A New Book Chronicles the Turbulent History of Architectural Complexity

A New Book Chronicles the Turbulent History of Architectural Complexity Asymptote Architecture: Hani Rashid + Lise Anne Couture, Steel Cloud, unbuilt proposal for Los Angeles, California, 1988.. Image © Eduard Hueber Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988984/a-new-book-chronicles-the-turbulent-history-of-architectural-complexity The marquee-busting title says it all: Joseph Giovannini’s Architecture Unbound is an ambitious attempt to … Read more

“History now seems to be repeating itself at the Sainsbury Wing”

The criticism over Selldorf Architects’ redesign of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown’s Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery is the latest in a long line of controversies surrounding the building, writes Catherine Slessor. For better or worse, the National Gallery has always aroused strong emotions. William IV thought the original edifice, designed by William … Read more

The History of Racial Exclusion in Southern Parks – THE DIRT

Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South / Library Of American Landscape History By Glenn LaRue Smith, FASLA William E. O’Brien’s book, Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South, was first published as a hardcover edition in 2015. It is ironic that one year later … Read more

How Robert AM Stern Resurrected Architectural History

How Robert AM Stern Resurrected Architectural History Stern, at the Yale School of Architecture, via Dan’s Hampton. Image Courtesy of Common Edge Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/980582/how-robert-am-stern-resurrected-architectural-history This article was originally published on Common Edge. Once upon a time, long, long ago, I was lucky enough to get a summer job … Read more