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Posts tagged 'book'

New book explores the cultural and social history of the London pub

Edited by Cristina Monteiro and David Knight, Public House celebrates how pubs have contributed to the civic life and story of London To coincide with

Cities

Documenting the Bugis houses of Indonesia

In newly published photographs from the 1980s, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg captures the symbolic vernacular architecture of Indonesia’s Bugis farmers German photographer Ursula Schulz-Dornburg has released a

Architecture

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

The book features 60 architects and urbanists tackling discrimination in the built environment industry – and prompts action for change Words by Francesca Perry Sound

Architecture

Exploring the poetic mundanity of urban peripheries – in photographs

New book Double Orbit from photographer Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine captures the strange everyday of our built environment Double Orbit, a new book from French photographer Grégoire

Cities

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

A new book from Victoria Gaiger and Tom Loxley explores the design evolution of Japanese flower arranging ‘Ikebana’ – the Japanese art of flower arranging

Design
airport digitally manipulated photograph by Cássio Vasconcellos

Crowded aerial photographs re-imagined for a post-COVID landscape

Cássio Vasconcellos’ digitally-manipulated photographs take on a new meaning after the pandemic Words by Hugh Metcalf In creating his Collectives series, Brazilian photographer Cássio Vasconcellos

Design

Naomi Milgrom Foundation releases MPavilion: Encounters with Design and Architecture

Exploring how each architect addressed the design of MPavilion, the new book reflects a growing and much needed broader conversation about design today Words by

Architecture

A new book expands the purview of postmodernism, one of architecture’s most misunderstood movements

Michael Graves: Team Disney Building, Burbank, California, USA, 1986. Picture credit: © Michael Graves Architecture & Design Alamy Stock Photo From brutalism to the neo-shingle

News

The little red book best known to motorists

A mid-century version of the Michelin Guide. Image via Ian Shaw/Alamy The Michelin Guide may have started as a marketing ruse, but its longevity is

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Food for thought: Le Corbuffet brings architectural history to the dinner table

Robert Rauschenburger,. Photo by Esther Choi Writing about food has never been so good, or serious, as now. Le Corbuffet, Esther Choi’s book of recipes

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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality