BOMB architecture editor Carlos Brillembourg parses the varied subjects and themes of artist Guillermo Kuitca’s 1991 MoMA show.
For centuries, the urban infrastructure of the New World has been haunted by the presence of a rural culture immersed within the city, a sort of parallel slum city that José Castillo terms “urbanism of the informal.”
Architect Carlos Brillembourg is among a few initiates allowed entrance to Luis Barragan’s nunnery.
Jesús Tenreiro-Degwitz is a renowned Venezuelan architect and esteemed teacher whose buildings reflect his concern for truth and for the improvement of living conditions for the urban citizen.
Architect and writer Carlos Brillembourg visits Brasilia to meditate on the cities spontaneous history and its place in the pantheon of contemporary urban planning.
In this imagined interview, Carlos Brillembourg transforms the elegant writings of legendary architect Louis I. Kahn into a revelatory conversation on the aesthetics and ideology of his craft.
Raimund Abraham’s just-completed Austrian Cultural Center rises into the Manhattan skyline like a natural force. He and fellow architect Carlos Brillembourg discuss the philosophy that forms his buildings.
This Editor’s Choice contains Carlos Brillembourg’s review of new work by artist George Negroponte.
Carlos Brillembourg on the humor-filled, socially-focused mixed media installations created by José Antonio Hernandez-Diez.
The shortcomings of New York’s Housing Act of 1949 are examined in City without a Ghetto, an exhibition at the Center for Urban Pedagogy.
Eisenman founded the seminal Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in 1967. Since then, his architectural practice has been in intense dialogue with critical theory, grappling with Derrida’s debunking of a “metaphysics of presence.”
Maria Elena González’s sculptures describe a confrontation between architecture and memory—of built and remembered identity.
Architect Carlos Brillembourg’s poetic meditation on Keith Sonnier’s sculptures at Mary Boone Gallery.