Alison Hugill (Ed.)
Co-machines – Mobile Disruptive Architecture
24.00 € Add to cart
Subscribe to our Newsletter:
Add to cart 24.00 €

Co-machines: Mobile Disruptive Architecture takes as its premise the recent tendency among architects and designers to opt out of traditional office work in favour of creating self-initiated interventions in public space. This compendium investigates a new architectural movement motivated by practices of place-making, occupying and squatting, and alternative economies. Ecological or technological in scope, all the interventions in the book are mobile and nearly all of them are performed without permission from city planners. Presenting a selection of international projects by emerging designers, Co-machines: Mobile Disruptive Architecture investigates the interventions and the accompanying movement to question its methods, and its arguments against the established procedures of urban planning and city-building. The visual language of the book, inspired by DIY risograph printing, is complemented by a series of thoughtful and politically-engaged essays by architects, educators and critics working on the topic.

ON/OFF 2018 2nd edition Softcover 14.70 × 21.00 cm 310 gram ISBN 9783981951202 English

About

Vice Versa is one of the largest and oldest distributions fully dedicated to art books in Germany. Based in Berlin, Vice Versa specializes in architecture, art, design, fashion, film, photography and theory, and seeks to create wide-ranging visibility for its programme. We carry a carefully curated list of publishers, who share our passion for printed matter. We sell books and magazines to consumers, bookshops, museums, libraries and companies in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland and fulfill orders worldwide. We take care of all matters around storage, fulfilment and accounting and rely on a network grown over twenty years. If you have any inquiries please contact us, we are looking forward to hearing from you.

Über uns

Vice Versa ist einer der größten und ältesten Vertriebe für Kunstbücher im deutschsprachigen Raum. Wir sind darauf spezialisiert, Publikationen zu Architektur, Kunst, Design, Mode, Film, Fotografie und Theorie weit reichende Sichtbarkeit zu verschaffen. Wir liefern Verlagsprogramme und Titel von nationalen und internationalen Verlagen an Buchhandlungen, Museen, Galerien, Bibliotheken und Institutionen in Deutschland Österreich und der Schweiz aus. Darüber hinaus kümmern wir uns um Lagerung, Auslieferung und Abrechnung aber auch um Marketing (on- und offline) und unterhalten ein über 20 Jahre gewachsenes Netzwerk in Europa und weltweit.