Medium: drawing

Protected: Seeing Fire | Seeing Meadows

Protected: Seeing Fire | Seeing Meadows

Holger Kleine and Anna Kostreva

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Relics of Electronic Hallucinations

Relics of Electronic Hallucinations

Uri Wegman

During the 1950s and 1960s, the T-3 research group at the Los Alamos Nuclear Research Center produced the first drawings of what is now known as computational fluid dynamics. Using the prowess of early electronic computers—initially developed for the Manhattan Project, the T-3 lab, working under the auspices of the… Read More

Manufacturers Trust Bank

Manufacturers Trust Bank

Janet Parks

When one thinks of Manufacturers Trust Company and New York City architecture, the first image that comes to mind is Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill’s international style bank building on Fifth Avenue and 43rd Street from 1954. By that year, SOM with Gordon Bunshaft as a design partner were the architects… Read More

Protected: Adolfo Natalini with Superstudio at Drawing Matter

Protected: Adolfo Natalini with Superstudio at Drawing Matter

James Dunbar and Editors

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Gavin Stamp: Interwar, British Architecture 1919-1939

Gavin Stamp: Interwar, British Architecture 1919-1939

Otto Saumarez Smith

When the architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner was asked to draw up an inventory of interwar buildings that deserved to be placed on the Statutory List, the so-called ‘Pevsner 50’ that resulted was almost entirely composed of the whitest of white modernist buildings. Similarly, John Summerson argued that the only thing… Read More

Sydney’s Infill Facades

Sydney’s Infill Facades

Ellie Skinner

This survey intends to draw and identify the material and facade arrangements of office buildings in Sydney. Built between 1950 and 1980, the selected buildings are examples of a certain type of post-World War II city infill fabric, characterised by their 4 to 16-storey building heights, shared party walls, fine-grain… Read More

Protected: Wolkenbügel: El Lissitzky as Architect

Protected: Wolkenbügel: El Lissitzky as Architect

Richard Anderson and Markus Lähteenmäki

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OMA: Rotterdam—Child’s Crusade

OMA: Rotterdam—Child’s Crusade

Richard Hall

This is the third post, in a series of six, titled OMA CONVERSATIONS. The series is the result of a collaboration between Drawing Matter and architect Richard Hall who, over the past two years, has conducted twenty-three in-depth conversations with key collaborators working with OMA during its formative years. Drawing… Read More

Fabric Object: Diana Agrest and Mario Gandelsonas

Fabric Object: Diana Agrest and Mario Gandelsonas

Stan Allen, Beatriz Colomina, Michael Meredith, Jesse Reiser and Mark Wigley

The small exhibition Fabric Object, curated by Michael Meredith and exhibited at the Princeton University School of Architecture between 7th March and 3rd May 2024, brought together seven projects from the early career of Diana Agrest and Mario Gandelsonas, of Agrest and Gandelsonas Architects. Short texts written by the Princeton School of Architecture faculty: Stan… Read More

Frank Lloyd Wright at Drawing Matter

Frank Lloyd Wright at Drawing Matter

Editors and Nicholas Olsberg

The Frank Lloyd Wright collection is of primary interest from 1936 to 1951, and especially for a small group of studies and presentations for the shaping of domestic space, dwelling within landscape, and interior fittings. There are also important isolated drawings for a prairie house, Midway Gardens, the Johnson Administration… Read More

Peter Wilson and Mark Dorrian in conversation – Part 1

Peter Wilson and Mark Dorrian in conversation – Part 1

Mark Dorrian and Peter Wilson

This is the first part of an edited transcript of a conversion held in Thurloe Sq, London, on 25 July 2020. Peter Wilson’s exhibition ‘Indian Summer and Thereafter’ had opened at Betts Project the previous evening. Mark Dorrian: What led you to architecture to begin with, Peter? You began studying… Read More

Protected: A Will to the City

Protected: A Will to the City

Lars Lerup

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