Very hot afternoon. There were some readings of the artist Gordon Matta-Clark‘s notes and letters on the lawn of the Canadian Centre for Architecture today. Really interesting despite the heat.
“Go outside. Don’t tell anyone and don’t bring your phone. Start walking and keep walking until you no longer know the road like the palm of your hand, because we […]
Taken from a window on the fifth floor at City Hall.
Took a walk down Victor Lane the other day. It runs behind the north side of Wellington from Strathmore down to Hickson. There are three lanes in Verdun that have […]
Nothing like ’98 but still there are people without power, treacherous walking and driving conditions. Nature at it’s finest, cold, brutal, beautiful.
Courtesy of JR, this classic film shows the artist’s Women Are Heroes project in the Morro da Providencia flavela in Rio de Janiero, Brazil in 2008. JR’s intention in Women […]
Rest Stops : Vanishing Relics of the American RoadsideLiterally, before our eyes, rest stops are vanishing from the landscapes of America. All over the country, rest areas are losing the […]
Flâneurs in Automobiles* | Venturi and Scott Brown on the Road « dpr-barcelona. Could be a very interesting read, but I think I will hold off […]
tokyo vertical buildings. From Polar Inertia
Church that burned down on Rene Levesque earlier this month. Some of the other section in the back looks salvageable.
Or something. If you walk west along de Maisonneuve you will see Concordia’s concentration of buildings looking like a strange compressed overlap of styles. Here is the view from 8 […]
Thanks to Pruned for finding this unique architectural collection of Irish Handball Allies. Most of them are not that old but it is interesting how so many of them have […]
Nice, almost Dickensian feel to that header. Article in today’s Gazette about how the building could vibrate to death if a new dedicated south shore bus service road is built […]
One of the options Transports Quebec had on the table with the Turcot Interchange was to simply renovate and strengthen the current interchange. It was estimated that this would cost […]