Archive for the ‘Architecture’ Category

#Notopia is the loss of identity and cultural vibrancy – a global pandemic of generic buildings. Let’s design with care to human scale and understanding of spaces between buildings. Let’s make places at street level, places of exchange, dialogue, and delight! Advertisements


Originally posted on MO:
In 1947, the architect Aldo van Eyck built his first playground in Amsterdam, on the Bertelmanplein. Many hundreds more followed, in a spatial experiment that has (positively) marked the childhood of an entire generation. Though largely disappeared, defunct and forgotten today, these playgrounds represent one of the most emblematic of architectural…


Two of my drawings have been published on The Architectural Review Folio! Following are the links to the publication: Cupola del Brunelleschi New England Seascape


The role of utopian thinking in architectural and urban design has always been fundamental. Utopian thinking is about breaking the limits and constraints and building a new visionary based on desirable values, this is when the thinker engages the most challenging issues the human society faces. Suggesting solutions for human terrestrial salvation, not necessarily feasible […]



If you are interested in knowing fundamentals of architectural terminology this book is highly recommended! Understanding Architecture helps people make sense of architecture and the built environment by introducing some of the complexities of the subject. From the back side of the book: “Understanding Architecture is a comprehensive introduction to architecture and architectural history and […]


Highly recommended! Review the history of Modernism through a hilarious tale! “From Bauhaus to our house” is a book written by Tom Wolfe, American author, journalist and satirist. The book is a 1981 funny narrative of Modern Architecture in the context of the U.S. which describes “compounds” of architects and movements established by them. Wolfe […]