Reading List

List Author

olga smoili

University of Westminster

My Bookmarks


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    The Collaborative Legacy of Merce Cunningham

    Places Journal

    A rich look at an unrecognized architectural genre: the diverse collaborations between major choreographers and eminent architects.

  • Online

    Spatial Intelligence: New Futures for Architecture

    Places Journal

    Can buildings make us happy? Our reviewer assesses a new book by Leon van Schaik.

  • Online

    Designed-In Safety

    Places Journal

    The radical reformers who sought to redesign the American bathroom, and the inhibitions and taboos that got in the way.

  • Online

    The Flexible Heart of the Home

    Places Journal

    Issues of gender, disability, and user-centeredness have long been relegated to the margins of design history. A new look at postwar home economics complicates the prevailing narratives.

  • Online

    Closet Archive

    Places Journal

    Closets are not just for storage. They are also active, generative spaces where media are made and knowledges born.

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    A Cloud on a Lake

    Places Journal

    How does the building relate to its site? Considering the relation between humans and nature, from the Blur Building to Hiroshi Sugimoto’s seascapes to Mark Rothko’s late works.

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