Languages of transportation: Memories of Mexico City, impressions of Shanghai

Any city, everyday, from Alpha cities like Singapore to the poorest settlements on Earth develop systems of mobility on their roads, rivers, and skies. These languages of transportation shape physical environments that are ‘visually consumed’ by their citizens. Mobility, whichever the language, transforms urban identities. I remember the 90’s in Mexico City. The transportation identity…

China, a photographic essay

‘When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence’ Ansel Adams

Shanghai, first impressions

One month since my arrival to China. An intense period of 4 weeks holding my new role as Senior Lecturer in Environmental Design at DeTao Academy-Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts. I have spent most of my time in the university sector of Songjiang, a massive concentration of universities and related services in the southwest of…