ARCHITECTURE SURVEYS, COMPETITIONS, AND PERIODICALS

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Lars Müller Publishers

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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 150 color.

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Catalog: SPRING 2018 p. 46   

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Information Fall-Out: Buckminster Fuller's World Game

By Mark Wasiuta.

Buckminster Fuller’s humanitarian take on the war game

Initially proposed for the US Pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal, Buckminster Fuller’s World Game was an educational simulation intended to create solutions for overpopulation and the uneven distribution of global resources. An alternative to war games, it uses Fuller’s Dymaxion map and requires a group of players to cooperatively solve a set of metaphorical scenarios, thereby challenging the nation-state perspective with a more holistic “total world” view.

The World Game was played for the first time in 1969 in New York, and evolved over the next decade. Proposals for World Game centers described a vast computerized network that could process, map and visualize environmental information drawn from (among other sources) Russian and American spy satellites. Fuller claimed that their optical sensors and thermographic scanners could detect the location and quantity of water, grain, metals, livestock, human populations or any other conceivable form of energy.

Despite Fuller’s plans for a photogenic, televisual and cybernetic form of mass participation, through Fuller’s life the World Game remained largely speculative and pedagogical. It appeared primarily through copious research reports, resource studies and ephemeral workshops. The book tracks this textual dimension by assembling documents related to various instances of the World Game conceived, proposed and played from 1964 to 1982, examining the World Game as a system for environmental information and as a process of resource administration.


Information Fall-Out: Buckminster Fuller's World Game

STATUS: Forthcoming | 6/26/2018

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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.

ARQUINE/SECRETARI?A DE COMUNICACIONES Y TRANSPORTES/FONDO MIXTO DE PROMOCIO?N TU

ISBN: 9786077784869 | US $28.00

Pub Date: 3/27/2018
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Urban Asias

URBAN ASIAS

JOVIS

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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