March 30, 2011

Cyclists’ unbalanced perspectives

From Left: Reyner Banham, architectural critic or crazy cyclist?; Lincoln Cathedral; your average bicycle shed. Oh we cyclists are such a prickly bunch, aren’t we! The architectural critic and theorist Reyner Banham rode his bike everywhere, […]
March 30, 2011

Companies that insure cars, will not insure health.

The NRMA is Australia’s major motoring group and car insurer, that grew to be a major home insurer as well (Oh, let’s face it, I know diddly swat about them, whether they’re mutualised, pasteurization, baptized—I really […]
March 29, 2011

Why do some architects mention cycling at all?

When architects are sufficiently famous, they see it as their role to speak on urban consolidation, society’s energy use, cycling, the big bang, the existence of god… anything really, other than what actually steered the design […]
March 28, 2011

Lugged and Braised Buildings

3 of these things, they do belong here. 3 of these things are kinda the same. But one of these things, doesn’t belong here. Now it’s time to play our game. It’s time to play our […]
March 27, 2011

How architects brand themselves with their bikes

Conscious as we are now, of the environment, our health and the frightful impact of cars, many architects are looking to the bicycle, as an emblem of the late machine age. They have for some time: […]