Robert Stern breaks down the constellation of postmodern movements in 1970s architecture, explaining what will (and did) constitute Post-Modernism, leaving Eisenman's Post-Functionalism and White architecture waiting in the wings for Post-Modernism to die.
Diana Agrest describes the framework of the built world, made up of Design and Non-Design, how cultural systems communicate, and how to productively read meaning from the built environment.
"11 Weeks of Michael Hays" : Denise Scott Brown : "Learning From Pop," 1971.
Denise Scott Brown tells us about the "messy heterogeneity of preexisting contexts", what cultural ephemera can tell us about our own context, and why the pop culture landscape is an accurate guide to our own architectural and cultural tastes--across all demographics.
Check out this collection of whimsical and hysterical photos whose subtle sarcasm will put a smile on your face and get you ready for the weekend.
Deeply intriguing images, from two different artists, of contemporary cultural icons merged with 20th century counterparts. Highly affective and even slightly unsettling.
Some stills from Santigold's Disparate Youth video, which is an awesome song (and album) and a really good looking video.