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15.Jun.2014 A Strip Mall Semeiotic

“The vast parking lot is in front not at the rear, since it is a symbol as well as a convenience.” Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, and Steven Izenour,¬†Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form¬†(1977) at 9. [DRv12 is in the works].  

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06.Feb.2011 The New Pioneer

File under “Foundations.” After AB’s comment on the Arcades Project, I decided to go back to peruse my copy, with a particular focus on the flaneur convolute, hoping to glean some insight on New Pioneering. I was rewarded by this gem, a quote from a French writer named Pierre Hamp: The artist seeks eternal truth […]

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