On a full-moon night, the night of August 3rd, 2020, I slept en plein air for the first time. There was so much that I didn’t know or expect.

The air was cooled after it stopped raining on August 2nd, so I thought it was perfect timing for my long-waited…

A concept and an object.

Domenico Remps, Cabinet of Curiosities, 1690s, Museo dell’Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Florence

Concept

- Name: Otherness

- Origin and Brief Explication:

The origin of this concept is the essay “the Myth of the Other” by Zhang Longxi. The Other is created in a relative sense. It is the culture, nation or civilization different from which one identifies…

The infinity of a cityscape does not comply with the laws of physics. An individual’s world system can be an infinitely small subdivision.

Fragment One

Fig.1, by author.

You live in such a city: there are only two types of buildings, buildings that are immutable and those that are rotatory, and they look…

This is my very first Medium post, so it has both the privilege and the burden of introducing who I am, and what this blog is about. Let me begin by a candid narrative of a series of relevant anecdotes, after which I will introduce one of my self-portraits, in…

Yiou Wang

Detection X Reflection | Blog of an architect who would have been a comparative anthropologist in a parallel world

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