Lina Bo Bardi: Public Plaza and Museum of Art São Paolo

... beyond. The gallery building is in the background, and the terrace is inhabited by tiny figures enjoying a children’s playground filled with slides and carousels.– Helen Thomas This text is excerpted from Drawing Architecture (Phaidon, 2018) by Helen Thomas, which brings together over 250 drawings, with short narratives for each ...

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Barthélemy Enfantin

... in the drawing bear comparison with Joseph Paxton’s blotting paper sketch made in 1850 for the Crystal Palace. Both Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Robert Stephenson were members of the building committee.– Helen Thomas WE SUGGEST On a series of military drawings, centuries earlier, for Fortifications, their geometries and drawing techniques.

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Siza Gowan

... Siza Gowan: Housing and the City was celebrated in an exhibition at the Architectural Association in spring 2017, and a subsequent publication in summer 2018.– Helen Thomas WE SUGGEST For the eponymous publication; on the Siza Gowan exhibition; to download iBooks of sketchbooks by James Gowan and Álvaro Siza; for ...

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Drawing Architecture

... SUBSCRIPTIONS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterPUBLICATIONS & SUBSCRIPTIONS 9 Nov 2018 Drawing ArchitectureHelen Thomas . Throughout history, architects have relied on drawings both to develop their ideas and communicate their vision to the world.This collection brings together more ...

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Friedensreich Hundertwasser

... Friedrich Stowasser, or Friedensreich Hundertwasser as he was known, was in the midst of his protests against architectural rationalism and most especially the straight line.– Helen Thomas Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928–2000), Hauteurs de Macchu-Picchu, 1966. Mixed media. © Estate of the architect. Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928–2000), Hauteurs de Macchu-Picchu, 1966. Mixed media. ...

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Michael Graves

... necessarily American, that Graves reinterprets – the entrance gates stand open in a protective wall made of logs that embraces a gazebo in the orchard.– Helen Thomas Michael Graves (1934–2015), Beach House, Loveday, New Jersey, 1979. Pen, ink and gouache on white trace, 682 × 682 mm. WE SUGGEST On ...

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Hugh Ferriss

... and he used his skill to envision the power and beauty, as well as the psychological impact, of the new giant order of the city.– Helen Thomas This text is excerpted from Drawing Architecture (Phaidon, 2018) by Helen Thomas, which brings together over 250 drawings, with short narratives for each ...

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Lütjens Padmanabhan Architekten

... line show that he is confident in what he is doing. He is happy to have found a geometry that is awkward and lacks elegance. Thomas continues to work on the periphery of the plan. Circling the outer boundaries of the residence, he is disconnecting walls from openings, creating setbacks ...

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Marie-José Van Hee

... very strong line and that’s the one. It comes out intuitively by drawing, by concentrating on it through drawing. That can’t happen just by thinking.’– Helen ThomasArchitecture Today Two houses in Opwijk and Zuidzande, by David Grandorge WE SUGGEST On the exhibition in which Marie Jose van Hee's sketches were ...

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Drawing Architecture

... named the molecule the Fullerene, since the dynamic geometry of the geodesic dome had led them towards the icosahedral symmetry of the ball-shaped cage molecule.– Helen Thomas This text is excerpted from Drawing Architecture (Phaidon, 2018) by Helen Thomas, which brings together over 250 drawings, with short narratives for each ...

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