Graphic

Design Before Air Conditioning: A New Book Surveys Early Experiments in Climate Control

7 days ago   |   By Arch Daily

A graphic shows some early microclimate-tailored strategies detailed in "Modern Architecture and Climate: Design Before Air Conditioning" by Daniel A. Barber. Image Courtesy of Princeton University Press
It's easy to think of Modernism as inseparable from air conditioning, simply because we are surrounded by so much of it that is. A valuable reminder that this wasn't always the case is provided in University of Pennsylvania architecture professor Daniel A. Barber 's Modern Architecture and Climate: Design Before Air Conditioning , which outlines the story of the febrile, flexible, and...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Graphic      Designer      Design  


Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionistic Landscape Floral Palette Knife Oil Painting by...

Contemporary Impressionistic Landscape Floral Palette Knife Oil Painting by Sheri Jones

Garden Light12x9 oi on canvas panel This was painted at Chandor Gardens a few years ago. I brought it out and made a few adjustments recently. Over time it becomes obvious... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Rocky...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Rocky Meadow” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Lengthening shadows accent the sun's last rays as they bathe this remote meadow in golden light. As night draws near, a stand of friendly trees offer protection to all the shy... Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Painting, Park "Summer Stroll" by California Artist...

Contemporary Landscape Painting, Park "Summer Stroll" by California Artist Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 7"x5"x1" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Jakub Erol (1941 - 2018) Polish Film Posters

Jakub Erol (1941 - 2018) Polish Film Posters

Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1983 Alien, 1980 I Like Bats, 1986 Romancing the Stone, 1984 Christine, 1983 Women Doctors, 1984 Devils, 1984 Magic Fires, 1983 Ultimatum, 1984... Read more ...

Palette Knife, Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art on Canvas “Variations” By...

Palette Knife, Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art on Canvas “Variations” By Debra Hurd

16"x24" Palette Knife Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available Read more ...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Expressionism, “Burning...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Expressionism, “Burning Bridges” by Contemporary Artist Tracy Lupanow

"Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge." - Don Henley When I was traveling in Rome I took many photos of the amazing architecture. The beautiful and broken... Read more ...

Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting...

Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Golden Moments” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

The weather can change at a moment's notice - one minute it is dark and stormy and next the sun is peeking through or glaring hot and clear. In one of the unpredictable sunny... Read more ...

Expressionism, Contemporary Painting, Mixed Media Art, “Perseverance” by...

Expressionism, Contemporary Painting, Mixed Media Art, “Perseverance” by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

36"x24"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

MORE THAN NOTHING

MORE THAN NOTHING

Legendary animator Richard Williams chased his masterpiece, The Thief and The Cobbler , the way Captain Ahab chased Moby Dick. The story of Williams' obsession with his film... Read more ...

La Fortuna House / Apaloosa Estudio de Arquitectura y Diseño

La Fortuna House / Apaloosa Estudio de Arquitectura y Diseño

Apaloosa Estudio de Arquitectura y Diseño Location: Privada Sta. Rita, La Garita, 29230 San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chis., Mexico Project Year: 2020 Photography: Carlos Berdejo... Read more ...