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Neighborhood in Motion Edited by Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, Yeonhee Park. For the EcoMobility World Festival 2013, the 4,300 residents of the Haenggung-dong neighborhood in Suwon, South Korea, agreed to stop using their cars for a month, removing their vehicles from the quarter and living an >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592948
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Pbk, 9.5 x 8.25 in. / 96 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock

                                                                   

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

Aesthetics of Sustainable Architecture Edited by Sang Lee. Extending the debate on the aesthetic possibilities of sustainable architecture, this book offers contributions from architects and scholars working in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. With contributions by Nezar Al Sayyad, Gabriel >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064507526
US $45.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Architecture of Consequence Text by Ole Bouman, Anneke Abhelakh, Martine Zoeteman, Mieke Dings. Architecture of Consequence began life as the Dutch presentation at the São Paolo Architecture Biennale in 2009. “Shape our country!” was the call that the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAi) made to its public over a >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627263
US $35.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 168 pgs / 128 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/In stock
Arium: Weather & Architecture Edited by Neeraj Bhatia, Jürgen Mayer H. Text by George Baird, Chad Dembski, Robert Levit, Henry Urbach, Mason White, Rodolphe el-Khoury. Contributions by Eric Bury. Today, economic and ecological forces have finally collided and forced humankind to reassess its relationship to each. For architecture, this means facing its nemesis: the weather, with its attendant forces of instability and unpredictability. The >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775725408
US $55.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 320 pgs / 37 color / 170 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/In stock
Beyond Shelter Edited by Marie J. Aquilino. Text by Sheikh Ahsan Ahmed, Zahid Amin, Marie J. Aquilino, Jennifer E. Duyne Barestein, Alfredo Brillembourg, Guillaume Chantry, Patrick Coulombel, Robin Cross, Teddy Cruz, James Dart, Rajedra and Rupal Desai, Sandra D'Urzo, Guy Fimmers, Andrea Fitrianto, Francesca Galeazzi, Deborah Gans, Mehran Gharaati, Victoria L. Harris, Rohit Jigyasu, Jenny Kivett, Hubert Klumpner, Arlene Lusterio, Andrea Nield, John Norton, Kimon Onuma, Sergio Palleroni, Raul Pantaleo, Dan Rockhill, Brittany Smith, Maggie Stephenson, Anita Van Breda, Thiruppugazh Venkatachalam, Naomi Handa Williams. Across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the United States, groundbreaking work is being done by small teams of outstanding professionals who are helping communities to recover from disaster and rebuild, bridging the gap that separates >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202479
US $35.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 8 in. / 304 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011 Active/In stock
Bio Design Edited and text by William Myers. Foreword by Paola Antonelli. For centuries, designers and artists have looked to nature for inspiration and materials, but only recently have they developed the ability to alter and incorporate living organisms or tissues into their work. This startling development, >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870708442
US $50.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10 in. / 288 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
Bio Design Edited with text by William Myers. Foreword by Paola Antonelli. First published in 2012 to wide acclaim for its timely focus on the nascent movement of designing with living organisms, Bio Design is now available in paperback as an inspiring resource for designers, architects, engineers >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870709524
US $29.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10 in. / 288 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Active/In stock
Comeback Cities Text by Nienke van Boom, Hans Mommaas. For centuries, certain cities in Europe were dominated by the textile industry—until the industry relocated to lower-wage countries, leaving these formerly prosperous cities languishing, their abandoned factories sitting unpurposed and untenanted. Com >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627072
US $55.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Flexi, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 256 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/In stock
Design Like You Give A Damn: Architectural Responses To Humanitarian Crises Edited by Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr. The greatest humanitarian challenge we face today is that of providing shelter. Currently, one in seven people lives in a slum or refugee camp, and more than 3,000,000,000 people--nearly half the world's population--do not have >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781933045252
US $35.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 8 in. / 336 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 01/15/2006 Active/In stock
Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People By Emily Pilloton. Foreword by Allan Chochinov. In January of 2008, with a thousand dollars, a laptop and an outsized conviction that design can change the world, rising San Francisco-based product designer and activist Emily Pilloton launched Project H Design, a radical >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781933045955
US $34.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 8 in. / 304 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 Active/In stock
Design and the Elastic Mind Edited by Paola Antonelli. Text by Paola Antonelli, Hugh Aldersey-Williams, Peter Hall, Ted Sargent. Over the past few decades, we have experienced dramatic changes in some of the most established dimensions of human life: time, space, matter and individuality. Today our minds must be able to synthesize such transformations, >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707322
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Paperback 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Active/Not available
Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn, 2nd Revised Edition Preface by Fritz Haeg. Text by Will Allen, Diana Balmori, Rosalind Creasy, Fritz Haeg, Michael Pollan, Eric W. Sanderson, Lesley Stern, et al. Since the first edition of Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn was published in 2008, interest in edible gardening has exploded across the United States and abroad. Even First Lady Michelle Obama is doing >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202127
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Pbk, 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 176 pgs / 86 color / 85 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/Awaiting stock
Energizing Architecture Edited by Claudia Lühling. The harnessing of solar energy via photovoltaic (i.e. solar electrical) technology has become one of the world's highest priorities, as dwindling oil resources compel nations all over the world to reconsider their energy policies. Soon, >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783939633716
US $48.00 CAN $48.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 192 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2009 Active/In stock
Energy Atlas Global climate change calls for swift, decisive measures, particularly from the world's metropolises. But how can cities ensure that urgently needed strategies are enacted, forging a path to a post-fossil fuel, post-atomic energy era? Using >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868590746
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Pbk, 9.5 x 10.25 in. / 224 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Active/In stock
Energy and Sun Edited by Ludger Eltrop, Thomas Telsnig, Ulrich Fahl. Energy and Sun takes a close look at the current possibilities of solar energy, which is safe, sustainable and low in carbon emissions, and particularly viable for urban regions in the Southern hemisphere. The essays >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592733
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 248 pgs / 248 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Active/In stock
Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism Edited by Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford. Foreword by Thomas Fisher. Texts 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
US $34.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 120 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 Active/Awaiting stock
Farming the City Edited by Francesca Miazzo, Mark Minkjan. The Farming the City project began in November 2010 as an initiative of the Amsterdam-based organization CITIES, bringing city dwellers and urban farmers together to explore inspirational ways of producing, storing, cooking, preserving, distributing and >>more
Valiz/Trancity
ISBN 9789078088639
US $32.50 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Active/In stock
Food for the City Text by Peter de Rooden, Adam Grubb, Han Wiskerke, Lola Sheppard, Mason White, Gaynor Paradza, et al. By the year 2050 there will be nine billion people living on Earth. Seventy-five percent of them will be living in cities. If the world population continues to grow at this rate, it will take >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628543
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Active/In stock
Green Islands in the City Edited by Kamel Louafi. In this publication, 25 landscape architects based in Germany outline their ideal vision of an urban garden. The book shows the wide variety of possible interventions of landscape architecture presented through sketches and texts. >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592634
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 220 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 Active/In stock
Hong Kong Fantasies Text by Winy Maas, et al. With this ambitious volume, The Why Factory throws down the gauntlet to the city of Hong Kong. A theoretical and visual expedition into Hong Kong's future, Hong Kong Fantasies plots out alternative paths, new visions >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627645
US $35.00 CAN $35.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 176 pgs / 202 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 Active/In stock
Islands of Promise Text by Philippe Vallette, Christine Causse. Photographs by Alexis Rosenfeld. Full of sumptuous color photographs, this fascinating volume takes a broad overview of islands as geological and cultural entities, approaching them from every angle: as isolate ecologies, as mini-states, as outposts, as land with a >>more
Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330010089
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Hbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 251 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/In stock
Landscape and Energy By Dirk Sijmons. Edited by Jasper Hugtenburg, Anton van Hoorn, Fred Feddes. Landscape and Energy discusses and pictures the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy--easily one of the greatest challenges of the twenty-first century. While explaining the driving forces behind the exponential growth of our energy >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081130
US $100.00 CAN $100.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 430 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
Less is Future A massive reduction in population and collosal overhaul of economic structure have presented enormous challenges for the people of east Germany over the past 20 years. As part of the International Building Exhibition Urban Redevelopment >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868591019
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Flexi, 5 x 10 in. / 876 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 Active/In stock
On the Water: Palisade Bay By Guy Nordenson, Catherine Seavitt, Adam Yarinsky. On the Water: Palisade Bay is the collaborative initiative of a group of engineers, architects, landscape architects, planners and students to imagine a "soft infrastructure" for the New York/New Jersey Upper Bay by developing interconnected >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707858
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Hbk, 8.75 x 8.75 in. / 320 pgs / 434 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Active/Not available
Rising Currents Edited by Barry Bergdoll. Foreword by Judith Rodin. Text by Barry Bergdoll, Michael Oppenheimer, Guy Nordenson. In the fall of 2009, The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 selected five interdisciplinary teams of architects, engineers and landscape designers to propose solutions to the effects of climate change on New York's >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870708077
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 112 pgs / 106 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Safe Agua Edited by Mariana Amatullo, Liliana Becerra, Dan Gottlieb, Penny Herscovitch, Elisa Ruffino. Preface by Lorne M. Buchman. Introductions by Mariana Amatullo, David Mocarski. Text by Peter H. Gleick, Patrice Martin, Adlai Wertman. Safe Agua addresses a basic necessity easily taken for granted by those of us who have it at our fingertips, at the turn of a tap. In developing countries and impoverished communities around the world, >>more
Designmatters at Art Center College of Design
ISBN 9780961870546
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 164 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Sustainable Design II Edited by Marie-Hélène Contal-Chavannes, Jana Revedin. In 2007, the architect and scholar Jana Revedin created the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture in collaboration with Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, to recognize architects leading the field in environmentally friendly design and >>more
Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330000851
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Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 184 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2012 Active/In stock
Sustainism Is the New Modernism By Michiel Schwarz, Joost Elffers. Michiel Schwarz and Joost Elffers' Sustainism Is the New Modernism declares the dawn of a new cultural era, as we transition from modernity to sustainity--towards a world that is more connected, more localist, more digital >>more
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN 9781935202226
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Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2010 Active/In stock
T. R. Hamzah & Yeang: Green Buildings, Tropical Gardens Text by Farah Azizan, Lucy Bullivant, Iris Lenz et al. Green design is more than just architecture: it is a philosophy that must also involve consequential thought and education for the future. This publication presents two landscape architects and activists from Malaysia, Ken Yeang and >>more
Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803007568
US $38.00 CAN $38.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.25 x 9.75 in. / 144 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 Active/In stock
Testify! The Consequences of Architecture Edited by Lukas Feireiss. Introduction by Ole Bouman. A skateboarding school in Kabul; a children’s community center in southwest Chicago; project row houses in Houston; an open-air library in Salbke-Magdeburg, Germany; colorful murals in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro: what difference do >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628239
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Pbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 240 pgs / 264 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Active/In stock
Textile Tectonics By Lars Spuybroek. Until recently, thanks to the unforgiving geometric rigors of modernism, biomorphism in design and architecture was seen a purely decorative feature--as in Art Nouveau, for example. Textile Techtonics turns this idea on its head, offering >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628024
US $37.50 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 10.25 in. / 224 pgs / 25 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
The Politics of the Impure Edited by Joke Brouwer, Arjun Appadurai, Bruce Sterling, Gunnar Heinsohn, Lynn Margulis, Raj Patel. Piet Mondrian once wrote that "Life is basically simple. It may grow more and more complex, but it need not lose this simplicity. Complexity needs to be perfected, simplicity is man's perfect state." This statement >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627485
US $35.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 356 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Active/In stock
The Skin of the Rainforest Foreword by Fernándo Ortega Bernés, Nuria Sanz, Carlos Vidal Angles. Text by Gerardo Ceballos, Heliot Zarza, Juan M. Labougle, et al. Ranked as one of the world’s most important ecosystems, the Campeche rainforest covers more than seven million acres of southeast Mexico and Belize, and contains more than 2,000 plants species and 350 species of bird. >>more
Turner
ISBN 9788415427933
US $60.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 13 in. / 272 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
Visionary Cities Edited and with text by Winy Maas and The Why Factory. Recognizing that our civic responsibilities towards our environments have drastically increased, Visionary Cities ambitiously sets the agenda for the city of the future. Amid crippling bureaucracies and economic crises, present-day thinking on cit >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627256
US $25.00 CAN $25.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/In stock
Waterfront Visions Edited by Huib Haye van der Werf, Kate Orff, Merijn Oudenampsen, Klaske Havik. In 2009, the NAi-Ymere biennial celebrated the explorer Henry Hudson, whose pioneering travels laid the foundation for the development of New York City. In the vein of the Fort Amsterdam military post he built on >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627300
US $40.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 128 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 08/30/2010 Active/In stock

       

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

Green Dream Text by Winy Maas, John Thackara. Green Dream investigates what "green" means in practical terms for design, architecture and urbanism. Led by The Why Factory, the global urbanist thinktank headed by Winy Maas, experts in the field debate what is currently >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627416
US $45.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 408 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Out of print/Not available
Solar Design: Photovoltaics for Old Buildings, Urban Space, Landscapes Edited by Ingrid Hermannsdörfer and Christine Rüb. The future belongs to the sun. The use of solar energy in new construction has been growing rapidly, and in response to that success, interest in retrofitting the technology to older buildings is increasing. Solar >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783936314496
US $25.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 8 in. / 144 pgs / 150 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Out of print/Not available
Sorry, Out of Gas Edited by Giovanna Borasi, Mirko Zardini. Texts by Adam Bobbette, Daria Der Kaloustian, Pierre-Édouard Latouche, Caroline Maniaque. The year 1973 marks one of the most important turning points in the history of the twentieth century. Prior to that year, the world had become accustomed to a plentiful supply of inexpensive fossil fuels--especially >>more
Edizioni Corraini/Canadian Centre for Architecture
ISBN 9788875701437
US $49.95 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Paperback, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 236 pages / 150 color / 78 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/01/2008 Out of print/Not available
Water Sensitive Urban Design Text by Jacqueline Hoyer, Wolfgang Dickhaut, Lukas Kronawitter, Björn Weber. In recent years, decentralized stormwater management has come to the forefront of debates on sustainable urban design. Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) aims to harmonize the urban built environment and urban water systems. >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868591064
US $35.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 9.25 in. / 144 pgs / 112 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011 Out of print/Not available


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