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The Museum of Modern Art, New York

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Paperback, 9.5 x 12 in. / 192 pgs / 220 color.

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Forthcoming

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Catalog: SPRING 2020 p. 48   

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ISBN 9781633451056 TRADE
List Price: $50.00 CDN $69.95

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New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, 02/22/20–05/25/20

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Preview our Spring 2020 catalog, featuring more than 500 new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture.

  

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Neri Oxman: Material Ecology

Edited with text by Paola Antonelli. Text by Anna Burckhardt, Hadas A. Steiner.

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The first survey on the interdisciplinary biodesign genius of Neri Oxman, pioneer of "material ecology

Throughout her 20-year career, Neri Oxman has invented not only new ideas for materials, buildings and construction processes, but also new frameworks for interdisciplinary—and interspecies—collaborations. She coined the term “material ecology” to describe her process of producing techniques and objects informed by the structural, systemic and aesthetic wisdom of nature, from the shells of crustaceans to the flow of human breathing.

Groundbreaking for its solid technological and scientific basis, its rigorous and daring experimentation, its visionary philosophy and its unquestionable attention to formal elegance, Oxman’s work operates at the intersection of biology, engineering, architecture and artistic design, material science and computer science.

This book—designed by Irma Boom and published to accompany a midcareer retrospective of Oxman’s work—highlights the interdisciplinary nature of the designer’s practice. It demonstrates how Oxman’s contributions allow us to question and redefine the idea of modernism—a concept in constant evolution—and of organic design. Some of the projects featured in the book and exhibition include the Silk Pavilion, which harnesses silkworms' ability to generate a 3-D cocoon out of a single thread silk in order to create architectural constructions; Aguahoja, a water-based fabrication platform that prints structures made out of different biopolymers; and Glass, an additive manufacturing technology for 3-D printing optically transparent glass structures at architectural dimensions.

Israeli American architect, designer and inventor Neri Oxman (born 1976) is professor of media arts and sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, among others.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Neri Oxman: Material Ecology.'

Neri Oxman: Material Ecology

STATUS: Forthcoming | 3/24/2020

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An Atlas of Recycled Landscapes

AN ATLAS OF RECYCLED LANDSCAPES

By Michela De Poli, Guido Incerti.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857210797
USD $45.00
| CAN $57.5

Pub Date: 10/21/2014
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Embodied Energy and Design: Making Architecture Between Metrics and Narratives

EMBODIED ENERGY AND DESIGN: MAKING ARCHITECTURE BETWEEN METRICS AND NARRATIVES

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785256
USD $39.00
| CAN $52.5

Pub Date: 1/23/2018
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Future Cities Laboratory

FUTURE CITIES LABORATORY

Edited by Stephen Cairns, Devisari Tunas and ETH Zürich / Singapore-ETH Centre. Design by Studio Joost Grootens.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785454
USD $30.00
| CAN $40

Pub Date: 1/23/2018
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Hundertwasser for Future

HUNDERTWASSER FOR FUTURE

Text by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Pierre Restany, Carolin Würfel.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775746984
USD $29.95
| CAN $41.95

Pub Date: 5/19/2020
Forthcoming


Mexican Architectures

MEXICAN ARCHITECTURES

ARQUINE

ISBN: 9786079489533
USD $35.00
| CAN $49 UK £ 30

Pub Date: 3/17/2020
Forthcoming


Vegetarian Architecture

VEGETARIAN ARCHITECTURE

Text by Andrea Bocco Guarneri.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783868595697
USD $38.00
| CAN $55

Pub Date: 3/17/2020
Forthcoming


The Botanical City

THE BOTANICAL CITY

Edited by Matthew Gandy, Sandra Jasper.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783868595192
USD $38.00
| CAN $55

Pub Date: 3/17/2020
Forthcoming


R. Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking

R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER: PATTERN-THINKING

By Daniel López-Pérez.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037786093
USD $40.00
| CAN $55

Pub Date: 12/10/2019
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Hortitecture

HORTITECTURE

Edited by Almut Grüntuch-Ernst.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783868595475
USD $40.00
| CAN $55

Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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On the Rock

ON THE ROCK

By Allyson Vieira.

SOBERSCOVE PRESS

ISBN: 9781940190228
USD $30.00
| CAN $45 UK £ 27

Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Benjamín Romano: Reforma Tower

BENJAMíN ROMANO: REFORMA TOWER

Text by Ali Malkawi, Felipe Leal, Francisco Serrano, Benjamín Romano.

ARQUINE

ISBN: 9786079489434
USD $50.00
| CAN $69.95 UK £ 45

Pub Date: 12/17/2019
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TALLER: Community Development Center Los Chocolates

TALLER: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTER LOS CHOCOLATES

Text by Juan Carlos Cano, Julio Castro.

ARQUINE

ISBN: 9786079489403
USD $30.00
| CAN $45 UK £ 27

Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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