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Architectural Inventions Visionary Drawings

Architectural Inventions Visionary Drawings

Laurence King Publishing

By Matt Bua and Maximilian Goldfarb


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Born out of the online archive,
Architectural Inventions presents a stunning visual
study of impossible or speculative structures that
exist only on paper. Soliciting the work of architects,
designers, and artists of renown—as well as emerging
talents from all over the world—Maximilian
Goldfarb and Matt Bua have gathered an array of
works that convey architectural alternatives, by
products, expansions, or critiques of our inhabited
Highlighting visions that exist outside of
established channels of production and conventions
of design, Architectural Inventions showcases
a multiplicity in concept and vision, fantasy
and innovation.

• Features exciting and innovative architectural fantasies

• Includes work by some of the world’s leading architects

as well as up-and-coming talents

• Authors run the DrawingBuilding online archive

More Details

Size: 8 1 ⁄2 × 11 in in;
Pages: 336 pp, 600 color illustrations pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: October 2012
ISBN: 9781780670058
ISBN10: 1780670052
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Matt Bua is an installation artist who makes small-scale improvised buildings. His recent work tries to redefi ne and reimagine architecture. He has shown work internationally at various exhibitions and public spaces. Currently based in Chicago, Maximilian Goldfarb is an interdisciplinary artist, producing site-derived works in various media. He has participated in numerous international exhibitions.