ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: July 12, 2018
Flow: Interior, Landscape and Architecture in the Era of Liquid Modernity
Edited by Penny Sparke; Edited by Patricia Brown; Edited by Patricia Lara-Betancourt; Edited by Gini Lee; Edited by Mark Taylor
Flow combines cutting-edge scholarship with practitioner perspectives to address the concept of `flow’ and how it connects interiors, landscapes and buildings, expanding on traditional notions of architectural prominence. Contributors explore the transitional and intermediary relationships between inside/outside. Through a range of case studies, authors extend the notion of flow beyond the western industrialised world and embrace a wider geography while engaging with the specificity of climate and place. Accompanied by stunning colour illustration and photography, Flow brings together historical, theoretical and practice-based approaches to consider themes of nature, mobility, continuity and frames.
Penny Sparke is Professor of Design History at Kingston University, UK, and Director of the Modern Interiors Research Centre, the world’s foremost centre of research into modern interiors.Patricia Brown is an Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture and Landscape at Kingston University, UK. She was awarded the National Teaching Fellowship in 2004 and subsequently founded the Landscape Interface Studio.Patricia Lara-Betancourt is a researcher at the Modern Interiors Research Centre at Kingston University, UK. She is co-editor of Architectures of Display: Department Stores and Modern Retail (2017) and Performance, Fashion and the Modern Interior: From the Victorians to Today (2011).Gini Lee is a landscape architect and interior designer. She is the Elisabeth Murdoch Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Melbourne, Australia.Mark Taylor is Professor of Architecture at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has previously edited Interior Design and Architecture: Critical and Primary Sources (2013).