General Architecture

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TALK ABOUT CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE

Written by De Bure, Gilles
The magazine-style design and straightforward text introduce the reader to the basics of architecture so they can gain everything they need to know in order to "talk about" this hot topic.
March 30, 2010 | Paperback | Flammarion-Pere Castor | 254 Pages |
$24.95
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MILANO PORTA NUOVA: ITALY RISES

Written by Molinari, Luca
A fresh face in the urban landscape, the architectural transformation of an important area in the center of Milan represents an occasion for experimental research in the city. The volume describes the process leading to the Porta Nuova area in all its phases.
December 15, 2015 | Hardcover | Skira | 360 Pages |
$70.00
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PALLADIO'S LEGACY: ARCHITECTURAL POLEMICS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY VENICE

Written by McReynolds, Daniel
How and why Palladio has become the most influential architect of the Renaissance and beyond. There is perhaps no single architect who has had as great an influence on the development of architecture over the course of the early modern period and beyond as Andrea Palladio (1508-1580).
March 19, 2013 | Paperback | Marsilio Editori | 272 Pages |
$45.00
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PROMENADE ...THROUGH THE PRESENT FUTURE: CITY OF CULTURE OF GALICIA

Written by Villares, Ramon
In 1999 the Xunta de Galicia called an International Architecture Competition to build the City of Culture of Galicia on Mount Gaiás in Santiago de Compostela. Twelve proposals by renowned national and international architects' studios were initially submitted to this competition for ideas.
October 25, 2011 | Hardcover | Skira | 304 Pages |
$70.00
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LONDON DIALOGUES: SERPENTINE GALLERY 24-HOUR INTERVIEW MARATHON

This volume inaugurates a new series of publications edited by three leading authors on the world's architectural and artistic scene: H.U.Obrist, Rem Koolhaas and Stefano Boeri. This series of dialogues conducted by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Rem Koolhaas is dedicated to the most topical subjects on the international scene.
October 30, 2012 | Paperback | Skira | 377 Pages |
$29.95
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PALACES AND GARDENS OF PERSIA

Written by Thevenart, Arthur
In both decoration and design, the grand buildings and gardens of traditional Persia consistently refer to "paradise." The very word itself refers to a sense of heavenly perfection, derived from an early Iranian term for "the Shah's royal hunting grounds." The fine touches of heaven that lie behind the colorful tiled faç ades of palace pavilions and mosques still shine in this richly illustr
January 17, 2004 | Hardcover | Editions Flammarion | 239 Pages |
$65.00
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PEOPLE MEET IN ARCHITECTURE: BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2010 OFFICIAL CATALOG: 12. MOSTRA INTERNAZIONALE DI ARCHITETTURA

Written by Sejima, Kazuyo
People Meet in Architecture is the official catalog of the 12th International Architecture Biennale. The idea of Kazuyo Sejima for this Biennale is to restart the discussion about architecture and its role in civilization, thus helping people relate to architecture while helping architecture relate to people and helping people relate to themselves.
November 9, 2010 | Paperback | Marsilio Editori | 573 Pages |
$90.00
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LANDSCAPE OF WASTE

Written by Marini, Sara
The first book ever published to survey waste as a building material. Focusing on the projects, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the language and forms of a new architectural language and offers scientific and non-biased overviews to ensure credibility in the environmental science and engineering communities.
September 25, 2012 | Paperback | Skira | 127 Pages |
$35.00
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LANGUAGE OF TOWNS & CITIES: A VISUAL DICTIONARY

Written by Thadani, Dhiru A
The final word on the language of urban planning and design. The Language of Towns & Cities is a landmark publication that clarifies the language by which we talk about urban planning and design.
November 16, 2010 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 781 Pages |
$95.00
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NAKED ARCHITECTURE

Written by Mosco, Valerio Paolo
An account of one of the most interesting phenomena of contemporary architecture: the return to the structure. Over the last ten years architecture would seem to have rediscovered engineering.
October 16, 2012 | Paperback | Skira | 319 Pages |
$45.00

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