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].
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 […]