Le Corbusier's Unité

... Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 1 Aug 2016 Le Corbusier's Unité Le Corbusier (1887–1965), Letter to Louis Sciarli, 1960. This letter from Le Corbusier, to Marseille photographer Louis Sciarli, responds to a request from Elle magazine for photographs of the school ...

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Jean-Baptiste Lassus

... to its original thirteenth-century form was still very strong. The chapel is shown without its fifteenth-century flamboyant rose window and its exterior staircase built by Louis XII, taking the more sober appearance it may have had during the reign of Saint-Louis. Lassus clearly emphasises that intention by inscribing at the ...

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Henri Labrouste

... × 680 mm. In 1840 Labrouste plays an essential role in a political spectacle in which the stakes are high for the faltering regime of Louis Philippe: the return of Napoleon’s ashes that will be buried in the church of Les Invalides. With Louis Visconti, Labrouste is invited to extend ...

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A Civic Utopia: Lex

... fundamental role in asserting the rights and duties of the citizenry, both in the prominence of the buildings to service them and through their iconography. Louis-François Trouard (1729–1804), Design for Cazernes des Gardes francoises à Versailles, 1771. Pen, ink, grey and blue wash on laid paper, 435 × 610 mm. ...

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Ducros

Ducros ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 1 May 2016 Ducros Abraham Ducros (1748–1810), Veduta dell'Arco di Tito verso il Campidoglio, c. 1780. Pencil, pen and ink on ...

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Sebastian Multerer: On Louis Kahn's Kansas City Office Building, 1972

Sebastian Multerer: On Louis Kahn's Kansas City Office Building, 1972 ← Alternative Histories: Participants and Models ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 19 Dec 2018 Sebastian Multerer: On Louis Kahn's Kansas City ...

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Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn ← Search Drawings ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSearch Drawings 4 Jun 2015 Louis Kahn Louis Kahn (1901–1974), Sketch for a mural, 1951 – 1953. Ink on paper, 298 × 400 mm. I gave myself an ...

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Louis Kahn: Notes on a Scrap of Paper

Louis Kahn: Notes on a Scrap of Paper ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 30 Apr 2020 Louis Kahn: Notes on a Scrap of Paper Louis Kahn (1901–1974), ...

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Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 18 Mar 2016 Louis Kahn Louis Kahn (1901–1974), Elevation drawing of the final scheme of the Kansas City Office Building, ...

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Charles Percier

... a Samovar The drawing is preparatory for the samovar in silver-gilt, eventually executed in 1808 by Henry Auguste for Queen Hortense (Les Grands Orfevres de Louis XIII a Charles X, Paris 1965, p. 273). The piece bears the marks of the years 1795–8, and 1798–1809. The design was carefully followed ...

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A Civic Utopia: Exhibition Drawings

... a huge monumental ensemble becomes a dynamic parade of urban life, perhaps to demonstrate the civil ‘concord’ it was now named to represent. – NO Louis Combes (1757–1818), Place du Château Trompette, Bordeaux: project in honour of the Republic, elevation, c. 1797. Pen and black ink, grey wash and watercolour ...

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A Civic Utopia Exhibition

... a huge monumental ensemble becomes a dynamic parade of urban life, perhaps to demonstrate the civil ‘concord’ it was now named to represent. – NO Louis Combes (1757–1818), Place du Château Trompette, Bordeaux: project in honour of the Republic, elevation, c. 1797. Pen and black ink, grey wash and watercolour ...

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A Civic Utopia: Ratio

... institutes into a single palace of learning) and instrumentally (through such vehicles as the mint or bourse which brought system into the regulation of exchange.) Louis-Gustave Taraval (1738–1794), Study for a Temple to the Muses, with Three Alternative Peristyles, c. 1770. Pen and black ink with watercolour and grey wash, ...

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arq : plan, Stan Allen, Helen Mallinson, Niall Hobhouse

... rendered obsolete by the act of construction [which] nonetheless remains the most intensive and compact description of an architectural idea.’ Ranging across the work of Louis Kahn and Superstudio, Charles Barry and James Stirling, John Soane and Karel Lodr, the selection reflects on ‘plan’ as both verb and noun: as ...

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Jean-Baptiste Lassus

... this building in particular, conferring upon him unusual authority with Duban. Viollet-le-Duc would soon join the restoration team in late 1840, together with the architects Louis Sureda and Émile Boeswillwald. The Sainte-Chapelle thus became the site where the neo-Gothic clan crystallised in France. In July 1849, Lassus would take over ...

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Fontaine

... contrast between a colourful German and Dutch world around architect-painters’ designs and a still largely monochrome tradition in Italy and England. At the end of Louis XIV’s reign, French architects adopted a series of colour conventions taken from the engineers, largely for informational purposes. In the middle of the eighteenth ...

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Louis Le Vau

Louis Le Vau ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 1 Mar 2018 Louis Le VauChâteau de Meudon Louis Le Vau (1612–1670), Château de Meudon, c. 1656 – 1657. ...

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Behind the Lines 2

... banquette to match. This she had co-ordinated with the orange on the flooring. The whole thing looked just like a fancy magazine.Todd, an attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell, had – she reluctantly admitted to herself – very good looks but, sadly, little imagination. He needed to see precisely how the ...

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Christ & Gantenbein: On Louis Kahn's Kansas City Office Tower, 1972

Christ & Gantenbein: On Louis Kahn's Kansas City Office Tower, 1972 ← Alternative Histories: Participants and Models ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 16 Feb 2019 Christ & Gantenbein: On Louis Kahn's ...

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A Fragment of Wright's Great City

... the work of Klimt, Olbrich, Metzner, and above all, 'Herr Professor Wagner, of Vienna, a great architect'. With a gracious nod to the impact of Louis Sullivan, he would go on to describe Wagner as 'the greatest native force at the base of European modernism'. As late as his final ...

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A Civic Utopia: Spectaculum

A Civic Utopia: Spectaculum ← A Civic Utopia, 1765–1837 ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSA Civic Utopia, 1765–1837 11 Apr 2017 A Civic Utopia: Spectaculum Spectaculum is concerned with the embellishment of the city as a ...

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Architectural Research Quarterly: Plan

... rendered obsolete by the act of construction [which] nonetheless remains the most intensive and compact description of an architectural idea.’ Ranging across the work of Louis Kahn and Superstudio, Charles Barry and James Stirling, John Soane and Karel Lodr, the selection reflects on ‘plan’ as both verb and noun: as ...

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Charles Percier

Charles Percier ← 21 January, in 8.44 / out 8.16 ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGS21 January, in 8.44 / out 8.16 17 Jul 2017 Charles Percier Charles Percier (1764–1838), Frontispiece for seizième cahier of Palais, ...

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Work on Paper: The changing metropolis 1815–1900

... perspective, 1875. Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour on thick wove paper, 340 × 468 mm. The same problem in opening up interior space is evident in Louis Sullivan’s design for a 15 by 12 bay building for the manufacture of handmade shoes in Chicago. Here Sullivan handled the scale of operations ...

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