September 18, 2022

Todd Gannon Publishes Figments of the Architectural Imagination

The book collects twenty essays written over twenty years and explores the frontiers of speculative architectural design, theory, and pedagogy.

Professor of Architecture Todd Gannon has published Figments of the Architectural Imagination. The book collects twenty of Gannon’s essays written over the course of twenty years and organized into three sections: On Architecture, Collaborations, and On Education. The book includes an introduction by Joe Day.

These sharp and insightful texts, whether addressing the impact of digital technology, the design of an effective hotel, the emergence of the Los Angeles vanguard, or the proper execution of a thesis project, combine frontline reportage, archival scholarship, trenchant prose, and impressive critical acumen to cut through the cacophony of recent architectural discourse with uncommon clarity, intelligence, rigor, and wit.

Read more at Applied Research and Design