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urbanism

The 9-Square Grid returns

To all my Cooper Union vets: what do you think of when you think of “9-square grid?” Well, what about this? This is a promotional sign for the Superilla, in Barcelona’s Poblenou neighborhood. Though I had seen propaganda about it for many months since arriving last September, the Superilla remained rather isolated in my head. […]

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Architecture Non-fiction

Specters of Cooper

These thoughts have taken a while to put down, partly because of so many implications in each (you will see the drift to rant mode)…. The Cooper Union’s current predicament is shitty, no matter what road is taken. However, the shittiest fact to swallow is that there seems to be an unwillingness to take risks […]