Cities For People,by Jan Gehl

Cities For People,by Jan Gehl

CITIES FOR PEOPLE, by JAN GEHL The most famous and successful town planning has been the transformation of Copenhagen. Jan Gehl, a Danish Architect has influenced the street culture and sustainable development of many cities. He transformed a car-dominated city to a...
A Pattern Language

A Pattern Language

Around two weeks ago, we had looked at “The Timeless way of building” by Christopher Alexander, a thought-provoking book which theorized the idea of creating a coherent program for Architecture, taking inspiration from places that are often overlooked. Written as the...
Architecture without Architects

Architecture without Architects

A plainer and more straightforward title couldn’t have been possible. Of course, nothing less satirical could be expected from a man who conducted an exhibition on why clothes are harmful and questioned why all floors should be flat. Born in Austria, Bernard Rudofsky...
Paperback Wednesdays – Preface

Paperback Wednesdays – Preface

Books are one of the oldest and perhaps the greatest of human inventions; bringing together people who never knew each other, across different eras and time periods. One look inside a book and you are inside the mind of another person, who might have long since...

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