Stan Allen: On Drawings’ Conclusions

Stan Allen: On Drawings’ Conclusions ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 8 Feb 2018 Stan Allen: On Drawings’ Conclusions Stan Allen (*1956), Palazzo Farnese Caprarola, hybrid elevation/perspective, 1979. Pencil ...

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A Chevrolet Truck

... 1934 – 1939. Graphite on paper, 406 × 794 × 32 mm. Cooper Hewitt. It was the architect Philip Johnson who first compared cars to statuary. In the ‘Eight Automobiles’ show he curated at the Museum of Modern Art in 1951, he coined the expression ‘rolling sculpture’. Johnson was good ...

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Six Architects on their Dream Desks

... an architect’s own design for desk.The sheet set off a flurry of chatter about the platonic spaces and tables for working, from Antonello’s painting of St Jerome in his study, hanging in London’s National Gallery, to Lina Bo Bardi’s magical rendering of an architect’s room. Curious to know what form ...

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Geoffrey Goes to Basildon

... Information in 1948, offering a utopian vision of new town living to the dazed postwar urban public. There is something of Charley, pedalling around the streets of the immaculately clean, smoke-free, Neo-Garden City, head high, that evokes Geoffrey Jellicoe. While Freddie Gibberd, moustachioed and with self-confessed melodramatic tendencies (which he ...

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One Small Sketch for Mankind

... like everything the designer ever did, the real significance of these fascinating sketches was outrageously bigged-up by their author. In his blindingly flashy oeuvre, their status is comparable to his (infamous) work for Coca-Cola. Carbonated beverages with herbal extracts and space travel were easily adopted into a portfolio bulging with ...

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Anthony Salvin

... Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 18 Dec 2017 Anthony Salvin Anthony Salvin (1799–1881), Design for Tower and Spire of Church of St Mary Magdalene, Torquay, c. 1854. Pen and ink and colour wash on yellow tracing paper. As Torquay expanded in the mid-nineteenth century with the ...

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Jesse Reiser & Nanako Umemoto (RUR)

... about as canny a cultural move, vis-a-vis architecture exhibitions, as any in recent memory – and it could only come from an architect. At a stroke she presents architectural drawing at its most superficial and its most profound. A cursory interpretation would hold that she is merely showcasing the artistic ...

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Reinventions

... newly ‘psycho-dynamic’ street and park system, this ‘Cortina-Bob-Bahn’ would have ornamented the gardens of the Prater with a drive-yourself roller-coaster tower some 1500 metres high. Peter Eisenman (*1932), House II, 1968. Ink on paper, 290 × 102 mm. © Estate of the Artist. [W]hat is it to read a drawing? ...

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Jean-Baptiste Lassus

... List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 1 Aug 2016 Jean-Baptiste Lassus After a brief passage at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the studio of Henri Labrouste from 1828 to 1830, French architect Jean-Baptiste Lassus fell under the sway of the romantic cult of history and turned toward ...

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Dom Hans van der Laan

... Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 19 Aug 2019 Dom Hans van der LaanDrawing the Scottish Tartan Dom Hans van der Laan (1904–1991), Douglas Tartan study, 1968. Print. © Van der Laan Archives, St-Benedictusberg Vaals. On 23 November 1968 the Dutch architect and Benedictine monk Dom Hans van der Laan ...

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Monadnock: On James Stirling's sketch plan for the Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, 1977

Monadnock: On James Stirling's sketch plan for the Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, 1977 ← Alternative Histories: Participants and Models ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 29 Jul 2019 Monadnock: On James Stirling's sketch plan for ...

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Herbert Matter

... with his wife, the American painter and art critic Mercedes Carles. Both were friends and associates of Fernand Leger, with whom Herbert had been a student and whom he had assisted in mural commissions; and Mercedes had studied, alongside Ray Eames, under Hans Hofmann. Deeply involved with the emerging New ...

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William Mann

... to attempts at a discipline grounded in first principles. In this sense, the case studies presented at the conference are like a missing chapter from Peter Collins’ Changing Ideals in Modern Architecture. Collins examines the analogies pursued by architectural theorists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries – biological, mechanical, linguistic ...

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On Cornices, Part I

... Attempting to ensure ornamental quality control as the clear domain of the architect, in 1821 he edited, along with his friend the Prussian Trade Minister Peter Wilhelm Beuth, the first of a series of publications called Vorbilder für Fabrikanten und Handwerker (Patterns for Manufacturers and Craftsmen). The publication contained a ...

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Hugh Strange Architects: On Carlo Scarpa's Studies for a theatre, 1970

Hugh Strange Architects: On Carlo Scarpa's Studies for a theatre, 1970 ← Alternative Histories: Participants and Models ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 31 Jan 2019 Hugh Strange Architects: On Carlo Scarpa's Studies ...

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Wim Goes: On Cassius Goldsmith's Single storey lodge in cottage ornée style, c. 1827

Wim Goes: On Cassius Goldsmith's Single storey lodge in cottage ornée style, c. 1827 ← Alternative Histories: Participants and Models ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 12 Jan 2019 Wim Goes: On Cassius ...

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Stephanie Macdonald

Stephanie Macdonald ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 13 Aug 2017 Stephanie Macdonald Stephanie Macdonald (*1966), Concrete Beach, Tonnara di Scopello, 2013. Chinagraph pen on paper, 297 × 420 ...

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Stephen Taylor

Stephen Taylor ← The Shatwell Project ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSThe Shatwell Project 12 Oct 2017 Stephen Taylorurban rural Stephen Taylor (*), Cowshed, 2012. Photograph. The existing enclave of Shatwell Farm has seen a slow decline ...

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Siv Stangeland

Siv Stangeland ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 10 Mar 2017 Siv Stangeland Siv Helene Stangeland, The Invisible Lines, 2015. Pencil on paper, 1100 × 600 mm. © The ...

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Lok-Kan Chau: Lantau Commune

... impermanence of being.The final drawing is twofold: it attempts to illustrate the above proposition, while also putting the tediousness into drawing practice. Derived from earlier studio projects, I narrated construction processes in the most straightforward way possible. The clarity of line axonometric with arrows and reference guides explicates how one ...

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Sponsor a Student

Sponsor a Student ← EVENTS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterEVENTS 20 Jan 2020 Sponsor a StudentOn the Architectural Drawing Summer School 2020 Architectural Drawing Summer School, 2018. Photo: Ed Dowding. TO SPONSOR A FULL PLACE, click here.TO SPONSOR ...

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Hugh Strange Architects

Hugh Strange Architects ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 2 Oct 2018 Hugh Strange ArchitectsDrawing Matter Archive Hugh Strange (*1969), Drawing Matter Archive, Somerset, 2012. Coloured pen on paper ...

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Stefano de Martino

... other Autographicals, in which architects or their collaborators recount the history of a drawing's making – a last call for disegno – those of Jesse Reiser on Aldo Rossi, Peter Myers on the Brunswick Centre and the Grunt Group, on the Netherfield Scroll One and Two. Search website Search drawings

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2A+P/A: On Aldo Rossi's study for a hall of residence for a student housing competition, 1974

2A+P/A: On Aldo Rossi's study for a hall of residence for a student housing competition, 1974 ← Alternative Histories, LONDON ← EVENTS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterEVENTSAlternative Histories, LONDON 8 Jul 2019 2A+P/A: On Aldo Rossi's study for ...

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