“All places of beauty have a very negative side about them. There can’t be beauty where everything works to perfection.” - Ricardo Bofill.
The spaces within House of Joy seek to reject the somber, the vanilla, the beige, exploring the many ways that we can bring more joy into our homes, and into our lives.
Considering aspects of history, technology, aesthetics, and sustainability, this book offers a substantive guide for the continued use, and transformation of this ancient material.
"Information is the first step towards change. That’s why access to free, independent information is essential in a democracy." The Uncensored Library works to celebrate and commemorate those who have given their lives in order to protect the ideals of free speech.
Temples of Books explores the history, mission, architecture, and changing role of selected libraries around the world. Revealing extraordinary public and private collections, national and monastery libraries, repurposed engine sheds, and UNESCO-protected mud buildings from Mexico to Vietnam and Mauritiana.