If you’re interested in learning more about the themes explored on Metal & Dust, we recommend picking up some of these books.

They are all about hidden geographies, documenting the undocumented and incongruencies in the built environment.

Blank Spots on the Map by Trevor Paglen (review)
Overlook by The Centre for Land Use Interpretation (review)
Explore Everything by Bradley Garrett (review)
Hyperart: Thomasson by Genpei Akasegawa (review)
Isolated Building Studies by David Schalliol (review)
Non-Places by Marc Augé  (review)
Subnature by David Gissen (review)
From Hill to Sea by The Fife Psychogeographical Collective (review)
Psychogeography by Merlin Coverley (review)
Missing Buildings by Thom and Beth Atkinson (review)
Basic Forms by Bernd and Hilla Becher (review)
No Voice from the Hall by John Harris (review)
Scarp by Nick Papadimitriou (review)
Food on the Move by David Lawrence (review)
A Buglar’s Guide to the City by Geoff Manaugh
The BLDBLG Book by Geoff Manaugh
Nairn’s Towns by Ian Nairn
On Roads: A Hidden History by Joe Moran
Bouvetøya: A Cultural History of an Isolated Landmass by Freddy Dewe Matthews
Concretopia by John Grindrod