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Archigram #Ten

Archigram #Ten

By (author) Peter Cook

$35.00

Publishing 31st Jan 2025
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  • After a 50-year pause, Archigram magazine is back!
  • Edited by Peter Cook, with contributions from numerous designers and critics, it asks: where is architecture going?
Full Description

In the 1960s and ‘70s, Archigram speculated on the nature of architecture in ways that influenced a generation. In an era defined by the space race, the group’s exploration of movable structures and modular systems stretched far beyond known technologies or contemporary realities. Archigram magazine became the platform for exploring and sharing many of these themes. Launched in 1961, the magazine ran for 9 ½ issues until 1974, when Archigram disbanded. Now, after a 50-year pause for thought, Archigram is back.

Edited by Peter Cook, with contributions from Archigram founding members Dennis Crompton, David Greene and Michael Webb, and with inputs from numerous contemporary designers, technologists and critics, Archigram #Ten takes a wry backward glance and imagines a bold leap forward. It looks at where architecture is going currently and asks: why? Contributors include: Hitoshi Abe, Nigel Coates, Odile Decq, Elizabeth Diller, Simon Herron, Thom Mayne, and Eric Owen Moss.

About the Author

Peter Cook (b. 1936) is a founding member of Archigram and the pre-eminent architectural educator in the UK. From 1990 to 2006 he was Chair of Architecture (now Professor Emeritus) at the Bartlett School of Architecture, where he transformed an academically sober institution into one of the world’s leading centers of creative design. In 2002, his achievements with Archigram were recognized when the group was awarded the RIBA Royal Gold Medal. In 2007, he was awarded a knighthood for his services to architecture and education.

Specifications
Publisher
Circa Press
ISBN
9781911422464
Publish date
31st Jan 2025
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
11.81 in x 11.81 in
Pages
96 Pages
Illustrations
50 color, 50 b&w
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