Guides to Cities and Countries / Regional Architecture



Asmara: Africa’s Jewel of Modernity
Edited by Jochen Visscher. Photographs by Stefan Boness. The Northeastern African nation of Eritrea spent much of the early 20th century as a colony of Italy, and more recently shook off another invader, Ethiopia. Its capital city, which dates back more than 700 >>more

ISBN 9783868594355
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Hbk, 6.5 x 8 in. / 96 pgs / 82 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016
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Lost Futures: The Disappearing Architecture of Post-War Britain
Text by Owen Hopkins. Lost Futures casts a detailed look at the wide range of buildings constructed in Britain between 1945 and 1979. Although their bold architectural aspirations reflected the forward-looking social ethos of the postwar era, many of >>more

Royal Academy Publications
ISBN 9781910350621
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 60 images.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017
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National Tourist Routes in Norway
Foreword by Terje Moe Gustavsen. Text by Jan Andresen, Arne Hjeltnes, et al.

National Tourist Routes in Norway guides readers on 18 drives through beautiful Norwegian nature, featuring various designated architectural and artistic viewpoints. With a selection of photographs, plan drawings and essays, this volume documents an innovative >>more

Forlaget Press
ISBN 9788232800988
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.25 x 7.5 in. / 256 pgs / 248 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Radical: 50 Latin American Architectures
Foreword by Miquel Adrià. Text by Andrea Griborio.

Compiled by Mexico City–based architects Miquel Adrià and Andrea Griborio, this volume features projects in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, offering a panoramic view >>more

ISBN 9786079489106
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 320 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017

Tehran: Life Within Walls
Foreword by Salomon Frausto. Text by Amir Djalali, et al. Epilogue by Michiel Riedijk. Life in Tehran proliferates and thrives in its interiors. When public space is policed and controlled, domestic interiors become art galleries, clubs, cultural centers, factories and offices. Interiors cease to be the exclusive domain for >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741439
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018


Architectural Guide to Rotterdam
Paul Groenendijk, Piet Vollaard. Documenting more than 400 items, this fully revised guide to the architecture of Rotterdam gives a representative overview of the key buildings and urban projects in this city, from its earliest churches dating from the >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064506055
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 5.5 x 8.75 in. / 300 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 12/01/2007
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Architectural Guide to The Hague
Contributions by Gonda Buursma. Documenting more than 300 items, this guide to the architecture of The Hague gives a representative overview of the key buildings and urban projects in this city from 1250 to the present day. Divided into >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064506864
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 5.5 x 9 in. / 344 pgs / 360 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013
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Architectural Guide to the Netherlands 1900-2000
Text by Paul Groenendijk, Piet Vollaard. Introduction by Hans van Dijk. 010 Publishers has been producing the Guide to Modern Architecture in the Netherlands since 1987. After six printings and more than 30,000 copies sold, the guide is being presented in a new format, with a >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064505737
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5.5 x 8.75 in. / 584 pgs / 1000 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013
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Architectural Guide to the Netherlands: 1980-Present
Contributions by Paul Groenendijk, Piet Vollaard. With over 500 entries, this volume is an up-to-date companion to the Architectural Guide to the Netherlands (1900–2000). It contains a representative selection of recent work by de Architekten Cie., Benthem Crouwel, Claus & Kaan, >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064506796
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 5.5 x 8.75 in. / 372 pgs / 540 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013
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Architecture in India
Text by Rahul Mehrotra. Pluralism, fusion and hybridity are the dominant traits of cultural change in twenty-first-century India. The resultant architecture reflects this fabric of one of the world’s largest and most populous nation states. Architect, educator and author >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775732451
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 312 pgs / 570 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011
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Architecture in the Netherlands: Yearbook 2015/16
Edited by Tom Avermaete, Kirsten Hannema, Hans van der Heijden, Edwin Oostmeijer. Architecture in the Netherlands is an invaluable survey of the most noteworthy and critical developments in Dutch architecture over the past year. Thirty projects are described in detail, along with an overview of the most >>more

NAi010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462082786
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 184 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Back in the USSR: Soviet Roadside Architecture
Photographs by Peter Ortner. Bus stops are normally mundane structures, standardized and replaceable and therefore scarcely paid any attention. Out on the country roads of the former Soviet Union states, however, lies a treasure trove of unexpected waiting zones >>more

ISBN 9783868594133
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Hbk, 8.5 x 6.75 in. / 112 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Beijing Danwei
Edited by Michele Bonino, Filippo de Pieri. A product of socialist city planning, the danwei were city districts in China that combined residential, work and social functions. This publication looks at the history of the danwei as well as future suggestions and >>more

ISBN 9783868593822
US $34.95 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 18 color / 102 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016
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Caribbean Modernist Architecture
Edited by Gustavo Luis Moré. Introduction by Barry Bergdoll. In February and March 2008, the International Program and the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, organized the Museum's first symposium on the modernist architecture of the Caribbean >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707759
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 11 x 11 in. / 200 pgs / 416 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2010
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Claudio Gobbi: Arménie Ville
Text by Martina Corgnati, Giacomo Daniele Fragapane, Sophie Jung, Filippo Maggia, Hripsimé Visser. Since 2007, Claudio Gobbi (born 1971) has been systematically documenting Armenian religious architecture from the Middle Ages to the present. Besides the photographer’s own photographs, the series, titled Arménie Ville, also comprises found images from >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741156
US $70.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 160 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016
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Czech Houses
This book represents a selection of 33 family homes designed and built in the Czech Republic after 1989. Photographic documentation of each unique dwelling is accompanied by scaled drawings and plans, offering exclusive insight into >>more

ISBN 9788074371400
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 152 pgs / 213 color / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016
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Discovering Downtown Cairo
Edited by Barbara Pampe, Vittoria Capresi. Text by Mercedes Volait, Galila El Kadi, Vittoria Capresi, Barbara Pampe, Ralph Bodenstein, Lucie Ryzova, Mohamed Elshahed, Omar Nagati. This scholarly guide presents a detailed survey of the plans and typologies of apartment buildings from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in downtown Cairo. It also maps the changes in use of these spaces over >>more

ISBN 9783868592962
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Flexi, 6.25 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 07/28/2015
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Dragon & Rose Garden
Text by Sus Van Elzen. In this book, Sus Van Elzen investigates the transformation of China from 1949 to 2008, with a particular focus on artists and architects. The makeover of Beijing in particular has been driven not only by >>more

Blue Kingfisher/Modern Chinese Art Foundation
ISBN 9789081450300
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 208 pgs / 5 color / 13 b&w / 13 duotone.
Pub Date: 05/31/2010
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Edited by Jochen Visscher. Photographs by Bodo Tuengler. Text by Alejandro G. Alonso. Havana in the 40s and 50s was a gambling haven, much like Las Vegas. Today this pre-revolutionary boom still characterizes the city, which is a blend of much-photographed, colorful, colonial buildings and a sprinkling of >>more

ISBN 9783939633365
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Hardback, 6.5 x 6.5 in. / 96 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008
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History Takes Place: Istanbul
Edited by Anna Hofmann, Ayse Öncü. History Takes Place: Istanbul brings together contributions by young academics from a variety of disciplines—history, cultural and social sciences, as well as geography, architecture and urban planning—that address contested histories and collective memories in the >>more

ISBN 9783868593686
US $28.00 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 208 pgs / 57 color / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016
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Hk Lab
Edited by Laurent Gutierrez, Valerie Portefaix and Ezio Manzini. Essays by Ackbar Abbas, Tak Chi Lee, Stewart Clegg, Laurent Gutierrez, Norman Jackson Ford, Judith Hollow, Doreen Heng Liu, Alice Ming Wai Jim, Valerie Portefaix and Laura Ruggeri. Foreword by Deyan Sudjic. If many architects and urban planners envisage Hong Kong as a potential exemplar for the creation of future urban models--not just in China but internationally--it is because its unique geographic, economic and cultural status make >>more

Map Book Publishers
ISBN 9789628604036
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 5 x 8.5 in. / 264 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002
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In Detail
Edited by Quim Larrea. The city of Barcelona has been known since the early twentieth century as the home of Art Nouveau. Now it has also become a center for contemporary international architecture. This follow-up to In Detail: Barcelona >>more

Ediciones Poligrafa
ISBN 9788434310902
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 160 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006
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In Detail: Barcelona Art Nouveau
Edited by Lluis Permanyer. Photographs by Melba Levick. London is famous for Big Ben, Paris for the Eiffel Tower and Rome for the Colosseum. Barcelona, on the other hand, is associated not with one or two buildings but with the blossoming of an >>more

Ediciones Poligrafa
ISBN 9788434310629
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 184 pgs / 136 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005
Awaiting stock
Little Global Cities: Skopje, Macedonia
Text by María Cecilia Barbetta, et al. Kerber's new series Little Global Cities offers special recommendations for art and culture in 12 multilingual and multicultural cities in Eastern Europe. This first edition discusses city highlights and undiscovered treasures in Skopje, Macedonia, presented >>more

ISBN 9783866786172
US $27.50 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 204 pgs / 95 color.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015
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Mavericks: Breaking the Mould of British Architecture
Text by Owen Hopkins. The history of architecture is a story of continual innovation, and at certain points within that story come architects whose visions completely defy convention. Mavericks focuses on 12 such figures from the history of British >>more

Royal Academy Publications
ISBN 9781910350393
US $19.95 CAN $23.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 / 127 pgs / Illustrated throughout
Pub Date: 05/03/2016
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Shanghai Urban Public Space
Edited by Anke Haarmann. Since 1992, when Deng Xiaoping famously declared Shanghai the “Head of the Dragon,” effectively making it China's economic motor, the city's housing developments have multiplied with breathtaking speed: entire districts have been demolished, residents relocated >>more

ISBN 9783868590265
US $29.80 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Slip, Pbk, 2 vols, 5.25 x 8.5 in. / 192 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010
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Sun Tropes
Edited by Aljoscha Weskott, Kesting Marietta, Leslie Witz, Jeanne van Eeden, Ivan Vladislavic, David Goldblatt, Kgebetli Moele, Shaheed Saleem, Gwen Gill. The South African answer to Las Vegas, Sun City is a luxury entertainment bubble filled with palatial hotels and casinos. This volume reconstructs Sun City as a mythic oasis of late capitalism and a wholly >>more

August Verlag
ISBN 9783941360044
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 7.25 in. / 292 pgs / 16 color / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2010
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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. Photographer Arwed Messmer and author Annett Gröschner embarked on a long-term project on the “early Berlin Wall,” based on historical photographs taken by East German border troops. In this two-volume edition, with 600 panoramas, they >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740951
US $150.00 CAN $195.00 TRADE
Hbk, 2 vols, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 1,328 pgs / 1,450 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016
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The Hague
Text by Maarten Schmitt. The Hague boasts work by numerous leading architects of the day, among them Koolhaas, Kollhoff and Moneo. A broad zone reaching from Central Station deep into the old town is the scene of major developments >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064506994
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.75 x 10.25 in. / 80 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013
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The Path of Modernism
Text by Gert Kähler. This architectural guide beats a path from Breslau to Dessau to conduct the reader on a tour of the World Cultural Heritage highlights of Bauhaus and German Modernist architecture, from the Centennial Hall and the >>more

ISBN 9783868590159
US $28.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 12 in. / 160 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2009
Awaiting stock
Up Up: Stories of Johannesburg’s Highrises
Edited by Nele Dechmann, Fabian Jaggi, Katrin Murbach, Nicola Ruffo. Photographs by Mpho Mokgadi. Up Up presents a selection of buildings in the inner city of Johannesburg, focusing on the tall modernist towers that stood out at the time they were constructed. Witnesses to profound shifts in the political >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740937
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10.75 in. / 334 pgs / 265 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016
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Architecture In Vorarlberg
Essay by Otto Kapfinger. Architects include: Carlo Baumschlager, Marianne Burkhalter, Dietmar Eberle, Ernst Giselbrecht, Roland Gnaiger, Hermann Kaufmann, Christian Lenz, Wolfgang Ritsch, Bruno Spagolla, Christian Sumi, Peter Zumthor. >>more

Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775711289
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 4.75 x 7 in. / 336 pgs / 420 duotone.
Pub Date: 09/02/2003
Out of print
Der Leipziger Platz
Edited by Tanja Schult and Jochen Visscher. Essay by Hans Wilderotter. Preface by Jochen Visscher. An architectural casualty of World War II and the division of Berlin into East and West, Leipziger Platz is finally resurfacing from the urban wilderness into a reconstructed state. The octagonal form that has historically >>more

ISBN 9783931321680
US $15.95 CAN $17.50 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 x 11 in. / 96 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 09/02/2002
Out of print
Josef Hoffmann: Architecture Guide
Edited by Peter Noever, Marek Pokorny. Text by Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel, Rainald Franz. This guidebook is the first comprehensive guide to architect and designer Josef Hoffmann's most important surviving and accessible public buildings in central Europe--including the building that now houses the Josef Hoffmann Museum, in Brtnice, Czechoslovakia. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775727334
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Pbk, 5 x 9.5 in. / 200 pgs / 100 color / 170 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011
Out of print


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