ARCHITECTURE SURVEYS, COMPETITIONS, AND PERIODICALS

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Lars Müller Publishers

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Hardcover, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 200 pgs / 155 color.

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X-ray Architecture

By Beatriz Colomina.

How our medical obsessions and the image of the body influence modern architecture. This book explores the impact of medical discourse and diagnostic technologies on the formation, representation and reception of modern architecture. It challenges the normal understanding of modern architecture by proposing that the architecture of the early 20th century was shaped by the dominant medical obsession of its time: tuberculosis and its primary diagnostic tool, the X-ray. If architectural discourse has from its beginning associated building and body, the body that it describes is the medical body, reconstructed by each new theory of health. Modern architects presented their architecture as a kind of medical instrument for protecting and enhancing the body. X-ray technology and modern architecture were born around the same time and evolved in parallel. While the X-ray exposed the inside of the body to the public eye, the modern building unveiled its interior, inverting the relationship between private and public. Colomina suggests that if we want to talk about the state of the art in buildings, we should look to the dominant obsessions about illness and the latest techniques of imaging the body—and ask what effects they may have on the way we conceive architecture.

Beatriz Colomina is founding director of the program in Media and Modernity at Princeton University and Professor in the School of Architecture. She has written extensively on the interrelationships between architecture, art, media, sexuality and health.


X-ray Architecture

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NORTH AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE TRENDS

By Luca Molinari.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788881188659 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 9/1/2001
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ARCHITECTURE

Edited by Luca Molinari.

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ISBN: 9788857204734 | US $38.95

Pub Date: 3/29/2016
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Promenade... Through the Present Future

PROMENADE... THROUGH THE PRESENT FUTURE

By Maxwell L. Anderson, Lawrence Chua, Rachel Healy, Andres Perea, Ramon Villares.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857206431 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2011
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OfficeUS Agenda

OFFICEUS AGENDA

Edited by Eva Franch I Gilabert.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784372 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 7/25/2014
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Architecture of Life

ARCHITECTURE OF LIFE

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783788 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 11/25/2013
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Make New History

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
Forthcoming


X-ray Architecture

X-RAY ARCHITECTURE

By Beatriz Colomina.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784433 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 4/24/2018
Forthcoming


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.

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ISBN: 9788434313699 | US $95.00

Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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