Tag Results

Designer Books: Local Architecture, New Energies and Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots

Designer Books: Local Architecture, New Energies and Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots

Three new titles exploring, respectively, the importance of site-specific architecture, land art that reinterprets Copenhagen’s energy ambitions, and the graphic design scene that flourished in California from 1936 to 1986.

By  | 

22 days ago

Section: Curiosity

Tags:

Designer Playlist: Odile Decq

Designer Playlist: Odile Decq

The French architect, who just established a new school of architecture in a part of Lyon where she’s led on redevelopment, shares what she’s reading, watching and listening to.

By  | 

22 days ago

Section: Curiosity

Tags: ,

Designer Books: Reproducing Scholten & Baijings

Designer Books: Reproducing Scholten & Baijings

A new monograph delights in the Dutch studio’s brilliant approach to colour, in everything from tableware to textiles.

By  | 

23 days ago

Section: Curiosity

Tags:

Designer Books: The Information Capital

Designer Books: The Information Capital

In The Information Capital, authors James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti use data visualization to map out London life – in all its vibrant permutations.

By  | 

April 21, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags:

Designer Books: Imagine Architecture, Sagrada and Beautiful Users

Designer Books: Imagine Architecture, Sagrada and Beautiful Users

A book on fantasy architecture, a documentary on Antoni Gaudí’s most famous building and a survey of ergonomic design to go with the Cooper Hewitt’s Beautiful Users exhibition, which ends April 21.

By  | 

April 17, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags:

Jan Kaplicky’s Futuristic Visions

Jan Kaplicky’s Futuristic Visions

A new book and an exhibit at the Architectural Association in London bring together the fantastic drawings by the Prague-born architect and founder of London firm Future Systems.

By  | 

March 9, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags:

Designer Books: Architecture and the Unspeakable, Curationism and Rebel Architecture

Designer Books: Architecture and the Unspeakable, Curationism and Rebel Architecture

A short film that wordlessly takes viewers into buildings around the world, a book that stars Hans Ulrich Obrist and other arbiters of taste, and a doc series that explores architecturural interventions in informal communities.

By  | 

March 9, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags: ,

Designer Books: Shigeru Ban’s Relief Structures

Designer Books: Shigeru Ban’s Relief Structures

Humanitarian Architecture delves into the projects that the Pritzker Prize laureate has created for victims of war and natural disaster.

By  | 

March 9, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags:

Designer Playlist: Ben van Berkel

Designer Playlist: Ben van Berkel

The architect and designer at UNStudio, in Amsterdam, who has just completed the W.I.N.D. house among many other projects in the Netherlands and around the world, shares what he’s reading, watching and surfing.

By  | 

March 9, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags: ,

Designer Books: L.A.[TEN], DESIGNerd 100+ and Disobedient Objects

Designer Books: L.A.[TEN], DESIGNerd 100+ and Disobedient Objects

A book on L.A.’s architectural evolution, an app that tests your graphic design smarts and an exhibition catalogue that captures the role of design in political activism.

By  | 

January 20, 2015

Section: Curiosity

Tags: