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There But Not
By Brand: powerHouse Books
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9781576876589, isbn: 1576876586,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
How many buildings around the world have such distinctive designs that simply their outline, and nothing else, is enough to identify them? Artist Jose Dávila has physically cut out, from photographs, 90 of the world's most famous and beloved buildings and structures, from ancient marvels to contemporary gems. Long interested in the relationship between built space and physical place, Dávila saw that by focusing on just the silhouette of major architectural works, while still within their

Starchitecture: Scenes, Actors, and Spectacles in Contemporary Cities
By imusti
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ean: 9781580934688, isbn: 9781580934688,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 237 reviews
How and why do spectacular buildings get commissioned and procured? What are their visible urban effects? What can urban planners, architects, and policymakers learn in order to engage in more successful citymaking? In recent years, media and critical attention has been lavished on famous architects, and the contributions of their designs to the branding of cities. The post-“Bilbao effect” global landscape is one where cities compete for the highest-profile skyscrapers, cultural projects,

Toyo Ito: Sendai Mediatheque
By Toyo Ito
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9788495951038, isbn: 8495951037,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
Calling him a ''creator of timeless buildings,'' the Pritzker Jury further praised Ito for ''infusing his designs with a spiritual dimension and for the poetics that transcend all his works.'' Among those works, the Jury singled out his Sendai Mediatheque, whose innovative use of structural tubes ''permitted new interior spatial qualities.''The book Sendai Mediatheque presents the process of design and construction of Ito's prototype during the six years between the building's initial design

Roof Tile of Tempyo
By Brand: University of Tokyo Press
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ean: 9780860083078, isbn: 0860083071,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 188 reviews

Basics Idée de projet (French Edition)
By Birkhäuser
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ean: 9783764381110, isbn: 3764381116,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 151 reviews
La première idée donne aux étudiants des clés leur permettant d approcher au plus près d un concept. Outre des pistes de réflexion prenant les choses à la base pour favoriser les processus créatifs et le développement d un embryon de projet, diverses sources d inspirations sont présentées pour une même idée. L accent est mis entre autres sur les trois données « lieu », « forme » et « fonction », qui non seulement peuvent servir de points de départ à la conception, mais

Media Capital: Architecture and Communications in New York City (History of Communication)
By Brand: University of Illinois Press
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ean: 9780252078828, isbn: 0252078829,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 205 reviews
In a declaration of the ascendance of the American media industry, nineteenth-century press barons in New York City helped to invent the skyscraper, a quintessentially American icon of progress and aspiration. Early newspaper buildings in the country's media capital were designed to communicate both commercial and civic ideals, provide public space and prescribe discourse, and speak to class and mass in equal measure. This book illustrates how the media have continued to use the city as a space

Gaudi X Gaudi (English, German and Spanish Edition)
By Triangle Postal
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mpn: photographs, ean: 9788484780571, isbn: 9788484780571,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
Gaudi bequeathed to the world an architecture about which much has been said and written. Nevertheless... what was Gaudi­'s view of his own work and its relationship to the world? The answer to this question can be found in the pages of this book where the photographs are accompanied by the comments of the architect himself compiled by his disciples..

Lessons from Modernism: Environmental Design Strategies in Architecture, 1925 - 1970
By The Monacelli Press
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ean: 9781580933841, isbn: 158093384X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
This valuable reference for today’s green building movement examines twentieth-century modern architecture, including buildings by Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, through the lens of sustainability.   The hottest topics in contemporary architectural design and architectural history—the focus on sustainability and the evaluation of the modern movement—meet in Lessons from Modernism, a partnership with The Cooper Union that explores the ways in which the straightforward functional

Immaterial World: Transparency in Architecture
By The Monacelli Press
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ean: 9781580933148, isbn: 1580933149,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Today the excitement in architecture derives from the tension between the need for privacy and the impulse toward community. This unique survey of buildings and interiors captures the multilayered experience that is engaged whenever we look out of—or into—a work of architecture. Immaterial World examines the built environment as a reflection of the terrors and pleasures of exposure, information overload, and abundance of every sort. Twenty-five projects from around the world by such

Atelier 5 (Studio Paperback) (English/German Edition)
By Brand: Birkhäuser Basel
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ean: 9783764362430, isbn: 376436243X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 192 reviews
An overview of the entire oeuvre of the Swiss architectural office Atelier 5 whose residential buildings have gained international acclaim. Atelier 5 is one of Switzerland's most important architectural offices. Their residential structures and urban projects have gained recognition for the team throughout the world and they rank amongst the most significant examples of residential dwellings in the post-war era. Although Atelier 5 has been active for more than 40 years, their architecture does

Free to All: Carnegie Libraries & American Culture, 1890-1920
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226850320, isbn: 0226850323,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 163 reviews
Familiar landmarks in hundreds of American towns, Carnegie libraries today seem far from controversial. In Free to All, however, Abigail A. Van Slyck shows that the classical façades and symmetrical plans of these buildings often mask a complex and contentious history.''The whole story is told here in this book. Carnegie's wishes, the conflicts among local groups, the architecture, development of female librarians. It's a rich and marvelous story, lovingly told.''—Alicia Browne, Journal of

Bauhaus: Travel Book: Weimar Dessau Berlin
By Prestel
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mpn: 9783791382531, ean: 9783791382531, isbn: 3791382535,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 176 reviews
A comprehensive travel guide dedicated to Germany’s Bauhaus architecture, this book takes an in-depth look at over 100 locations that can still be visited today. Established in 1919 in Weimar, the Bauhaus college for design influenced one of the world’s most important Modernist movements. Divided into three geographic sections that follow the locations of the school―Weimar (1919–25), Dessau (1925–33), and Berlin (1933)―this unique travel guide leads readers through the most

What is Japanese Architecture?: A Survey of Traditional Japanese Architecture
By Brand: Kodansha USA
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ean: 9784770019929, isbn: 4770019920,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Traditional Japanese architecture-whether Buddhist temples or Shinto shrines, residences, castles, or teahouses-has become increasingly familiar around the world. Through the media of motion pictures, art books, T.V. documentaries and dramas such as Shogun, as well as through personal experience, more and more people have gained an acquaintance and appreciation of the architecture of premodern Japan. Some may even be able to name or recognize the oldest and the largest wooden structures in

Weak and Diffuse Modernity: The World of Projects at the beginning of the 21st Century (Skira Architecture Library)
By Skira
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mpn: 246 illustrations, 180 in colour, ean: 9788876246517, isbn: 8876246517,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 299 reviews
In Weak and Widespread, modernity stands as a contrasting operative practice when compared to that of the 20th century, which was based on finding definitive solutions to old and new problems of industrial society. Today's architecture and urban planning tends to operate through reversible solutions, taking their references from models that are incomplete, imperfect and elastic. Precisely for this reason they are capable of withstanding the continuous processes of innovation. In this book

Italy: Contemporary Domestic Landscapes 1945-2000
By Brand: Skira
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mpn: 200 colour and b&w illustrations, ean: 9788881189588, isbn: 8881189585,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
These twelve essays by leading architectural critics, sociologists, and designers are devoted to the unusual story of the transformation of residential living space in a country rich with architectural meaning. Home design and construction in Italy shifted after World War II from a base of craftsman builders to medium-size industrial production-a fundamental social change that was directed both by an active base of architectural theory and the culture of domestic life. Italy's design

The Codewriting Workbook: Creating Computational Architecture in AutoLISP
By Brand: Princeton Architectural Press
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ean: 9781568987927, isbn: 1568987927,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 240 reviews
The Codewriting Workbook introduces students and practitioners to basic programming concepts for computer-aided design (CAD). Through a series of guided exercises and examples, readers learn how to develop and write procedures for creating two-dimensional drawings and three-dimensional models using a variety of algorithmic functions. Each exercise begins with a simple concept and evolves into a family of possible solutions. A primer on programming, The Codewriting Workbook presents efficient

50 Architects You Should Know
By Brand: Prestel
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ean: 9783791340432, isbn: 3791340433,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
Starting with the Renaissance, this introduction to fifty visionary architects traces the major aesthetic movements over the past six centuries and offers concise portraits of the geniuses behind them. This accessible and lively survey takes readers around the world and through history, from Filippo Brunelleschi to Antoni Gaudi to Frank Gehry. Doublepage spreads feature full-color illustrations, informative sidebars, and a timeline that extends throughout the book. A concise and accessible

The Building of Manhattan (Dover Architecture)
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ean: 9780486473178, isbn: 0486473171,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Meticulously accurate line drawings and fascinating text trace Manhattan's growth from a tiny Dutch outpost to the commercial, financial, and cultural heart of the world. This book explains construction above and below ground, including the excavation of subway lines and the building of bridges and skyscrapers. Hundreds of illustrations reveal intricate details of construction techniques.Author and illustrator Donald A. Mackay traces Manhattan's history from its first wood, stone, and brick

Sublime: New Design and Architecture from Japan
By Gestalten
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9783899553727, isbn: 3899553721,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Elegant Japanese products, architecture, and interiors that build upon tradition while defining the future of design. After the visual excesses of the first decade of the new millennium, there now appears to be a distinct demand for clear and rational, yet forwardthinking, design. Seamlessly melding aesthetics, functionality, and quality while simultaneously avoiding excess has been a foundation of Japanese handicraft for hundreds of years. Creatives from Japan are masters at skillfully

Martha's Vineyard: Contemporary Living
By Brand: The Monacelli Press
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ean: 9781580932721, isbn: 158093272X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Each year the pristine beaches, lush pine forests, and picturesque New England towns of Martha’s Vineyard draw tens of thousands of admirers to this beautiful island. Some of these visitors have become part-time residents, building contemporary homes alongside the traditional Victorian cottages, sea captains’ mansions, and colonial farmhouses that comprise the island’s cultural and architectural heritage. Rarely does one find such a concentration of outstanding contemporary design.Authors

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