Archive for October, 2007

commonly shared

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Do you hang out with architects? Need a reading list to help you get by at parties? Don your black roll neck jumper and tuck a few of these in your satchel. Here’s the latest update to the chart of most commonly shared books over at the group, Architext:

Most commonly shared books (weighted): What is architecture? : an essay on landscapes, buildings, a… by Paul Shepheard (10), Towards a new architecture by Le Corbusier (17), Delirious New York : a retroactive manifesto for Manhattan by Rem Koolhaas (14), Complexity and contradiction in architecture by Robert Venturi (12), Small, medium, large, extra-large : Office for Metropolitan … by Rem Koolhaas (13), The image of the city by Kevin Lynch (14), Theory and Design in the First Machine Age by Reyner Banham (9), The poetics of space by Gaston Bachelard (17), Learning from Las Vegas – Revised Edition: The Forgotten Sym… by Robert Venturi (11), Experiencing architecture by Steen Eiler Rasmussen (10)


Monday, October 1st, 2007

Rumours of my blogging death have been exaggerated. I’m still here. Normal service will resume shortly.

A summer invested entirely in production, has left no time for pontification.
My RSS list is currently running at around 5000 unread entries from all you lovely people. Let me know if you can recommend any short cuts to the sweet stuff buried in there from the last few months.