Architecture Surveys

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WALTER GROPIUS: THE AUERBACH HOUSE WITH ADOLF MEYER

Written by Happe, Barbara
In 1924, while serving as director of the Bauhaus, Walter Gropius (1883-1969) built his first private house in the architectural style he was developing at the school: the Auerbach House.
April 23, 2019 | Hardcover | Jovis Verlag |
$49.95
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DAVID CHIPPERFIELD ARCHITECTS: WORKS 2018: VICENZA, BASILICA PALLADIANA, 12 MAYA 2 SEPTEMBER

Published for David Chipperfield's 2018 exhibition at the Basilica Palladiana in Vicenza, this book documents a selection of 15 current and recent projects by the practice, shown at varying stages in their development in order to convey the range of activities that takes place in an architecture studio today.
November 20, 2018 | Paperback | Walther Kanig, Kaln |
$45.00
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DECODING DICTATORIAL STATUES

In the words of Hannah Arendt, "Half of politics is image-making, the other half is the art of making people believe the image." From South Africa to Charlottesville, heated discussions over statues, their removal and their vandalism frequently make the news.
April 23, 2019 | Paperback | Onomatopee |
$35.00
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SOVIET ASIA

Written by Murray, Damon
Brutalism East: majestic concrete meets ornament and color in the revelatory world of Soviet Asian architecture
April 23, 2019 | Hardcover | Fuel |
$32.50
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GIO PONTI: ARCHI-DESIGNER

Written by Nezzo, Marta
The prolific architect, designer and Domus editor reinvented the look of everyday life from the spoon to the cathedralWith more than 100 buildings and scores of design objects to his name, Italian architect and designer Gio Ponti revolutionized postwar architecture and opened up prospects for new ways of life.
April 23, 2019 | Hardcover | Silvana Editoriale |
$75.00
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ROBERT VENTURI: COMPLEXITY AND CONTRADICTION AT 50

Written by Venturi, Robert
Now available in its original edition along with critical commentary, Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture is the founding text of postmodernism in architecture
June 18, 2019 | Hardcover | Museum of Modern Art |
$45.00
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WALTER GROPIUS: INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE

Written by Walter Gropius
In what he called his illustrated guide to modern architecture, which starts off the Bauhausbucher series, Gropius gives an overview of the international architecture of the mid-1920s. A preface by the author explores, briefly but in detail, the guiding principles that unite the avant-garde in all countries.
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Lars Muller Publishers |
$45.00
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SUN SEEKERS

Written by Kilston, Lyra
Sunshine and nature: California as a beacon of better health
April 23, 2019 | Paperback | Atelier Aditions |
$29.95
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THANKS FOR THE VIEW, MR. MIES: LAFAYETTE PARK, DETROIT

Written by Music, Marsha
"This inspiring 288-page volume from Metropolis Books captures the convivial atmosphere the authors found at Detroit's Lafayette Park, a housing development designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ... an intriguing glimpse of how personal style rarely conforms to strict Modernism.
April 23, 2019 | Paperback | Metropolis Books |
$29.95
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CHAMBORD: FIVE CENTURIES OF MYSTERY

Written by Turpin, Jean-Michel
Chambord occupies a special place among French Renaissance châteaux. Designed by Francis I as a hunting lodge for his friends and family and subsequently transformed into an immense residence, Chambord is an astonishingly bold architectural creation.
March 26, 2019 | Hardcover | ABRAMS |
$35.00

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