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  • Remote Performances in Nature and Architectureby Bruce Gilchrist; Jo Joelson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Outlandia is an off-grid artists? fieldstation, a treehouse imagined by artists London Fieldworks (Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson) and designed by Malcolm Fraser Architects, situated in Glen Nevis, opposite Ben Nevis. It is performative architecture that immerses its occupants in a particular environment, provoking creative interaction between artists... more...

  • Bridgesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    A bridge is a link between two worlds, a point of tension between two separate and often disparate locations. Free, belonging neither to one region or another, the bridge imposes upon the landscape and defies nature. Its existence embodies the will of mankind to construct these necessary bonds between people and places. A symbol of progress and innovation,... more...

  • Les ouvrages d'art: les pontsby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Train d union entre deux mondes, le pont est un point de tension entre deux endroits identitaires. Libre, n appartenant ni à une terre ni à l autre, il enfreint le paysage et défie la nature. Le pont incarne à lui seul la volonté humaine de tisser des liens économiques, nécessaires et vitaux entre les hommes. Symbole de progrès et d innovation, le... more...

  • City Lightsby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    A symbol of massive crowds and solitary desires, the city holds promise for all those that pass through it. Its meandering streets, unexplored neighbourhoods and incessant noise create a landscape that captivates the observer. The lights of the city can conceal or reveal it, transforming its appearance hour by hour, offering countless facets to the... more...

  • Les lumières de la villeby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Symbole de promiscuité et de désirs solitaires, la ville est une promesse pour tous ceux qui s?y promènent. Ses rues alambiquées, ses quartiers anonymes et ses bruits incessants sont autant de paysages qui attirent l?innocent. Ses lumières qui la voilent, la fardent et la dévoilent, la transforment d?heure en heure, offrant au passant mille et un visages.Si... more...

  • Factoriesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Born in the Industrial Revolution, the factory has long been considered like a monster of iron, subjugating the individual to the collective in an act of mass dehumanisation.Turning away from the pure functionality for which it was built, the factory is evolving into an aesthetic space, sometimes transformed into modern lofts or a museum of contemporary... more...

  • Architecture industrielle: les usinesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Issue de la révolution industrielle, l?usine a longtemps été considérée comme un « monstre » de fer, soumettant l?être humain au collectif dans un acte de déshumanisation à la chaîne au profit de l?objet. Détournée aujourd?hui de son côté purement fonctionnel, pour lequel elle avait été construite, au profit de son esthétisme, l?usine est parfois revisitée... more...

  • Lighthousesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    The lighthouse, an indefatigable watchman, ceaselessly guides boats to their ports.This beacon of maritime signalisation has guided sailors since antiquity.The first known lighthouse appeared on the island of Pharos, and was the remarkable Lighthouse of Alexandria; however, it seems that volcanoes like Stromboli and its frequent eruptions were possibly... more...

  • Les pharesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Veilleur infatigable, le phare, système de signalisation maritime salvateur qui apparut dès l?Antiquité, guidait sans relâche les bateaux jusqu?à bon port. Si ce nom puise son origine de l?île Pharos qui abritait le phare d?Alexandrie, il semble que les volcans comme le Stromboli et ses irruptions fréquentes furent à l?origine de cette invention.Si,... more...

  • Rich Picturesby Simon Bell; Tessa Berg; Stephen Morse

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Rich Pictures focuses on the value of developing visual narratives ? Rich Pictures ? as an important component and starting point for community participation. A key device for the community to share ideas and perspectives on current and potential future situations, Rich Pictures provide a shared space for members to set out ideas and negotiate.... more...