Modernist London

Author: Sarah Evans
Publisher: Prestel
ISBN: 3791384007
Release Date: 2017-10-02
Genre:

The perfect book for fans of modernist architecture, these striking posters showcase the artistry of London's iconic postwar buildings. Interest in Brutalist and modernist architecture is undergoing a major revival. This stunning collection of poster art created by an architect turned illustrator will thrill fans of architecture and London alike. From the National Theatre on the Southbank, to Willow Road in Hampstead, Sarah Evans has captured the patterns and textures that make Brutalist and modernist architecture so intriguing, creating images that celebrate the pure aesthetics of these forward-thinking, utopian designs. Reproduced with stunning clarity and on high quality paper, these pullout pages will make ideal wall decorations for anyone who loves modernist architecture.

MoMoWo Women designers craftswomen architects and engineers between 1918 and 1945

Author: Marjan Groot
Publisher: Založba ZRC
ISBN: 9789610500339
Release Date: 2017-09-01
Genre:

Knjiga vsebuje šest poglavij, ki z različnih vidikov predstavljajo dosežke evropskih ustvarjalk – pionirk na področju arhitekture, gradbeništva, notranjega in industrijskega oblikovanja ter umetne obrti, ki so ustvarjale v obdobju od 1918 do 1945. Poglavje Crossing Geographies obravnava pomen migrantk in migracij za globalno širjenje modernizma in pojava avantgardnih umetnostnih gibanj; Pioneers and Organisations predstavlja nekatere pionirke in njihovo vključevanje v stanovske organizacije; The Home govori o položaju žensk med obema vojnama in načinih, kako so skušale preseči družbene omejitve preko notranjega oblikovanja; Representation je posvečen zastopanosti in obravnavi ustvarjalk v publicistiki; Cases from Ireland to Finland prinaša primere uveljavitve ustvarjalk v izrazito moških poklicih; Examining Drawings as Practices of Architectural Design pa z novimi metodološkimi pristopi prinaša vpogled v arhitekturne projekte žensk. Osnova knjige so prispevki, predstavljeni na prvi mednarodni MoMoWo konferenci septembra 2015 na Univerzi v Leidnu, njen namen pa je strokovni in širši javnosti predstaviti pomemben del »anonimne« in zamolčane evropske kulturne dediščine.

Archigram

Author: Simon Sadler
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262693224
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Architecture

Shortlisted for the 2008 Bruno Zevi Award presented by International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA). and Winner, Trade Illustrated Category, 2006 AAUP Book Jacket and Journal Show. In the 1960s, the architects of Britain's Archigram group and Archigram magazine turned away from conventional architecture to propose cities that move and houses worn like suits of clothes. In drawings inspired by pop art and psychedelia, architecture floated away, tethered by wires, gantries, tubes, and trucks. In Archigram: Architecture without Architecture, Simon Sadler argues that Archigram's sense of fun takes its place beside the other cultural agitants of the 1960s, originating attitudes and techniques that became standard for architects rethinking social space and building technology. The Archigram style was assembled from the Apollo missions, constructivism, biology, manufacturing, electronics, and popular culture, inspiring an architectural movement—High Tech—and influencing the postmodern and deconstructivist trends of the late twentieth century. Although most Archigram projects were at the limits of possibility and remained unbuilt, the six architects at the center of the movement, Warren Chalk, Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, David Greene, Ron Herron, and Michael Webb, became a focal point for the architectural avant-garde, because they redefined the purpose of architecture. Countering the habitual building practice of setting walls and spaces in place, Archigram architects wanted to provide the equipment for amplified living, and they welcomed any cultural rearrangements that would ensue. Archigram: Architecture without Architecture—the first full-length critical and historical account of the Archigram phenomenon—traces Archigram from its rediscovery of early modernist verve through its courting of students, to its ascent to international notoriety for advocating the "disappearance of architecture."

ART DESIGN MODERN CORP PB

Author: National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
Publisher: Smithsonian Inst Press
ISBN: UCR:31210007660358
Release Date: 1985-10-17
Genre: Design

Provides a catalog of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and photographs

Blueprint

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: UVA:X001924417
Release Date: 1988-07
Genre: Architecture


Archigraphy

Author: Agnès Laube
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 9783035605556
Release Date: 2016-07-11
Genre: Architecture

Lettering on buildings and in the public realm affects our environment. The core of this manual is formed by archigraphy projects that represent a strategy of how architecture can be enriched by graphic elements. The structural, material or visual methods can thus be used as inspiration for the reader’s own designs. A compilation of lettering techniques, advice on project management, make this manual a tool for architects and graphic designers.

London Underground

Author: Sebastiano Brandolini
Publisher:
ISBN: UVA:X006001925
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Architecture


New Free Style

Author: Ian Latham
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: UCSC:32106005180564
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Architecture, Modern


Graphic Design

Author: Diana Martin
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: UOM:39015037443432
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Graphic arts

With quick, creative thinking 39 top designers show how they dealt with unexpected situations -- from earthquakes to typos -- and came out with some of their best work.