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  • 8 architecture leisure books

  • Start this year's readings with a selection of soft architecture leisure books that can be enjoyed while studying for finals or at a coffee break. Matthew Frederick tells us about the 101 things he learned in architecture school – how to draw a line and the ever-present concept of the vernacular – coupled with the [...]
  • Benjamin Grant: in the eyes of the gods

  • Benjamin Grant wants us to make a cognitive shift, understanding and perceiving the places we live in for what they really are, as a whole. The project, put together in a book, derives its name from an idea known as the “overview effect”, a term that refers to the sensation astronauts have when given the opportunit[...]
  • Plant: Exploring the Botanical World

  • Featuring 300 of the most beautiful and pioneering botanical images, Plant: Exploring the Botanical World is Phaidon's latest release for plant lovers. The book is a survey that celebrates the beauty and diversity of plants. It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolours, drawings, and pr[...]
  • Guido Canella: 1931-2009

  • Presentazione del volume Guido Canella 1931-2009 Martedì 31 maggio 2016, alle ore 17.00, presso l’Accademia Nazionale di San Luca verrà presentato il volume Guido Canella 1931-2009, curato da Enrico Bordogna, Gentucca Canella e Elvio Manganaro (Franco Angeli, Milano 2014). Introduce: Francesco Moschini / Interven[...]
  • José Ortega y Gasset: Sullo stile in Architettura

  • […] Lo stile, infatti, gioca nell’architettura un ruolo particolarissimo che nelle altre arti non ha, anche se sono arti più pure. La cosa è paradossale ma è così. Nelle altre arti lo stile dipende semplicemente dall’artista: egli decide – certamente con tutto il suo essere e con un modo di decidere più profondo della [...]
  • Caricature architettoniche

  • Dalla metà dell’Ottocento a oggi la grafica satirica ha prodotto una quantità sterminata di caricature, vignette, illustrazioni umoristiche e cartoons animati che mostrano il profondo impatto dell’architettura sulla società contemporanea. Le grandi trasformazioni urbanistiche (dalla Parigi del barone Haussmann ai gratt[...]
  • Peter Märkli – Drawings

  • This volume collects for the first time most of the drawings which have accompanied the architectural work of Peter Märkli since his very first projects in the 1980s. Drawings have accompanied the architectural work of Peter Märkli since his very first projects in the 1980s. They are patiently produced images and arch[...]
  • Valerio Olgiati: The Images of Architects

  • The Images of Architects Edited by Valerio Olgiati Completely Redesigned New Edition 2015 I asked architects to send me important images that show the basis of their work. Images that are in their head when they think. Images that show the origin of their architecture. In this book we find 44 individual “musées imag[...]
  • Casa Cattaneo a Cernobbio

  • Casa Cernobbio spiegata con le parole del suo stesso autore, Cesare Cattaneo, tratte dal libro: “Giovanni e Giuseppe. Dialoghi di architettura”, Milano, Libreria Artistica Salto, 1941 "(…) Ma di tanta gente che in bene o in male si occupa della casa, chi pensa veramente alla casa, per quello che è anzitutto, un orga[...]
  • Disturbance _ A visual display of Migraine Aura

  • Disturbance is a research and the visual representation of the perceptions induced by migraine aura. The migraine aura consist in a series of symptoms – visual, sensory and linguistic symptoms – quite often characterized by hallucinations. My name is Francesca Magliani and I do suffer from migraine. As a graphic desig[...]
  • Weapon Of Mass Instruction

  • In honor of World Book Day earlier this week, artist Raúl Lemesoff worked with soda company 7UP to make a "weapon of mass instruction" He transformed a 1979 Ford Falcon into a Tank Armored with 900 Free Books. “I don’t do it for money. I don’t do it for fame. I just do this because I have fun doing it” Raúl Lemesoff [...]
  • The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel

  • This companion to the bestselling The Wes Anderson Collection is the only book to take readers behind the scenes of  The Grand Budapest Hotel. Through a series of in-depth interviews between writer/director Wes Anderson and cultural critic Matt Zoller Seitz, Anderson shares the story behind the film’s conception, perso[...]