Architecture

  • Canon Fodder

    Posted on September 12, 2017 by Laurence King Publishing

    Colin Davies – architecture historian and author of the thought-provoking new book A New History of Modern Architecture – has spent much of his time looking at why certain buildings are considered important, and why others fall by the wayside. Here he discusses the concept of 'the canon' and challenges readers to try and make [...]

    Read more

    This post was posted in Architecture and was tagged with architecture, Modernism, Buildings, Postmodernism

  • Grand Designs – Paper Dandy on a visit to the amazing Ennis House

    Posted on July 21, 2017 by Laurence King Publishing

    Marc Hagan-Guirey (aka Paper Dandy, or 'The Dark King of Kirigami' as he was once christened) is one of the few people lucky enough to have seen Frank Lloyd Wright's amazing Ennis House in the flesh. Here he tells us the story behind his unofficial guided tour…
     

     
    I owe Frank Lloyd Wright a drink. I say this [...]

    Read more

    This post was posted in Architecture and was tagged with architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, Los Angeles

  • The Future is here. The Future is Unfinished.

    Posted on March 20, 2017 by Laurence King Publishing

    Architect (and Archidoodle author) Steve Bowkett looks at an alternative and exciting future for our cities – one that allows citizens to take a more active approach to their environment…
     
    Copy of a drawing by Constructivist architect Iakov Chernikhov
     
    Recently I have been thinking about why activity books like ‘Archidoodle’ and ‘Archidoodle City’ are attractive as an idea for [...]

    Read more

    This post was posted in Architecture and was tagged with architecture, cities

  • 'Reading Architecture' now available

    Posted on February 3, 2012 by obadmin

    Reading Architecture, Owen Hopkins' new take on the architectural dictionary, is now available to buy here! This innovative and unique book is a visual guide to the buildings that surround us, naming all the visible architectural features so that, unlike other architectural dictionaries, the reader doesn't have to know the name before looking it up.
    Watch [...]

    Read more

    This post was posted in Architecture, Student

4 Item(s)