Posts Tagged ‘crap’

Ecce Vancouver

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Vancouver, is that your motto? Out with the old, in with the new? Meanwhile, this questionable object will replace The Ridge Theatre, one of Vancouver’s few historic repertory cinemas: Apparently this passed a City of Vancouver design panel. Is there no end to the mediocrity of architecture in this city? Thousands of years of human activity culminate in this weak, destined-to-be-shortlived mess? Why is any developer allowed to build housing …read more

1000 Words Manifesto on design by Allan Chochinov

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

I have nothing to add to 1000 Words: A Manifesto for Sustainability in Design by designer Allan Chochinov. To preface his manifesto Chochinov writes: I don’t like the word manifesto. It reeks of dogma and rules—two things I instinctually reject. I do love the way it puts things on the line, but I don’t like lines, or groups. So a manifesto probably isn’t for me. The other thing about manifestos is that they …read more