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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.
November 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Park Publishing (WI) | 320 Pages |
$49.00
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YOUR GUIDE TO DOWNTOWN DENISE SCOTT BROWN: HINTERGRUND 56

Written by Tenenbaum, Jeremy Eric
Denise Scott Brown has shaped the course of contemporary architecture since the 1960s. She is particularly well known for Learning from Las Vegas, an enormously successful research project with her companion in life and work, Robert Venturi, and Steven Izenour, which challenged the way many architects saw the city.
March 15, 2019 | Paperback | Park Publishing (WI) |
$39.00
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MY BAUHAUS - MEIN BAUHAUS: 100 ARCHITEKTEN ZUM 100. GEBURTSTAG EINES MYTHOS / 100 ARCHITECTS ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF A MYTH

Das Bauhaus ist weltweit in der Architektur ein Begriff. 100 Jahre nach der Gründung der Avantgarde-Schule sind die Grundsätze, die Überzeugungen und die Erinnerung an das Bauhaus nach wie vor lebendig: Das Bauhaus ist ein Mythos, dessen Erbe auch die heutige Welt in vielerlei Hinsicht prägt. Zum 100.
February 1, 2019 | Paperback | Detail | 240 Pages |
$42.00
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BUILDING BERLIN, VOL. 8: THE LATEST ARCHITECTURE IN AND OUT OF THE CAPITAL

Architecture and the architectural discourse have become ever more important for the creative hub of Berlin. Whether new constructions or building redevelopments, interior design, landscape architecture or urban planning, projects related to the German capital stand for sophisticated concepts and high quality.
April 2, 2019 | Paperback | Braun Publishing |
$39.95
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STAUWERKE: MONUMENTS OF POWER

Pioneering feats of industrialization and electrification, the around 200 retaining walls, weirs, and dams in the Swiss Alps are to this day among the most important built monuments of the country's economic success. With their perfectly crafted architecture, these functional marvels emanate an almost sacral tranquility.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Benteli Verlags |
$59.95
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SAO PAULO: A GRAPHIC BIOGRAPHY

Written by Felipe Correa
While the history of São Paulo dates back more than 450 years, most of its growth took place after World War II as the city's major economic engine shifted from agriculture to industry. Today, as São Paulo evolves into a service economy hub, Felipe Correa argues, the city must carefully examine how to better integrate its extensive inner city post-industrial land into contemporary urban uses.
October 12, 2018 | Hardcover | University of Texas Press | 348 Pages |
$65.00
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NEW ARCHITECTURE AND THE BAUHAUS

Written by Gropius, Walter
One of the most important books on the modernist movement in architecture, written by a founder of the Bauhaus school.One of the most important books on the modern movement in architecture, The New Architecture and The Bauhaus poses some of the fundamental problems presented by the relations of art and industry and considers their possible, practical solution.
March 15, 1965 | Paperback | Mit Press | 112 Pages |
$25.00
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LEARNING FROM LAS VEGAS: SELECTED WRITINGS OF BENJAMIN LEE WHORF (REVISED)

Written by Izenour, Steven
The final part of the 1st ed. is not included in this revision.
June 15, 1977 | Paperback | Mit Press | 192 Pages |
$28.95
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ELECTRIC LIGHT: AN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY

Written by Isenstadt, Sandy
How electric light created new spaces that transformed the built environment and the perception of modern architecture.
September 25, 2018 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 304 Pages |
$44.95
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URBAN CODE: 100 LESSONS FOR UNDERSTANDING THE CITY

Written by Anne Mikoleit
A primer in urban literacy that teaches us in words and pictures what to notice if we want to understand the city.
June 10, 2019 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 111 Pages |
$22.95

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