With summer over and the colder months on their way, now is the time to plan your winter reading. To enjoy with a nice cup of hot coffee, we’ve got a new edition of the hugely popular, MVRDV Buildings, a critical analysis of the last century of the built form by Kenneth Frampton, and a retrospective on the radical city visions of Cedric Price. More suited to the coffee table is EAMES, a colourful exploration of the revolutionary couple by TASCHEN publishers.
Can a single drawing sum up the complexity of a sizable built project? In his hand-drawn Toons, Mikkel Frost, one of the founding partners of CEBRA, amalgamates various drawing techniques into playful architectural sonnets.
This week we indulge in different types of buildings with one thing in common – their extraordinary truss-based design.
The Broad, the latest addition to downtown LA's architecture scene, is located next to the Walt Disney Concert Hall and across the street from the Museum of Contemporary Art.
HOT TO COLD: an odyssey of architectural adaptation is the follow up release to the 2009 magnus opus, YES IS MORE, an archicomic on architectural revolution and offers a chance to critique and reflect on the work and progression of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in the 6 years since the release of their last monograph. Will this book have the same lasting impact that its predecessor achieved?