Architecture of Normal: The Colonization of the American Landscape (Hardcover)

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multimedia exploration of the morphology of architecture in the
American Southwest as defined by evolving modes of transportation. In
examining advances in transportation, the book asks how we have come to
acquiesce to the monotonous, isolating, and aesthetically bankrupt
landscape of suburbia. It also casts predictions about how the future
built landscape will look as it continues to adapt to patterns of human

About the Author

Daniel Kaven (born New Mexico, 1977) is an American artist working in architecture, painting, film and photography and a co-founder of the multi-disciplinary design studio William / Kaven Architecture in Portland, Oregon. He is widely known for creating visionary architectural concepts and interventions that lie at the intersection of the built environment and art. His architecture has won a number of honors, including an Architecture MasterPrize; an International Architecture Award from the European Center for Architecture, Art, Design, and Urban Studies; and several distinctions from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Kaven's work has been published in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The Architect's Newspaper, Dwell, Designboom, Wallpaper, Architectural Digest, Dezeen and Hypebeast.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783035624380
ISBN-10: 3035624380
Publisher: Birkhauser
Publication Date: February 28th, 2022
Pages: 456
Language: English