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Conceptual Models use simple techniques and light, pliable materials, conceptual models show formal and spatial effects through contrasts in form, size, orientation, layout, tone (light to dark), colour, and texture. The basic nature of conceptual models is their impromptu construction, as compositions that can be revised easily. All images: Conceptual Model found on Pinterest
Projects Review is the culmination of the year’s work at the Architectural Association, showcasing student work from across the school, from Foundation to PhD online, on page, on the wall and in the gallery. Every summer, the graduation ceremony in the Bedford Square gardens is followed by the opening of the Projects Review exhibition, the launch of the website and...

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Absurdism: Jacques Tati Playtime and his Complex Comedy about Modern Life

 “your film … Whatever your personality, whatever your job … you are in Playtime.” Jacques Tati’s 1967 film Playtime may elicit muted guffaws and raised...

An Architects’ Sketchy Life: Spasmodic

Spasmodic | occurring or done in brief, irregular bursts.

An Architects’ Sketchy Life: Folding

Folding | a bend (something flexible and relatively flat) over on itself so that one part of it covers another. When speaking of the...

The Bartlett Summer Show 2017

Over 650 students from The Bartlett School of Architecture are exhibiting an incredible range of inventive, creative and visual work including models, drawings, films,...

Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló, one of Gaudí’s masterpieces, is more than just a building, is a legend of art. The striking modernist façade conceals a whole world...

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Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion

The Barcelona Pavilion is a work of artful simplicity that is emblematic of the modernist...

Light, nature and geometry — the genius of Antoni Gaudí

Antoni Gaudí, one of the most famous figures of Catalan culture and world architecture, spent...

Sir Peter Cook’s 80 at 80 Exhibition

The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, is celebrating the opening of its new building at...

Architecture and Surrealism: A Blistering Romance by Neil Spiller

'Architecture and Surrealism' is the first major survey on the rich relationship between the imagery...

Drawing Futures: Speculations in Contemporary Drawing for Art and Architecture

Drawing Futures brings together international designers and artists for speculations in contemporary drawing for art...

Ai Weiwei: Tree at TATE Modern

A monumental sculpture consisting of parts of trees gathered from across Ai Weiwei native China...

FullerMaps: ‘Get Lost’ Exhibition of Original Works

Palm Tree Gallery is very proud to host Fuller‘s debut London exhibition of his socially...

Abstract: The Replacement of Nature

Simply put, abstract exists in thought or as an idea that does not bear a...

Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI

The project for the building devoted to the national centre for the contemporary art and...

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