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Urban Asymmetries: DSD Series Vol. 5 Edited by Tahl Kaminer, Miguel Robles-Dran, Heidi Sohn. The current global economic crisis provides an ideal backdrop for reviewing the dire consequences that neoliberal urban policies have had upon the city, and for discussing possible alternatives to market-driven development. In this context, Urban >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064507243
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 288 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 | In stock
African Perspectives: DSD Series Vol. 7 Edited by Gerhard Bruyns, Arie Graafland. This volume of the Delft School of Design series focuses on the South African urban context, seeking to construct a contemporary critical dialogue of current spatial practices in relation to social, political and governance structures. >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064507977
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 320 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 | In stock
Crossover: DSD Series Vol. 1 Edited by Arie Graafland, Leslie Jaye Crossover is the very first publication by the Delft School of Design (DSD), a laboratory for research and experimentation in architecture, urbanism and technologies of construction at the TU Delft. Its investigations cover a wide >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064506093
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 704 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 | In stock
Kumbh Mela Edited by Rahul Mehrotra, Felipe Vera. Text by Diana Eck, Tarun Khanna, Jennifer Leaning, John Macomber. Photography by Iwan Baan, Dipti Mehta, Dinesh Meta. Many people are not familiar with Kumbh Mela, and yet it is the largest celebration on earth: depending on the positions of Jupiter, the sun and the moon, Hindus travel to certain places along holy >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739900
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Hbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 448 pgs / 353 color.
Pub Date: 07/03/2015 | In stock
The Future of Architecture Edited by Herman Hertzberger. Text by Herman Hertzberger, Anna Heringer, Jean-Philippe Vassal, Nanne de Ru, Jan Jongert, Marijn Schenk, Hedwig Heinsman, Rudy Stroink. Internationally acclaimed Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger (born 1932), an early proponent and practitioner of the so-called school of "structuralism" (sustainable buildings that can evolve to meet their users’ changing needs), invited colleagues and students to >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080829
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Pbk, 5.5 x 9 in. / 96 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 | In stock
Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism Edited by Bryan Bell, Katie Wakeford. Foreword by Thomas Fisher. Text by Steve Badanes, Roberta M. Feldman, Sergio Palleroni, John Peterson, Katie Swenson, et al. Expanding Architecture presents a new generation of creative design carried out in the service of the greater public and the greater good. Questioning how design can improve daily lives, editors Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781933045788
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 120 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 | In stock
The Future of the Skyscraper Edited by Philip Nobel. Text by Bruce Sterling, Tom Vanderbilt, Matthew Yglesias, Diana Lind, Will Self, Emily Badger, Dickson Despommier. Illustrations selected by Michael Govan. Engines of industry, expressions of ego or will, tall towers are nonetheless, when they pierce the shared skies, intensely public. We may ask of them artistic questions: what do we make of these things we >>more
Metropolis Books
SOM Thinkers Series #1
ISBN 9781938922787
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 144 pgs / 7 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 | In stock
Robert Venturi: Complexity And Contradiction In Architecture Foreword by Arthur Drexler. Introduction by Vincent Scully. First published in 1966, and since translated into 16 languages, this remarkable book has become an essential document of architectural literature. A "gentle manifesto for a nonstraightforward architecture," Venturi’s Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture expresses >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870702822
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Paperback, 11 x 8.5 in. / 136 pgs / 35 reproductions.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 | In stock
A Country of Cities By Vishaan Chakrabarti. Foreword by Norman Foster. Illustrations by SHoP Architects. In A Country of Cities, author Vishaan Chakrabarti argues that well-designed cities are the key to solving America's great national challenges: environmental degradation, unsustainable consumption, economic stagnation, rising public health costs and decreased social mobility. >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202172
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 252 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 05/30/2013 | In stock
Structure Systems Edited by Heino Engel. Back in print--the standard work on Heino Engel's structure systems. The hundreds of drawings and photographs reproduced in this hardback volume offer almost endless variations on the many structural systems that can keep buildings together: >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775718769
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Hardcover, 9 x 11.75 in. / 352 pgs / 1000 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2007 | In stock
Implosions/Explosions Edited and introduction by Neil Brenner. Text by Neil Brenner, Christian Schmid, Henri Lefebvre, David Harvey, Matthew Gandy, Marcel Meili, Roberto Luís Monte-Mór, Terry G. McGee, Edward W. Soja, J. Miguel Kanai, Andy Merrifield, Kanishka Goonewardena, Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago, Roberto Luís Monte-Mór, Edward W. Soja, Stefan Kipfer, Brendan Gleeson, David Wachsmuth, Hillary Angelo, Andy Merrifield, Nikos Katsikis, David J. Madden, Max Ajl, John Friedmann, Henri Lefebvre. In 1970, the influential French Marxist philosopher and sociologist Henri Lefebvre published a book titled The Urban Revolution, in which he advanced the hypothesis that "society has been completely urbanized." By this, Lefebvre meant that >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593174
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 576 pgs / 55 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 | In stock
Suburban Constellations Edited by Roger Keil. In a world of growing and multiplying cities, suburbanization is the most visible and pervasive phenomenon. While the single-family home subdivisions of North America continue to proliferate, many other forms of suburbanization are now emerging >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592313
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 | In stock
The Power of Pro Bono Edited by John Cary and Public Architecture. Foreword by Majora Carter. Preface by John Peterson. A first-of-its-kind book, equally representing the voices of architects and their clients, The Power of Pro Bono presents 40 pro bono design projects across the country. The clients include grassroots community organizations like the Homeless >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202189
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Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 | In stock
Informal Market Worlds: Reader Edited by Peter Mörtenböeck, Helge Mooshammer, Teddy Cruz, Fonna Forman. Bringing together imaginative architectural approaches with texts by key contemporary thinkers, the two-part Informal Market Worlds explores new ways to interrupt the dominant logics of neoliberal governance. The Reader includes expert essays on urban informality, >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081956
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015 | In stock
Informal Market Worlds: Atlas Edited by Peter Mörtenböeck, Helge Mooshammer. Informal markets are a central feature of the 21st century's first tumultuous years. Both part of and response to the homogenizing forces of globalization, they constitute a volatile shadow system of heterogeneous micro-locations. Informal Market >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081949
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 512 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015 | In stock
Design with the Other 90%: Cities Text by Cynthia E. Smith. Half the world's population now resides in cities, which are expanding at an unprecedented rate. Close to one billion people live in crowded, unhealthy, informal settlements--commonly referred to as slums--many of which lack security of >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503839
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 234 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011 | In stock
Latin America in Construction Edited by Barry Bergdoll, Carlos Eduardo Comas, Jorge Francisco Liernur, Patricio del Real.

This groundbreaking book explores postwar Latin American architecture during the dynamic years between 1955 and 1980--a period of extraordinary architectural creativity set against the backdrop of massive urbanization, nation-building, and political upheaval.

Key architects include Lina >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870709630
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Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 320 pgs / 559 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 | In stock

Architecture: A Historical Perspective By Pavlos Lefas. Elucidating the history of world architecture--from the pyramids of Egypt and the temples of Greece to the ecological architecture of today--for both student and general readership, this ambitious book presents key buildings and styles in >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593150
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 | In stock
Urban Literacy By Klaske Havik. Literature provides essential insights into how people experience, use and imagine places. In an accessible but scientifically aware manner, architect and author Klaske Havik (born 1975) argues that literary authors most effectively portray the concept >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081215
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Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 256 pgs / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 | In stock
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