Architecture

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NEW TRADITIONAL: REINVENT - BALANCE - DEFINE YOUR HOME

Written by Carter, Darryl
Known for seamlessly mixing the modern with the classical, Carter presents a comprehensive guide to creating a home that balances individual comfort with a timeless aesthetic.
August 26, 2008 | Hardcover | Clarkson Potter Publishers |
$45.00
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REYNER BANHAM: HISTORIAN OF THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE

Written by Whiteley, Nigel
An intellectual biography of the cultural critic Reyner Banham.
August 29, 2003 | Paperback | Mit Press | 494 Pages |
$24.95
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DECORATED TENEMENT: HOW IMMIGRANT BUILDERS AND ARCHITECTS TRANSFORMED THE SLUM IN THE GILDED AGE

Written by Violette, Zachary J
Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral--Boston University, 2014) under the title: The decorated tenement: working-class housing in Boston and New York, 1860-1910.
April 30, 2019 | Paperback | University of Minnesota Press | 256 Pages |
$39.95
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SEAFRONT

Written by Brodie, Allan
This book is devoted to the seafront, the space between the seaward ends of seaside piers and the first line of buildings. The seafront is a place that is familiar yet unfamiliar, predictable but exciting, natural but artificial. It is a place to live, work and play, a site for commemoration and remembrance.
April 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Historic England Publishing | 336 Pages |
$80.00
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BUILT UP TOWARDS THE LIGHT: JOHN PAWSON´S REDESIGN OF THE MORITZKIRCHE IN AUGSBURG

Written by Stotzer, Sabine
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May 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 120 Pages |
$49.95
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FRAGMENTS OF METROPOLIS - EAST: THE EXPRESSIONIST HERITAGE IN POLAND, THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND SLOVAKIA

Written by Lehmann, Niels
The enthusiasm for the expressionist metropolis, an architecture of complexity, verticality and theatricality, in the 1920s captured also East-Central Europe. Despite regional differences, the surviving fragments bear witness to a determined will of form and a rich, skilful handling of colour, material and light.
May 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 300 Pages |
$35.00
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FORM AND LIGHT: FROM BAUHAUS TO TEL AVIV

Written by Gawze, Yigal
The fragment - an essential part of the structure which carries within it the genetic code of the whole, is in the core of this visual inquiry depicting Tel Aviv?s White City. The encounter between a building style originating in Europe and the Mediterranean glare, is highlighted by the colour photography.
June 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 120 Pages |
$49.95
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THINKING: PROSPECTIVE CONCEPTS FOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

Written by Maryline Andersen
The product of an innovative research project realized in cooperation between three Swiss universities: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne's School of Architecture, the College of Architecture and Technology in Fribourg, and the University of Fribourg, the smart living lab is a research and development center for the built environment of the future.
June 15, 2019 | Paperback | Park Publishing (WI) | 192 Pages |
$49.00
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AVANT-GARDE AS METHOD: VKHUTEMAS AND THE PEDAGOGY OF SPACE, 1920-1930

Written by Bokov, Anna
Throughout the 1920s and '30s, the Higher Art and Technical Studios in Moscow, more commonly known as Vkhutemas, adopted what it called the "objective method" to facilitate instruction on a mass scale. The school was the first to implement mass art and technology education, which was seen as essential to the Soviet Union's dominant modernist paradigm.
June 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Park Publishing (WI) | 320 Pages |
$49.00
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CARLO MOLLINO: ARCHITECT AND STORYTELLER

Written by Sabatino, Michelangelo
Italian architect and designer Carlo Mollino (1905-73) is known to many for his furniture designs. Although none of Mollino's designs were mass-produced, they command high prices among collectors of twentieth-century furniture and are part of the collections of major design museums.
June 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Park Publishing (WI) | 320 Pages |
$99.00

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