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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.

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April 21, 2015

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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.

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April 17, 2015

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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.

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March 9, 2015

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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.

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March 9, 2015

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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.

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March 9, 2015

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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.

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March 9, 2015

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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.

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January 20, 2015

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Designer Playlist: Daniel Libeskind

Designer Playlist: Daniel Libeskind

The renowned architect, recently selected to design the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa, shares his favourite book, film, music and working tool.

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January 19, 2015

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6 (More) Great Books: Winter Reading Edition

6 (More) Great Books: Winter Reading Edition

These beautiful and engaging architecture and design books – tackling subjects like tree-based infographics, the limits of digital architecture and the garden city movement – are perfect for leisure reading.

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December 30, 2014

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Architecture on Film: Cathedrals of Culture

Architecture on Film: Cathedrals of Culture

Robert Redford aims his lens at Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute and Wim Wenders films inside the Berlin Philharmonie in this series of six documentaries that explores iconic buildings, showing at Toronto’s TIFF Lightbox from December 19.

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December 18, 2014

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