Monthly Archives: August 2011

Week 34: In ahead of the storm

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Given that the day on which Leah, J.D., Jeff, Mayo and I will all be physically present in the studio together on a routine basis is swiftly approaching, we’ll be needing more space in short order. Counting Nurri and the … Continue reading

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Perilous asymmetries: Playing with trust in the “smart city”

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The following is a piece solicited by Volume magazine for their Summer 2011 special on the so-called “Internet of things,” available now at specialist architectural bookstores everywhere. If you’ve been reading weeknotes closely, you may find some of these passages … Continue reading

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Week 33: Growing

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With the enormous collective effort of getting our biggest proposal to date out the door now behind us, it’s time to take a deep breath and catch up on some of the other things that have been going on in … Continue reading

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Week 32: It don’t rain but it pours

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The US military has a handy piece of terminology it uses to refer to the pace of events experienced by an organization: OPTEMPO. This week saw our studio OPTEMPO, already pretty hectic, silently trip past some occult threshold; all of … Continue reading

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Weeks 30-31: Full house

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This first week of August is a really special occasion for us, since it marks the first time we’ve all been in the studio at once. Jeff’s been holding down the fort splendidly; I’m back from my monthlong wanderings in … Continue reading

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