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AFRICAN SPACE MAGICIANS

By Lesley Lokko

Lesley Lokko's text provides a glimpse into one world where architects are magicians of space and another where their work seems to dematerialise completely. The urgent questions are, what is architecture and who is it for? Read more

THE TRADITIONAL ENVIRONMENT

By Jean Baudrillard

'The primary function of furniture and objects here is to personify human relationships, to fill the space that they share between them and to be inhabited by a soul.' An extract from The System of Objects. Read more

 

ROADSIDE AMERICA

By John Margolies

ROADSIDE AMERICA

By John Margolies


On a series of road trips across the US, John Margolies recorded the fading remnants of a culture of roadside architecture which was under threat from freeway building, changing taste and corporate fast food. His photos of the bizarre, the surreal and the often downright brilliant examples of twentieth century popular architecture are credited with giving the development of Post-Modernism a critical boost and giving the culture of architecture a much-needed shot of humour and expression in the 1970s and 80s. See more