Architecture Surveys

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FRAGMENTS OF METROPOLIS - EAST: THE EXPRESSIONIST HERITAGE IN POLAND, THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND SLOVAKIA

Written by Lehmann, Niels
The enthusiasm for the expressionist metropolis, an architecture of complexity, verticality and theatricality, in the 1920s captured also East-Central Europe. Despite regional differences, the surviving fragments bear witness to a determined will of form and a rich, skilful handling of colour, material and light.
May 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$35.00
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FORM AND LIGHT: FROM BAUHAUS TO TEL AVIV

Written by Gawze, Yigal
The fragment - an essential part of the structure which carries within it the genetic code of the whole, is in the core of this visual inquiry depicting Tel Aviv?s White City. The encounter between a building style originating in Europe and the Mediterranean glare, is highlighted by the colour photography.
June 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$49.95
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THINKING: PROSPECTIVE CONCEPTS FOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

Written by Maryline Andersen
The product of an innovative research project realized in cooperation between three Swiss universities: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne's School of Architecture, the College of Architecture and Technology in Fribourg, and the University of Fribourg, the smart living lab is a research and development center for the built environment of the future.
August 15, 2019 | Paperback | Park Publishing (WI) | 192 Pages |
$49.00
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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.
January 15, 2020 | 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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