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Binding space
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Books orient, intrigue, provoke and direct the reader while editing, interpreting, encapsulating, constructing and revealing architectural representat...
The shed
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THE PERFECT GIFT for anyone who spends a little too much time in the shed._________________________________Using your shed as an office is called shed...

Japanese Contemporary Houses
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The designers provide brilliant meditations on the continuous exchange between body and space in a country that readily accepts change and looks forwa...
Architecture and light
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basic principles for designing with daylight

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Hyperirrealism is in pursuit of paired antagonistic concepts such as simplicity and complexity, systemic and random order, order and chaos, for generation of 21st century architecture.
The poetics of space
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Beloved and contemplated by philosophers, architects, writers, and literary theorists alike, Bachelard's lyrical, landmark work examines the places in...

Bunker archeology
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In Bunker Archeology , urban philosopher and cultural theorist Paul Virilio turns his attention to the ominous yet strangely compelling German bunker...
Oblique Drawing
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A challenge to the hegemony of perspective: investigations into other forms of representation used by different cultures over the last two thousand ye...

From Basel
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Die globale Erfolgsgeschichte der Basler Architekten Jacques Herzog und Pierre de Meuron hat ihre lokalen Wurzeln. Ihnen sp?rt dieses Buch nach u...
Decoding the City
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The MIT based SENSEable City Lab under Carlo Ratti is one of the research centers that deal with the flow of people and goods, but also of refuse...

The architecture concept book
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Inspired by the complexity and heterogeneity of the world around us, by the rise of new technologies and their associated behaviours, The Architecture...
Transparent architecture
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First used in the 15th century, the word transparent has origins in the Medieval Latin - transparere, meaning to show through. Its original Latin deri...

Hollow land
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Acclaimed exploration of the political space created by Israel's colonial occupationThis new edition of the classic work on the politics of architectu...
Cities in time
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From street-markets and pop-up shops to art installations and Olympic parks, the temporary use of urban space is a growing international trend in arch...

Dr. Corbellini's pills
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Architecture is doomed to a permanent process of reinvention, which produces constitutionally partial, transient and questionable truths. Much of its ...
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Extrastatecraft is the operating system of the modern world: the skyline of Dubai, the subterranean pipes and cables sustaining urban life, free-trade...

Elements of architecture
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Elements of Architecture focuses on the fragments of the rich and complex architectural collage. Window, façade, balcony, corridor, fireplace, stair,...
Architecture and the crisis of modern science
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This important book, which won the 1984 Alice Davis Hitchcock Award, traces the process by which the mystical and numerological grounds for the use of...

The tao of architecture
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Frank Lloyd Wright first noted the affinity between modern Western architecture and the philosophy of the ancient Chinese writer Laotzu. In this class...
After art
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Art as we know it is dramatically changing, but popular and critical responses lag behind. In this trenchant illustrated essay, David Joselit describe...

The city reader
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The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the compr...
Night fever 5
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As much of a barometer of design as its successful predecessors, Night Fever 5 is a global overview of the prevailing trends in hospitality design. Th...

New geographies. 5 The Mediterranean
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Most literature on the Mediterranean regarding architecture and urbanism has focused on the idea of the Mediterranean city and its history, but the sp...
The founding myths of architecture
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The Founding Myths of Architecture brings together and discusses the work of some of the most influential and intriguing figures in the history of arc...

Can architecture be an emancipatory project?
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Can architectural discourse rethink itself in terms of a radical emancipatory project? And if so, what would be the contours of such a discourse?
Bare architecture
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Bare Architecture: a schizoanalysis, is a poststructural exploration of the interface between architecture and the body. Chris L. Smith skilfully intr...

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Has architectural theory become a historical phenomenon to be anthologized and studied as another passing phase in the history of the discipline? Do the current commonplace watchwords of 'practice' and 'research' mark the end of theory's place in architectural discourse? This edited volume posits the contrary - that theory remains urgent and even u
The lamp of memory
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John Ruskin overturned Victorian society's ideas about art and architecture, arguing that ancient buildings must be conserved for their deep, mystical...

Thinking architecture
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Eine Architektur, die in einer sinnlichen Verbindung zum Leben stehen soll, erfordert ein Denken, das ?ber Form und Konstruktion weit hinausgeht....
Kissing architecture
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Kissing Architecture explores the mutual attraction between architecture and other forms of contemporary art. In this fresh, insightful, and beautiful...

Positions on emancipation
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While our era of constant crisis demands stronger social and political engagement, architecture has been largely characterized by a lack of strong pos...
A gendered profession
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The issue of gender inequality in architecture has been part of the profession's discourse for many years, yet the continuing gender imbalance in arch...

Remembering places
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Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA...
Precisions on the present state of architecture and city planning
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Precisions on the Present State of Architecture and City Planning, or Precisions as the book is commonly known, originated from a series of ten lectur...

The architecture of happiness
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The Architecture of Happiness is Alain de Botton's exploration of the hidden links between buildings and our well being.In The Architecture of Happine...
The House 1 Catalogue
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The Atelier de la Conception de l'Espace (ALICE), affiliated with the School of Architecture at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, is an...

Experiencing architecture
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A classic examination of superb design through the centuries.Widely regarded as a classic in the field, Experiencing Architecture explores the history...
Encounters and positions
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Das Buch gibt einen ?berblick ?ber die aktuelle japanische Architektur, ihre Gestaltungskonzepte sowie ihre vielf?ltigen Bez?ge. Dreizehn Architekten ...

Turning point in timber construction
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Faced with man-made climate change and the need to provide housing for a growing world population, society needs to rethink the way future buildings a...
Design Is Invisible
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With Design is Invisible, Lucius Burckhardt was one of the first to point out that factors that are invisible can be integrated - they determine the u...

Living the Boundary
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Manuel Aires Mateus, founder of the eponymous architectural practice claims, 'The design of a house always represents a sort of research project - it ...
Pressing matters VI
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Pressing Matters VI is an exciting compilation of design and research performed at PennDesign's Department of Architecture. It features recent work by...

Architecture and disjunction
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Avant-garde theorist and architect Bernard Tschumi is equally well known for his writing and his practice. Architecture and Disjunction, which brings ...
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The modern nomad: the coffee-toting commuter, the automobile driver, the men and women who funnel into the underground railway stations at the end of ...

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The modern nomad: the coffee-toting commuter, the automobile driver, the men and women who funnel into the underground railway stations at the end of ...
Metropolisarchitecture and selected essays
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In the 1920s, the urban theory of Ludwig Hilberseimer (1885-1967) redefined architecture's relationship to the city. His proposal for a high-rise city, where leisure, labour and circulation would be vertically integrated, both frightened his contemporaries and offered a trenchant critique of the dynamics of the capitalist metropolis. His 'Groszstad

An organic architecture
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In May 1939, the celebrated American architect Frank Lloyd Wright visited London and gave four lectures at the Royal Institute of British Architects. ...
The Gentleman's House in the British Atlantic World 1680-1780
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The Gentleman's House analyses the architecture, decoration, and furnishings of small classical houses in the eighteenth century. By examining nearly ...

Neo-georgian architecture, 1880-1970
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This publication investigates how, where, when and why the Neo-Georgian has been represented over the course of the last century. It assesses its im...
Architecture and politics in Republican Rome
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Architecture and Politics in Republican Rome is the first book to explore the intersection between Roman Republican building practices and politics (c...