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This dissertation is rooted within my personal struggle to understand and react to my experiences of absurdity and complexity within place and the making of architecture between speculation and reality. “One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light,...
The focus of this dissertation stems from the interest of objectifying a non-architectural contemporary problem in South Africa by means of symbolic representation, so that the conceived may become the perceived. This dissertation questions whether architecture can communicate through...
The treatise seeks to make a valuable contribution to a current discussion in architecture and urbanism regarding the perception and re-conceptualisation of what in previous paradigms was left-over, unassigned space between developments. These in-between servitude spaces inevitably ended up as poorly considered negative wastelands...
Martha Cooper is an American photojournalist from Baltimore. She began documenting graffiti art on the streets of New York in the 70's while working at the New York Post. At the time, it was a highly controversial and for some...
The idea of evolution, and the human-form as we know it, becoming 'the other' is a concept which has long fascinated me. CHARLES explores the evolution of the human body from the earliest known vertebrates over 530 million years ago,...
This edition of Inside* takes us deep into the studio spaces on Cornell University's Milstein Hall. A state of the art extension to the College of Architecture and Planning that was designed by the international powerhouse, OMA. Milstein Hall is...
Located along the banks of the sacred river Ganga in Varanasi, India, YANTRA explores the junction of water purification infrastructure with uses of the everyday to create a place of cultural tradition and infrastructural progress. India’s Ganga River has been...
It's hard to think of costume design and movies in general, without considering Edith Head. She was the prolific designer that brought all her characters to life. Edith's work spanned over three decades; from the mid 30's all the way...
The compact print of the film cameras from the mid to late 20th century have produced photographs that have a specific aging aesthetic attached to them. Fading images that blur into an overall pink surface have a curious quality...
Amsterdam based conceptual photographer, Kjer Mariano, searches for visual narratives through the manipulation of his photography. With a background in stunt work and sports modelling, he ventured into fashion photography and then began dabbling in architectural imagery. Here are a...

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