Monthly Archives: June 2009

现代建筑的演变 1945–1990年

CiA staffer Eamonn Canniffe’s 2007 book ‘Modern Architecture through Case Studies 1945 – 1990’ (with Peter Blundell Jones) has been published in Japanese Chinese. This new edition is available here.

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now what?

From the School of Architecture at UCD: Now architects have time to think. architects are educated to solve problems and propose innovative solutions. now what? is an initiative designed to tap into the wealth of creative talent amongst graduates and … Continue reading

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Notes from Belgrade #3

7. World’s first radio controlled boat. By Nikola Tesla, c.1900. 8. Wallpaper outside. Leaf wallpaper on windows to modern apartments, Belgrade. 9. Belgrade School of Architecture, staircase, you can imagine what the studios were like.

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It’s Showtime!

The Art & Design Degree Show at Manchester Metropolitan University will run from Saturday 20 June to Sunday 28 June. The graduating Bachelor of Architecture students of the College of Continuity in Architecture will be showing their work in Rooms … Continue reading

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Fifties Neo-Vernacular

Small black and white prints found in the plan chest. I believe these show new buildings for Gresham’s School in Holt, Norfolk designed by Grenfell Baines & Hargreaves of Preston (later renamed Building Design Partnership) and photographed soon after completion … Continue reading

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Interview with Alvaro Siza

Alvaro Siza – Quinta da Malagueira, Évora, Portugal (1977) An edited extract from an interview conducted by Manchester School of Architecture doctoral candidate António Oliviera with the 2009 Royal Gold Medallist Alvaro Siza Vieira AO: What were the principles underlying … Continue reading

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