Men and their machines Automobiles by Architects By Ivan Margolius. John Wiley, 2000. 160pp. £27.50
Architecture and cars, as Ivan Margolius points out in his introduction, go together. Think of that memorably embarrassing ad, 'Britische Architekt', as Stirling's bubble-gum pink handrails at the Staatsgalerie come into view. Ad agencies for Renault and Rover respectively sought to place their new ranges against slick, fashionable architecture to give them an extra dimension of prestige and an air of permanence in a market steeped in planned obsolescence. Even the current Bauhaus exhibition ...
GET INSTANT ACCESS
for less than 46p a day
Join thousands of professionals who already subscribe to the Architects' Journal.
You’ll get instant access to read this article -
and 53,000+ articles like it.
- Trusted industry news & analysis, wherever you need itUnlimited online access and weekly magazine delivery – now also available on iPad/iPhone
- Get ideas, get inside buildings and check precedentsBuildings Library – images, drawings and plans for exemplar projects in British architecture
- Planning & regulation – what you need to know Protect your practice - the AJ keeps you up-to-date with changes to regulations and legislation