Y H B H S (card catalog) selection 1

Matt Olson of ROLU

"the past can be a great place to look for the future."

One book? Impossible. The best I can do? Two. A flat out tie.

: The New Domestic Landscape
A catalog from an exhibition of the same name at the Museum of Modern Art in 1972 reminds me that the past can be a great place to look for the future.

The Quick and the Dead by Peter Eleey,
A catalog filled with fantastic essays and interviews from a group exhibition of the same name at the Walker Art Center in 2009, reminds me of the vast, unknowable possibilities the past and future hold, and the limits of what I understand to be my understanding.


Matt Olson, ROLU

"ROLU, rosenlof/lucas, ro/lu is a design studio located in Minneapolis, Minnesota that's focus is on modern residential landscape design and installation. It's practice also extends to exterior design and collaborative architectural projects as well as urban planning work and public art. The studio was founded in 2003 by Matt Olson and Mike Brady and currently has four members and a summer intern from the environmental design program at the university of Minnesota. Rolu blog is about all the things that inspire us architecture / art / music / thoughts"