ARCHITECTURE MONOGRAPHS

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Lars Müller Publishers

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 496 pgs / 730 color / 3 bw.

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Louis Kahn: The Importance of a Drawing

Edited with text by Michael Merrill. Text by Michael Benedikt, Michael Cadwell, David Leatherbarrow, Louis Kahn, Nathaniel Kahn, Sue Ann Kahn, Michael J. Lewis, Robert McCarter, Marshall Meyers, Jane Murphy, Gina Pollara, Harriet Pattison, Colin Rowe, David Van Zanten, Richard Wesley, William Whitaker.

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An astounding treasury of drawings and plans from one of the 20th century’s greatest architects, offering unprecedented insight into his design process

“The importance of a drawing is immense, because it’s the architect’s language,” famed architect Louis Kahn, one of the most significant architects of the 20th century, told his masterclass in 1967. While much of his built work has been heavily studied, this publication chooses instead to focus on Kahn’s prolific arsenal of drawings and plans, some of which were never realized. The Importance of a Drawing provides an in-depth look into the subtleties of Kahn’s designs, featuring incisive analysis from architectural experts and over 600 high-quality reproductions of work by Kahn and his associates.

A testament to the architect’s meticulous craft, this volume is an essential addition to the library of established designers as well as students of architecture.

Louis Kahn (1901-74) was an Estonian-born American architect who worked in Philadelphia for the majority of his life. Inspired early in his career by European medievalism and later the ruins of much older civilizations, Kahn was notable for his ability to meld the modernist tendencies of his time with the classical poise of ancient monuments. Some of his major designs include the National Parliament House in Dhaka, Bangladesh and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. Some of Kahn’s unrealized projects, such as the Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island, have since been constructed posthumously. Kahn taught at Yale School of Architecture from 1947 to 1957 and then at the University of Pennsylvania until his death.


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Education Automation

EDUCATION AUTOMATION

By R. Buckminster Fuller, Jaime Snyder.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781999
USD $29.95
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Pub Date: 10/1/2009
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Palladio in Private

PALLADIO IN PRIVATE

By Guido Beltramini.

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ISBN: 9783037782996
USD $36.00
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Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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Steven Holl - Color Light Time

STEVEN HOLL - COLOR LIGHT TIME

Edited by Steven Holl.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782521
USD $40.00
| CAN $54

Pub Date: 5/25/2011
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The Light Pavilion by Lebbeus Woods and Christoph A. Kumpusch for the Liced Poro sity Block in Chengdu, China 2007-2012

THE LIGHT PAVILION BY LEBBEUS WOODS AND CHRISTOPH A. KUMPUSCH FOR THE LICED PORO SITY BLOCK IN CHENGDU, CHINA 2007-2012

Edited by Christoph A. Kumpusch.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783092
USD $15.00
| CAN $21.5

Pub Date: 3/25/2013
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Zaha Hadid Architects

ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS

Photographs by Hélène Binet.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783535
USD $55.00
| CAN $72.5

Pub Date: 12/13/2013
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Shanshui City

SHANSHUI CITY

By Ma Yansong.

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ISBN: 9783037784570
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 7/25/2015
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David Adjaye

DAVID ADJAYE

By David Adjaye. Edited by Mark McQuade. Contributions by Matthew Ritchie, Teresita Fernández, Jorge Pardo.

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ISBN: 9783037782828
USD $45.00
| CAN $60

Pub Date: 6/25/2012
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Nicholas Hawksmoor

NICHOLAS HAWKSMOOR

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.

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ISBN: 9783037783498
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 4/14/2015
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Urban Hopes

URBAN HOPES

Edited by Christoph A. Kumpusch.

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ISBN: 9783037783764
USD $49.95
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Pub Date: 2/28/2014
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What Anchors a House in Itself

WHAT ANCHORS A HOUSE IN ITSELF

By Andreas Fuhrimann.

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ISBN: 9783037782408
USD $60.00
| CAN $79

Pub Date: 10/1/2010
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Fuller Houses

FULLER HOUSES

By Federico Neder.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781418
USD $39.90
| CAN $50

Pub Date: 9/17/2008
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Kenzo Tange

KENZO TANGE

Edited by Seng Kuan.

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ISBN: 9783037783108
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Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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