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ARCHITECTURE-ART

Written by Jodidio, Philip
A celebration of the reopening of the Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts in Lausanne, Switzerland, this title explores the creation of one of Europe's foremost art centers. October 2019 marks a milestone for the Museum of Fine Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland, with its long-awaited reopening in a new site: a striking contemporary building from the award-winning Italian and Catalan architects Barozzi Veiga.
November 12, 2019 | Paperback | Rizzoli Electa | 224 Pages |
$55.00

SHAPING OF US: HOW EVERYDAY SPACES STRUCTURE OUR LIVES, BEHAVIOR, AND WELL-BEING

Written by Bernheimer, Lily
The spaces we live in define identity, creativity, and sense of community, both in ways we see and in ways we don't. Using insights from environmental psychology, design, and architecture, The Shaping of Us reveals how our surroundings influence our behavior and, in turn, our quality of life.
June 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Trinity University Press |
$26.95
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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 | 208 Pages |
$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 |
$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 |
$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 |
$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 |
$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 |
$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.
July 15, 2019 | Paperback | Park Publishing (WI) | 192 Pages |
$49.00

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