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Corona and the Climate Crisis

Architektur / Architekturtheorie / Corona / EU / Europa / Exzerpt / Klimakrise / Publikation / Utopie / Zitat

Currently, the world is in the middle of a decisive turning point, and so is Europe and the EU (Assmann, 2018; Fischer, 2019). The time is ripe for a reflection and revision of dysfunctional institutional structures on the European level, not least for the sake of the survival of our planet Earth. It seems the climate crisis is merely acknowledged, but only ineffectually addressed, because the capitalist system as a whole would have to be […]

Land of Nod (East of Eden, 2012)

Architekturtheorie / Berlin / Brache / Exzerpt / Fotografie / Fundstück / Grenze / London / MA Thesis / Warschau / Zitat

Whenever a searching eye encounters barren land, it seeks for shelters that can provide potential sites for hiding and creation. Arid tree trunks become essential elements of orientation – relics of a life cycle on deserted soil. The Land of Nod is such a place in the Book of Genesis {4:16}, located on the ‘east of Eden’, where Cain chose to flee after murdering his brother Abel. There, as vagabond, he was condemned to wander […]