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Shaker Furniture Rail

The Shakers' dedication to hard work and perfection has resulted in a unique range of architecture, furniture and handicraft styles. They designed…

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The game changing and vital text on what makes a city work, focusing on the street and public space, is a must read. A direct and fundamentally…

Conversazione con Tim Power

This Conversation between Tim Power and Ivana Riggi, conducted in Italian on the 16th of April 2011, discusses various aspects of the practice of…

Alamak!

Alamak! in the Triennale

Center for Land Use Interpretation

The mission statement of the CLUI is to "increase and diffuse knowledge about how the nation's lands are apportioned, utilized, and perceived."[3]…

TP/A_2012

Lightly, Carefully, Gracefully...2012

The Society of the Spectacle

Guy Debord’s (1931–1994) best-known work, The Society of the Spectacle (1967), is a polemical and prescient indictment of our image-saturated…

Avalance

Avalanche was a New York–based art magazine founded and edited by Willoughby Sharp and Liza Béar from 1970 to 1976. The magazine was unique in its…

Tim Power and the Chair That Doesn’t Exist

For the launch of his new website TP/A, the American architect, based in Milan, Tim Power introduces Hole.

Maria Del Camino

With his project ‘Maria del Camino’, Architect Bruce Tomb furthers his research and personal love affair with all things American. In Bruce’s own…

The Restoration Economy

The Restoration Economy describes a huge, fast-growing new growth frontier for entrepreneurs, investors, & organizational leaders, not to mention…

Speed and Politics

With this book Paul Virilio inaugurated the new science whose object of study is the "dromocratic" revolution. First to use the concept of speed as a…

Hands On

A conversation with Jerszy Seymour, Stephen Burks and Yoichi Nakamuta

Donald Judd

Donald Clarence Judd (June 3, 1928 – February 12, 1994) was an American artist associated with minimalism (a term he nonetheless stridently…

The City, Our Greatest Invention

Ideally our cities become exciting, sexy, and profitable places to live, play, and work – that’s the most important part. When people have no…

Wolfgang Laib

Since the mid-1970s, Laib (German, b. 1950) has been producing sculptures and installations marked by a serene presence and a reductive beauty. These…

L’Industria del Design tra Digitale e Internazionalizzazione

On 26 June 2018, Tim Power was invited to attend a conference titled "L'industria del design tra digitale e internazionalizzazione".

All Things Come To Those Who Wait _ 2016

All Things Come To Those Who Wait 1(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue. Usage notes •This version of the…

Trick Mirror

In her new book of essays, Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion, Tolentino writes about how social media shapes identity, public discourse and…

#instagram update from Compasses World

American architect and designer, he works between California and Milan. His multidisciplinary approach has lead him to range from landscape urbanism,…

TPA _ 2013

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave...2013

California Plants

California Plants is an essential resource for outdoor enthusiasts. This definitive guide features more than 500 species, along with detailed…

K

Titled succinctly with the capital letter “K,” this exhibition is to be understood as a story, not unlike a parable, about the “darkest concerns of…

Casa Gilardi _ Luis Barragán _ Mexico City

This summer, Arch. Power had the honour to visit the extraordinary Casa Gilardi designed by the prestigious Mexican architect Luis Barragán in Mexico…

The Green New Deal: Shaping a Public Imagination

When climate change is the focus of both fiction and nonfiction, dystopia tends to rule. A notable exception is the prize-winning work of Kim Stanley…

Ettore Sottsass _ Early Years

Ettore Sottsass (14 September 1917 – 31 December 2007) was an Italian architect and designer during the 20th century.

Singapore Design Awards _ 2019

Together with Designers Janine Wunder, Keiji Takeuchi, Brandon Gien, Hans Tan and other illustrious member of the international design community, Tim…

The Superstudio Tapes

Tim Power, director of TP/A, worked with Superstudio  for 2 years on the late 1980's. His experience with Superstudio ( 1986-1987 ) and Ettore…

Robert Irwin

Robert W. Irwin (born September 12, 1928) is an American installation artist who has explored perception and the conditional in art, often through…

Singapore Design Week

On March 14th, 2014, Tim Power spoke on Design, Interiors, Architecture, and Territory. Tim was invited by Singaplural, the official event organizer,…

Design Boost

Design Boost envisions a holistic approach as a condition for sustainable design. To fulfil this vision the belief is in upgrading design competence…

Beware of Google’s (Urban) Intentions

In partnering with local governments to create infrastructure, Alphabet says it is only trying to help. Local governments shouldn’t believe it.

The Entreprenurial State

Debunking the myth of a laggard State at odds with a dynamic private sector, this book reveals in case study after case study that in fact the…

Olafur Eliasson

Blue and Orange and Grey to Purple movie Watercolour and pencil on paper 51,4 x 61 cm Photographer: Jean Vong

Liquid Modernity

In this book, Bauman examines how we have moved away from a 'heavy' and 'solid', hardware-focused modernity to a 'light' and 'liquid', software-based…

Carlo Scarpa. L’Arte di Esporre

Il nome di Carlo Scarpa (1906-1978) è intrinsecamente legato alla storia dell'arte, al gusto e alla museografia del XX secolo, tanto che negli anni…

Oluce

Founded in 1945, Oluce is the oldest Italian design company in the illumination sector still in operation today. The design qualities of the lamps…

MUJI – Laboratory for Living – Enjoy ! ( ) Energy

With admirable resolve and a sincere desire to change the planet for the better, from the onset of their existence the Japanese company Muji has…

The Medium is the Message

The Medium is the Massage is a unique study of human communication in the twentieth century, published in Penguin Modern Classics Marshall McLuhan is…

David Report

Tim Power has been an active blogger at the David Report since it’s inception in 2006. David Report is an influential blog and online magazine that…

Progettare l’Eccellenza (w/ R. Koolhaas)

Last night Rem Koolhaas, founder of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, opened the series of events scheduled for the Workshop on ‘Management…

Singapore Design Awards _ 2016

Together with Designers Michael Young of Michael Young Ltd, Naoto Fuskasawa of Naoto Fukasawa Design, Priscilla Tsu-Jyen Shunmugam, Hans Tan and…

Transient Places, Interstitial Space – an Interview with Moby

A new Book by Moby, know best as a musician, exposes his sensibility to territory and the transient relationships between us and the places we…

Street Food

Traditional cultures understood the fragile nature of our Earth without technology, but modern culture was able to do so only with distance, scale…

Gordon Matta-Clark

Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978) is one of the most influential artists of the 1970s, whose work has continued to be a noted influence of both…

CSU_Florence Architecture Symposium

Invited guest lecturer Tim Power presented the works of TP/A in the Symposium ’30 years of Teaching and Research in International Architecture’ at…

This Changes Everything

Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It’s not about carbon – it’s about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this…

POWER _ Infrastructure in America

POWER challenges participants to think about how infrastructure relates to life across a series of intersecting concerns, including democratic…

Bodies in Space _ Nike Fuori Salone _ 2011

With this sub-title, ‘Bodies in Space’, one may indeed expect the lead in picture to segue into a dissertation on ‘New Situationalism’, of a renewed…

Palazzo Abatellis Palermo

This book, published for the occasion of Manifesta 12 and the collateral event 'The Hidden City', exposes the forgotten stories, events and details…

George Condo Interview : The Way I Think

In this video, recorded in his New York-studio, the iconic artist shares his life-long love of drawing and thoughts on his artistic expression, which…

Whatever Happened to Analogue Architecture

Books about architecture used to be rather straightforward and were not that numerous. Historical writing had few, if any illustrations and…

This is Not a Drill

Now or never, we need to be radical. We need to rise up. And we need to rebel.

Italy: The New Domestic Landscape

Italy, The New Domestic Landscape  is the show that changed the world of Design, and this is the book that brought that change to the world. Italy,…

Critical Path

Critical Path is a book written by US author and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller with the assistance of Kiyoshi Kuromiya. First published in 1981, it…

Michael Heizer

As long as you’re going to make a sculpture, why not make one that competes with a 747, or the Empire State Building, or the Golden Gate Bridge?…

Ecotopia

Ecotopia: The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston is a utopian novel by Ernest Callenbach, published in 1975. The society described in the book…

A Pattern Language

A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction is a 1977 book on architecture, urban design, and community livability. It was authored by…

5th International Interior Architecture Symposium

In a lecture entitled 'Halfway to Infinity', Tim Power presents the work of TP/A, passing thought the connections of scale between Design,…

The Hidden City

The Hidden City is a project drawing from the narrative tradition of Palermo and focusing on one of the singular aspects of Manifesta 12, the…

Troublemakers

Troublemakers unearths the history of land art in the tumultuous late 1960s and early 1970s. The film features a cadre of renegade New York artists…

WorkPlace 3.0

The WorkPlace Environment, where the majority of adults pass more than half of our wakening lives, is undergoing a new wave of notable…

Tim Power at UDesign Conference UDEM – Monterrey, Mexico

Tim Power presented recent Tim Power Architects studio work and research in a multimedia presentation entitled ‘From the Spoon to the City … to the…

Serial / Portable Classic

Portable Classic. Ancient Greece to Modern Europe (Venice, May 9–September 13) is an exhibition curated by Salvatore Settis and designed by OMA for…

Amate l’Architettura

Era il 1957 quando questa “piccola architettura da tasca”, scritta e plasmata da Gio Ponti in ogni suo dettaglio iconografico e tipografico, venne…

Understanding Design

An Article and Interview with Tim Power in Bravacasa Indonesia focusing on the unique approach of TP/A, in a discussion covering Design, Interiors,…

Wilderness Downtown

Our research often leads us to question place, continuity and change … This little video does so as well.

Sol Lewitt _ Between the Lines _ La Fondazione Carriero in Milano

One decade after the death of Sol LeWitt (Hartford, 1928 – New York, 2007), Between the Lines aims to offer a new perspective on the American…

Casa Azul in Mexico City

Other than Casa Gilardi, Arch. Power had also visited La Casa Azul (The Blue House), which was the house of the famous Mexican artists Diego Rivera…

TPA_2015_SOAR

Seasonal Greetings from TP/A.

The Hidden Life of Trees

Beyond the life sustaining qualities that trees and plants supply the planet via the cyclical process of photosynthesis, trees have a secret life of…

Being Bejing

The planetary trajectory of increased urbanization in the third millennium is transforming the ways in which the we inhabit our territory, our…

Compasses Turns Ten

Arch. Tim Power was invited as a special guest for an event organised by Compasses during Milano Design Week 2018.

Walter De Maria

Walter De Maria’s six-decade career made lasting and profound contributions to contemporary art. A vanguard force within four major twentieth-century…

Tim Power lectures at ENSCI _ Les Ateliers

On January 20th, 2011 Tim Power lectured to a Course of Masters students at the renowned French industrial Design School ‘ENSCI – Les Ateliers’ in…

No More Play

The work of TP/A … our work … concurrent to our research and design, explores the ability of Architecture, Objects, Services, Landscape Design, etc.…

Architecture Days _ Florence

In a lecture entitled 'Halfway to Infinity' Tim Power presents the work of TP/A, passing though the connections of scale between Design,…

Compasses Turns Ten

Arch. Tim Power was invited as a special guest for an event organised by Compasses during Milano Design Week 2018.

Design Boost _ Interview with Tim Power

… Over the span of the past half-decade or so, Tim Power Architects has consciously enlarged the focus of their research and production from…

Whole Earth Catalog

The Whole Earth Catalog was a cultural touchstone of the 1960s and 1970s. The iconic cover image of the Earth viewed from space made it one of the…