Architecture Surveys

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PLATTENBAU BERLIN: A PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY OF POSTWAR RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE

Written by Simon, Jesse
This book takes a fresh look at Plattenbauten, the iconic residential buildings that Berliners love to hate; celebrating the beauty of their textural details and discovering a microcosm of twentieth-century urbanism in the story of their construction. Made from prefabricated concrete panels, Plattenbauten rose from the ruins of Berlin, providing a quick and inexpensive solution t
March 29, 2022 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$29.95
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EL CROQUIS 209: ROGER BOLTSHAUSER

Written by Fernando Márquez Cecilia
No information available
January 1, 2021 | | El Croquis Editorial | 331 Pages |
$104.50
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BRIDGES

Written by Krontal, Ludolf
Brücken prägen Landschaften und Städte, es sind Bauwerke mit hohem Wert für die Gesellschaft.
December 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Detail | 144 Pages |
$74.00
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MODERN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN: CASE STUDIES IN SUSTAINABLE USAGE

Written by Watts, Andrew
Das Wohlbefinden in einem Gebäude ist von einer Reihe von Faktoren abhängig. Visuelles, Belüftung, Wärme, Kühlung und Akustik sind dafür maßgeblich. Ihre Effizienz steht nicht nur im direkten Zusammenhang mit der Baukonstruktion, sie lässt sich dank neuester Technologien und innovativer umweltfreundlicher Lowtech-Lösungen auch optimieren und automatisieren.
May 31, 2022 | Paperback | Birkhauser | 224 Pages |
$44.99
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MODERN STRUCTURAL DESIGN: CONSTRUCTING COMPLEX FORMS (WITH 12 AUGMENTED REALITIY PROJECTS)

Written by Watts, Andrew
Neuere Gebäude weisen oft komplexe Geometrien auf. Sie erfordern eine adäquate konstruktive Umsetzung, die oft kostspieliger ist, als sie sein müsste. Um eine sichere und dennoch wirtschaftliche und gestalterisch adäquate Baukonstruktion zu wählen, ist Know-how nötig
May 31, 2022 | Paperback | Birkhauser | 224 Pages |
$44.99
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ADRIAN FRUTIGER - TYPEFACES: COMPLETE WORKS

Written by Stamm, Philipp
The Swiss type designer Adrian Frutiger decisively influenced the international creation of typefaces after 1950. His Univers typeface and the machine-readable font OCR-B are milestones, as is his type for the Paris airports, which evolved into the Frutiger typeface. All set new standards for signage types.
July 31, 2021 | Hardcover | Birkhauser | 468 Pages |
$68.99
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HOW ARCHITECTURE TELLS: 9 REALITIES THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU SEE

Written by Sindell, Gerald
The general reading public is likely to think of architecture as buildings. But, with this book, Robert Steinberg would like to help readers understand that architecture shapes lives. Architecture can help communities integrate and thrive. Architecture can touch us, influencing how we feel, and how we interact with others. In short, architecture can fundamentally improve our quality of life.
December 21, 2021 | Hardcover | Oro Editions | 296 Pages |
$60.00
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STALIN'S ARCHITECT: POWER AND SURVIVAL IN MOSCOW

Written by Sudjic, Deyan
The story of Boris Iofan--designer of the iconic but unbuilt Palace of the Soviets--whose buildings came to define the language of Soviet architecture.
May 31, 2022 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 320 Pages |
$39.95
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DESIGNING DISORDER: EXPERIMENTS AND DISRUPTIONS IN THE CITY

Written by Sendra, Pablo
Rethinking the open city Planners, privatisation, and police surveillance are laying siege to urban public spaces. The streets are becoming ever more regimented as life and character are sapped from our cities. What is to be done? Is it possible to maintain the public realm as a flexible space that adapts over time? Can disorder be designed?
April 12, 2022 | Paperback | Verso | 160 Pages |
$19.95
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CASE STUDY HOUSES. THE COMPLETE CSH PROGRAM 1945-1966. 40TH ED.

Written by Smith, Elizabeth A T
The Case Study House program (1945-1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, sought to make available plans for modern residences that could be easily and cheaply constructed during the postwar building boom.
August 16, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen | 512 Pages |
$25.00

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