29 dic. 2019

ARCHITECTURE BOOKS of 2019

Como es tradición, acabamos el año con una pequeña selección de textos que celebrar. Interesantes catálogos de exposiciones, revisiones de la modernidad, lecturas críticas del modelo productivo... Felices lecturas para 2020. | Following the tradition, we end the year with a small selection of texts to celebrate. Interesting catalogs of exhibitions, reviews of modernity, critical readings of the productive model ... Happy readings for 2020.



Bauhausmädels. A Tribute to Pioneering Women Artists
Patrick Rössler
Taschen, 2019

This volume marks the founding of the Bauhaus with a visual exploration of its most underrated members. While the institution provided women with new opportunities in education, they were faced with unreasonable family expectations, the ambiguous attitude of the faculty and administration and the repression of the Nazi regime.


Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival
Paola Antonelli, Ala Tannir
Rizzoli Electa, 2019

The XXII Triennale di Milano exhibition Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival highlights a range of international architecture and design projects that underline the concept of restorative design.


Discursive Design. Critical, Speculative, and Alternative Things
Bruce M. Tharp, Stephanie M. Tharp
MIT Press, 2019

Discursive Design invites us to see objects in a new light, to understand more than their basic form and utility. Beyond the different foci of critical design, speculative design, design fiction, interrogative design, and adversarial design, Bruce and Stephanie Tharp establish a more comprehensive, unifying vision as well as innovative methods.


José Miguel de PRADA POOLE. La arquitectura perecedera de las pompas de jabón
AAVV
Recolectores Urbanos, 2019

Esta publicación es el resultado en formato libro de una exposición monográfica realizada en el Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo y el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León.


Materia informada. Deformación, conformación y codificación: procedimientos de almacenamiento de información de la materia
Ignacio Borrego
Fundación Arquia, 2019

La tesis doctoral Materia informada investiga y analiza la capacidad de la materia para albergar información, y propone una clasificación que ordena todas sus manifestaciones.


Para-Platforms. On the Spatial Politics of Right-Wing Populism
Markus Miessen, Zoë Ritts (ed.)
MIT Press, 2019

Para-Platforms investigates the social, spatial, and material reality of right-wing populism. Three case studies—presented in a symposium organized by Markus Miessen at the Gothenburg Design Festival in November 2017—form the core from which this collection of essays has grown.


Fernando Higueras. Desde el origen
AAVV
Museo ICO, 2019

Se trata de un libro que recopila exhaustivamente las obras más emblemáticas realizadas por Fernando Higueras desde sus primeros dibujos en 1950 hasta su fallecimiento en 2008. Profusamente ilustrado y rigurosamente documentado, es la más completa monografía dedicada al arquitecto.


The Museum Is Not Enough
AAVV
CCA/Sternberg Press, 2019

The Museum Is Not Enough is the result of collective reflections on architecture, contemporary social concerns, institutions, and the public undertaken by the CCA in recent years.



Urbanismo ecológico en América Latina
Mohsen Mostafavi, Gareth Doherty, Marina Correia, Ana María Durán Calisto y Luis Valenzuela (eds.)
Gustavo Gili, 2019

Urbanismo ecológico es una iniciativa de la Graduate School of Design de la Harvard University que entiende el proyecto como una síntesis capaz de conectar la ecología y el urbanismo.


X-Ray Architecture
Beatriz Colomina
Lars Müller Publishers, 2019

X-Ray Architecture explores the enormous impact of medical discourse and imaging technologies on the formation, representation and reception of twentieth-century architecture.