Architecture Books – Week 4/2023
This week on A Weekly Dose of Architecture Books:
I ruminate “on awards,” looking at two recent titles: The Rise of Awards in Architecture edited by Jean-Pierre Chupin, Carmela Cucuzzella and Georges Adamczyk (Vernon Press), and Inclusive Architecture: Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2022 edited by Sarah M. Whiting (ArchiTangle).
Architecture Book News:
The LINA Architecture Book Fair 2023, created by dpr-barcelona in 2021, will be curated by Sabrina Morreale and Lorenzo Perri of Lemonot in collaboration with Literaturhaus; the virtual fair will take place March 21–25.
Crack Magazine previews the forthcoming Temporary Pleasure: Nightclub Architecture, Design and Culture from the 1960s to Today, by Temporary Pleasure founder John Leo Gillen.
Dallas Morning News architecture critic Mark Lamster asked ChatGPT to “write an architectural review of [Morphosis’s] Perot Museum with an emphasis on its relationship to its urban context,” to see if we have reached “that moment when machine intelligence surpasses human capacities.”
"Tativille" under construction on the periphery of Paris around 1965 for Playtime, spotted in David Bellos's 1999 biography of Jacques Tati:
A few recently received books:
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