Bubbletecture: Inflatable Architecture and Design

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Phaidon Press, Mar 27, 2019 - Architecture - 288 pages

Following in the footsteps of Nanotecture, Mobitecture, and Pet-tecture, a fascinating and fun guide to everything inflatable

Although inflatable objects have been around for more than 200 years, architects, artists, and designers keep rediscovering this deceptively simple – often playful, and occasionally bizarre – technology. Bubbletecture brings together inflatables in every conceivable size, shape, and hue across the realms of architecture, design, art, and fashion. From inflatable dresses and hats to buildings employing cutting-edge technologies, from ingenious chairs, lights, bowls, and even egg cups to children's toys and provocative art installations, Bubbletecture demonstrates that inflatable design is simply irresistible.

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About the author (2019)

Sharon Francis is an architect with more than twenty years' experience in private practice in the UK, Hong Kong, and the USA. She has taught at three Australian universities and contributed to several architecture- and design-based books. She currently lives and works in New York City.

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