Archive for the 'Collections' Category

April 3, 2017

A Chair for Pope Francis: A Collection of Designs for the Papal Sanctuary Charrette

 

Architects of Buddhist Leisure: Socially Disengaged Buddhism in Asia's Museums, Monuments, and Amusement Parks

 

Biomorphic Structures

 

Borge Mogensen: Simplicity and Function

 

Drawing for Landscape Architects: Construction and Design Manual

 

Developing Expertise: Architecture and Real Estate in Metropolitan America

The Efficacy of Architecture: Political Contestation and Agency

 

Expertise in Material 49--Ryoji Suzuki Complete Works, 1973-2007

 

Heavy Construction Costs with RSMeans Data 2017

 

Integrating Innovation in Architecture: Design, Methods and Technology for Progressive Practice and Research

 

The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire

 

Making Places for People: 12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask

 

MidMichigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie

 

Modern Architecture in Mexico City: History, Presentation, and the Shaping of a Capital

 

Multiple Signatures: On Designers, Authors, Readers and Users

 

Tange by Tange, 1949-1959: Kenzo Tange as Seen Through the Eyes of Kenzo Tange

 

Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence

Posted by Jerald Crook | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals |

September 10, 2013

Here's a list of items the LADC received in August:

handson002 Hands on : interactive design in print : direct mail, packaging & branding projects

saulbass Saul Bass : a life in film & design

newurbanmetabolism The new urban metabolism : Barcelona/Lugano case studies

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Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New Arrivals |

August 5, 2013

d&ad50 D&AD50: 50 years of design and advertising and the people that made it happen

howtoarchitect How to Architect

livingbythesea Living by the Sea: 25 international examples

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Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New Arrivals |

July 1, 2013

retro Retro: A guide to the mid-20th century design revival

hawkinsbrown-social Hawkins/Brown: Social

labrouste Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light

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Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New Arrivals |

May 31, 2013

sign painters Sign Painters

barnett-emergence Emergence in Landscape Architecture (by CADC faculty member Dr. Rod Barnett)

translucent Translucent Building Skins: Material Innovations in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

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Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New Arrivals |

April 30, 2013

material-design Material Design: Informing Architecture by Materiality

a-lifes-design A Life's Design: The life and work of industrial designer Charles Harrison

PlanningGame The Planning Game: Lessons from Great Cities

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Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New Arrivals |

April 2, 2013

Urgent Architecture Urgent Architecture

drawing-productdesigners Drawing for Product Designers

Ancient Orgins of the Mexican Plaza Ancient Origins of the Mexican Plaza

taylor-tuskegee Robert R. Taylor and Tuskegee

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Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals |

March 27, 2013

A hefty olive-green box has appeared in our reference section: The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design. This "book-in-a-box" is great (and fun) to sift through for inspiration and enrichment.

Phaidon archive 002     Phaidon archive 001

It contains five hundred sheets of card stock which together give a history of graphic design. Each sheet has two sides: one reproduces an important work of graphic design (see Side 1 below), and one includes the name of the designer, client, title of the piece,  and historical/biographical remarks (see Side 2 below). Works range from the Gutenberg Bible to the Mercedes-Benz logo to the Obama posters (and the Periodic table is in there too!).

Side 1:cheret2 Side 2:cheret1

Also in the box is an index you can use to look up works by title, designer, client, or category. We currently have sorted the pages alphabetically by last name of the designer, but it is possible to sort them chronologically or by category. Which do you think is best?

Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Graphic Design, New, New Arrivals |

February 22, 2013

Design and construction of HP Homes Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes

gutenburg Gutenburg: How One Man Remade the World with Words

smallscale Small Scale Big Change

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Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals |

February 15, 2013

Quaderns d'arquitectura i urbanisme is a magazine about contemporary architecture, urban planning, and arts published in Barcelona, Spain. It is the Journal of the Association of Architects of Catalonia. The magazine has been in publication since 1944, but has been revamped by a new editorial team since 2011.

Each new issue contains theme, case study, & reference to a past magazine issue, presented in the magazine sections of Visual Essay, the Observatory, & the Archive. As well as looking back to the magazine's past in the Archive section, each issue of Quaderns also looks to the near future with a presentation of the next issue's theme by a guest contributor.

The most recent issues of Quaderns are located on the LADC's current periodicals' shelving.

quaderns2 quaderns1

Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, New, Research |