Frontierer is a casebook for un-coupling notions of progress from practices of finance-led capital accumulation. It’s brief includes the tracking of resource extraction and frontier imperialism into the digital realm, as the promises of space travel failed to materialise.
Over the summer I constructed a Modular Pavillion in Malmberget, Sweden, as part of a residency with LKAB and Tomma Rum. I’m overjoyed that this pavillion has survived winter in the arctic circle at 67°N, and with temperatures as low as -22°C. The images show just how much snow it had to contend with. […]
The tradition of architecture is littered with attempts to combine the Sphere and the Tower into a unified inhabitable form. Many of these configurations seek a conflation between the authoritarian dominance that the Tower implies and the egalitarian bias of the Sphere’s ergonomic plane. It is a game that the pioneers of representative democracy […]