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Architecture & Design | 05 Jul 2014

Emptiness to Infinity

Tadao Ando: From Emptiness to Infinity From Emptiness to Infinity pays homage to one of the world’s most renowned architects, Japanese minimalist master Tadao Ando (born 1941), offering an exclusive glimpse into his work process. Ando is known for his creative implementation of natural light, his deft interweaving of interior and exterior space and for […]

Architecture & Design | 01 Dec 2013

The Architecture of Nordic Light

The Magic of Light The quality of light in Scandinavia has given rise to some of the most important and influential architecture of the modern period. This book celebrates established icons, newly discovered gems and contemporary masterworks that represent the highest expression of Scandinavian design and response to their environment. Highly refined building techniques combined […]

Architecture & Design | 08 Aug 2013

We borrow from nature the space, upon which we build

People tend not to use this word beauty because it’s not intellectual – but there has to be an overlap between beauty and intellect… In this compact volume, celebrated Japanese architect Tadao Ando candidly describes his activities as a self-taught practitioner and one of the most unique voices in international architecture. Deriving many of the […]

Architecture & Design | 10 May 2013

Escher for Real

“If the library is a model of the universe, we should try to turn it into a universe on a human [modern]. With a word .. a nice library, where you want to go “_ Umberto Eco In earlier years, it was a church or palace that marked the centre point of a town. But […]

Architecture & Design &Books | 07 Mar 2013

Architect of Photography

A Stunning Survey Of Pics By Eero Saarinen’s In-House Photographer Hired as a designer, Balthazar Korab captured some of the most important monuments to Modernism. In 1954, a young Hungarian went to work with Eero Saarinen in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. As his then colleague, Cesar Pelli, describes him: “[He] was a small sensation: he had […]

Architecture & Design | 08 Oct 2012

Why Design ?

At Herman Miller design is the language they use to ask questions and seek answers to the problems their customers face. The design process is a journey into the unknown—or as George Nelson once quipped, “I have never met a designer who was retained to keep things the same as they were.” Before we decide […]

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