Architecture Surveys

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BRICK 20: OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL BRICK ARCHITECTURE

From handmade brick to high-tech products, building with blocks of fired clay draws from a heritage of nine millennia and remains innovative, sustainable, and highly appreciated for its manifold applications. Since 2004, Wienerberger AG has presented the biannual International Brick Award for outstanding achievements in brick architecture.
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Park Publishing (WI) | 288 Pages |
$49.00
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HANS SCHAROUN AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL APARTMENT FLOOR PLANS: THE RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISES ROMEO AND JULIA 1954-1959

Written by Tillmann, Ulrike
Built between 1954 and 1959, Stuttgart's Romeo and Julia tower blocks defied the staggering banality of postwar German housing with bold colors and jagged triangular balconies.
April 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Park Publishing (WI) | 232 Pages |
$65.00
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LE CORBUSIER: LESSONS IN MODERNISM

Le Corbusier saw himself as much a visual artist as an architect. Yet his work as an accomplished painter and sculptor has only recently begun to be fully understood and appreciated. Sardinian sculptor Costantino Nivola met Le Corbusier in 1946 in New York City.
March 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Scheidegger and Spiess | 184 Pages |
$39.00
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HOPETOUN: SCOTLAND'S FINEST STATELY HOME

Hopetoun House, on the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh, is the seat of the Marquess of Linlithgow. This lavishly illustrated book offers a tour of the architecture of the house (which was designed by Sir William Bruce in the 1690s and greatly extended by William Adam and his sons beginning in the 1720s), its sumptuously decorated rooms and art collection, and the surrounding landscape and gardens.
June 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 240 Pages |
$50.00
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CINEMAS: FROM BABYLON BERLIN TO LA RAMPA HAVANA

The photographer Margarete Freudenstadt has dedicated herself to documenting the forgotten and bygone places of cinema. In an exciting dialogue, Cinemas juxtaposes her melancholic pictures of movie theaters in the former East Germany after the fall of the Wall with photos of the opulent but crumbling film palaces of today's Cuba.
February 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 96 Pages |
$39.95
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FUTURE AIPORTS

Written by Rahim, Ali
Future Airports re-examines the relationship between the growth of capital and the history of New York City real estate by speculating that airports play a role in the city's financial success. What is the typology of a successful airport for the 21st Century? What role does the airport play in the context of rapid globalization and ever-expanding International logistics networks?
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | Oro Editions | 220 Pages |
$35.00
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TRAMONTO

Written by Shubin, Russell
Tramonto is a contemporary single-family home that integrates the natural beauty of the adjacent state park and ocean views. The placement of the home overlooks the canyon, the surrounding Santa Monica Mountains, and the California coastline.
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Oro Editions | 150 Pages |
$50.00
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LIVE LEARN EAT: ARCHITECTURE BY ANTHONY POON

Written by Poon, Anthony
Anthony Poon's passion for music inspires a vibrant architecture that engages its users and the environment. This monograph explores three fields in which Poon Design have excelled: housing, schools, and restaurants. It explains how they enrich the experience of living, learning, and eating, and promote social interaction.
June 9, 2020 | Hardcover | Oro Editions | 226 Pages |
$34.95
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UKRAINE: ART FOR ARCHITECTURE

Written by Baitsym, Polina
In the times when the Ukrainian art sphere was regulated by the Soviet institutions, local monumental and decorative arts existed at the frontier of the Party's propaganda and the artistic thirst to experiments. Nowadays, Ukrainian mosaics are wrested out of the architectural context of the country in both literal and metaphorical ways.
April 1, 2020 | Paperback | Dom Publishers | 300 Pages |
$49.95
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NORWAY: ARCHITECTURAL GUIDE

Written by Martovitskaya, Anna
Today, many loudly proclaim the need to conserve resources. Norway puts this into practice, consistently implementing the principle of environmental protection - not only through the use of innovative technologies, but also by making buildings and developed areas as friendly as possible to both humans and the natural world.
April 1, 2020 | Paperback | Dom Publishers | 212 Pages |
$49.95

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