Global Tools

 
 
Global Tools (1973-1975) - Éco-Design : Dé-projet & Low-Tech
2022
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse)
forthcoming
The reference book in French on the Global Tools design movement linked to the Italian radical architects of the 1970s.
Gianni Pettena - 2/5
2022
no text
Captures - 2/5 Series
Four artist's posters.
Global Tools - When Education Coincides with Life – 1973–1975
2022
English edition
Nero
Global Tools 1973–1975 documents and narrates the story of the eponymous experience of Radical Design and its multidisciplinary school program "without students or teachers."
Grand Dessein du Rationalisme
2021
texts in English and French
Accattone
(last copies available!)
A hybrid publication that gathers 18 architecture projects from the student collectives of Roberto Gargiani's Superstudio at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, 2020–2021, and a series of 13 theoretical, practical and historical reflections on (antagonist) rationalism in architecture.
Arkhè
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
The collection of works by artists related to architecture and architectural projects of the Frac Centre-Val de Loire, as story of the origins: a rereading of the foundations on which architectural experimentation has been built since the beginning of the 1950s.
Gianni Pettena - The Curious Mr. Pettena - Rambling around USA – 1971-73
2017
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
The Curious Mr. Pettena recounts various steps along a journey, through cities and wide open natural spaces, undertaken by the anarchitect Gianni Pettena at the start of the 1970s across the United States.
Alessandro Mendini - Ecrits (architecture, design et projet)
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
Mendini's writings 1972-2011.
Andrea Branzi -
1997
English edition
Dis Voir - Design
At the heart of the debates which over the past forty years have made design what it is, the work developed by Andrea Branzi stands out as that of a theoretician of design, as much in terms of his production, his writing and lecturing (comprehensive monograph).
Andrea Branzi -
1997
French edition
Dis Voir - Design
At the heart of the debates which over the past forty years have made design what it is, the work developed by Andrea Branzi stands out as that of a theoretician of design, as much in terms of his production, his writing and lecturing (comprehensive monograph).
Gianni Pettena - 1966-2021
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
sold out
The first book to cover the entire span of the “anarchitect” Gianni Pettena's career.
Gianni Pettena - Non-Conscious Architecture
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
sold out
This publication surveys the work of Italian critic, architect, and visual artist Gianni Pettena. Focusing on a rich ten-year period of production that began in the mid-sixties, it brings new attention to the artistic and intellectual practice of a figure known primarily as one of the main exponents of the Radical Architecture movement.
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