Behind the Lines 4

... & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawn Asides 28 Mar 2018 Behind the Lines 4 Angelier (attrib.), Three Perspective Drawings for an Estate of Villas, Streatham, London: Sketch No. 1 – View as supposed to meet the eye on the entrance from main road from London to Croydon, c. 1825. ...

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Forum Malagueira

... potential and incompleteness of the project inherited from the 1974 Portuguese Democratic Revolution. Fórum Eugénio de Almeida A careful intervention over an extraordinary landscape, a stone’s throw from the historical centre of Évora, Malagueira articulates and binds together a diverse array of pre-existing structures, from the residue of its agricultural ...

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This Was Tomorrow

... reconceive space in response to the conditions of a newly affluent society and the emergence of the electronic age. They are Le Corbusier, John Hejduk, Stirling and Gowan, Buckminster Fuller, Michael Webb, Walter Pichler and Hans Hollein, Constant, Ugo La Pietra, Superstudio, Álvaro Siza, Louis Kahn and Aldo Rossi.Selected from ...

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San Rocco

... Mathias Ungers, as in his ‘Student Residence, Enschede, Netherlands’, 1963. Michele Marchetti, who invented and constructed the special San Rocco drawings, cites Ungers and James Stirling as his personal precedents: ‘I was inspired by their drawings when I produced the first design for San Rocco. Stirling, especially could explain an ...

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Beyond object-ness, a good house

... Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design, London Metropolitan University In the design research we do in practice and in our discussions with students, we are continuously working with ideas of space. We are not interested in form following function. Firstly it should be a good room, with ...

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Aldo & Adolf

... Aldo Rossi (1931–1997), Urban Scene: Scena Per il Teatrino, 1978. Magic marker and paint on board, 730 × 1073 mm. And architecture itself? Architecture is still the central theme of Loos’s thought, and among his essays is a piece on the competition sponsored by the Chicago Tribune, a piece, which, ...

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Elizabeth Hatz: Line, Light, Locus

... lifted, floating. Ground – FloorThe first predicament for encounters, where we are seen, upright, open.In this drawing room, there is a large floor space to stroll across.Like the floor staged for events in Florence, in the drawing by unknown hand from the 1650s – an open ground.Quite contrary, the Ponis ...

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Drawing, Movement and Medium: Michael Webb in conversation with Mark Dorrian, Episode 1

... closely associated with Archigram, of which he was a member. He has a fascinating architectural trajectory and development, which involves the early exhibition of his student project for a Furniture Manufacturers Building at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The idea of the interview is to develop a ...

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Peter Wilson: A Public Convenience Remembered

Peter Wilson: A Public Convenience Remembered ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 18 Nov 2016 Peter Wilson: A Public Convenience Remembered Peter Wilson (*1950), Drawings for 'Public Convenience', 1976. ...

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François Soufflot le Romain

... Genevieve, Jacques-Germain Soufflot sent his nephew – also trained as an architect – to Italy, in order to compile some research on domes. Soufflot was struggling at this time with the design of Sainte Genevieve’s main dome, inspired partly by St Paul’s Cathedral in London, partly by Romanesque examples in ...

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Grids, Territories, Urbanisms, Movement, Atmospheres

... mm. Still there are other hidden musings: the environmental play of repeated trees in Dumont’s cruciform garden, designed after the plan and piazza of St. Peter’s Basilica, possibly for a Cistercian abbey, where the gridded arrangement of individual trees and their shadows gives way to curves derived from the intersection ...

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William Taylor

... Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing Matterold topicsArchitecture and Geology 23 Feb 2017 William TaylorBuilding on the Stones of Ireland A typical plate from Practical Geology and Ancient Architecture shows two varieties of limestone, both described as generally superior in workability and ...

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Charles Percier

... envisioning A Civic Utopia in pre- and post-revolutionary France; on a contemporary drawing anlaysing the proportions of a Italian church, the Florentine church of San Lorenzo, Peter Markli; and for more by Iris Moon, her Archives, or Ardor, about visiting the Drawing Matter archive at Shatwell. Search website Search drawings

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ETH Zurich: Casting the Cornice in Ticino

... 2020 ETH Zurich: Casting the Cornice in Ticino Reproductions of drawings pinned-up at the former Cima Norma factory in Ticino, October 2019 (Photo: Moritz Lehner) Student tracing Schinkel’s entablature design for the Tilebein House (Photo: Kathrin Füglister) ETH Zurich students at Ticino (Photo: Kathrin Füglister) From the fifteenth century onwards, ...

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Olsberg: Gordon Matta-Clark

... pen on wove paper, 317 × 1400 mm. Gordon Matta-Clark: The Genesis of Architecture (and the Genetics of an Anarchitect) During a poetry reading at St Mark’s Church in the East Village of New York in 1973 Gordon Matta-Clark announced that he would draw on a roll of butcher paper ...

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Call for Applications

... with Drawing Matter, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Kingston School of Art, Queens University Belfast and Bruton School for Girls with generous sponsorship from Eric Parry, Peter Wilson and Níall McLaughlin Architects, and individual scholarships funded by a growing list of architectural practices in the UK and Europe. Expert tuition will ...

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Behind the Lines 7

... uncle James’s day, but had become a salon frequented by his literary and artistic friends who dropped in for enlightening conversation and gossip. The house still held the secret of James Tassie’s ‘pastes’ – some translucent, some opaque, coloured like semi-precious stones and marbles. That had not changed. So realistic ...

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Carlos Diniz

... SOM San Francisco (Edward C.Bassett, architect). This remarkable drawing is a rendering by Carlos Diniz of the headquarters for the timber company Weyerhaeuser in Washington State from 1969, which he drew for the architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. The completed building is stunning, of course: the concept of office design ...

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Sir William Chambers

... London. Photo: Ardon Bar Hama. Approximately 700 drawings of Sir William Chambers’ eighteenth-century design for Somerset House reside at Sir John Soane's Museum. Yet, to start, it was not at all certain that Chambers would get the commission. At that point in his career he was Comptroller of the Works ...

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Charles Holland Architects: On John Lautner's ground floor plan of a garden and semi-circular house, 1952

... model of John Lautner's Ground floor plan of a garden and semi-circular house for the artist Edgar Ewing, Mt Washington, Los Angeles, (1952), 2018. N/A. Strawberry Gothic Forever draws on a number of architectural fantasies. Primarily, it can be seen as an anglicised version of Lautner’s house for Edgar Ewing, ...

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John Hejduk's Axonometric Degree Zero

... discipline. The axonometric is, preeminently, an architect’s drawing: technical and precise. But unlike the earlier axonometrics of Alberto Sartoris or those of Hejduk’s close friend Peter Eisenman, these new drawings do not depict abstract objects floating in space. The drawings made, for example, by Atelier Bow Wow to illustrate the ...

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Artists at Work

... (3 May to 15 July 2018). The title is generically applied to her focused collection of paintings, drawings, prints and photographs concerned with artists’ academies, studios and workshops, self-portraits and images of practitioners drawing or painting in ruins, gardens or landscapes. As sub-genres within the long-established but still popular genre ...

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Behind the Lines 6

... Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawn Asides 13 Aug 2018 Behind the Lines 6 Richard Bentley (1708–1782), A Neo-Gothic Fireplace, possibly for Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, Surrey, 1754. Brown, black and grey wash, black ink and pencil, 335 × 250 mm. Richard Bentley cracked open the red seal, ...

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Netherfield Scroll Two

... Jones; on the unrolling of the scroll at Shatwell; on why 'A Blueprint is ... Blue' for another period piece on drawing; and on the forensics of the making (including multiple collaborations) of drawings that became iconic, Autographicals, in particular, Peter Myers on the Brunswick Centre.'. Search website Search drawings

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