Alvaro Siza: (In) Discipline
Once, on the inner flap of one of his sketchbooks, Pritzker Prize–winning Portuguese architect and educator Alvaro Siza (born 1933) described himself and his work with self-deprecating disavowal. Rather than identifying his discipline as architecture, he identified it as “as...
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BIG, Formgiving
With Formgiving, BIG presents the third part of its trilogy, which began with Yes is More, and continued with Hot to Cold. The book is presented in a timeline, stretching from the Big Bang into the most distant future. Projects...
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Building critique: Architecture and its discontents
For much of the 20th century, critique played an important part in what was considered 'modern' architecture; the canon of modern architecture considered itself dedicated to both formal progress and social critique. But as the 1960s spurred a rereading of...
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Dans la matrice : le design radical de Ken Isaacs
Dans la matrice : le design radical de Ken Isaacs explore le travail du designer américain Ken Isaacs (1927-2016), plus particulièrement ses projets de micro-habitations des années 1950 à 1970. L’essentiel de la pratique d’Isaacs exploite le concept de «...
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Empavillonner
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Empavillonner
Ouvrage collectif consacré à l'analyse des pavillons d'exposition (expositions universelles, biennales) du point de vue de leur architecture, croisant les contributions de designers et architectes, d'historiens, de philosophes et esthéticiens.   Qu'il s'agisse, entre autres exemples, du Pavillon France réalisé par l'architecte Jean-Paul Viguier...
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Ettore Sottsass and the social factory
Including newly commissioned essays by curators and scholars, this book explores how Sottsass’s art and philosophy presaged the dawn of PCs, the service industry, and the gig economy. Ettore Sottsass was an architect, industrial designer, painter, writer, photographer, and founder...
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Feminist art activisms and artivisms
‘Feminisms’ (as a plural) is widely used today to draw attention to inequalities and to critique the status quo in limiting women’s roles/ positions/ lives/ potential. Art can offer a vision of future worlds, manifesting a desire for projecting change,...
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fig. n.06 : antithèse
Dans la continuité du dernier numéro consacré à l’oxymore, fig. décide de prolonger les réflexions sur les notions de contraire et de contradiction dont notre époque déborde, à travers ce nouveau numéro consacré à l'antithèse.   Attendez-vous de l’architecture qu’elle...
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Histoire naturelle de l'architecture : comment le climat, les épidémies et et l’énergie ont façonné la ville et les bâtiments
Pourquoi notre nature homéotherme a donné naissance à l’architecture ? Comment le blé a engendré la ville ? Comment les petits pois ont fait s'élever les cathédrales gothiques ? Ce que les dômes doivent à la peur de l'air stagnant...
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Institution as Praxis: New curatorial directions for collaborative research
Institution as Praxis explores new curatorial and artistic practices that contribute to the expansion of institutional, practice-based, and collaborative research methods. Offering an overview of how creative practices are modifying the ways we think about both knowledge production and research in...
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Le système Minard : Anthologie des représentations statistiques de Charles-Joseph Minard
Pionnier en matière de représentation de données statistiques, l’ingénieur français en génie civil Charles-Joseph Minard a fait de ses cartes et tableaux des outils permettant de comprendre les bouleversements sociaux et économiques qui transforment l’Europe et le reste du monde...
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Les variations de l'identité : le type en architecture
Première traduction française de l’essai fondateur de l’architecte espagnol sur le type en architecture. Après avoir déjà traduit en 2019 un autre livre – Silencios elocuentes – du même auteur, les éditions Cosa Mentale veulent continuer à rendre possible la découverte...
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Luigi Ghirri: Cardboard landscapes
Italian photographer Luigi Ghirri  made Cardboard Landscapes (Paesaggi di cartone) during his travels around Europe, coining the term “sentimental geography” to describe his unique artistic approach of examining the ordinary to prove it remarkable. The original handmade album features over...
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Messico 1935/1956: Josef Albers
Unpublished photographs taken by Josef Albers during his travels to Mexico with Anni in the 1930s and 50s.   Josef and Anni Albers began their travels to Mexico in 1935, drawn to a country very unlike the United States. They...
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Ness 3: What's an object?
In the Browser section, cultural player Agustin Schang interviews Matevz Čelik Vidmar, founder of the Future Architecture Platform; Berlin-based artist Sarah Entwistle shares personal musings in working with her grandfather's archive; Brazilian architect Carla Juaçaba talks about the lightness, transparency,...
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Open architecture
La collection Open-A a pour ambition majeure d’explorer le potentiel de réinterprétation lié à l’histoire et à la théorie en architecture. En d’autres termes, Open-A vise à parcourir les récits des époques antérieures, de construire de nouvelles associations, de faire émerger de nouveaux concepts,...
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Paths to prison: on the architecture of carcerality
As Angela Y. Davis has proposed, the "path to prison," which so disproportionately affects communities of color, is most acutely guided by the conditions of daily life. Architecture, then, as fundamental to shaping these conditions of civil existence, must be...
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Proxemics and the architecture of social interaction
Architecture is a constant presence in the study of human interaction- acting as both the ground on which human social behavior is performed and a means of shaping subjectivity itself. ''Proxemics'' was an attempt to visualize and instrumentalize these dynamics,...
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Superstudio Migrazioni
Débutée en 1966, l’aventure du groupe d’avant-garde Superstudio a mené ses membres à spéculer sur les façons d’habiter ce monde « rond et qui tourne ». Superstudio Migrazioni offre une nouvelle perspective sur l'œuvre du groupe, décrite comme "radicale" par...
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The intimacy of making: three historical sites in Korea
Swiss French photographer Hélène Binet takes us on a visual journey through a world of stone, walls and gardens that define and celebrate the Korean art of making. In pure and calm photographs, The Intimacy of Making captures the traditional...
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The Living Museums: Franco Albini, BBPR, Lina Bo Bardi, Carlo Scarpa
L'historienne de l'architecture Orietta Lanzarini analyse quatre musées construits entre les années 1940 et 1960, conçus par quatre des architectes italiens les plus avant-gardistes du XXe siècle. Avec des approches et des stratégies différentes, Franco Albini, BBPR, Lina Bo Bardi...
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Thomas Demand: House of card
Published on the occasion of a solo exhibition of Thomas Demand’s work at Belgium museum M Leuven in October 2020, this book focuses on Demand’s relationship to architecture and his engagement with architects over almost fifteen years. The starting point...
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Thought by hand: The architecture of Flores and Prats
Argentinian architect Ricardo Flores and Spanish architect Eva Prats began their artistic partnership with the foundation of their studio in Barcelona in 1998. Since its conception, Flores & Prats has operated according to a design ethos that fuses craft with...
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Transbordeur n.05 : Photographie et design
Le cinquième numéro de Transbordeur explore l’histoire des relations entre photographie et design du XIXeau XXIe siècle. Différentes thématiques sont abordées : la photographie du design et le rôle de la photographie dans les publications liées à ce champ ;...
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