Once again MAS Studio presents us an interesting issue of its quarterly publication, in this case MAS Context Issue 25-26 Legacy. A review of the projects, ideas and general approaches which have had a considerable weight in our architectural culture by how they act on the urban environment. The review goes beyond past projects and speculates on how will be the future legacies by today's new generations.
Crystalzoo has presented a new book, 'CrystalZoo. Sparkling Wild Animals', a journey through the work of this studio from Alicante through interviews, graphic documentation of their projects and testimonials of their users.
'Inventions: New York vs. Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi, Piranesi' is the new book by José Juan Barba, an essay which looks into the texts, inventions, drawings and ideas of Rem Koolhaas, Bernard Tschumi and the great Italian engraver Giovanni Battista Piranesi, in search of new perspectives which broaden the way we see, think y make Architecture.
The Scandinavian Light led to important and influential architectural works of the modernity. This book applauds the established icons, the recently discovered treasures and the contemporary masterpieces that embody the Scandinavian architectural design’s maximum expression. Refined building techniques, link to strong contrast between lack of light in winter and the brightness of the long summer’s days have provided the context for the big...
Radius Books gathers the photographs by the excellent Michael Light which are focused on two specific locations in the American landscape: Lake Las Vegas and Black Mountain. Both two cases are examples of landscape destruction for the massive construction of luxury dwellings, cutting the landscape as plasticine.