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Old March 1st, 2018, 04:19 PM   #1
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Caricatures, Comedy, Comics, Satire about Architecture

Let's collect some funny, cynical, mocking and satirical stuff about architecture and architects here.


The great white cube:


https://www.facebook.com/archstudent...&theater&ifg=1
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Old March 1st, 2018, 04:29 PM   #2
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"The architect emphasized, how important integration
into the existing architectural context is to him"




Source: Gottfried Müller, book "Bauen im historischen Kontext", 2012
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Old March 1st, 2018, 04:33 PM   #3
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Léon Krier caricatures

The best known architecture caricatures of our time probably are those by new-classical/new urbanist architect Léon Krier:


https://www.facebook.com/HelmutRudol...type=3&theater


https://www.facebook.com/10872905380...&theater&ifg=1


By his brother Rob Krier, drawing "The Modernist Architect":


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/102...742/qcUMl0.jpg


Feel free to post any more that you know of!
Also videos are welcome. And of course drawings etc. that you created yourself!
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Old March 1st, 2018, 04:46 PM   #4
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Leon Krier comics

Leon Krier again:


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P1150607-2013-01-23--Leon-Krier-Georgia-Tech-School-of-Architecture-Academy-of-Medicine-Lecture-LEON-KRIER-himself by clambake444


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Some more:

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/508695720391900691/
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/314266880233523585/
https://www.pinterest.ie/pin/543387511272034078/


(sadly low res): https://tocapu2017.wordpress.com/2017/10/03/leon-krier/
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Old March 1st, 2018, 04:50 PM   #5
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An unusual one by Leon Krier:


Full res: http://www.2blowhards.com/archives/Krier%20Cartoon2.jpg
Source: http://www.2blowhards.com/archives/2...eon_krier.html

How to organically extend the urban realm:


http://realfinishes.blogspot.de/2016...e-or-fate.html
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Old March 1st, 2018, 11:02 PM   #6
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Old March 1st, 2018, 11:51 PM   #7
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Some of those are really dumb. A few make some reasonable points.
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Old March 2nd, 2018, 10:49 AM   #8
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^ Maybe you could be a little more precise here, Alexandru

What's dumb, what's reasonable in your opinion?
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one by Steve Duenes

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Old March 3rd, 2018, 11:38 PM   #10
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This book certainly deserves to be mentioned:

Tom Wolfe - From Bauhaus to our house

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Any ones that aren't ripping modernism?
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Old March 4th, 2018, 07:40 PM   #12
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Maybe this one From my favorite American cartoonist Gary Larson

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I like this one too (the author is unknown to me)

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Frank Gehry in The Simpsons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MyT-wk0DuI
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Please tell me they did not tear down that beautiful building in the top for that ugly one in the bottom?
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Yeah the building was demolished in 1968.

https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96...f%C3%A4ngelset
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