parent)

still from Tree of Life, Terrence Malick-director, Emmanuel Lubezki, cinematographer l’église Sainte Bernadette du Banlay à Nevers, Claude Parent et Paul Virilio   Qu’en est-il aujourd’hui de l’opacité ? (par Claude Parent) Si l’on remonte l’histoire de l’architecture, après un bref séjour dans les arbres et dans les grottes, on découvre le mur. Le murRead More

Spéciale’Z No. 4

Spéciale’Z No. 4

Available September 2012 Ordering and subscription information here Contents Diagram Diagrammatic Architecture, Tim Gough Le diagramme à “l’ombre” du disegno, Alexis Meier Diagramming Interstitiality, Eugenia Fratzeskou John Hejduk and Radical Diagramming, Aida Miron the Spatial Turn Architecture as Space, Again? Notes on the ‘Spatial Turn’, Łukasz Stanek A Plea for Spatial Knowledge…, Anne Brandl & AndriRead More

Le Journal Spéciale’Z @ Storefront w/ARCHIZINES

Le Journal Spéciale’Z @ Storefront w/ARCHIZINES

Le Journal Spéciale’Z can currently be found at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York with  Archizines + Arch-Art! Books, a double exhibition consisting of Archizines curated by Elias Redstone (April 18 – June 9, 2012) and Arch-Art! Books, curated by Adam O’Reilly for Printed Matter, Inc. (May 5 – June 9, 2012)Read More

l’agenda d’architecture à Paris

l’agenda d’architecture à Paris

to receive  reminders of conferences, follow us on Twitter pour recevoir des rappels des conférences, suivez nous sur Twitter regardez l’agenda pour voir des conférences à Paris Françoise Fromonot Michel Bertreux Jean Nouvel Peter Greeaway Paolo David William J.R. Curtis Paul Chemetov Andrea Branzi Vittorio Gregotti Philippe Sers the calendar of conferences and debates onRead More

Landmark, Yuri Gomi

Landmark, Yuri Gomi

Before I left Tokyo in 2010, I found a set of old photographs taken in 1966. They were some of my great grandmother’s travel photographs taken as she and her friends visited Europe. So I decided to follow in her footsteps. ‘Landmark’ deals with the passing of time. It shows the differences and similarities inRead More

Cumulus EHV by The Cloud Collective

Cumulus EHV by The Cloud Collective

Open source is not only for programmers, technicians and nerds. It is a philosophy that will increasingly challenge social and economic conventions. What if we also start (re-) imagining the city as open source? After all, the city is not only the sum of private domains and interests but also a social construct and project,Read More

le Journal, Call for Propositions : Perform

le Journal, Call for Propositions : Perform

installation view, Chez Ouat, Elsa Mazeau Perform The term ‘performance’ remains elusive even within well-delineated disciplinary contexts. The bursting of performance art in the sixties provided a new framework and an alternative set of rules through which artists could articulate their relationship with society. Durational at its core, performance seems set to become the twenty-firstRead More