Knowledge is not merely a sum of facts and figures, but rather the intricate way of connecting those facts and thoughts to make sense of a non-sensical world.
Here find a list of books (papers, essays etc.) that this blog builds up knowledge upon. It is the library of facts and thoughts, a catalog of inspiration and list of achievements. The underlined works are special favorites.
This list will be updated regularly.
- “Technics and Civilization” by Lews Mumford (book)
- “Invisible Cities” by Italo Calvino (book)
- “Sophie’s World” by Jostein Gaarder (book)
- “Field Conditions” by Stan Allen, in “Points and Lines”, 1985 (article)
- “La Citta Nuova: Modernity and Continuity” by Sanford Kwinter, in Zone 1-2 (New York: Urzone, 1986) (essay)
- “The migration of the aura, or how to explore the original through its facsimiles” by Bruno Latour and Adam Lowe, in “Switching codes”, 2011 (article)
- “The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at war” by Robert Bevan (book)
- “Architecture – from location to nonlocation, from presence to absence” by Peter Weibel, in “Disappearing architecture : from real to virtual to quantum”, 2005 (article)
- “The Death and Life of Great American Cities” by Jane Jacobs (book)
- “Investigations in Collective Form” by Fumihiko Maki (publication)
- “A History of the World in Twelve Maps” by Jerry Brotton (book)
- “Ways of Seeing” by John Berger (collection of essays)