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Celebrating (post)modernist movements and futuristic utopian architecture
  • I’m flying of to Jakarta, Indonesia tomorrow for 5 months of exotic architecture. I will participate at various conferences, work at a local firm and travel around Java, Sumatra, Borneo and Bali to discover some lost treasures and to do some occasional surfing and diving. I’ll use the blog to write about my experiences on working on architecture in one of the fastest growing economies in the world and document its ever expanding main capital Jakarta.



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    CHICAGO // DEEPHOUSE // DISCO // JAZZ // SWEAT // SUN // DANCEMANIA // OLDSCHOOL // CLASSICS // MIXTAPE!

    A new fresh spring mixtape filled with deep sunny jazzy oldschool tunes. Including tracks from Kuba Sojka, Terry Housemaster Baldwin, Omr S, Pierre’s Pfantasy Club, Terekke, Todd Terry and more…

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  • The War Rooms takes a science fictional premise, in which the UK’s energy supply networks are terminated following an Energy War in 2050, in order to explore the implications of the decentralisation of the UK’s energy networks and the implementation of a closed-loop agrarian economy. The science fictional scenario presented and the subsequent urban strategies proposed address the challenges the UK faces regarding energy security and fuel poverty and speculates on the hypothetical consequences of a future where the many risks associated with the UK’s long term energy strategy come to bear. The War Rooms, St. James’s Park introduces an institutional framework for agrarian reform, inspired by Ebenezer Howard, which operates on three simultaneous scales representative of the three protagonists of Clifford D. Simak’s, City: Man, Dog and Ant.

    For more info, visit his website



  • Ned Scott - The war rooms, The Smart Grid

    Ned Scott - The war rooms, The Smart Grid

  • Ned Scott - The war rooms, Ground Plan

    Ned Scott - The war rooms, Ground Plan

  • Ned Scott - The war rooms, Aerial Perspective

    Ned Scott - The war rooms, Aerial Perspective

  • Ned Scott - The war rooms, Aerial Perspective (Detail)

    Ned Scott - The war rooms, Aerial Perspective (Detail)

  • Ned Scott - The war rooms, the instrument

    Ned Scott - The war rooms, the instrument

  • Ned Scott - The war rooms, Beneath the new St. James park

In order to protect the natural habitat from bio-energy scavengers, the new St. James’s park is raised off the ground. Each plot of the raised park is replaced with a reciprocal plot directly beneath which is artificial and contains information about the plant life above. The artificial landscape beneath the new St. James’s Park also fulfils a secondary function as the archives of the resettled political regime. The columns supporting the raised park contain the archives which are managed by civil servants who abseil up and down.

    Ned Scott - The war rooms, Beneath the new St. James park

    In order to protect the natural habitat from bio-energy scavengers, the new St. James’s park is raised off the ground. Each plot of the raised park is replaced with a reciprocal plot directly beneath which is artificial and contains information about the plant life above. The artificial landscape beneath the new St. James’s Park also fulfils a secondary function as the archives of the resettled political regime. The columns supporting the raised park contain the archives which are managed by civil servants who abseil up and down.

  • Ned Scott - The war rooms, The Mall

    Ned Scott - The war rooms, The Mall

  • Some works by the Greek architect Aristide Antonas

    Aristide Antonas, Athens is an architect and a writer with a PhD on Philosophy (Nanterre Paris X), associate professor of architecture (Volos School of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Greece), co-curator for the Greek Pavillion, Venice Biennale 2004. His office has constructed vacation houses and interiors in Greece and functions also as a research studio, dealing with no commissioned work; 2 books printed in Greece on both built and research work.

     



  • Aristide Antonas - Zizek Residence

    Aristide Antonas - Zizek Residence

  • Aristide Antonas - Zizek Residence

    Aristide Antonas - Zizek Residence

  • Aristide Antonas - Urban Hall, Athens. Plan

    Aristide Antonas - Urban Hall, Athens. Plan

  • Aristide Antonas - Urban Hall, Athens. Section

    Aristide Antonas - Urban Hall, Athens. Section

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