W. Heath Robinson

... ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawn Asides 1 Aug 2016 W. Heath Robinson William Heath Robinson (1872–1944), Tightening Up the Green Belt, c. 1935 – 1947. Pencil, pen and ink on paper, 383 × 280 mm. The Metropolitan ...

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Halsey Ricardo

... sketchbooks and project drawings ‘from a half century ago’, which he had been at great pains to solicit, by Richard Norman Shaw, George Edmund Street, William Burges, William Nesfield and Philip Webb. Ricardo displayed numerous examples along the walls of the RIBA lecture theatre. He began his talk by noting ...

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Charles Holland Architects: On John Lautner's ground floor plan of a garden and semi-circular house, 1952

... of the North Downs. But it also contains other references: to Buckminster Fuller’s dreams of a lightweight geodesic architecture, to the nostalgic craft utopia of William Morris and to the high-tech fantasies of the 1960s avant garde.Lastly, the model has an autobiographical quality, a collection of objects and reference points ...

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Commonplace

... Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 12 Nov 2018 CommonplaceThe Urbanity of William Butterfield ‘A London Residence by Viollet-le-Duc, adapted from W. Butterfield, Architect’, The Building News, 30 March 1877 In 1877, London’s Building News reprinted – ...

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Behind the Lines 7

... A. Tod, Mr Tassie's House, Leicester Square, 1806. Pen, ink and wash on paper, 362 × 250 mm. Mr. Tassie’s House On June 27th 1807 William Tassie scratched his long nose, dipped a pen in the inkwell, and finished off his letter to Alexander Wilson Esq of Messrs. Dunlop & ...

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Witherford Watson Mann: on Cedric Price's BatHat Battersea Power Station, c. 1990

... List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 2 Feb 2019 Witherford Watson Mann: on Cedric Price's BatHat Battersea Power Station, c. 1990 -----Original Message-----From: William Mann Sent: 17 January 2019 19:22To: cedric@cpa.org Cc: Stephen Witherford; William Mann; Philippa BattyeSubject: BathatDear Cedric,We tried to reach you by phone but gather ...

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William Butterfield

William Butterfield ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 6 Dec 2017 William Butterfield William Butterfield (1814–1900), Design for Chancel and Aisles, Church of All Saints, Babbacombe, 1867. Pen, ...

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William Taylor

William Taylor ← Architecture and Geology ← old topics ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing Matterold topicsArchitecture and Geology 23 Feb 2017 William TaylorBuilding on the Stones of Ireland A typical plate from Practical Geology and Ancient Architecture shows ...

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Behind the Lines 9

... Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawn Asides 2 Feb 2019 Behind the Lines 9 Sir William Beddoe Rees (1877–1931), Selsey-on-Sea Ltd: Architects Suggested Plan of Development, 1907. Colour lithograph, 407 × 762 mm. Cyril Ponsonby walked anxiously from where he ...

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Ernest Gimson: Against Hotch-Potch

... floorboards provided a setting for seat cushions and curtains in Morris & Co fabrics, a bold unpatterned hearthrug and predominantly contemporary furniture, including one of William Lethaby’s Kenton & Co armchairs, the wedding-gift Dolmetsch piano and examples of Gimson’s own design. A few pieces of antique wood and metalwork were ...

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William Mann

William Mann ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 31 Jan 2017 William Mann Waiting Women – Dartford Interchange Interior Perspective, 1999. 840 × 420 mm. Pencil and pastel ...

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31/44 Architects: On William Butterfield's Heath’s Court no. 9, 1880-83

31/44 Architects: On William Butterfield's Heath’s Court no. 9, 1880-83 ← 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 22 Feb 2019 31/44 Architects: On William Butterfield's Heath’s Court ...

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A Civic Utopia: Ratio

... project, constructed above an embankment on the Seine, became a worldwide model of the new approach to public architecture, and was of enormous importance to William Chambers in his designs for Somerset House. – BB Antoine-Laurent-Thomas Vaudoyer (1756-1846), Palais des Beaux Arts: Sixième Projet pour le placement de l’Institut, c. ...

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Beyond object-ness, a good house

... These houses are places of employment as well as a place to live, and the city district will be enriched by these multiple public functions. William Burgess In November we visited the ancient city of Évora in Portugal where Alvaro Siza has been working since 1977 designing the Quinta da ...

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Sir William Chambers

Sir William Chambers ← Collections ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSCollections 23 Dec 2017 Sir William ChambersSomerset House Sir William Chambers (1723–1796), Somerset House, London: plan for the complex, c. 1776. Pen, pencil and wash on ...

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Spaghetti with Meatballs

... purpose, using my meal on my plate for illustration.I thought to myself, ‘that would be a fun drawing…’ Soon after, I talked to my boss, William Turnbull, and asked if I could use a sheet of company letterhead for it, and he agreed, with the result that you see. I ...

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William Firebrace: Leto Litho Leningrad

William Firebrace: Leto Litho Leningrad ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 20 Feb 2020 William Firebrace: Leto Litho Leningrad Mikhail Nikolaevich Skulyari (1905–1985), Before the Swimming Competition, 1961. ...

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François Soufflot le Romain

... really in England with the taste for the Gothic ruin, and in the Chinese English garden. A few years earlier, for example, in 1759, Sir William Chambers exhibited in London a project for a town house for the duke of York, which he depicted as a ruin, with the brick ...

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William Mann

William Mann ← Architecture and Geology ← old topics ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing Matterold topicsArchitecture and Geology 7 Feb 2017 William MannArchitecture and Geology Map of North-West Europe, showing urbanisation overlaid on clay, gravel, sand and coal ...

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One Small Sketch for Mankind

... an innovation which the astronauts themselves, doing their PR duty, professed to be a great benefit.Otherwise, the Skylab drawings – credited also to Loewy’s partner William Snaith, even as their relationship was cooling – have a charming naivete. Artistically, they can be located in the genre of US corporate burolandschaft. ...

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Timothy Hyde

... from Inigo Jones’s posthumously published survey and reconstruction, which he carried out for King James I in 1620, to the contrary arguments put forward by William Stukeley in 1740.[1] The axes of dispute were the authorship of the stone monuments – Roman according to Jones and Druidic according to Stukeley ...

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Parataxis

... Peter Märkli from around the time he was working on La Congiunta, each book a different size depending on the gauge of his jacket pocket; William Wilkins’ survey drawing of the Holy Sepulchre in Cambridge; a drawing of a mask by Gio Ponti made first thing in the morning; a ...

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A Civic Utopia: Porta

... Porta looks at the city limits through a series of cabinet drawings that celebrate the metropolitan grandeur of an ordered waterfront (a model followed by William Chambers here at Somerset House); the enjoyment of movement and promenade as open space in the approaches to the city replaced its walls, inhabited ...

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A Civic Utopia: Exhibition Drawings

... Porta looks at the city limits through a series of cabinet drawings that celebrate the metropolitan grandeur of an ordered waterfront (a model followed by William Chambers here at Somerset House); the enjoyment of movement and promenade as open space in the approaches to the city replaced its walls, inhabited ...

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