ARCHITECTURE SURVEYS, COMPETITIONS, AND PERIODICALS

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Metropolis Books

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Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 240 pgs / 310 color.

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Catalog: SPRING 2006 p. 19   

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Overlook: Exploring the Internal Fringes of America with the Center for Land Use Interpretation

Edited by Matthew Coolidge and Sarah Simons. Essay by Ralph Rugoff.

The Center for Land Use Interpretation is a research-based educational organization that produces public programs about the built landscape of the United States from its sites in Los Angeles, Utah and the Mojave desert, with an upstate New York location opening in 2006. The Center's aim is to increase and diffuse information about how the nation's lands are apportioned, utilized and perceived. Recent examples of their work include a two-day "Tour of the Monuments of the Great American Void" by bus and the exhibit Immersed Remains: Towns Submerged in America. This book takes readers on a tour through the strangely unfamiliar land that Americans live in, demonstrating that we can understand ourselves and the nation by examining the clues on display all around us, often clearly visible but ignored. Each chapter explores a different topic, from an in-depth look at Ohio ("the most all-American state"); through scale shifts in model landscapes, exemplified in the three largest hydraulic models in the world; and law-enforcement training environments that "simulate" public space. Readers can dive into the hidden and enchanting world of show caves, where America is on display underground; and come up into the Great Basin, a zone covering most of Nevada, and portions of Utah, California, Oregon, Idaho and Mexico, whose network of watersheds has no outlet to the ocean. Following lines and edges, through cities, suburbs, small towns and wide-open spaces, the Center guides us upstream, toward the heart of another America--the same, but different.
Overlook: Exploring the Internal Fringes of America with the Center for Land Use Interpretation

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Chicago Architecture Biennial 2017: Make New History

CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL 2017: MAKE NEW HISTORY

Edited by Mark Lee, Sharon Johnston, Sarah Hearne and Letizia Carzoli. Design by Zak Group.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785355 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 1/23/2018
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Information Fall-Out: Buckminster Fuller's World Game

INFORMATION FALL-OUT: BUCKMINSTER FULLER'S WORLD GAME

By Mark Wasiuta.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785539 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 6/26/2018
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X-ray Architecture

X-RAY ARCHITECTURE

By Beatriz Colomina.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784433 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 3/27/2018
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Kazuo Shinohara: On the Threshold of Space-Making

KAZUO SHINOHARA: ON THE THRESHOLD OF SPACE-MAKING

Edited by Seng Kuan.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785331 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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Adolf Loos on Trial

ADOLF LOOS ON TRIAL

By Christopher Long.

KANT

ISBN: 9788074372261 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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OASE 99: The Architecture (Museum) Effect

OASE 99: THE ARCHITECTURE (MUSEUM) EFFECT

Text by Sergio M. Figueiredo, Hüsnü Yegenoglu, Mirko Zardini, Pedro Gadanho, Ömer Kanipak, et al.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462083738 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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The World Atlas of Art Nouveau Architecture

THE WORLD ATLAS OF ART NOUVEAU ARCHITECTURE

Edited by Ivan Bercedo, Jorge Mestre.

EDICIONES POLÍGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434313699 | US $95.00

Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980

TOWARD A CONCRETE UTOPIA: ARCHITECTURE IN YUGOSLAVIA, 1948–1980

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450516 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 7/24/2018
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The Israel Project

THE ISRAEL PROJECT

By Zvi Efrat.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959051330 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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Mexico City Architecture Guide

MEXICO CITY ARCHITECTURE GUIDE

Text by Miquel Adrià, Andrea Griborio, Alejandro Hernández Gálvez, Juan José Kochen.

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ISBN: 9786077784869 | US $28.00

Pub Date: 3/27/2018
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Urban Asias

URBAN ASIAS

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ISBN: 9783868594560 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 3/27/2018
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Urban Africa

URBAN AFRICA

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462083929 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 3/27/2018
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