Lebbeus Woods – War and Architecture
Lebbeus Woods (May 31, 1940 – October 30, 2012) was an American architect and artist. Woods studied architecture at the University of Illinois and engineer...
WALLS OF CHANGE
(above) The Berlin Wall, November 9, 1989. Walls are meant to separate, that is true. After all, it is an essential mission of the architect to ‘define space’, which means to construct limits, edges, boundaries that carve out particular pieces of undifferentiated space for human purposes. Walls of many different shapes and materials are prime…
Lebbeus Woods, visionary architect of imaginary worlds, dies in New York
Oliver Wainwright: Architects including Zaha Hadid and Nigel Coates pay tribute to Lebbeus Woods, the cult building designer who dreamed up fantastical structures from a parallel universe
Collection Rotation: Jaime Cortez
Our regular feature Collection Rotation. Each month someone special organizes a mini "exhibition" from our collection works online. Today, please welcome artist
Models and drafting by Lebbeus Woods, on display at the Drawing Center on Wooster Street in Manhattan. I had seen them before when they were on display at the Broad Museum in Lansing, Michigan, where I grew up and coincidentally were Woods was born.
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'Architecture and war are not incompatible. Architecture is war. War is architecture. I am at war with my time, with history, with all authority that resides in fixed and frightened forms. I am one of millions who do not fit in, who have no home, no family, no doctrine, no firm place to call my…