Architecture Surveys

GREAT CAMPS OF THE ADIRONDACKS II

Written by Kaiser, Harvey H
The publication of the original Great Camps of the Adirondacks in 1982 helped launch new and much needed public attention to the importance and plight of Great Camps and the rustic architecture of the Adirondack region.
August 1, 2019 | Hardcover | David R. Godine Publisher | 288 Pages |
$40.00

MATERIALS IN PROGRESS: INNOVATIONS FOR DESIGNERS AND ARCHITECTS

Written by Drewes, Diana
New materials and technologies play a significant role in architecture and design. Environmentally compatible materials and production methods are demanded just as much as smoothly functioning recycling management. In addition, trends like digitalization, 3D printing and intelligent systems and materials have a decisive influence on material innovations.
August 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Birkhauser | 272 Pages |
$45.99

ARCHITECTURAL LOGOS

'Architectural Logos' contains a wonderful selection of logos, trademarks, and symbols from around the world formed of architectural elements such as houses, buildings, windows, stairs, and doors. The book is a collection of work from some of the most talented designers around the world including Anagrama, Bond Creative Agency, Civilization, Fuzzco, Garbett, Grand Deluxe, Stefan Kanchev, Lundgren+Lindqvist, Richard Robinson Design, and many more.Architectural Logos' contains a wonderful selection of logos, trademarks, and symbols from around the world formed of architectural elements such as houses, buildings, windows, stairs, and doors.
August 7, 2019 | | Counter-Print | 108 Pages |
$15.00

HGESCH - POLAROIDS

Written by Rolf Sachsse
For the first half of his 30-year career, architectural photographer HG Esch initially worked with Polaroid materials as a proof. Using a positive image from a cassette with nearly the same dimensions as the film in large-format photography, aspects such as lighting, grey values, and gradation scales can be tested. He collected these proofs as studies in their own respect, and the results have not always matched the final image. This book presents these Polaroid images, which cover a range of subjects and places that spans the history of architecture, from churches in Cologne to the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, and from airports in Asia to the clay city of Shibam in Yemen.HG Esch is one of the most respected architectural photographers in the world, his clients send him over all five continents. In his works, he combines a well trained historical vision ? he started his vocation with preservation campaigns of medieval churchhouses and castles ? with a never ending curiosity in all forms of global housing and living.
August 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Lecturis | 144 Pages |
$33.00

RAMMED EARTH - TRADITION AND POTENTIAL

Written by Roger Boltshauser
This book for the first time illustrates the history and significance of rammed earth construction in Central Europe, particularly in Switzerland, using historical examples to investigate the potential of that building technique for contemporary construction.
August 8, 2019 | PB | Triest Verlag GmbH | 180 Pages |
$64.00

RCR ARQUITECTES GEOGRAPHY OF DREAMS

Written by RCR Arquitectes
In 1990 the collaborative practice of Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, and Ramon Vilalta was invited to visit Japan for three weeks and participate in an architectural competition. This was a profound experience for the young architects, who were inspired by the rich, lush landscape pervaded by a sense of perfection and beauty, effort and commitment.
August 8, 2019 | PB | TOTO | 400 Pages |
$81.50

A+U 19:04 583: COUSS?E AND GORIS

a+u 19:04 is our first monograph dedicated to Coussée and Goris Architects, a practice established twenty years ago in Ghent, Belgium. Marc Dubois, an accomplished Belgian architect, provides a concise overview of the architecture landscape in Belgium and the role the two architects have played in its development. Interviewing Ralf Coussée and Klaas Goris, we learn that architecture to them is about metaphors. They seek to work them into their projects by referring to a collection of postcards, artworks, and texts which represent memories they have of different experiences. This process develops designs that at first glance may look conservative, but a deeper look reveals the close attention they pay to details and materials with respect to the structure and place. Including photographs taken by Hisao Suzuki, this monograph explores the stories behind each building through the eyes of Coussée and Goris.
August 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$40.00

A+U 584 19:05 MID-CENTURY MODERN HOUSES IN NEW CANAAN

Mid-century Modern Houses in New Canaan features a group of homes built between 1947-1979 by 9 Modern architects, including members of the Harvard Five. The Glass House by Philip Johnson, a well- known example from this period is presented alongside works from Marcel Breuel, Eliot Noyes, Frank Lloyd Wright, Landis Gores, and John Johanson. Although now collectively called 'Mid-century Modern', no one style dominates these homes in New Canaan. The houses were built economically, modest in scale and some have now received careful additions. An exclusive view of what these works look like today is captured through new photographs by Micheal Biondo. Guest editor Alan Goldberg, who worked with Eliot Noyes during that era, uses a collection of archive material published for the first time to introduce the thought process that went into the designs.
August 15, 2019 | PB | Shinkenchiku-Sha Co., Ltd |
$41.50

EL CROQUIS 199: SMILJAN RADIC (2013-2019) THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD

Chilean architect Smiljan Radi is widely recognized for his distinctive approach to form, materials, and natural settings, and this edition of the magazine pays tribute to his talent by presenting his most recent projects. Featuring a conversation with Radi and Enrique Walker, it presents 25 designs ranging from a wine cellar, bus stop, chapel, antenna tower, and several houses, to the Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art in Santiago, the Boca Sur Civic District, the Alexander McQueen Project, the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London, and the Beyeler Foundation near Basel, which owns and oversees the art collection of Hildy and Ernst Beyeler.
August 9, 2019 | Hardcover | EL CROQUIS |
$111.00

NINE CHAINS TO THE MOON: AN ADVENTURE STORY OF THOUGHT

Written by Buckminster Fuller, Richard
New edition of Buckminster Fuller's first work published in 1938, which was promoted by Albert Einstein. In 43 chapters the constructor, visionary, inventor, designer, creator of language, and spectacular performer rolls out the art of independent thought.
August 19, 2019 | Paperback | Birkhauser | 384 Pages |
$34.99

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