Architecture and Surrealism: A Blistering Romance by Neil Spiller ‘Architecture and Surrealism’ is the first major survey on the rich relationship between the imagery and thinking of Surrealist art and the architecture of the 20th […]
Drawing Futures: Speculations in Contemporary Drawing for Art and Architecture /// Edited by Laura Allen, Bob Sheil, Frédéric Migayrou and Luke Pearson /// published by UCL Press and Riverside Architectural Press, 2016 . Drawing Futures brings […]
Oblique Drawing: A History of Anti-Perspective by Massimo Scolari /// Introduction by James S. Ackerman /// Translated by Jenny Condie Palandri Overview | For more than half a century, Erwin Panofsky’s Perspective as Symbolic Form has […]
In the format of a selective dictionary of cross-referenced terms, Metapolis identifies a new architectural will within the contemporary social and cultural panorama. It contributes to a global vision of the emerging new architectural action that participates in “advanced culture” and visual art disciplines and technology.
Jeremy Till, Architecture Depends, MIT Press, 2009 Architecture depends – on what? On people, time, politics, ethics, mess: the real world. Architecture, Jeremy Till argues with conviction in this engaging, sometimes pugnacious book, is dependent on […]
Despite its importance to place-making, urban planning and the environment, landscape design has often played an inferior role to architecture. Digital Landscape Architecture Now | Nadia Amoroso with forword by George Hargreaves, Thames & Hudson, 2012 […]
In architecture, narrative prioritises human experiences and the need to shape them into stories. It places the emphasis on a building’s meaning rather than performance.
This edited collection addresses the vital role of the imagination in the critical interpretation of architectural representations.
Anyone reviewing the history of architectural theory, Robin Evans observes, would have to conclude that architects do not produce geometry, but rather consume it.
Modern methods of agriculture have led to cities growing out of control and reducing the available agricultural land, threatening the sustainability of our food system. The previous mutually sustaining relationships of animals, humans and the […]
A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing.