Talking about China

Here’s a very interesting article on the forever expanding South China Mall by Domus magazine that touches upon what Phil talked about today. Keep building in order to keep them wheels turning… I found the video to be at the same time very depressing and yet quite entertaining, much like an architecture student trying to make obvious jokes

http://www.domusweb.it/en/video2/new-south-china-mall-too-big-to-fail/

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David Byrne, The Knee Plays

David Byrne often refers to architecture and spaces that reverberate, sound that accumulates and then is dispersed, the theatre, the parking lot. Spaces with people in them. In a play, for which he wrote the music during the 80’s, he says:

Bird and Worm

The opposite of axonometric bird’s-eye view is axonometric worm’s-eye view. This isn’t a joke. I saw it in a Peter Eisenman image caption where it showed the building from below. Ok, it must also be a joke I guess since worms don’t have eyes. Correct me if I’m wrong