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Books/Essays as Guides to Developing Design

Sensibility and Principles

Resources for Spatial Designers

A Way of Seeing by Henri Cartier-Bresson

A Pattern Language: Towns • Buildings • Construction by Christopher Alexander & co.

Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

Non-Referential Architecture Ideated by Valerio Olgiati

Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Private Jokes in Public Places by Moshe Safdie

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

The Creative Act: A Way of Being by Rick Rubin

The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.

陳丹青音樂筆記 by 陳丹青

威尼斯日記:阿城文集之三  by 阿城

無言之美 by 朱光潛

Maestros, Dead or Alive:


Ablohism, Virgil Abloh, Edited by Larry Warsh

A Conversation with Luis Barragan by Alejandro Ramírez Ugarte

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance

Steve Jobs ​by Walter Isaacson

The Autobiography of Malcolm X ​by Malcolm X, Alex Haley

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future ​by Peter Thiel



Founders Podcast hosted by David Senra

The Grand Tourist hosted by Dan Rubinstein

Black Mirror A Netflix Series

Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee

Call Me By Your Name by Luca Guadagnino

City of God by Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Closer by Mike Nichols

Hable Con Ella by Pedro Almodóvar

Happy Together by Wong  Kar-wai

Jeen-yuhs by Coodie Simmons

Love, Death + Robots A Netflix Series

Machuca by Andrés Wood

Mad Men by Matthew Weiner

Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present

Roma by Alfonso Cuarón

Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-qiang 

The French Dispatch by Wes Anderson

The Last Emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci

The Legend of 1900 by Giuseppe Tornatore

Todo Sobre Mi Madre by Pedro Almodóvar 
2001: A Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick

陽光燦爛的日子 by 姜文

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