Only the lull I like.
A diary of the common

Carlos Lanuza

"Sometimes I see the life of others as a mirror, with both good and bad consequences. I can see myself perfectly reflected, my thoughts in their eyes, my actions in their hands; and the objects they create, as a vehicle for understanding."

Only the lull I like. A diary of the common is a story, fictional or real—or both—that takes place in the Barcelona of the 1920’s, where the Barrio Chino was known as a neighbourhood for the immigrant and rejected. But in it, there was a whorehouse named Madame Petit that was a sort of melting pot where all layers of society met, the poor, the rich, the queers and the thieves. When trespassing the moral threshold of this place, a new world would emerge.

Carlos Lanuza is an architect, writer and researcher. His interests are on the crossroads of architecture, art, and the social millieu. Only the lull I like. A diary of the common is the winner of dpr-barcelona writing grant 2021 for Future Architecture.

Title: Only the lull I like. A diary of the common
Author: Carlos Lanuza
Copy-editor: Daniel Lacasta Fitzsimmons
Layout: dpr-barcelona, based on a design by Cristina Garriga (My Bookcase)
Series design: Cristina Garriga (My Bookcase)
Photos: Juan Gonzalez del Cerro, Jorgelina Zabert
Languague: English
Date: October 2021
Size: 13 x 20 cm
ISBN: 978-84-122529-9-6
Publisher: dpr-barcelona
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