Ken Sanes – the age of simulation – a trove of essays by this bright Bostonian on such topics as disney, automated environments, and virtual realities.
Meet George Hart, geometric genius, mathematician and sculptor, and see his fine works – I think I like the SNARL series the most so far, though “Gonads of the Rich and Famous” gets my gong for naming.
The acceleration of computing speeds has made the rendering of complex fractal geometries a lot easier, as this site demonstrates.
Scholarly journal at Project Muse (Johns Hopkins University). It used to be free… but now it isn’t. Oh well, I’ll stay dumb.
Here’s a trove of archived essays at Architectural Record, including spiels by Sullivan, Corb, Alexander, Gropius, and Mumford, among others – some very good reads.
Martin Ryder’s large link list for those interested in the likes of Martin Heidigger, Theodor Adorno, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Jean Baudrillard, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Frederic Jameson and more…
An architectural writer at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (a what??) maintains this meaty blog about Manhattan and architectural theory and history.
An MIT Architecture Department journal put together ‘bi-annually’ by which I think they mean twice a year.. Sometimes articles are displayed – otherwise they are just listed by title.
An american journal of the built and natural environments. Has an emphasis on poetry and fiction
Good meaty articles – most from each issue are available on site. PDFs also available.
MIT’s architecture journal. Articles are only available if you pay or have access via a university :(