The acceleration of computing speeds has made the rendering of complex fractal geometries a lot easier, as this site demonstrates.
A 2003 essay by Wolfgang E. Lorenz at the Vienna University of Technology, with a section relating to built architecture.
By Christopher Rollason. Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project draft did not get an English translation until 1999. Rollason walks us through the arcades and places Benjamin’s work in the context of the day. He also traces the effects the text has had on current thought.[04/04]
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…
Occasional german architectural journal with a new theme each year. Abstracts in English but the body of the essays is usually in german.
Now edited by Arthur and Marilouise Kroker – essays, articles and multimedia. A large site where the indexing isn’t that great – best to just wander about through it all.
Architexturez is a huge Indian site that, “relies on international, multi-lingual participation and networking to build perceptions complex and contradictory. Perceptions that are applicable to a global audience, interrogating the traditional modes of architectural education, theorising, and practice.”
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 :(