Exhibitions have long played a crucial role in defining disciplinary histories. This fascinating volume examines the impact of eleven groundbreaking architecture and design exhibitions held between 1956 and 2006, revealing how they have shaped contemporary understanding and practice of these fields. Featuring written and photographic descriptions of the shows and illuminating essays from noted curators, scholars, critics, designers, and theorists, As Seen: Exhibitions that Made Architecture and
A lavish, full-color guidebook showcasing the most up-to-date innovations and latest trends in efficient and successful small space design. Packed with detailed color photographs, comprehensive layout illustrations, and essential information, 150 Best Tiny Homes is the ideal solution for making the most of small living spaces-homes between 500 and 800 square feet-common to contemporary urban environments. Inside you'll find 150 homes from around the world-each a model of efficiency and an insp
From Rome's Parthenon to Istanbul's Hagia Sophia; from the ancient village of Petra to Beijing's Forbidden City; from New York's Empire State Building to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, this visually stunning collection of 100 milestones of architectural history explores how they changed the course of architecture forever.
In this wonderfully original, intensely personal yet deeply analytical work, Carli Coetzee argues that difference and disagreement can be forms of activism to bring about social change, inside and outside the teaching environment.
Provides an overview of ecological design and planning for landscape architects. This title explores the concepts and themes important to the contemporary practice of ecological design and planning in a highly accessible and richly illustrated format. It examines the relationships between ecological design theory and design methods.
Quality of life, a healthy environment and sound development are closely linked. By considering environmental factors at all stages of the planning, design and development process, living conditions in settlements and housing programmes can be significantly improved.
In this Very Short Introduction Christina Riggs explores the visual arts produced in Egypt over a span of some 4,000 years. Describing the context and stories behind the objects that fill our museums and galleries, from sculpture and magical implements to whole buildings, Riggs explores the relationship between the ancient world and our own.