ARCHITECTURE MONOGRAPHS

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Lars Müller Publishers

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 2 vols, 5 x 7.5 in. / 264 pgs / 20 color / 120 bw.

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Pub Date
Forthcoming

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D.A.P. Exclusive
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From 'Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin' to 'The Swimming Pool in Photography' to 'Protest: The Aesthetics of Resistance,' with new monographs on Yayoi Kusama, Hilma af Klint, James Turrell and Jack Whitten, and announcing D.A.P. distribution for Glenstone Museum and SPBH Editions.

  

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Sigfried Giedion: Liberated Dwelling

(Befreites Wohnen)

Edited by Reto Geiser.

Featured image is reproduced from 'Sigfried Giedion: Liberated Dwelling.'

In 1929, the great Swiss historian and architecture critic Sigfried Giedion (1888–1968)—later the author of the classics Space, Time and Architecture (1941) and Mechanization Takes Command (1948)—issued Befreites Wohnen (Liberated Dwelling), a small but vocal architecture manifesto and an early expression of modernist housing ideology. From the vision of an international architectural modernism (a mission with which Giedion was involved as the first secretary-general of the International Congresses of Modern Architecture, between 1928 and 1959) to debates on the industrialization of construction processes and their impact on public housing, Liberated Dwelling expresses the dreams and anxieties of early 20th-century modernist architecture.

In addition to its polemical argument—a call for "the cheap house, the open house, the house that makes our lives easier"—Liberated Dwelling was a landmark publication in several respects. A critical step in Giedion's rise as one of modernism's most eloquent champions, the manifesto was based on the argumentative power of illuminating visual comparisons. The only book Giedion both authored and designed, it is a photobook as well as an architectural tract.

Sigfried Giedion: Liberated Dwelling introduces this critical text to English-language readers for the first time, with an English translation presented in a slipcase alongside a facsimile edition in German, supplemented with comprehensive annotations and a scholarly essay anchoring the work in its context.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Sigfried Giedion: Liberated Dwelling.'

Sigfried Giedion: Liberated Dwelling

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What is a Museum Now?: Snøhetta and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

WHAT IS A MUSEUM NOW?: SNøHETTA AND THE SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

By Snøhetta.

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ISBN: 9783037785072 | US $49.00

Pub Date: 11/7/2017
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ROOMS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

By Mirko Zardini.

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ISBN: 9783037784587 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 11/25/2015
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Luis M. Mansilla + Emilio Tuñón: From Rules to Constraints

LUIS M. MANSILLA + EMILIO TUñóN: FROM RULES TO CONSTRAINTS

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782811 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 6/25/2012
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Wang Shu and Amateur Architecture Studio

WANG SHU AND AMATEUR ARCHITECTURE STUDIO

Photographs by Iwan Baan.

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ISBN: 9783037785317 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 5/25/2017
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Louis Kahn Drawing to Find Out

LOUIS KAHN DRAWING TO FIND OUT

By Michael Mirrill.

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ISBN: 9783037782217 | US $90.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2010
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Andrea Palladio - Unbuilt Venice

ANDREA PALLADIO - UNBUILT VENICE

By Antonio Foscari.

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ISBN: 9783037782224 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2010
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Patterns and Structure

PATTERNS AND STRUCTURE

By Guy Nordenson.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782194 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2010
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Between Land and Sea Works of Kiyonori Kikutake

BETWEEN LAND AND SEA WORKS OF KIYONORI KIKUTAKE

Edited by Ken Tadashi Oshima.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784327 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 1/25/2016
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Floating Images

FLOATING IMAGES

Edited by André Tavares, Pedro Bandeira. Text by Pedro Bandeira, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Diogo Seixas Lopes, Philip Ursprung.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783016 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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Eduardo Souto de Moura

EDUARDO SOUTO DE MOURA

By Eduardo Souto de Moura.

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ISBN: 9783037783122 | US $42.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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Kenzo Tange

KENZO TANGE

Edited by Seng Kuan.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783108 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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What Anchors a House in Itself

WHAT ANCHORS A HOUSE IN ITSELF

By Andreas Fuhrimann.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782408 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 10/1/2010
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