Architecture / urbanism

 
 
Tools - To Fold
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tools magazine
forthcoming
The third issue of the annual magazine that promotes know-how and technique in design, craft or industry, dedicated to folding.
Swamps and the New Imagination - On the Future of Cohabitation in Art, Architecture and Philosophy
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An exploration of the "swampy" zone between the human and the other forms of life that make up his ecosystem and his environment, at the intersection of art, architecture and philosophy, in the perspective of a posthumanist ecology.
Traces de guerre
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Perceptions
forthcoming
An approach of the war by its traces.
 Civil Architecture - Foreign Architecture / Domestic Policy
2023
English edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
forthcoming
A project by architects Hamed Bukhamseen and Ali Karimi questioning geopolitical strategies related to the development of Kuwait's global oil distribution.
Laurent Stalder - Représentation
2023
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
forthcoming
Contre les normes ? - Histoires d\'architectes
2023
French edition
ENSAB (Brittany National College of Architecture) - Books
forthcoming
This book explores, through the eyes of six young researchers, issues of normativity in architecture during the twentieth century, questioning the ability of architects to circumvent or even transgress them.
Global Tools (1973-1975) - Éco-Design : Dé-projet & Low-Tech
2023
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse) - Research Series
forthcoming
The reference book in French on the Global Tools design movement linked to the Italian radical architects of the 1970s.
In Medias Res #2 - Architecture in Motion
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
After a previous focus on questions of historiography and the archive, In Medias Res #2: Architecture in Motion continues Fluentum's ongoing investigation into the history of its grounds with a focus on its architecture and surrounding material culture, both past and present.
Peter Fend - Africa-Arctic Flyway - Physiocratic States
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The use of art and architecture to develop practical solutions to economic and ecological crises.
 Line Fontana & David Fagart - Renewing the City from Within
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
A reflection by the architects of Fagart & Fontana on the renewal of the city from within and more specifically on the processes of transformation and adaptation of existing collective housing to new needs and lifestyles.
Baptiste Manet - Album Architecture - Abidjan
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Album Architectures
An iconographic work on the modern architecture of Abidjan which aims to offer a photographic survey of thirty buildings representative of the chosen moment of architecture that followed independence.
Giorgio Peghin - Voyages en Sardaigne - Nelle miniere di Iglesias / Into the Mines of Iglesias
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Voyages en Sardaigne
Voyages en Sardaigne (Travels in Sardinia) is a collection of unconventional thematic guides on the island in the middle of the Mediterranean. This first part proposes an itinerary through the mining landscapes of Sulcis-Iglesiente, exploring soil, excavations, incisions, mutations, transpositions and silence of this territory marked by an industrial history.
Lara Almarcegui - The Eight Castor Houses of Villeurbanne
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
IAC (Institut d'art contemporain)
A research work by the artist Lara Almarcegui on the "Maisons Castors" housing complex in Villeurbanne, which originated from a collaborative self-building movement of the 1940s, through which groups of families built their dwellings by pooling their skills.
Anne-Valérie Gasc - Machines Aveugles
2022
French edition
Athom
This edition, at the crossroads of the exhibition catalogue and the critical essay, abundantly illustrated, gathers the contributions of about fifteen invited authors around Anne-Valérie Gasc's experiments on the architectural disappearance.
Audrey Muratet - Flore des friches urbaines
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A new and expanded edition of the reference flora, the result of 20 years of studies and floristic surveys on a multitude of urban wastelands, allowing, through 600 photographs and 800 original drawings, to recognize and name some 300 silent plants that we come across every day: a methodical herbarium of the wastelands which constitutes a true guide to biodiversity, beautiful and playful, accessible and rigorous..
Matali Crasset - Matrices
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
Athom
Ettore Sottsass - Architettura Attenuata
2022
no text
Nieves
A series of drawings by the iconic Italian designer.
 Forty five degrees - Radical Ritual - An itinerant survey along the 45°N parallel
2022
English edition
Punch
The engaged spatial protocols of the collaborative studio for research and design Forty five degrees.
Tools - To Weave
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tools magazine
The second issue of the annual magazine that promotes know-how and technique in design, craft or industry, dedicated to weaving.
 Destroyers/Builders - Rooted Flows
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
This book is dedicated to the work of Destroyers/Builders (Linde Freya Tangelder), as part of a series of monographs on the thought and work of young contemporary designers.
Ronny Hardliz - Non-Construction - Architectural Gestures in Artistic Research
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
By defining a concept of architecture based on the tactile experience and not on construction, this book allows us to explore both discursive practice as the study of architectural art and the integration of architectural art as a discourse of spatial practice.
Bruno Queysanne - Sur la projettation - Pour une pragmatique architecturale
2022
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
Through a careful reading and etymology of architectural treatises, from Vitruvius to Vittone, Bruno Queysanne reveals a little-known aspect of these "classical" texts, in which architects leave aside their learned and dogmatic rhetoric to give us pragmatic advice about the realization of the architectural work.
Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Point de vue sur l\'architecture - Dialogue. Protopiro et Didascalo
2022
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Fondamenta
The first French edition of the theoretical dialogue of the Italian architect and engraver Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), one of the most radical texts in the history of modern architectural theory.
Offline
2022
French edition (texts in English)
Offline
ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design)
The 11th issue of the biannual magazine of the ECAL ((Lausanne University of Art and Design), inaugurating its new formula, with NORM, Feng Li, Marco De Mutiis, Zachary Lieberman, Maïwenn, Lionel Baier, Abel Ferrara...
Sherill Tippins - Dans le palais des rêves - La vie et l\'époque du légendaire Chelsea Hotel de New York
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A fascinating exploration of the utopian origins and tumultuous 130-year history of the largest and longest-lived artists' community in the world.
Pier Vittorio Aureli - Less is Enough - Sur l\'architecture et l\'ascétisme
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
A reflection on asceticism in architecture.
David Klemmer - Dixit - On process
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dixit
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Dixit
The fourth issue of the critical review Dixit, in which the words of the architects Jan Kinsbergen and David Klemmer confront each other, in the format of a dichotomous visual atlas, around the theme of the process.
Myr Muratet - Manuel d\'écologie urbaine
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Architecture
This manual provides the current state of knowledge on the functioning of nature in an urban environment: its ecology.
Décor - Vulgaire
2022
French edition
Décor
EnsAD Paris (French National School for Decorative Arts)
The second issue of the annual review of the École des arts décoratifs de Paris, devoted to the question of the vulgar, explores through creations, portfolios, interviews, fictions and theoretical texts the polysemy of this word which embodies all the tensions of our time.
Sherill Tippins - Dans le palais des rêves - La vie et l\'époque du légendaire Chelsea Hotel de New York
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A fascinating exploration of the utopian origins and tumultuous 130-year history of the largest and longest-lived artists' community in the world.
Augures - Laboratoire des nouvelles pratiques architecturales
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
The catalog of the exhibition at the first Biennale of Architecture and Landscape.
 Space Caviar - Dixit Algorizmi - The Garden of Knowledge
2022
English edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
Dixit Algorizmi. The Garden of Knowledge sets out to question the origin myths and narratives surrounding modern technologies, using the lens of contemporary artistic practices to explore their forgotten roots and overlooked resonances with distant places, times and cultures (catalogue of the Uzbekistan's pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, 2022).
Bernard Quirot - Simplifions
2022
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Essays
In this writing, French architect Bernard Quirot carries a reflection on his theoretical foundations and evokes, through his architectural journey, a critical vision of the increasing complexity of the world.
Olivier Duport - Fiat Lux
2022
no text
Flee
A wide-ranging photographic survey of contemporary and modern sacred architectural constructions in the Puglia region of Italy through nearly 200 cataloged brutalist, modernist or simply eccentric buildings.
Architecture évolutive / réversible - Formes et dispositifs
2022
French edition
ENSAB (Brittany National College of Architecture) - Books
A collective reflection on the imperatives of sustainability and reversibility to which architecture must respond today, in connection with contemporary societal and environmental issues.
Frog
2022
texts in English and French
Frog
9 interviews (Carroll Dunham, Genesis Belanger, Jonathan Gardner, Djamel Klouche, Yorgos Sapountzis, Elizabeth Glaessner...), 9 exhibitions and places in pictures (Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Pierre Huyghe, César, Sarah Lucas, Richard Hamilton's house in Cadaqués...), some artists special projects and texts (Ashley Bickerton, Sean Landers, Lily Van der Stokker, Peter Halley, Heidi Bucher), exhibition reviews, and chronicles.
 OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen - Dixit - Still Life / Nature Morte
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dixit
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Dixit
The third issue of the critical review Dixit in which the words of the architectural practice OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen and the Brussels artist Richard Venlet confront each other around the theme of "Still Life".
Gianni Pettena - 2/5
2022
no text
Captures - 2/5 Series
Four artist's posters.
 Trix + Robert Haussmann - A Life with Art and Artists / Ein Leben mit Kunst und Künstler:innen
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A portrait of the Swiss architect-designer couple that reveals their intimate universe and their relationship to art.
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."
Roberto Masiero - Une machine à penser - La maison de Paros de Silvia Gmür et Livio Vacchini
2022
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
A reflection on the relationship between architecture, art, philosophy and politics based on the house of Paros by Silvia Gmür and Livio Vacchini, a real "thinking machine" offering a lesson of architecture.
Exercice(s) d\'architecture
2022
French edition
Exercice(s) d'architecture
ENSAB (Brittany National College of Architecture) - Exercice(s) d'architecture
The tenth issue of the journal of the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Bretagne, on the theme of the never-finished city, in the context of the large-scale crises that overwhelm us and require us to imagine a new alliance of uses and forms to allow to think that the unforeseeable is possible.
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