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In line with eighteenth-century Enlightenment ideals, the library is designed as a public space that gathers all human knowledge, making it accessible to all. The room is defined by the massive form...
01. &#201;tienne-Louis Boull&#233;e, <em>Project for the Bibliotheque du Roi, in M&#233;moire sur les Moyens de Procurer &#225; la Biblioth&#233;que du Roi les Avantages que ce Monument Exige.</em> Paris: L. Cellot, [1785]
Archigram 6 was conceived of as two magazines—the front half of the issue is devoted to innovations of the 1960s; the back half is devoted to the 1940s. University Node is an appendage of...
01. <em>Archigram</em> 6. London: Archigram, 1965
Bruce Goff (1904-1982).
Patri Residence Elevation, Corte Madera, CA, 1946.
After his service with a naval construction battalion in World War II, Goff employed the Quonset hut...
01. <em>Patri Residence, elevation/<em>.
The Chicago Spire, promotional event invitation, 2008. Santiago Calatrava, architect.
01. <em>The Chicago Spire</em>
Published by the architecture society Architectura et Amicitia (“Architecture and Friendship”), the first issue of Wendingen (“turning” or “upheaval” in Dutch) appeared in January of 1918...
01. <em>Wendingen</em> vol. 1 no. 1, 1918.
The architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright was introduced to Europe by the Berlin publisher Ernst Wasmuth in 1911, when he published the first book of Wright’s work anywhere in the world: Ausgeführte...
01. <em>Wendingen</em> vol. 3 no. 11/12, 1920, H.P. Berlage.
Though Frank Lloyd Wright may have exemplified the spirit of Wendingen through his embodiment of its founding ideals, he was far from the only inspiration for the Amsterdam School. Many...
01. <em>Wendingen</em> vol. 3 no. 2, 1920, Gustav Klimt.
At the beginning of the 20th century, two progressive groups debated the future direction of Dutch architecture and design. The De Stijl School was spearheaded by Theo van Doesburg, along with Piet...
01. <em>Wendingen</em> vol. 4 no. 12, 1921, The New Rijks Academy Building in Amsterdam.
Like many other early-20th century artistic movements, the Amsterdam School was greatly influenced by Asian cultures. The very binding of the magazine demonstrates this influence, as they are all in...
01. <em>Wendingen</em> vol. 4 no. 3, 1921, East Asian Art.
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