book Archives - Loves by Domus

Category archives: book

  • A new library for Baghdad

  • A library for Baghdad is the second chapter of the project 168:01 launched on Kickstarter to remodel the library at the College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad. Since 2016, Wafaa Bilal has been working on 168:01 – a project supported by the global community to help the College of Fine Arts at the Univers[...]
  • Constructivist playground

  • The Constructivist playground by Zupagrafika pays homaege to one of the best known Russian avant-garde movements. It allows to shape an avant-garde community with geometrical forms inspired by some of the seminal examples of Russian constructivist architecture erected between the early 1920s and mid 1930s, like the[...]
  • A concrete book for concrete architecture

  • Hungarian freelance photographer and photo journalist Gábor Kasza released a concrete book on concrete architecture: in his words “a poetic photo series about relationships”. It is like a contemporary opera set where stories take place in concrete spaces. Geometric patterns also draw the story on, as they return fr[...]
  • Botanical Shakespeare

  • Landscape designers and bothany enthusiasts should add a new book to their library. Botanical Shakespeare was conceived by Shakesperasre historian Gerit Quealy and artist Sumié Hasegawa, who collaborated for a book that examines every plant that appears in Shakespeare's works. The volume portraits over 170 flowers,[...]
  • 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[...]