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BLURring: mediating in a rural-urban landscape By Lick Fai Eric Ho
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Design can no longer survive as an isolated autonomous entity, nor can it be an infinitely connected rhizome with no limits. Rather, its autonomy emerges from the alignment with its contingencies.... More > The thesis is a fusion of a re-interpretation of the larger cultural + economic issues with projective design trajectories. Design should not presume or hypothesize programs and conditions, rather the design of particular programs and situations is stemmed from the analysis of the threats and problems of a place and people, in this particular case, in South Tenerife, Spain. The project is an attempt to utilize architecture as a mediator and generator among other influences and contingencies in a much accelerated condition. Built forms and design scenarios emerge from a deeply connected condition involving multiple layers, and constantly re-negotiate and re-speculate on the trajectory of development. It asks why engages in design and architecture, and suggests where it can refit.< Less
BLURring: mediating in a rural-urban landscape By Lick Fai Eric Ho
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Design can no longer survive as an isolated autonomous entity, nor can it be an infinitely connected rhizome with no limits. Rather, its autonomy emerges from the alignment with its contingencies.... More > The thesis is a fusion of a re-interpretation of the larger cultural + economic issues with projective design trajectories. Design should not presume or hypothesize programs and conditions, rather the design of particular programs and situations is stemmed from the analysis of the threats and problems of a place and people, in this particular case, in South Tenerife, Spain. The project is an attempt to utilize architecture as a mediator and generator among other influences and contingencies in a much accelerated condition. Built forms and design scenarios emerge from a deeply connected condition involving multiple layers, and constantly re-negotiate and re-speculate on the trajectory of development. It asks why engages in design and architecture, and suggests where it can refit.< Less
Love In December By Eric Bruntjen
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In the normal calculations that backcountry skiers make when deciding where to steer their boards the area surrounding Old Blewett Pass usually comes up short. Although people have been skiing in the... More > area since the 1930’s the long approach, relatively short runs and low elevation often conspire to send modern skiers elsewhere. It needn’t be that way however. With the right information almost every backcountry enthusiast can find what they are looking for at the old pass. From casual touring skiers to gung-ho peak baggers the old pass has something for everybody. This book shows you how to find it.< Less
Fight the Power: A Memoir of the Sixties By Eric Leif Davin
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The author was raised as a Southern Baptist and Mormon convert, although he was always a non-believer. However, like everyone else in his blue collar surroundings, he believed in America, the... More > military, anti-Communism, and, although too young to vote, Senator Barry Goldwater when he ran for president in 1964. Then, in the Sixties, he went to college and became swept up in the movements of the times. He came to realize that everything he’d believed about “his war,” the Vietnam War, was wrong. He came to believe that we were more than just on the “wrong side.” We were the wrong side. Eventually he was drafted. However, he refused induction into the military, preferring to face five years in prison, the maximum sentence, rather than fight in an immoral war. This memoir describes his journey through the Sixties, from a working class gung-ho Goldwater Republican supporter of the Vietnam War to a radicalized anti-war activist who was eventually drafted to fight in that war -- but refused to go.< Less
Fight the Power: A Memoir of the Sixties By Eric Leif Davin
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The author was raised as a Southern Baptist and Mormon convert, although he was always a non-believer. However, like everyone else in his blue collar surroundings, he believed in America, the... More > military, anti-Communism, and, although too young to vote, Senator Barry Goldwater when he ran for president in 1964. Then, in the Sixties, he went to college and became swept up in the movements of the times. He came to realize that everything he’d believed about “his war,” the Vietnam War, was wrong. He came to believe that we were more than just on the “wrong side.” We were the wrong side. Eventually he was drafted. However, he refused induction into the military, preferring to face five years in prison, the maximum sentence, rather than fight in an immoral war. This memoir describes his journey through the Sixties, from a working class gung-ho Goldwater Republican supporter of the Vietnam War to a radicalized anti-war activist who was eventually drafted to fight in that war -- but refused to go.< Less
MAS Context - Issue 8 - PUBLIC By MAS Studio
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Go public. From the successful spaces designed to be enjoyed by the community to the tools citizens have to influence those areas, common or not. From new design methods that create extraordinary... More > opportunities to decisions that challenge our basic public structures. And all this through documentation, investigation and idealization of what can be done; because we believe in the power of PUBLIC. Yes, that is you.< Less
Viaggio in Sicilia, arte e cultura siciliana By salvo antoci
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I viaggiatori che hanno visitato la Sicilia dai tempi lontani fino ai nostri giorni raccontano la grande isola del Mediterraneo con frasi rapide come lampi di luce: le loro emozioni, i loro pareri,... More > le impressioni di un momento trascritte su un taccuino. Nei miei viaggi ho usato, oltre alla matita e al pennello, la macchina fotografica. Si tratta di immagini che hanno il pregio dell’immediatezza e l’efficacia di una lunga descrizione. In questa prima e breve raccolta vengono messi assieme i Murales di Caniccatini; Vizzini; Caltagirone; Palazzolo Acreide; Enna; Calascibetta; Chiafura e Scicli; Solarino e Buccheri; le Catacombe dei Cappuccini di Palermo; Monreale; Erice e il porto di Trapani; l’Elettra, i Persiani, le Vespe, Antigone, Eracle, le Trachinie e l’Orestiade al Teatro Greco di Siracusa; la “Manus ferrea” di Archimede; da Punta del Pero ad Ortigia; le ciminiere di Catania; Belvedere; Castel di Tusa; l’Infiorata di Noto; il Museo della Pietra di Sampieri; REstART e il Castello Maniace di Siracusa.< Less