Maintenance and Care
A working guide to the repair of rust, dust, cracks, and corrupted code in our cities, our homes, and our social relations.
Let’s hear it for the neighborhood hardware store. Here, amidst the nuts and bolts, we cultivate the potential to order things, places, communities, politics, and values — we might even say, to build and repair worlds.
Within and Without Architecture
The imaginative possibilities of miniature things lie not in their being shrunken versions of a larger thing. The world of the miniature opens to reveal a secret life.
Corrections and Collections
Intriguing parallels in the design of prisons and museums, from the Panopticon to the Guggenheim to contemporary work by Peter Zumthor and Rem Koolhaas.
Faux-ethnographic dioramas, modern interiors reimagined as psychedelic ruin-worlds, invented histories of proto-architecture: archaeology, as model or metaphor, has been surfacing a lot in art practice and design theory.