Articles – Guerrilla Grafters

Guerrilla Grafters The Guerrilla Grafters graft fruit bearing branches onto non-fruit bearing, ornamental fruit trees. Over time, delicious, nutritious fruit is made available to urban residents through these grafts. We aim to prove that a culture of care can be cultivated from the ground up. We aim to turn city streets into food forests, and unravel … Continue reading Articles – Guerrilla Grafters

Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan

Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan

The Cement Garden, Ian McEwan. Novel (1978); Film (1993) Images from film: Source: The prefab. Source: Source: Resurfacing the garden path. Source: Covering up the hand print of the dead father. Source: State of prefab. Source: State of the garden. Source: Garden and psyche. Source: Dilapidation. Source: Dilapidation. Source: The rise of the tower blocks. Source: … Continue reading Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan

Courses – SS 2017 PS Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature – List of Topics Discussed

Sommer Semester 2017, RWTH Aachen University Proseminar: Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature Week 15 (Last session, 26 July 2017, Wednesday) A review of topics discussed in the course  

Articles – Architecture – Oasis Downtown

Art or Atrocity? Side note: Etymology "Atro" adjective (feminine singular atra, masculine plural atri, feminine plural atre) dark, black bleak, brooding Atro-City?   Oasia Downtown, Singapore by WOHA (Singapore-based architecture practice, established in 1994 by Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell; click here for more information about WOHA) The hotel-in-the-tower has sprouted ever taller since … Continue reading Articles – Architecture – Oasis Downtown