THERE'S A LOT OF STUFF IN THE WORKS.
- Owen Meany
Orlando, beautiful but lazy shepherd boy on Crete, is tasked by the gods to find out which city is the most perfect. His journey takes him to Alexandria, Florence, London, Paris, Vienna and New York in as many different eras and styles.
Originally written for A Quantum City, and published by Birkhäuser in 2015, this 'playful literary odyssey through 2500 years of Western civilisation' is now for the first time going to be available as a standalone paperback and ebook.
Details and purchase options here.
The new standalone edition of the playtext as it was performed at The Old Vic Tunnels is now available as a standard paperback and in the ePub and Kindle ebook formats.
"A smart, funny script"
– Sci-Fi London
"A mix of ambitious ideas and comic relief"
- London Evening Standard
Digital technology and architecture have become inseparable, with new approaches and methodologies not just affecting the workflows and practice of architects but shaping the very character of architecture.
This compendious work offers a wide-ranging orientation to the new landscape with its opportunities, its challenges, and its vast potential.
Ludger Hovestadt, Urs Hirschberg, Oliver Fritz
Twelve self-contained texts from EDEN by FREI are now available as handsome, compact paperbacks and ebooks.
What do you say or do if you find yourself in a delightful garden cafe in Istanbul, talking to your younger self? Starting out from an unusual encounter, EDEN goes off on deliberately wide tangents to examine what it is to be human today.
A Genius Planet –
Energy: From Scarcity to Abundance,
a Radical Pathway
by Ludger Hovestadt, Vera Bühlmann, Sebastian Michael
An accessible but detailed and insightful perspective on how we can free ourselves from our dependency on natural resources and generate, trade, and use energy in ways that open up the genuine potential that we have at our disposal today.
"An urban epic" – Abitare Magazine
A Quantum City
Mastering the Generic
"This colossal work is a love letter to the city and intellectual culture."
Featuring Orlando in the Cities – a playful literary odyssey by Sebastian Michael
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