In the lead-up to Christmas we're bringing you five new architectural publications straight off the press. First up we have a new Le Corbusier retrospective that examines his work in relation to the human body, a look at the top 50 innovative design thinkers of the 21st century and a book that looks at the status of architectural photography in today's society. Then we're suggesting a book that provocatively argues for a new form of building cities and a new biography of one of the great 20th century architects, Buckminster Fuller.
The Philharmonic Hall of Szczecin is located on the historical site of the "Konzerthaus,” which was destroyed during the Second World War, creating an urban corner in a neighborhood close to the historic city.
This week on arcspace we've decided to round-up some of the most impressive publications on contemporary residential architecture from around the world. From Northern-Europe to the South-Pacific see how climatic conditions and cultural heritages have formed distinct styles and forms of living.
Cidade das Artes is a art and music complex situated between the sea and the mountains in the center of Barra da Tijuca; a newly developed district of Rio de Janeiro.
This month's selection of current and upcoming exhibitions showcases a presentation of architecture’s potential to identify and solve the urgent issues of our time, Australia’s only professional certified LEGO sculptor and a recollection of what’s happened in Japan since the 2011 earthquake.There’s also immersive sculpture by MIT’s Skylar Tibbits at The Storefront and a look at hospital design in Helsinki.