Author Archives: Jorge Mejia Hernandez

many rooms, 6

where I hid   “My Father’s house has many rooms” -John, 14:2   From the threshold, I could see the cleanliness of the terrazzo floor, made with irregular cuts of marble of different sizes and colors, no bigger than the

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many rooms, 6

where I hid   “My Father’s house has many rooms” -John, 14:2   From the threshold, I could see the cleanliness of the terrazzo floor, made with irregular cuts of marble of different sizes and colors, no bigger than the

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many rooms, 5

where night was what night should be   “My Father’s house has many rooms” John, 14:2   Cramped and literally full of nooks and crannies. Not a clean floor plan for sure. Instead a convoluted set of little additions subtractions

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many rooms, 5

where night was what night should be   “My Father’s house has many rooms” John, 14:2   Cramped and literally full of nooks and crannies. Not a clean floor plan for sure. Instead a convoluted set of little additions subtractions

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many rooms, 4

where I fell in love with books “My Father’s house has many rooms” – John, 14:2   Even before entering the flat, one could have a glimpse of the room where I fell in love with books form the hallway,

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many rooms, 4

where I fell in love with books “My Father’s house has many rooms” – John, 14:2   Even before entering the flat, one could have a glimpse of the room where I fell in love with books form the hallway,

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many rooms, 3

where I faced death “My Father’s house has many rooms…” – John, 14:2   Above the room where I faced death was a high, pitched gable roof, built with rustic wooden beams and trusses, covered with slightly overlapping asbestos-cement #

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many rooms, 3

where I faced death “My Father’s house has many rooms…” – John, 14:2   Above the room where I faced death was a high, pitched gable roof, built with rustic wooden beams and trusses, covered with slightly overlapping asbestos-cement #

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many rooms, 2

Where everything fell apart   “My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2   The room where everything fell apart had a semi-circular floor plan, pivoting around a spiral staircase, outside. The stair landing paved with grey linoleum gave way

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many rooms, 2

Where everything fell apart   “My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2   The room where everything fell apart had a semi-circular floor plan, pivoting around a spiral staircase, outside. The stair landing paved with grey linoleum gave way

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many rooms, 1

Where I was truly happy “My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2 The room where I was truly happy made a sharp corner, on a Flatiron-ish second floor. One entered facing the corner, through a deep threshold, between built-in closets,

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many rooms, 1

Where I was truly happy “My Father’s house has many rooms…” John, 14:2 The room where I was truly happy made a sharp corner, on a Flatiron-ish second floor. One entered facing the corner, through a deep threshold, between built-in closets,

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arch

upon losing center I have noticed that the effort which keeps a world in place also threatens to bring it down all is tense all is fleeting and perennial geometry syncretizes life and death pending on the position of a keystone

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arch

upon losing center I have noticed that the effort which keeps a world in place also threatens to bring it down all is tense all is fleeting and perennial geometry syncretizes life and death pending on the position of a keystone

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(to) shadow

Two joints articulate the division of the Andes, as it moves northward across the Putumayo basin. The “knots” of Pastos and Almaguer, disentangle the thick thread that comes all the way from Tierra del Fuego into three distinct claws, obviously

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(to) shadow

Two joints articulate the division of the Andes, as it moves northward across the Putumayo basin. The “knots” of Pastos and Almaguer, disentangle the thick thread that comes all the way from Tierra del Fuego into three distinct claws, obviously

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some cities

some cities were founded by chance comfortably reclined against an old meander a protective hill, a vantage point crossroads for conflict and profit   some simply piled up on the continuous rhythm of human tides layered atop one another in

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some cities

some cities were founded by chance comfortably reclined against an old meander a protective hill, a vantage point crossroads for conflict and profit   some simply piled up on the continuous rhythm of human tides layered atop one another in

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sketch: Jørn Utzon’s platforms and plateaus

Testing the limits of the obvious the simplest act (elevation) implies a thorough revelation.   Things known, things unknown – as Huxley would have it and in between architecture timeless tool for understanding  

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sketch: Jørn Utzon’s platforms and plateaus

Testing the limits of the obvious the simplest act (elevation) implies a thorough revelation.   Things known, things unknown – as Huxley would have it and in between architecture timeless tool for understanding  

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