Tuesday 2 June 2015

The Atoll of Funafuti (1904)

Volume available HERE

Delle case de' contadini : trattato architettonico (1770)

Ferdinando Morozzi was a hydraulic engineer, mathematician, architect and cartographer who was born in 1723 in Sienna.  In 1766 , he studied of 'basin Arno and its devastating floods and in 1768 drew an accurate map of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany .

This volume from 1770 is a treatise on the homes of peasants

A full biography is HERE.

Image from HERE

Buttons & Pockets

Bernard Rudofsky was an American architect and observer of everyday life more HERE

Drawings by Bernard Rudofsky, 1940s. From HERE.