Architecture

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BETWEEN LAND AND SEA: WORKS OF KIYONORI KIKUTAKE

Written by Kiyonori Kikutake
This volume, the first comprehensive assessment of the work of the Metabolic architect Kiyonori Kikutake (1928-2011) in the English language, highlights his lifelong creation of a constantly evolving platform for living, floating above land and sea through pivotal works, from the late 1950s to today.
January 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Lars Muller Publishers | 216 Pages |
$50.00
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BUCKMINSTER FULLER INC:ARCHITECTURE IN THE AGE OF RADIO

Written by Mark Wigley
Bucky Inc. offers a deep exploration of Richard Buckminster Fuller's work and thought to shed new light on the questions raised by our increasingly electronic world. It shows that Fuller's entire career was a multi-dimensional reflection on the architecture of radio. He always insisted that the real site of architecture is the electromagnetic spectrum.
December 15, 2015 | Paperback | Lars Muller Publishers | 336 Pages |
$35.00
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ECOLOGICAL URBANISM

While climate change, sustainable architecture and green technologies have become increasingly topical issues, concerns regarding the sustainability of the city are rarely addressed. The premise of Ecological Urbanism is that an ecological approach is urgently needed both as a remedial device for the contemporary city and an organizing principle for new cities.
June 29, 2016 | Hardcover | Lars Muller Publishers | 656 Pages |
$50.00
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HIDE AND SEEK:THE ARCHITECTURE OF CABINS AND HIDE-OUTS

Written by Sofia Borges
Our longing for simplicity, clarity, and relaxation often leads us into nature. Hide and Seek showcases the most beautiful places for satisfying this longing. More and more people are yearning to live in harmony with nature. Yet they don't want to give up their homes in the city or make radical changes to their lives Instead, they are creating their very own retreats in nature.
August 12, 2014 | Hardcover | Gestalten |
$60.00
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TEATRO ALLA SCALA: THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY

Written by Lanfossi, Carlo
The theater’s history from its origins to the present day, richly illustrated in color. La Scala is “the world’s number one theater, because it is the one that gives the greatest musical enjoyment,” wrote Stendhal on November 10, 1816. La Scala opened in 1778 with the opera Europa riconosciuta by Antonio Salieri, but it had already won itself the prestige it would forever keep. Most of Italy’s greatest opera artists, and many of the finest singers from other nations, too, have appeared at La Scala over the past 200 years. Today, the theater is still recognized as one of the leading opera and ballet venues in the world.  This lavish book–with impressive pairings of text and illustrations–presents a chronology of the major operas, ballets, composers, and performers from 1778 to today and represents an invaluable guide for both amateur opera fans and aficionados.  Through six sections–the beginnings; the first half of the nineteenth century; the second half of the nineteenth century; the first half of the twentieth-century; the second half of the twentieth century; La Scala in the new millennium–this volume tells the fascinating story of the building.The theater's history from its origins to the present day, richly illustrated in color. La Scala is "the world's number one theater, because it is the one that gives the greatest musical enjoyment," wrote Stendhal on November 10, 1816. La Scala opened in 1778 with the opera Europa riconosciuta by Antonio Salieri, but it had already won itself the prestige it would forever keep.
August 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Skira |
$100.00
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LISTENING: BOHLIN CYWINSKI JACKSON, HOUSES 2009-2015

Written by Peter Bohlin
This exquisitely designed monograph showcases the latest residential designs by one of the world's leading architectural firms. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson is acclaimed for their sensual, humane designs that celebrate the subtleties of place and the rich possibilities of materials.
November 3, 2015 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 296 Pages |
$85.00
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GUNNAR BIRKERTS, NATIONAL LIBRARY OF LATVIA, RIGA: OPUS 70

Written by Dripe, Janis
The building of the National Library of Latvia is a landmark of the capital city of Riga, a spatial symbol and architectural icon, created by one of the 20th century renowned modernists the Latvian-born American architect Gunnar Birkerts. His metaphorically saturated and expressionist architecture has established its permanent place in the history of contemporary architecture.
June 7, 2015 | Hardcover | Axel Menges |
$49.00
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CITY LIVING: APARTMENT HOUSES AND TOWERS BY ROBERT A.M. STERN ARCHITECTS

Written by Jones, Michael D
Today we build all over the world. We bring what we know, and we learn from our clients and our travels. And the fundamental reason that we succeed is that we are committed to architecture as portraits of places.
January 12, 2016 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 360 Pages |
$75.00
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NEW SHINGLED HOUSE: IKE KLIGERMAN BARKLEY

Written by Kristal, Marc
The architectural style of the classic American summer, the shingled house can suggest the beach, the countryside, the mountains, and even the city.
October 13, 2015 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 256 Pages |
$60.00
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PARTNERS IN DESIGN: ALFRED H. BARR JR. AND PHILIP JOHNSON

Written by Donald Albrecht
The 1920s and 1930s saw the birth of modernism in the United States, a new aesthetic, based on the principles of the Bauhaus in Germany: its merging of architecture with fine and applied arts; and rational, functional design devoid of ornament and without reference to historical styles. Alfred H.
October 27, 2015 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 232 Pages |
$50.00

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