From Gaudí to Le Corbusier
Distributed for Reaktion Books
Inspired by his own father's obsession with bee-keeping – which wiped out the family's fortune – Ramírez examines the complex ideological, political and artistic repercussions of apian metaphors, thereby enhancing our understanding of the relationship between ecology, animal husbandry and architecture.
1. Rustic Beehive, Rational Beehive
2. Working Beehive, Mystical Beehive
3. Symbolist Beehive, Artistic Beehive
4. Transparent Beehive, Spiritual Beehive
5. Mechanical Beehive, Social Beehive