Kawahara Keiga offers through hir paintings a glimpse of the mixed and circumscribed universe in Dejima. This island was the only entry point for Dutch ships to Japan during the Edo period.
La Casa sul Mare di Sicilia is a theoretical project by Lina Bo Bardi designed in 1940 for the magazine Domus. She designed a Mediterranean house, integrated in the landscape, and built using the collective cultural imaginary.
With the New Baris project, Hassan Fathy experimented for a new community a project combining urban planning, social organization, natural passive cooling and vernacular architecture.
With the New Gourna project, Hassan Fathy experimented for traditional communities a project combining urban planning, citizen participation and vernacular architecture.
André Ravéreau was a French architect, emigrated to Algeria, who knew how to inscribe his projects in the entirety of a culture, its climate, its location, its constructive knowledge.
The Tughrul tower is a representative monument of Seljuk architecture dating back to the 12th century. Its cylindrical brick structure ensured its resistance to Mongolian invasions and earthquakes.
Charlotte Perriand left her mark on modern architecture. Although she was erased from history, her activism for the recognition of women in society or her projects claiming the right to leisure and rest, make her a key figure of the 20th century.
Cuba is a Caribbean country that has maintained discontinuous relations with its American neighbor. An economic pump on the one hand and a fiscal refuge on the other, this map from the 1950s is a witness, frozen in time, of the American presence in the city of Havana.
Hannsjörg Voth is a German artist mainly known for his Land Art constructions in the Moroccan desert. There he built different structures to connect the arid plain to the stars.
This perspective map of Naples is a touristic guide that was printed in chromatolitography. It was especially designed for young travelers making their Grand Tour in Europe.