The façade is the window to the soul of architecture: Venice Architecture Biennale, 2018

... window to the soul of architecture: Venice Architecture Biennale, 2018 © Philip Heckhausen © Philip Heckhausen In response to the Biennale’s theme of Freespace, Caruso St John Architects put together an exhibition that celebrates the historical richness and social generosity of the façade. Whether a building is public or private, ...

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Caruso St John Architects

Caruso St John Architects ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 18 Jan 2017 Caruso St John Architects Caruso St John Architects, Cultural and Tourist Centre, Ascona, Switzerland, 2004. ...

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Drawing from a Deep Well

... Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 22 Sep 2017 Drawing from a Deep WellLewerentz's St Peter's, Klippan Patrick Lynch, Sketch showing the relationship between the roof and the pond as paradigmatic representations of celestial realms, St Peter's, Klippan, 2012. Pencil ...

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Caruso St John: On Hans Poelzig's sketches, c. 1920s

... MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 13 Feb 2019 Caruso St John: On Hans Poelzig's sketches, c. 1920s Caruso St John Architects (*1990), Adam Caruso (*), Peter St John (*) and Siw Thomas (*), On Hans Poelzig's sketches, c. 1920s, 2019. Ceramic. The charcoal lines of Poelzig’s sketches imply a volume ...

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R. Norman Shaw

... were among a number of architectural drawings inherited by Prior’s grandson, Mr J. C. H. Templar, and given after his death by his executor Dr Peter Smith to Dr Julian Litten FSA in 2003. Most of those drawings have to do with Prior’s own work, but eighteen or nineteen are ...

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Gabriel Pierre Martin Dumont

... Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 7 Jan 2018 Gabriel Pierre Martin Dumont Gabriel Pierre Martin Dumont (1720–1791), Garden design following the ground plan of St Peter's, Rome, 1769. Pen, ink, pencil and watercolour on two joined sheets of watermarked laid paper, 710 × 402 mm. This large and exquisite drawing ...

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Commonplace

... polemicist. , The Building News, 30 March 1877, detail, 1877. Newspaper. William Butterfield, The House of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, Duke St, Westminster, The Builder, 1871. The elevation of Butterfield’s SPG building had appeared six years earlier, in the pages of The Builder. This drawing shows ...

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Peter Smithson on Language & the Doorn Manifesto

Peter Smithson on Language & the Doorn Manifesto ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 14 Apr 2020 Peter Smithson on Language & the Doorn Manifesto The following audio ...

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Peter Salter

Peter Salter ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 4 Oct 2016 Peter Salter Peter Salter, Early proposal House 2 Living Room (1:20), 2010. ©Piano Nobile and Peter Salter. ...

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A. W. N. Pugin

... of Benjamin Bucknall, and the vicarage became the guest wing. The Franciscan retreat centre closed in 2017, but the Friars continue to serve the parish.– Peter Howell Pugin’s letter is printed in Margaret Belcher, The Collected Letters of A.W.N. Pugin , Vol. 5 (Oxford, 2015), pp. 327–331. She also prints ...

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Obelisk, Peter Smithson

Obelisk, Peter Smithson ← The Shatwell Project ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSThe Shatwell Project 12 Oct 2017 Obelisk, Peter Smithson Obelisk, Peter Smithson from Drawing Matter on Vimeo. Peter Smithson's influence predates slightly that of ...

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From the desk of John Summerson

... Vidler recalls that it ‘was fierce, and farted underneath the desk’. WE SUGGEST Six Architects on their Dream Desks Surface-oriented On Soane's design for Hog Styes; for a letter from Ray Bradbury, with a section through the Soane Museum; and for a piece by Anthony Vidler, somewhat more serious, on ...

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Francesco Milizia on Maderno, Posi and Jonson

... too was the son of a bricklayer, albeit one who took a different path.– Matthew Page I. Carlo Maderno Carlo Maderno (1556–1629), Dome elevation, St Peter‘s Basilica, c. 1600 – 1612. Sepia ink on paper, 435 × 395 mm. In 1603 Carlo Maderno was appointed the chief architect of St ...

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Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 27 Oct 2017 Peter WilsonThe Clandeboye Drawings Peter Wilson, Clandeboye Landscape with Bridgebuildings, 1984. Print, 350 × 350 mm. The ...

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Peter Blake & Adolfo Natalini: From Mies to Mickey Mouse

Peter Blake & Adolfo Natalini: From Mies to Mickey Mouse ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 25 Mar 2020 Peter Blake & Adolfo Natalini: From Mies to Mickey ...

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Freestanding: Sigurd Lewerentz

... and the landscape all around.– Helen Thomas Sigurd Lewerentz, perspective of St. Mark’s Church at Björkhagen, Stockholm, c. 1960 © ArkDes Collections WE SUGGEST On Lewerentz's St. Peter's Klippan; for Gunnar Asplund's drawing of the Woodland Cemetery; and on more drawings from the Venice Biennale 2016. Search website Search drawings

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John Cage: Haiku

... had delivered a controversial talk at Black Mountain College, titled ‘Defense of Satie,’ in which he denounced Beethoven – a slightly impolitic move, as Beethoven’s string works were a featured part of the summer curriculum of that year.The length of a work is no measure of its quality or beauty, ...

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Sphere, Dome, Arch, Curve

... of Minerva in Rome, drawn by Soufflot’s nephew and returned to Soufflot as a vindication of his new dome for St Genevieve in Paris, to Peter Märkli’s study of the nave and arches of San Lorenzo in Florence, in which the lightness of the line traces geometric proportion. Peter Märkli ...

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Peter Eisenman

Peter Eisenman ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 12 Feb 2016 Peter Eisenman Peter Eisenman (*1932), House II, 1968. Ink on paper, 290 × 102 mm. © Estate ...

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An Informal Enquiry

... DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSSketchbooks 23 Jul 2018 An Informal Enquiry Peter Märkli (*1953), La Congiunta sketchbooks, 1992. Ballpoint pen on squared paper, 110 × 70 mm. Sketchbooks, as a genre of work, appeal and entice ...

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Madelon Vriesendorp and Rem Koolhaas at Van Rooy Gallery, 1980

... forms of visual art’ – arose at the end of the 1970s. For her it was very much influenced by the New York Five – Peter Eisenman, John Hejduk, Richard Meier, Charles Gwathmey and Michael Graves – in which the architectural drawing was being perceived as visual art. According to ...

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Summer School 2016

... 17 Sep 2016 Summer School 2016Drawings The first experimental Drawing Matter summer school ran for five days in August. It was devised and led by John Glew with contributions by Niall Hobhouse, Nicholas Olsberg and Deanna Petherbridge, and based at the Drawing Collection archive in Somerset. 1 2 3 4 ...

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Macarthur: Malton

... Malton took his authority from Uvedale Price’s An Essay on the Picturesque, as compared with the Sublime and the Beautiful; and, on the use of studying pictures, for the purpose of improving real landscape of 1794 which pointed out that the aesthetically interesting irregular forms of vernacular buildings came from ...

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John Hejduk

... the first Drawing Matter exhibition Land Marks, in which this triptych was included; on Hejduk's Bye House, which was included in the exhibition, This Was Tomorrow; and on works by Peter Eisenman and Michael Graves, who along with Hejduk, were part of the New York Five. Search website Search drawings

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