GUIDES TO CITIES AND COUNTRIES / REGIONAL ARCHITECTURE

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Warm Modernity: Indian Architecture Building Democracy

Edited by Maddalena d'Alfonso. Text by Paolo Brescia, Elisa Fiscon, Jacopo Galli, Rahul Mehrotra, Anna Nurra, Ingrid Paoletti.

A fascinating chapter in modernist architecture and city planning took place in India under the guidance of German architect Otto Koenigsberger and other polymath figures such as Le Corbusier, Ernst May, Hermann Jansen, Fritz Schumacher, Theodor Fischer, Heinrich Tessenow, Ebenezer Howard, Patrick Geddes and Raymond Unwin. The principal ideas introduced by these figures at the moment of India’s independence and Partition were based on European models such as the garden city.
Addressing the complex political dimensions of this subject, Warm Modernity describes India’s modernist utopia of participatory planning and design, identifying an approach on the part of Western architects that was at times motivated by noble ideals, but which quickly had to reckon with unforgiving realities. At other times it was driven by an effort to banish the specter of poverty, or a sense of personal responsibility, to find new ways out of India’s history of oppression under colonialism.
Alongside a wealth of archival images of relevant structures, plus detailed maps, this brilliantly designed volume includes examinations of the cities of Jamshedpur, Bhubaneswar, Faridabad and Chandigarh, with extensive discussions of, among other topics: the role of design manuals in colonial and postcolonial history; indigenous technologies and self-construction; the model of the “urban mandala”; and the meaning of participatory architecture.
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Mavericks: Breaking the Mould of British Architecture

MAVERICKS: BREAKING THE MOULD OF BRITISH ARCHITECTURE

Text by Owen Hopkins.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781910350393 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 5/3/2016
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Radical: 50 Latin American Architectures

RADICAL: 50 LATIN AMERICAN ARCHITECTURES

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Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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National Tourist Routes in Norway

NATIONAL TOURIST ROUTES IN NORWAY

Foreword by Terje Moe Gustavsen. Text by Jan Andresen, Arne Hjeltnes, et al.

FORLAGET PRESS

ISBN: 9788232800988 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Asmara: Africa’s Jewel of Modernity

ASMARA: AFRICA’S JEWEL OF MODERNITY

Edited by Jochen Visscher. Photographs by Stefan Boness.

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ISBN: 9783868594355 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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Lost Futures: The Disappearing Architecture of Post-War Britain

LOST FUTURES: THE DISAPPEARING ARCHITECTURE OF POST-WAR BRITAIN

Text by Owen Hopkins.

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ISBN: 9781910350621 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 4/25/2017
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Architecture in the Netherlands: Yearbook 2015/16

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Edited by Tom Avermaete, Kirsten Hannema, Hans van der Heijden, Edwin Oostmeijer.

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ISBN: 9789462082786 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Tehran: Life Within Walls

TEHRAN: LIFE WITHIN WALLS

Foreword by Salomon Frausto. Text by Amir Djalali, et al. Epilogue by Michiel Riedijk.

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ISBN: 9783775741439 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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ISBN: 9788074371400 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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Claudio Gobbi: Arménie Ville

CLAUDIO GOBBI: ARMéNIE VILLE

Text by Martina Corgnati, Giacomo Daniele Fragapane, Sophie Jung, Filippo Maggia, Hripsimé Visser.

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ISBN: 9783775741156 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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Taking Stock of Power: An Other View of the Berlin Wall

TAKING STOCK OF POWER: AN OTHER VIEW OF THE BERLIN WALL

Edited with text by Annett Gröschner, Arwed Messmer. Text by Greg Bond, Olaf Briese, Florian Ebner, Matthias Flügge.

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ISBN: 9783775740951 | US $150.00

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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ISBN: 9783775740937 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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Photographs by Peter Ortner.

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