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The Alternative Guide to the Universe - Mavericks, Outsiders, Visionaries

Outer Limits: The Alternative Guide to the Universe

”The Alternative Guide to the Universe” explores  alternative ways of perceiving, imagining, describing and moving through the world we live in.  Works from the past 25-years by  self-taught artists, architects and fringe physicists and visionary inventors.   > MORE The Alternative Guide to the Universe – Mavericks, Outsiders, Visionaries Foreword by:    Ralph Rugoff Essays by:    Rick […]

Complete Works by Kengo Kuma

Recovery: Complete Works by Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma often speaks about recovery; the recovery of place, of traditions. His works and projects illuminate how the respect for values can be merged into an architecture for the 21st century.    > MORE . Complete Works by Kengo Kuma Essays by:    Kenneth Frampton Publisher:    Thames & Hudson Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    320 […]

Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli

Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli

“My ideas are always clear.” Vignelli’s career is prolific and broad. From jewelry, fashion, furniture for Knoll to New York subway maps and identity for American Airlines.  > MORE . Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli Editor:    Sarah Clyne Sundberg Authors:    Samira Bouabana, Angela Tillman Sperandio Essays by:    Martha Scotford Publisher:    Oyster Press Publ. year:   […]

Le Corbusier's Pavilion for Zürich Model and Prototype of an Ideal Exhibition Space

Zürich Pavilion – Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier started to sketch on ideas for this building already in 1949. Although intended as a private home, it has served as a pavilion since opening in 1967. It was Le Corbusier’s last built work.   > MORE . Le Corbusier’s Pavilion for Zürich Model and Prototype of an Ideal Exhibition Space Features:    Centre Le […]

The Index Book by Matteo Thun

The Index Book by Matteo Thun

Matteo Thun gets X-rayed. In “The Index Book”, the Italian designer and architect’s ouvre is arranged from A-Z.    > MORE . The Index Book by Matteo Thun Designed by:    Elena Pelosi Interviewer:    Hans Ulrich Obrist ISBN:    9783775734998 Publisher:    Hatje Cantz Publ. year:    2013 Languages:    English, Italian, German Pages:    368 Illustrations:    321 Width x height:    240 […]

Todd Saunders Architecture in Northern Landscapes

Todd Saunders – Architecture in Northern Landscapes

Norway-based Canadian architect Todd Saunders has gained much international acclaim for his experimental designs, often using traditional craft methods. Here’s a survey of his work to date.    > MORE Architecture in Northern Landscapes by Todd Saunders Editors:    Jonathan Bell, Ellie Stathaki Designed by:    Henrik Nygren Publisher:    Birkhäuser Publishing year:    2012 Language:    English Pages:    273 Illustrations:   […]

El Croquis 163-164 Glenn Murcutt 1980-2012

Simplicity – El Croquis

El Croquis 163-164 is about the Australian architect and Pritzker Price winner Glenn Murcutt much admired for his small scale buildings.   > MORE . El Croquis 163-164 – Glenn Murcutt 1980-2012 Text by:    Sean Godsell Essays by:    Juhani Pallasmaa ISBN:    9788488386731 Publisher:    El Croquis Publ. year:    2012 Languages:    Spanish, English Pages:    414 Illustrations:    in colour […]