URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

PUBLISHER
JOVIS

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 224 pgs / 234 color.

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Forthcoming

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Catalog: SPRING 2019 p. 177   

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ISBN 9783868595598 TRADE
List Price: $49.95 CDN $69.95

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JOVIS

Building Berlin

Pioneers Who Developed the Emerging Metropolis

Text by Wolfgang Schäche, Daniel Ralf Schmitz, David Pessier.

Viewing architecture and urban development from the perspective of building contractors is a much-neglected topic to date in architectural and art history. If mentioned at all, contractors are often seen as potential adversaries of architects, their actions allegedly determined solely by the maximization of returns; artistic or social aspects of buildings supposedly have no noteworthy importance for them. However, it is the determined entrepreneurial and often very creative spirit of contractors that allows architectural ideas for buildings to be realized in construction.
Building Berlin is dedicated to the multifaceted activities of six selected building contractors who were active when Berlin flourished to become a world city. The compact articles about their life and work also seek to illuminate their far-reaching but largely unknown influence on the development of Berlin’s cityscape and architecture.


Building Berlin

STATUS: Forthcoming | 4/23/2019

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The Building

THE BUILDING

Edited by José Aragüez.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784983 | US $49.00

Pub Date: 12/14/2016
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The Form of Form

THE FORM OF FORM

By André Tavares.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785041 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 1/25/2017
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Architecture and Plurality

ARCHITECTURE AND PLURALITY

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785232 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 12/29/2016
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Cold War Confrontations

COLD WAR CONFRONTATIONS

By Jack Masey, Conway Lloyd Morgan.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781234 | US $26.00

Pub Date: 1/31/2008
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Speculations Transformations

SPECULATIONS TRANSFORMATIONS

By Matthias Böttger.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784785 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 6/30/2016
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L.A. [Ten]: Interviews on Los Angeles Architecture, 1970s-1990s

L.A. [TEN]: INTERVIEWS ON LOS ANGELES ARCHITECTURE, 1970S-1990S

Edited by Stephen Phillips.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784099 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 11/25/2013
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Architectural Papers V

ARCHITECTURAL PAPERS V

By Josep Lluis Mateo.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782309 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 3/1/2011
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Tabula Plena

TABULA PLENA

Edited by Bryony Roberts.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784914 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 7/25/2016
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SQM

SQM

Edited by Joseph Grima, Andrea Bagnato, Tamar Shafrir.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784532 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 2/10/2015
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Other Space Odysseys

OTHER SPACE ODYSSEYS

By Giovanna Borasi, Mirko Zardini.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781937 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 5/1/2010
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Formless

FORMLESS

Edited by Garrett Ricciardi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783467 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2013
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Europe City

EUROPE CITY

By Diane Grey.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784747 | US $29.00

Pub Date: 11/25/2015
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