General Architecture

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REPORTING FROM THE FRONT: 15TH INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION

Written by Aravena, Alejandro
The official catalog of the 15th Venice Biennale Architecture Exhibition. More and more people on the planet are looking for a decent place to live, even though the chances to find one are becoming tougher and tougher by the hour. Nevertheless, on the frontlines of the built environment there lingers a sense of vitality that brings architecture to look at reality in a positive way.
August 30, 2016 | Paperback | Marsilio Editori |
$90.00
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ARCHITECTURE OF JOHN SIMPSON: THE TIMELESS LANGUAGE OF CLASSICISM

Written by Watkin, David
The residential and institutional architecture and interior design by an eminent London-based classical architect. John Simpson is one of the world's leading practitioners of new classicism, a contemporary architecture movement that continues the practice of classical and traditional architecture and embraces the virtues of durability, functionality, and beauty.
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications |
$85.00

DISCOVERING ARCHITECTURE: HOW THE WORLD'S GREAT BUILDINGS WERE DESIGNED AND BUILT

Written by Dowling, Elizabeth
This exceptionally produced art book with die-cut windows, overlays, and blueprints identifies, decodes, and explains the world s architectural masterpieces. Based on the successful format of Discovering the Great Masters, this is an accessible reference for anyone interested in great spaces and spectacular buildings and for anyone keen to know more about architecture.
September 13, 2016 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 260 Pages |
$14.98
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ALBERTO BURRI'S TEATRO CONTINUO

Written by Gabi Scardi
The reconstruction of Alberto Burris Teatro Continuo in its original location, some twenty-six years after it was dismantled, provides an ideal opportunity to retrace its history, and place the work in its critical and historical context.
December 30, 2015 | Paperback | Corraini Edizioni |
$30.00
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TERRAGNI ATLAS: BUILT ARCHITECTURE

Written by Terragni, Attilio
A pioneer of modernist architecture, Giuseppe Terragni (1904-1943) produced some of Italy's most significant 20th century buildings. Celebrating the centenary of Terragni's birth, Terragni: Atlas presents a visual record of this influential architect whose work is experiencing renewed international interest.
March 8, 2005 | Hardcover | Skira - Berenice | 276 Pages |
$85.00
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SOTTSASS: 700 DRAWINGS

Written by Sottsass, Ettore, Jr.
Direct from notebooks kept in Sottsass's personal archives, here is a rare look at a master's design process: 700 Sottsass drawings spanning a rich career in design and architecture from 1936 to the present. The colorful collection includes sketches of buildings, as well as Sottsass' trademark furniture, ceramics, glass, and jewelry . Many of these drawings have never been published.
September 6, 2005 | Paperback | Skira - Berenice | 620 Pages |
$60.00
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JULIAN SCHNABEL: PERMANENTLY BECOMING AND THE ARCHITECTURE OF SEEING

Written by Sir Norman Rosenthal
An internationally famous painter, sculptor, and film director, Julian Schnabel stands out for his astonishing metaphoric skills and the overwhelming expressive power that comes through his work.
February 14, 2012 | Hardcover | Skira |
$65.00
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5EARTHS + 1FORM: MAGIC REALISM

Written by Caviola, Ernesta
The fascinating relationship between drawing and building. Architectural models, long used as tools in developing projects and controlling buildings, or as a way of presenting plans to the client in three-dimensional form, retain all their fascination despite the current predominance of digital images and renderings.
March 24, 2015 | Hardcover | Marsilio Editori | 316 Pages |
$40.00
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5+1AA ARCHITECTURES: RIGHTS AND DUTIES

Written by Peluffo, Gianluca
The first monograph bringing together all the projects of this now leading architectural firm. 5+1 Architetti Associati was founded in Genoa in 1995. Having gradually built up an interdisciplinary team around the central importance of the project, this architecture practice faces the challenges of the city--its obsolescence and renewed vitality--by tackling the transformation of the real.
March 24, 2015 | Hardcover | Marsilio Editori | 464 Pages |
$69.00
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FRANK WILLIAMS ARCHITECT

Written by Williams, Frank
This text by a leading designer of skyscrapers throughout the world has been especially designed as a very tall and narrow volume in order to provide the best representation of the skyscraper building type. Of the 35 buildings shown, 20 are in New York City and the rest are throughout the world.
October 26, 2010 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$75.00

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