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7 edition of Archigram found in the catalog.

Archigram

Architecture without Architecture

by Simon Sadler

  • 327 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • History - Specific Styles,
  • Criticism,
  • Architecture,
  • History,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics),
  • History - General,
  • 20th century,
  • England

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9406155M
    ISBN 100262693224
    ISBN 109780262693226

    The first book-length critical and historical account of an ultramodern architectural movement of the s that advocated "living equipment" instead of buildings. In the s, the architects of Britain's Archigram group and Archigram magazine turned away from conventional architecture to propose cities that move and houses worn like suits of clothes. The first book-length critical and historical account of an ultramodern architectural movement of the s that advocated living equipment instead of buildings. In the s, the architects of Britain's Archigram group and Archigram magazine turned away from conventional architecture to propose cities that move and houses worn like suits of 4/5.

    -Comprehensive documentation of Archigram's iconic works -Generous landscape format allows drawings to be reproduced at a large scale -Contributions from all Archigram members, and essays by critics writing then and now Archigram comprised Warren Chalk (), Peter Cook (), Dennis Crompton (), David Greene (), Ron Herron (), and Michael . Archigram: The Book [CHALK / COOK / CROMPTON / HERRON / GREENE / WEBB] on *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. Archigram: The Book5/5(6).

    ‘Archigram is easy to love: Its combination of comic book graphics, tongue-in-cheek humor, and high-tech futurism is a potent mix. Now the group’s entire output has been compressed into a mighty page tome that is, above all else, a visual feast.’.   Its comic-book style—popular with members of the radical, collaborative British architectural group Archigram, which Cook cofounded—conveys a youthful excitement about a technologically enhanced world. Plug-in City was one of many vast, visionary creations Archigram produced in the s. Between and , the group published nine.


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Archigram by Simon Sadler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Archigram: The Book definitively documents ephemeral projects and a group that seems to have continually embraced change. (Citylab) Designed and edited by Dennis Crompton, ‘Archigram – The Book' presents the history and work of the celebrated architectural collective founded in the s that inspired buildings such as the Pompidou in 5/5(6).

Archigram's influence continues unabated: direct descendants of the group's work include Lebbeus Woods, Neil Denari, Takasaki Masaharu, and Morphosis. This title is a facsimile edition of a book originally published inwith a new introduction by Michael Webb/5(9).

Archigram: The Book Dennis Crompton, editor Circa Press, $ A dozen years ago, in the early Archigram book of a dissertation, I found myself in the special collections room at the Getty. Archigram's influence continues - direct descendants of the group's work include Lebbeus Woods, Neil Denari, Takasaki Masaharu, and Morphosis.

This title is a facsimile edition of a book originally published inwith a new introduction by Michael Webb/5(16). Archigram book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In latein various flats in Hampstead, a loose group of people star /5.

‘Archigram is easy to love: Its combination of comic book graphics, tongue-in-cheek humor, and high-tech futurism is a potent mix. Now the group’s entire output has been compressed into a mighty page tome that is, above all else, a visual feast.’Author: Dennis Crompton.

Archigram book The Book definitively documents ephemeral projects and a group that seems to have continually embraced changeCitylab Designed and edited by Dennis Crompton, 'Archigram - The Book' presents the history and work of the celebrated architectural collective founded in the s that inspired buildings such as the Pompidou in Paris and 5/5(1).

How the Archigram architectural collective, profiled in a comprehensive new book, designed for a more radical, and random, future By Patrick Sisson Author: Patrick Sisson. Anderson: Archigram’s influence on High-Tech and other styles is often cited but one of the most prescient aspects has been how immersed in technology we’ve become.

In the book, there are many Author: Darran Anderson. The occasion of this gathering is Archigram: The Book, a page compendium of the magazines and related works, assembled and edited by Crompton. There will also be events to go with the publication.

In his book Archigram: Architecture without Architecture, Simon Sadler suggests that “The aesthetic of incompleteness, apparent throughout the Plug-In Author: Gili Merin. Archigram comprised Warren Chalk (), Peter Cook (), Dennis Crompton (), David Greene (), Ron Herron (), and Michael Webb ().

Together, in the s and early s, they envisioned the future of architecture in ways that enthralled a generation. In an era defined by the space race, they developed a 'high-tech', lightweight, infra-structural. Archigram Archives. 1, likes 10 talking about this. News of ongoing Archigram activities will be reported ers: K.

Archigram's influence continues unabated: direct descendants of the group's work include Lebbeus Woods, Neil Denari, Takasaki Masaharu, and Morphosis.

This title is a facsimile edition of a book originally published inwith a new introduction by Michael Webb.4/5(6). Archigram Archives. item reference: DC Original work and print x mm. This collage was commissioned by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, in and is the first in a set of sixteen describing the work of Archigram and in particular three projects in Monte Carlo.

Imagine that the animated yellow submarine of the Beatles film sprouts a dozen or so telescoping legs, grows to the size of a city, and walks over to join three or four more just like it. This mobile architecture—the product of frenzied drawing more than psychotropic drugs—is just one of the provocations from the prolific s British collective Archigram included in this : Deane Madsen.

Outstanding book published in conjunction with a Japanese exhibition of Peter Cook and associates' radical architecture and design collective Archigram.

Fantastic, award-winning book design, the book almost entirely illustrated in full-bleed full-color illustrations of items in the exhibition, the firm's offices, designs, and models, as well as.

'Archigram is easy to love: Its combination of comic book graphics, tongue-in-cheek humor, and high-tech futurism is a potent mix. Now the group s entire output has been compressed into a mighty page tome that is, above all else, a visual feast.'--Metropolis Magazine Holiday Gift Guide 'Functional meets fun in this comprehensive retrospective of London s most 5/5(6).

The ARCHIGRAM GROUP came together in the early 60s. Peter Cook’s cartoons in the Archigram Story tell something of how it happened. There was only a short period of about two years, between andwhen we were all in the same time at the same time.

As one of the founding members of Archigram, the avant-garde neo-futurist architecture group of the s, the British architect, professor, and writer Sir Peter Cook (born 22 October ) has. Archigram's influence continues unabated: direct descendants of the group's work include Lebbeus Woods, Neil Denari, Takasaki Masaharu, and Morphosis.

This title is a facsimile edition of a book originally published inwith a new introduction by Michael : $  A Guide to Archigramedited by Dennis Crompton. (Available on amazon USA and UK.). Publisher Princeton Architectural Press writes: In the decade of the Beatles and the moon landing, cybernetics and megacities, an ambitious group of young British architects burst on the scene with a bold manifesto for urban building.

The Archigram group .Get this from a library! Archigram: the book. [Warren Chalk; Peter Cook; Dennis Crompton; David Greene; Ron Herron; Michael Webb; Reyner Banham; Priscilla Chapman; Martin Pawley; Michael Sorkin] -- Archigram comprised Warren Chalk (), Peter Cook (), Dennis Crompton (), David Greene (), Ron Herron (), and Michael Webb ().