Women Re]Build: Stories, Polemic, Futures is exemplary in its mission to combine in one resource reflections on the renewal of feminist thought in architecture (Framing Stories), challenges to practice made possible by activism (Shaping Polemics), and portrayals of inspiring practitioners who pave the way for future women architects (Building Futures).
Long before Microsoft or Apple occupied their legendary corporate campuses, there was the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan.
A Financial Times Best Book of the Year
A Guardian Best Architecture Book of the Year
An investigation of different uses for the architectural model through history--as sign, souvenir, funerary object, didactic tool, medium for design, and architect's muse.
In diesem Buch befassen sich die Herausgeber aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven mit Architektur und Kommunikation: Das Wort "Architektur" wird ja sowohl f r Bauwerke als auch f r den Aufbau von Software verwendet.
Located about 150 miles north of Manhattan, on the east bank of the Hudson River, the city of Troy, New York, was once an industrial giant. It led the nation in iron production throughout much of the nineteenth century, and its factories turned out bells and cast-iron stoves that were sold the world over. Its population was both enterprising and civic-minded.
A homage to the 1973 publication of Architecture and Utopia by Manfredo Tafuri--echoed in the title--this book is devoted to the radical experiences of the 1960s and to their consequences for the most recent developments in contemporary architecture.
This collection of great buildings is a highly entertaining lesson in architectural history for readers of all ages.
Since early times, humans have explored the space below their feet for different purposes: to flee persecution and war, to find protection from severe climates, to improve urban life--and more recently, to solve environmental problems.