Citizens of No Place: An Architectural Graphic Novel by Jimenez Lai

By Jimenez Lai

Citizens of No Place is a set of brief tales on structure and urbanism, graphically represented utilizing manga-style storyboards. Fiction is used as a technique to unpack suggestions approximately structure. Modeled as a proto-manifesto, it's a candid chronicle of a hugely serious idea approach within the culture of paper structure (especially that of architect John Hejduk and Bernard Tschumi's big apple Transcript).

The brief tales discover many architectural difficulties throughout the distinct language of the picture novel, assisting usher the subsequent new release of architectural thought and feedback.

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Parameters, logic, systems, indices, or any gauge that is quantifiable is a type of tyranny that reduces passion or will to a checklist. On the contrary, the value of architecture appears when architects can exercise qualitative choices. ” 38 Point Clouds 39 Point Clouds 40 Point Clouds 41 Point Clouds 42 Point Clouds 43 Point Clouds 44 Point Clouds 45 Point Clouds 46 Point Clouds 47 04 Babel On Extremity Yesterday’s extreme is tomorrow’s status quo. In this way, culture is a product of ongoing augmentations to the zenith of the previous generation.

In this way, culture is a product of ongoing augmentations to the zenith of the previous generation. It moves in such powerful ways that its momentum and influence are difficult—if not impossible—to resist. However, the inevitable is not cruel. The lenient shoulders of our forefathers have already revealed the ground from which we can project the future, and their shoulders are a constant reminder that nothing is really original—nor can it remain extreme. 50 Babel 51 Babel 52 Babel 53 Babel 54 Babel 55 Babel 56 Babel 57 Babel 58 Babel 59 Babel 60 Babel 61 05 The Obsession Accelerator On Obsession Persistent fixation is time consuming.

In this way, culture is a product of ongoing augmentations to the zenith of the previous generation. It moves in such powerful ways that its momentum and influence are difficult—if not impossible—to resist. However, the inevitable is not cruel. The lenient shoulders of our forefathers have already revealed the ground from which we can project the future, and their shoulders are a constant reminder that nothing is really original—nor can it remain extreme. 50 Babel 51 Babel 52 Babel 53 Babel 54 Babel 55 Babel 56 Babel 57 Babel 58 Babel 59 Babel 60 Babel 61 05 The Obsession Accelerator On Obsession Persistent fixation is time consuming.

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