British capitalism already has many of the hallmarks of Brezhnev-era socialist decline: macroeconomic stagnation, a population as much too bored as scared to protest about very much, a state that performs tongue-in-cheek legitimacy, politicians playing with statistics to try and delay the moment of economic reckoning. (via potlatch: Britain’s Brezhnev-style capitalism)
Remember how insane the internet used to be? (via Internet Archaeology)
Does Delft get to invent all the cool shit? (via Invention of the Day: A Bladeless Windmill - Henry Grabar - The Atlantic Cities)
Kenji Ekuan, Dwelling City, 1964 (via Frieze Magazine | Archive | Past Futures)
an axonometric drawing of a ‘stairway cube’
(inspired by the tower of Babel).