Design for Solar City showing solar houses organized in cells juxataposed with a courtyard behind each, 1980
Artist and designer: Peter Cook
© RIBA Library Drawings and Archives Collections
For a German architectural competition, Peter Cook of the British collective Archigram proposed Solar City, a radical, environmentally friendly development of solar-powered houses.
An axonometric drawing represents the plan of the building as a three-dimensional space. Though it may look like a print, Cook drew and rendered this piece completely by hand.