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Minoru Yamasaki and the Fragility of Architecture builds a modern foundation for one of...

Minoru Yamasaki was an architect who strove to create buildings with grace and elegance. The spaces he crafted speak with traditions of building from around the world as much as with the modern architecture...

Building for Hope: Towards an Architecture of Belonging is a call for the collective...

How should future cities be built? In Building for Hope: Towards an Architecture of Belonging, Marwa al-Sabouni proposes that rather than start visually, we should first determine how future cities should make us feel....

From the everyday to the bizarre, “Hokusai Manga” collects the hand of a master...

In 1812, Katsushika Hokusai created a series of three hundred pictures for his apprentice Maki Bokusen to learn and copy. What began as an etehon, a drawing manual a master would create for their...

From the everyday to the bizarre, “Hokusai Manga” collects the hand of a master...

In 1812, Katsushika Hokusai created a series of three hundred pictures for his apprentice Maki Bokusen to learn and copy. What began as an etehon, a drawing manual a master would create for their...

Wander through the urban streets of Japan with Kengo Kuma’s “My Life as an...

In My Life as an Architect in Tokyo, Kengo Kuma fulfills the role of a tour guide as well as a conversational partner reflecting on his experience growing up and working within one of...

“Anime Architecture: Imagined Worlds and Endless Megacities” showcases anime as works of art in...

The rich environments presented in anime often have the ability to captivate viewers, but have you ever given much thought as to how the films portray such seamless imaginative worlds? Anime Architecture: Imagined Worlds...

“Anime Architecture: Imagined Worlds and Endless Megacities” showcases anime as works of art in...

The rich environments presented in anime often have the ability to captivate viewers, but have you ever given much thought as to how the films portray such seamless imaginative worlds? Anime Architecture: Imagined Worlds...

Japanese Design Since 1945 brings us the arc of modern design in Japan

From automobiles and electronics to ceramics, furniture and food, “in Japan, good design is everywhere.” Contextualized within Japan’s history and cultural craft traditions, author Naomi Pollock presents a thorough catalogue of contemporary design in...

“Lo-TEK . Design by Radical Indigenism” introduces knowledge from around the world for how...

In Iran, agricultural oases form amidst tirelessly harsh deserts. They are fed unseen by underground tunnels that channel water several kilometers from mountain to field. The burrowed streams, dug by hand, are called qanats....

A book that pays tribute to Zaha Hadid’s vision for a new form of...

Zaha Hadid’s first encounter with the profession of architecture came when she was a young girl growing up in Iraq. Around the age of six or seven, her aunt began building a new house...