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  • Minimal Grammar

    Compact Architectural Course 1. Theory Chapter 1.1: Introduction to Architecture as Language The Role of Architecture in Shaping Our Aesthetic Judgment 1.1.1 Architecture, like language, has a powerful ability to communicate without the use of words, or rather, through the use of its own vocabulary. Through nuances, rhythms, and contrasts, architecture establishes a dialogue among…

  • On architecture, art, language, and philosophy

    As an architect, I am constantly struck by the interconnectedness of my discipline with those of art, language, and philosophy. These fields are all deeply interwoven, each influencing and shaping the others in subtle and profound ways. To begin with, it is impossible to discuss architecture without also considering the role of art. The design…

  • The wizard’s sphere

    Why does the Wizard look at the sphere? There is a well-known story of a wizard (the archetype of a Wise Old Man), who has the power to look into the sphere from which he reads the future. The sphere is a pictorial representation of Pleroma. The sphere is potency. In order to read the…

  • Brother M and the Present

    Brother M once perceived the Present (absolute now moment). From all that has been experienced, the following conclusion has been drawn: The Now is constituted from the ontological element which is the exclusive Present. In its exclusivity, the Now does not allow memory to form around it, ergo the Now can never belong to History…