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Pamphlet Architecture #32 -  ResilienceMatt Ozga-Lawn and James A. Craig of Stasus
Put another way, abandoned objects, locations, and spaces have a particular kind of architectural potential energy, a lack of precise definition that allows them to hover somewhere between promise and realization; however misleading it might actually be, then, dereliction implies a unique capacity for transformation—an ability to assume radically new spatial characteristics in the future—whilst simultaneously presenting what we could describe as fossils of an earlier world, one that has long since disappeared or ceased to operate.
The House of the Infinite / Alberto Campo Baeza
Building; Machines - Neil Denari

Architectural experimentation, gripped correctly, is a political hammer, demolishing the primitive shack of thought currently guiding architectural ideologies. K/K R&D seeks poltical alternatives to these increasing irrelevant dogmas. Politics exist beyond prime time, chaos is not a theory, buildin gs are not literary, and technology is not an advertising slogan.
Mosquitoes (Ken Kaplan) on Lebbeus Woods Blog

Their use of the machine is both a critique of functionalism and a call for hands-on invention that transcends corporate goals and limits.

Or perhaps, as Steven Shaviro suggests in his book Connected, Roadside Picnic, like all science fiction, actually exists to cast a shadow over the present. “It shows us how profoundly haunted we are by what has not yet happened,” says Shaviro of science fiction writing. In the specific case of Roadside Picnic and Tarkovsky’s film, what had not happened yet was the Chernobyl disaster.
Siri Bunford takes us behind-the-scenes of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ in this clever commercial
Clouds . Beautiful Clouds
The First-Ever Expedition to Turkmenistan’s “Door to Hell”
By Christina Nunez
INFOGRAPHIC: Why China is the real winner at the World Cup