URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

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The Design Museum

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Hardcover, 5 x 7 in. / 160 pgs / 75 color / 40 bw.

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Imagine Moscow

Architecture Propaganda Revolution

Edited with introduction by Eszter Steierhoffer. Text by Richard Anderson, Jean-Louis Cohen, Deyan Sudjic.

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The Soviet city that was never built: six visions of Moscow from the great architects of modernist Russia

After the October Revolution of 1917, Lenin moved the Russian capital from the imperial, westward-looking city of St. Petersburg back to Moscow, the traditional heart of Russia. Moscow was to be the ideal Soviet city, its factories, theaters, communal housing and government buildings representing the strength and potential of a new revolutionary society.
Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution explores Moscow as it was envisioned by a bold generation of architects in the 1920s and early 1930s. Featuring rarely seen material, this book portrays a vision of the Soviet capital that was never realized but which still haunts the city today.
Imagine Moscow focuses on six unbuilt architectural landmarks, each telling its own story about the city: Ivan Leonidov’s Lenin Institute (1927), El Lissitzky’s “Cloud Iron” (1924), Nikolai Ladovsky’s Communal House (1919), Nikolai Sokolov’s Health Factory (1927), the Vesnin brothers’ Narkomtiazhprom (1934) and Boris Iofan’s Palace of the Soviets (1932). Each of these projects introduces a theme relevant to life and ideology in the Soviet Union: collectivization, urban planning, aviation, communication, industrialization, communal living and recreation.
Large-scale architectural plans, models and drawings are placed alongside propaganda posters, textiles and porcelain, contextualizing the transformation of Moscow as a city reborn. Edited by curator Eszter Steierhoffer, this book includes essays by writer Deyan Sudjic and architecture historians Richard Anderson and Jean-Louis Cohen.


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Other Space Odysseys

OTHER SPACE ODYSSEYS

By Giovanna Borasi, Mirko Zardini.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781937
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Pub Date: 5/1/2010
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Experimental Preservation

EXPERIMENTAL PRESERVATION

Edited by Jorge Otero-Pailos.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784921
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Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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SQM

SQM

Edited by Joseph Grima, Andrea Bagnato, Tamar Shafrir.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784532
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 2/10/2015
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Tabula Plena

TABULA PLENA

Edited by Bryony Roberts.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784914
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Pub Date: 7/25/2016
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Architectural Papers V

ARCHITECTURAL PAPERS V

By Josep Lluis Mateo.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782309
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Pub Date: 3/1/2011
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L.A. [Ten]: Interviews on Los Angeles Architecture, 1970s-1990s

L.A. [TEN]: INTERVIEWS ON LOS ANGELES ARCHITECTURE, 1970S-1990S

Edited by Stephen Phillips.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784099
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Pub Date: 11/25/2013
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Speculations Transformations

SPECULATIONS TRANSFORMATIONS

By Matthias Böttger.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784785
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Pub Date: 6/30/2016
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Cold War Confrontations

COLD WAR CONFRONTATIONS

By Jack Masey, Conway Lloyd Morgan.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781234
USD $26.00
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Pub Date: 1/31/2008
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Architecture and Plurality

ARCHITECTURE AND PLURALITY

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785232
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Pub Date: 12/29/2016
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The Form of Form

THE FORM OF FORM

By André Tavares.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785041
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Pub Date: 1/25/2017
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The Building

THE BUILDING

Edited by José Aragüez.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784983
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Pub Date: 12/14/2016
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Climates

CLIMATES

Edited by James Graham.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784945
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Pub Date: 7/25/2016
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