Entre: Architecture from the Performing Arts by Carlos M. Teixeira Artifice Books on Architecture, 2012 Paperback, 384 pages The subtitle of this monograph on Brazilian architect Carlos M. Teixeira's studio Vazio S/A is very telling. Instead of "architecture for the performing arts," as ...Read More
Diller Scofidio+ Renfro: Architecture after Images by Edward Dimendberg University of Chicago Press, 2013 Hardcover, 248 pages Gracing the cover of film professor Edward Dimendberg's analysis of Diller Scofidio + Renfro's first three decades of output is a photograph of the southern end ...Read More
- Written by John Hill.
- Posted on April 15, 2013.
Wiel Arets: Autobiographical References edited by Robert McCarter Birkhäuser, 2012 Paperback, 536 pages In Spring 2010 Dutch architect Wiel Arets served as Ruth & Norman Moore Visiting Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, directing the "A Wonderful World" studio with Professor Robert ...Read More
Le Corbusier Redrawn: the Houses by Steven Park Princeton Architectural Press, 2012 Paperback, 240 pages The value of precedents in architectural education is undeniable. Even as innovation in form-making is still championed by the press and many architects, most of what is designed ...Read More
Charles Ross: The Substance of Light by Charles Ross Radius Books 2012 Hardcover, 344 pages Along with James Turrell, Charles Ross produces artworks that tap into a background in science. Turrell received a degree in perceptual psychology, though for Ross it was mathematics. ...Read More
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec: Bivouac Centre Pompidou-Metz, 2012 Hardcover, 46 pages + color plates My visit to Chicago last month was timed fortunately with two architecture and design-related exhibitions: Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects at the Art Institute of Chicago (until February 24), ...Read More
O-14: Projection and Reception by Reiser + Umemoto, edited by Brett Steele AA Publications, 2012 Hardcover, 288 pages RUR Architecture, the office of Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto, has realized very little physical architecture. Most of the projects documented on their website exist ...Read More
Building: Studio Gang Architects edited by Jeanne Gang and Zoë Ryan Yale University Press, 2012 Hardcover, 184 pages Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects is a solo exhibition devoted to the work of Studio Gang Architects on display at the Art Institute of Chicago ...Read More
Terunobu Fujimori: Architect edited by Michael Buhrs and Hannes Rössler Hatje Cantz, 2012 Paperback, 240 pages This book on Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori was published on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition at Museum Villa Stuck in Munich. Fujimori, known for his quirky ...Read More
Ai Weiwei: Art | Architecture edited by Yilmaz Dziewior Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2011 Hardcover, 150 pages As early as 2006 the well-known Chinese artist Ai Weiwei mentioned through his blog that he did not wish to pursue architecture anymore. Two years later the Olympics ...Read More