Sun modular computer (1990), designed by Paul Bradley and Jochen Backs The history of computing isn’t a triumphal progress from Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine to the new
Broadacre City (image: MoMA, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York) A display of Wright’s thinking about cities, in New York until 1
John Outram’s psychedelic plans for a huge hotel Battersea Power Station, derelict for more than 30 years, has been called a graveyard of architectural visions.
Stenberg Brothers, A Perfect Gentlemen, 1928 (image: Courtesy GRAD and AntikBar) A collection of 1920s film posters displays bold techniques of montage – and a
Visual Transmitter No. 2, 1968, private collection, London An exhibition of the conceptual artist’s early, design-influenced work includes some surprisingly appealing objects In recent years
Frei Otto’s proposal to house 40,000 people under a 2km dome in the Arctic Circle reflected the zeitgeist of the 1970s – a concern about
CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE NOW Everyone has their Tatlin tower which, to their frustration, never made it off the drawing board. Ron Arad once suggested an