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Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment (Architext)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138658202, isbn: 1138658200,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 245 reviews
Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of methods and sources, with a timely emphasis on comparative studies. The book brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds and theoretical affiliations who critically approach urban experiences through visual accounts, texts and architectural elements. The reader is introduced to major theories, secondary sources and empirical references that have not been


Primitive: Original Matters in Architecture
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mpn: 104, 81 black & white halftones, 23 blac, ean: 9780415385398, isbn: 9780415385398,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
This innovative edited collection charts the rise, fall and possible futures of the word primitive. The word primitive is fundamental to the discipline of architecture in the west, providing a convenient starting point for the many myths of architecture's origins. Since the almost legendary 1970s conference on the Primitive, with the advent of post-modernism and, in particular, post-colonialism, the word has fallen from favour in many disciplines. Despite this, architects continue to use the


Tuned Out: Why Americans Under 40 Don't Follow the News
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195161410, isbn: 0195161416,

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At a rate never before seen in American history, young adults are abandoning traditional news media. Tuned Out: Why Americans Under 40 Don't Follow the News examines the reasons behind this problem and its consequences for American society. Author David T. Z. Mindich speaks directly to young people to discover why some tune in while others tune out--and how America might help them tune back in. Based on discussions with young adults from across the United States, Mindich investigates the


Das Andere
By Lars Muller
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mpn: 9783037784815, ean: 9783037784815, isbn: 3037784814,

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In 1903, Adolf Loos edited the journal Das Andere – Ein Blatt zur Einführung abendländischer Kunst inÖsterreich, in which he expressed his thoughts on, and theories of, contemporary architecture, fashion, anddesign. The publication was born out of Loos’ aversion to a superficial aestheticization of life in Austria, whichhe saw embodied by the “Wiener Secession” and later on “Wiener Werkstätte” and “Werkbund”. As acounterbalance, in Das Andere he showed his admiration


Architecture Principe: 1966 and 1996
By Les Editions de l'Imprimeur
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ean: 9782910735081, isbn: 1889629049,

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La Ville Comme Partition Ouverte (Design2context) (French Edition)
By Lars Müller
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ean: 9783037784969, isbn: 3037784962,

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A “partition” (score) is a special representational form. It is linked to instructions for action and looks forward rather than backward: to the planning of a forthcoming event. The “open score” goes one step further: it articulates the process of producing new realities and their indeterminacy. In his latest publication, Christopher Dell sketches an “open-ended city score.” The term does not refer to a representation of urban sound texture, nor is the city interpreted in an


Words and Buildings: A Vocabulary of Modern Architecture
By imusti
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ean: 9780500284704, isbn: 0500284709,

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This original and thoughtful study provides the first thorough examination of the relationship between architecture and language as complex social practices.The words we use when we talk and write about architecture describe more than just bricks and mortar―they direct the ways we think of and live with buildings. This groundbreaking book is the first thorough examination of the complex relationship between architecture and language as intricate social practices.Six rigorously argued chapters


Multimodality in the Built Environment: Spatial Discourse Analysis (Routledge Studies in Multimodality)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138499119, isbn: 1138499110,

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This book provides an extended exploration of the multimodal analysis of spatial (three-dimensional) texts of the built environment, culminating in a holistic approach termed Spatial Discourse Analysis (SpDA). Based on existing frameworks of multimodal analysis, this book applies, adapts, and extends these frameworks to spatial texts. The authors argue that choices in spatial design create meanings about what we perceive and how we can or should behave within spatial texts, influence how we


Are We Human? The Design of the Species - 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years
By Lars Müller
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ean: 9783037785126, isbn: 3037785128,

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This kaleidoscopic book documents the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial curated by Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley in the words of the curators and all the participants, starting with the polemical Biennial Manifesto that launched the project. A remarkable galaxy of designers, architects, artists, historians, theorists, film makers, archaeologists, choreographers, scientists, labs, institutes, and NGOs challenge the self-image of our species. Are We Human? is an urgent question when design has gone


The Anatomy of the Architectural Book
By Lars Muller Publishers
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mpn: 380, ean: 9783037784730, isbn: 3037784733,

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Architectural bookmaking has been exposed to disciplinary debates, just asbuilding construction has been exposed to the charms of book culture. Dissectinga wealth of books through fi ve conceptual tools, André Tavares analyzes thematerial qualities of books in order to assess their crossovers with architecturalknowledge. The detailed history of Sigfried Giedion’s Befreites Wohnen andthe two incarnations of the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park and Sydenham providea background that confronts us


Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda: Architectural Inquiries and Prospects for a Developing African City (Fay Jones Collaborative Series)
By University of Arkansas Press
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ean: 9781682260623, isbn: 9781682260623,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 299 reviews
Rwanda, less than a generation removed from the 1994 Genocide, is experiencing a period of economic ascent and population growth. Its capital city, Kigali, is expected to triple in size within a generation, and positioned to become a premiere hub of commerce in central and eastern Africa. Amidst this optimism, however, is limited land and material resources. Food security is in tension with environmental concerns, and government aspirations are often in friction with daily, individual struggles


Cutting Matta-Clark: The Anarchitecture Investigation
By Lars Müller Publishers/Columbia GSAAP
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ean: 9783037784273, isbn: 303778427X,

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Cutting Matta-Clark: The Anarchitecture Investigation is a detective story. It relentlessly pursues the legendary but invisible Anarchitecture Group show and Gordon Matta-Clark’s celebrated, hyper-visible, yet equally misunderstood building cuts. Of all the shows at the fabled 112 Greene Street space―an epicenter of New York’s downtown art scene in the 1970s―the Anarchitecture Group show of March 1974 is a constant reference point in discussion, despite the almost complete lack of


Looking Around: A Journey Through Architecture
By Rybczynski, Witold
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mpn: 9780140168891, ean: 9780140168891, isbn: 0140168893,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 212 reviews
From the opening sentences of his first book on architecture, Home, Witold Rybczynski seduced readers into a new appreciation of the spaces they live in. He also introduced us to ''an unerringly lucid writer who knows how to translate architectural ideas into layman's terms'' (The Dallas Morning News). Rybczynski's vast knowledge, his sense of wonder, and his elegantly uncluttered prose shine on every page of his latest meditation on the art of building. Looking Around is about architecture as


Language of Post-Modern Architecture 5
By Brand: Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847809004, isbn: 0847809005,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 292 reviews
Combining a theoretical treatment of the architectural language with a record of the Post-Modern movement at six different stages in its history, this book defines Post-Modernism in architecture. The buildings of Robert Venturi and Michael Graves, among others, are featured.Used Book in Good Condition.


Illustrated Glossary of Southern African Architectural Terms: English-isiZulu - an illustrated survey of historical terms appertaining to the ... Africa (UKZN Bilingual Glossary Series)
By University Of KwaZulu-Natal Press
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ean: 9781869143497, isbn: 9781869143497,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Since 1994, South Africa has undergone a steady erosion of its indigenous built environment, with a concomitant loss of indigenous building technology and its specialised terminology. This glossary is based on the premise that readers cannot understand the culture of a people unless they have a grasp of the nuances and hidden meanings of the language. The authors bring together in one volume the terminologies that are used by southern Africa's rural builders. The terminology used by indigenous


Platte-land / Country-side (Oase, No. 63) (Dutch and English Edition)
By nai010 publishers
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ean: 9789056623586, isbn: 9056623583,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
The development of the countryside has generally been conceived of from an urban perspective: the country as producer of food for the urban population, as development area, or as recreational area. Even the development and protection of nature in the countryside are undertaken in service of city dwellers, so that they can experience scenic beauty as a compensation for the pernicious urban life. Oase No. 63 questions existing approaches which view the countryside as the empty or “negative”


Global Design
By Prestel
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mpn: 9783791353586, ean: 9783791353586, isbn: 3791353586,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
This book examines the possibilities for scaling design solutions to global warming. Global warming poses new challenges to the architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design communities. The immediate response has been a turn toward a host of energy-saving technologies. What has rarely been addressed, however, is the problem of scale. How can designers make sure that global solutions do not come at the expense of local cultures and environments? By placing human rational, emotional,


Young-Old: Urban Utopias of an Aging Society
By Lars Muller
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mpn: 250, ean: 9783037783504, isbn: 3037783508,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Young-Old examines contemporary architectural and urban mutations that have emerged as a consequence of one of the key demographic transformations of our time: aging populations. Distinguishing between different phases of old age, the book identifies the group known as the “young old” as a remarkable petri dish for experiments in subjectivity, collectivity, and environment. In investigating this field of latent urban and architectural novelty, Young-Old asserts both the escapist and


Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design
By Lars M ller
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ean: 9783037785119, isbn: 303778511X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
The question Are We Human? is both urgent and ancient. Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley offer a multilayered exploration of the intimate relationship between human and design and rethink the philosophy of design in a multi-dimensional exploration from the very first tools and ornaments to the constant buzz of social media. The average day involves the experience of thousands of layers of design that reach to outside space but also reach deep into our bodies and brains. Even the planet itself


Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary (The Avery Review: Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)
By Lars Müller
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ean: 9783037784945, isbn: 3037784946,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 216 reviews
This book is a collection of essays at the intersection of architecture and climate change. Neither a collective lament nor an inventory of architectural responses, the essays consider cultural values ascribed to climate and ask how climate reflects our conception of what architecture is and does. Which materials and conceptual infrastructures render climate legible, knowable, and actionable, and what are their spatial implications? How do these interrelated questions offer new vantage points



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