Architecture Surveys

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SUSTAINABILITY IN SCANDINAVIA: ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND PLANNING

Written by Ali Malkawi
Scarcity of resources, extreme weather, and their respective sociopolitical movements impelled the three nations of Scandinavia Denmark, Sweden and Norway to conserve and sustain resources. The intention of the book is to bring lessons learned in Scandinavia to the forefront and to present the best examples of sustainable architecture including housing, offices, and cultural buildings.
February 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Axel Menges |
$68.00
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DESIGN VISUALIZATION: EXPLORING EXPRESSIVE VISUALIZATION THROUGH ART FUNDAMENTALS

Written by Rabiee, Shima
Artistic principles of presentation are the most influential factors in formation of the observer's interpretation of a certain object. Artists use these principles to enhance the communication of their ideas to their audience.
April 15, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions |
$24.95
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WHEN URBANIZATION COMES TO GROUND: CAZA + SUBRA

Written by Rowe, Peter G
When Urbanization Comes To Ground is a collaborative research project between the Brooklyn-based architecture studio, CAZA, and think tank, SURBA, an urban research collective spearheaded by Carlos Arnaiz and Peter Rowe.
March 1, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions |
$30.00
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LESSONS FROM THE LAWN: THE WORD MADE FLESH: DIALOGUES BETWEEN CITIZENS AND STRANGERS

Written by Waldman, Peter
This project demonstrates the utility of heuristic thinking serving as an introduction to the central core of the book: the primer of spatial and material elements, which guides individuals and groups to analyze, engage, and initiate the constructed environment.
January 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Oro Editions |
$34.95
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LINEAR THOUGHT CONDENSATION

Written by Magyar, Peter
Unify knowing and feeling with drawing. Since this process is influenced by the racial memory of our body, the outcome could be unpredictable, mysterious and timeless. If the drawn investigation questions the fundamentals of knowledge, existence and truth, then the resulting architecture might embody a new branch of philosophy.
April 1, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions |
$24.95
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ROME WAS!: THE ETERNAL CITY, FROM PIRANESI TO THE PRESENT

Written by Randolph Langenbach
Inspired by the extraordinary engravings of the ruins of Ancient Rome by Giambattista Piranesi, Langenbach uses modern-day digital photography to document the same views that Piranesi captured over a quarter of a millennium ago, displaying some of the most iconic ruins of an ancient civilization on the planet.
February 1, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions | 120 Pages |
$24.95
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AFFORDABLE HOUSING: INCLUSIVE CITIES

Written by Vinayak Bharne
In a time when an estimated 1.2 billion people across the world lack access to secure housing, how are cities working to empower and promote the inclusion of all, irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity, disability and economic status?
May 1, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions | 200 Pages |
$25.00
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CONTEXTUALIZING LIGHT: LIGHTING DESIGN SOLUTIONS IN A CHANGING WORLD

Written by Abhay Wadhwa
This book examines how the context of the project provides a causative force for an appropriate architectural lighting design solutions. Why should the lighting world be flat, and at the cost of the amazing variety of local nuances that can be incorporated into the architectural design process and solutions?
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Oro Editions |
$40.00
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FROM FALLOW: 100 IDEAS FOR ABANDONED URBAN LANDSCAPES

Written by Desimini, Jill
From Fallow is a curated collection of 100 ideas for abandoned property. Through drawing and text each idea is elaborated and each entry serves both as documentation and speculation. The intention, here, is to think differently about pre-existing conditions and to be particular about them. I offer examples of different spatial characteristics around abandonment in North American legacy cities.
March 15, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions |
$34.95
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GATHERING: BOHLIN CYWINSKI JACKSON

Written by Cywinski Jackson, Bohlin
Good buildings require an understanding of the principles of structure, light, and space, but great buildings require an understanding of people. The most successful inspire through the social interactions and personal connections made within them.
April 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Oro Editions |
$60.00

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