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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…

  • Symbolism in Architecture

    Visual Communication in Architecture | The Study of Semiotics and Signifiers Symbolism in architecture is a way for designers to convey higher language through the use of visual elements, motifs, and a better understanding of ontological architectural anatomy. It is a powerful tool that can help to create buildings that are meaningful and reflective of…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The story of Noah

    The story of Noah offers us the same moral about “translation” of lower completed ontological units, for the sake of ontologically higher potency. Noah, in his boat, gathers a family and pairs of animals and thus manages to survive the flood. Noah’s Ark is a direct extension of Noah’s personality. A similar example is found…

  • Brother M about our age

    Brother M. says: “We are the oldest people” The history of one species is viewed through the following prism: The species is the youngest at the moment of creation, the species is the oldest moment before extinction. We are the oldest exponents of our kind. Although the language trap constantly tells us that we address…

  • Anima and Leonardo

    With a smart man, there must be a hierarchy in terms of the intensity of curiosity. Not all topics are equally interesting. The truer the topic, the more interesting. There is a Necessity that leads a smart man to these topics. When I talk about a smart man I’m not talking about the exterior. One…

  • Looking at the whole

    Carl Jaspers says that genius sees the whole, not the particular. Napoleon says “I do not want the world in its parts, I want it in its entirety.” Weininger says “The highest level of individualism is the highest level of universality.” Christ in the Gnostic Gospels says “I come from the undivided.” Only in understanding…