A Guide to the Most Spectacular Failures in the History of Modern and Contemporary Architecture
Archiflop was the idea of an Italian architect, professor Alessandro Biamonti at the Politecnico di Milano. The book showcases occasions when an architect’s vision has overreached their means; a lighthearted look at structural disasters, failed urban developments… and some building projects which were just plain ridiculous.
I love the concept of this book, and was very happy to be able to provide a number of my own images – including photographs from ‘Wonderland,’ China’s ill-fated Disneyland clone that for many years stood unfinished and abandoned in a field somewhere north of Beijing.
Author: Alessandro Biamonti
Publisher: Niggli Verlag
Publication date: 27 Oct 2016
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