Researchers who wish to examine all the relevant literature on leading architects can experience considerable difficulty in obtaining access to the wide range of journals in which a large proportion of the important articles, assessments and commentaries appear. This series assembles the most important previously published critical literature on the leading figures and movements in architecture. These works are invaluable not only for reference purposes, but as contributions to the history of architectural thought and development and the study of the people themselves.
By Graham Livesey, Antony Moulis
October 11, 2017
Le Corbusier (1887-1965), born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland), is considered by many to be the most influential architect of the twentieth century. Educated in his hometown in the Arts and Crafts tradition under his mentor Charles L’Éplattenier, his early training...
By Graham Livesey
February 12, 2015
The writings of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari have had an immense impact on architectural discourse during the last two decades, particularly in the realm of digital design and fabrication. Well-known concepts such as rhizomatics, striated and smooth space, and folding have become part of ...