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  • Eidetic Dictionary – How to write in architectural language

    Unlocking the Secrets of Symbols: A Practical Guide to the Eidetic Dictionary in Architecture 1. Introduction to the Eidetic Dictionary and architecture: The Eidetic Dictionary is a unique tool used in the field of architecture to understand, analyze and recreate the underlying concepts of different designs. The Eidetic Dictionary is based on the idea that…

  • The Philosophy of Form in Architecture

    Balancing Form and Function in Architecture | A Philosophical Perspective The question of form in architecture has long been a topic of interest to scholars and practitioners alike. While some argue that form should be dictated by function, others see the aesthetic qualities of a building as equally important. In this paper, we will examine…

  • Phantasmagoric Syntax

    Theoretical elaborate for the J BRIDGE project. This is a philosophical-ontological game. This heuristic game will bring our attention back to the basic stories. The stories we articulate with the bridges of language. Phantasmagoric syntax The bridge is a sculptural manifestation of an archetypal sentence, a sentence that can be imagined to be the basis…

  • Architectural Syntax – The Corner

    The corner is a seemingly insignificant aspect of architecture, but it is actually a crucial element that plays a vital role in defining the appearance and functionality of a building. Its (Corner) placement in three-dimensional space is what dictates the overall design and silhouette of the structure. But what makes the corner such a strange…

  • Architectural Anatomy

    It is almost a fun fact that many architects cannot clearly define the discipline of architecture. Often, the definition relies, quite uncertainly, on intuitive recognition (“I can not define it, but I know it when I see it”). However, there are many definitions that are being sought at the boundary between intuitive and analytical because…

  • Style – Stylistics

    Style is a crucial element of an architect’s work, a tool they use to sign and distinguish their creations. However, it should not be viewed as a choice that exists independently of the larger architectural discourse. Many young architects fall into the trap of thinking that they can choose their own unique style, often prioritizing…

  • Four Corners of the Gaminite Circle

    This text represents the normative grammatic for understanding the architectural project “The Three Corners of the twofold Circle“ Prologue Four Corners of the Geminate Circle is a Jungian concept that will be the central theme of this text which will once again culminate in architectural exegesis. Besides Jung’s thesis, the aesthetic categorization by Benedetto Croce…

  • Shadow

    Carmina Figurata Shadow, the oculus through which one looks at the downside of Persona. Dark dimensions of demonic mono-dialogues are suppressed by identity under the influence of anonymous authority (public opinion). Orphic lines in which the shadow prints its deconstructed sentences, are suggested by the persona’s anatomy. The remains of the area in which the…