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Paperback, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 253 pgs / 300 color.

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Catalog: SPRING 2013 p. 171   

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Simon Velez and Bamboo Architecture: Growing Your Own House

Edited by Alexander von Vegesack, Mateo Kries. Text by Jean Dethier, Walter Liese, Frei Otto, Eda Schaur, Klaus Steffens.

The singular virtues of bamboo, one of the world's most important construction materials, are being rediscovered: not only is it extremely cost-effective and durable, it also has a unique aesthetic appeal, whilst its internal structure is remarkably similar to more high-tech materials. Columbian architect Simón Vélez (born 1959) has recognized the benefits of bamboo and put them to practical use in numerous buildings. His project, the pavilion for the ZERI Foundation at Expo 2000 in Hannover-which, at a diameter of 130 feet and height of 55 feet is one of the largest bamboo structures in the world--is described in great detail.
Simon Velez and Bamboo Architecture: Growing Your Own House

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Hannes Meyer: Co-op Interieur

HANNES MEYER: CO-OP INTERIEUR

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Pub Date: 3/1/2016
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Herbert Stattler: Ornament City

HERBERT STATTLER: ORNAMENT CITY

Text by Hubertus Butin, Michael Hagner.

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ISBN: 9783944669403 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 1/1/2014
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Martin Wagner: The Growing House

MARTIN WAGNER: THE GROWING HOUSE

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ISBN: 9783944669960 | US $35.00

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Frei Otto: Thinking by Modeling

FREI OTTO: THINKING BY MODELING

Edited by Georg Vrachliotis, Joachim Kleinmanns, Martin Kunz, Philipp Kunz.

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ISBN: 9783959050890 | US $62.00

Pub Date: 2/2/2017
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Portman's America: & Other Speculations

PORTMAN'S AMERICA: & OTHER SPECULATIONS

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi. Co-published by Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785324 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 6/25/2017
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Your Private Sky: R. Buckminster Fuller

YOUR PRIVATE SKY: R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER

Edited by Joachim Krausse, Claude Lichtenstein.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785249 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 7/30/2017
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Emilio Ambasz: Emerging Nature

EMILIO AMBASZ: EMERGING NATURE

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785263 | US $39.00

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Lines

LINES

Contributions by Ian Ritchie.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781905711819 | US $15.95

Pub Date: 10/1/2010
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Palladio

PALLADIO

Contributions by Guido Beltramini.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781905711246 | US $115.00

Pub Date: 2/20/2009
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John Soane: Architect: Master of Space and Light

JOHN SOANE: ARCHITECT: MASTER OF SPACE AND LIGHT

Contributions by Margaret Richardson.

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ISBN: 9781910350140 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 4/7/2015
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Richard Rogers: Inside Out

RICHARD ROGERS: INSIDE OUT

Text by Richard Burdett.

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ISBN: 9781907533617 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 3/4/2014
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The Sketchbooks of Nicholas Grimshaw

THE SKETCHBOOKS OF NICHOLAS GRIMSHAW

Text by Peter Davey.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781905711628 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 3/1/2010
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