An image from the New Art Gallery of Western Australia, Structural Engineering Brochure, 1979.
Public Works Department of WA
Often described by critics as dehumanising, depressing and oppressive, Brutalism is having a moment – especially on social media.
Jane Jacobs holds up documentary evidence at a 1961 press conference during the campaign to save the West Village.
In an age of data-driven urban science, we need to remember how Jane Jacobs gave voice to the multiple languages, meanings, experiences and knowledge systems of a vibrant city.
Le Corbusier drew influence from the machine age for Villa Savoye, inspired by his fascination with steamships.
Some 33 kilometres outside of Paris, in the town of Poissy, sits a true “design classic”, Villa Savoye. The work of seminal Swiss architect Le Corbusier, Villa Savoye is a constructed experiment, a manifesto…