Architecture Surveys

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BERLIN: THE GENIUS OF IMPROVISATION

Berlin is a city that continues to fascinate. It has a tormented history, is the capital of two reconciled Germanies, is an increasingly popular tourist destination, and has affordable living and workspaces for young people, artists, and other creative minds.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | Dom Publishers | 254 Pages |
$39.95
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ABANDONED CINEMAS OF THE WORLD

Written by Edelstein, Simon
Veteran photographer Simon Edelstein has spent 12 years travelling the world - the USA, France, Italy, India, Morocco and Cuba - in search of abandoned cinemas. Visiting far-flung cities in more than 30 countries, he discovered forgotten buildings whose timeworn façades still hint of their former glory.
May 30, 2020 | Hardcover | Jonglez Publishing | 288 Pages |
$39.95
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REAL AND FAKE IN ARCHITECTURE: CLOSE TO THE ORIGINAL, FAR FROM AUTHENTICITY?

The condition of »fake« and »real« in architecture is rarely publicly discussed nor has it encountered broad journalistic or scholarly attention. This book explores the realm of truth, authenticity and fakery in architecture, providing a timely collection of analytical essays and projects.
September 8, 2020 | Hardcover | Axel Menges | 240 Pages |
$78.00
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SAVING THE LIGHT AT CHARTRES: HOW THE GREAT CATHEDRAL AND ITS STAINED-GLASS TREASURES WERE RESCUED DURING WORLD WAR II

Written by Pollak, Victor A
Built around 1200 and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site that draws more than a million visitors and pilgrims each year, Chartres Cathedral is one of the jewels of Western Civilization.
March 16, 2020 | Hardcover | Stackpole Books | 440 Pages |
$29.95
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BUILDING TALIESIN: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S HOME OF LOVE AND LOSS

Written by McCrea, Ron
Through letters, memoirs, contemporary documents, and a stunning assemblage of photographs - many of which have never before been published - author Ron McCrea tells the fascinating story of the building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin, which would be the architect's principal residence for the rest of his life.
June 12, 2012 | Paperback | Wisconsin Historical Society Press | 240 Pages |
$35.00
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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S PENWERN: A SUMMER ESTATE

Written by Hertzberg, Mark
Frank Lloyd Wright is best known for his urban and suburban houses. Lesser known are the more than 40 summer "cottages" he designed in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ontario. Many of the early summer cottages have a rustic feel and are not as easily recognized as Wright's prolific year-round domestic designs. Among them is a stunning estate on Delavan Lake in southern Wisconsin called Penwern.
June 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Wisconsin Historical Society Press | 224 Pages |
$29.95
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SEVEN PALMS: THE THOMAS MANN HOUSE IN PACIFIC PALISADES, LOS ANGELES

Written by Nenik, Francis
The story of Thomas Mann's Pacific Palisades home-in-exile, in text and pictures
August 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Spector Books | 320 Pages |
$40.00
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ROBERTO BURLE MARX LECTURES: LANDSCAPE AS ART AND URBANISM

Essential lectures on the art of landscaping from Roberto Burle Marx, described by the New York Times as "the designer most responsible for our utopian impressions of the Brazilian built environment
February 25, 2020 | Paperback | Lars Muller Publishers |
$30.00
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MOSCOW: A GUIDE TO SOVIET MODERNEST ARCHITECTURE 1955-1991: A GUIDE TO MODERNEST SOVIET ARCHITECTURE 1955-1991

Written by Bronovitskaya, Anna
The first ever guide to architecture of post-modernist Russia with descriptions of almost 100 buildings spanning 3 decades Moscow: A Guide to Soviet Modernist Architecture 1955 -1991 provides descriptions of almost 100 buildings from the most underrated period of Soviet architecture.
December 1, 2019 | Paperback | Artguide Editions | 328 Pages |
$25.00
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KENGO KUMA: MY LIFE AS AN ARCHITECT IN 25 BUILDINGS

Written by Kuma, Kengo
Tokyo is Japan's cultural and commercial epicenter, bursting with vibrancy and life. Its buildings, both historical and contemporary, are a direct reflection of its history and its people.
April 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 128 Pages |
$24.95

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