An Introduction to Elissa Aalto
The first book about Elissa Aalto focuses on her work as an architect and leaves the person distant.
A Comprehensive Disability Manifesto for Architecture
Accessibility is an inadequate reading of disability in architecture, sees David Gissen. The Architecture of Disability re-examines the history and theory of architecture through the lense of disability.
Book Review: A Solid Monograph on Juha Leiviskä’s Sensitive Architecture
The book published by the Museum of Finnish Architecture examines the career of architect Juha Leiviskä in the current century.
Promoting Beautiful, Well-functioning and Sustainable Housing Design
A new Finnish book on housing design discusses the principles of the field in a topical and inspiring way.
A New Viewpoint for Urban Discourse
Architect Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani casts a critical eye deals on contemporary architecture and urban planning in his collection of writings, now translated into English.
Ilmakirja Gives a Voice to the Supporters of Natural Ventilation
The book Ilmakirja is the most comprehensive presentation on natural ventilation in Finnish context by so far – yet ends up being more of a manifesto than a pure reference book.
Rational and International Wivi Lönn
Several books have been published about Wivi Lönn in connection with the 150th anniversary year. The monograph published in the wake of the Museum of Finnish Architecture's exhibition Long Live Wivi Lönn! is the one most expressly focussed on Lönn’s architecture and career.
The new encyclopedic book brings together a wide selection of non-heteronormative spaces around the world, from history to the present day.
The New Forms of the Private and the Shared
The newest book by Dogma, a Brussels-based architectural studio, questions the separated concepts of home and public space.