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Architecture: Course Titles

A Country of Cities By Vishaan Chakrabarti. Foreword by Norman Foster. Illustrations by SHoP Architects. In A Country of Cities, author Vishaan Chakrabarti argues that well-designed cities are the key to solving America's great national challenges: environmental degradation, unsustainable consumption, economic stagnation, rising public health costs and decreased social mobility. >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202172
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 252 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 05/30/2013 In stock
Designing Peace Edited with text by Cynthia E. Smith. Preface by Darren Walker. Foreword by Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar. Poem by John Paul Lederach.

How might we collectively put our creative forces together to envision a future we want to live in and take action to create it now? Designing Peace is an intersectional snapshot of the actions—culturally diverse >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9781942303329
US $45.00 CAN $61.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2022 In stock

Essays on Jane Jacobs Edited with preface and text by Jesper Meijling, Tigran Haas. Text by Peter L. Laurence, Ebba Högström, Catharina Thörn, Per Svensson, Jill L. Grant, Saskia Sassen, Ola Andersson, Peter Elmlund, Vania Ceccato, Michael W. Mehaffy, Eva Minoura, Blake Harris.

Author of the hugely influential Death and Life of Great American Cities, the urbanist writer and activist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) never received a college degree nor any formal training in urban planning, but her eight >>more
Bokförlaget Stolpe
ISBN 9789198523690
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 300 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2020 In stock

Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism Edited by Bryan Bell, Katie Wakeford. Foreword by Thomas Fisher. Text 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
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 120 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 In stock
In Search of African American Space Edited with text by Jeffrey Hogrefe, Scott Ruff, Carrie Eastman, Ashley Simone. Foreword by Tina M. Campt. Text by Sara Caples, Radiclani Clytus, Yolande Daniels, Ann Holder, Everardo Jefferson, Walis Johnson, Elizabeth Kennedy, Rodney Leon, Marisa Williamson.

Richly illustrated with vintage adverts, maps, posters and architectural plans, and organized thematically, this anthology, edited by Jeffrey Hogrefe and Scott Ruff at the Pratt Institute in New York, is divided into three sections. The >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786338
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 148 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2020 In stock

Lessons for Students in Architecture By Herman Hertzberger. Lessons for Students in Architecture, written by Dutch architect and educator Herman Hertzberger (born 1932), was first published in 1991 as an elaborated version of lectures Hertzberger had given since 1973 at Delft University of >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462083196
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.50 in. / 272 pgs / 763 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 In stock
On the Necessity of Gardening Edited with text by Laurie Cluitmans. Text by Marieke Barnas, Liesbeth Helmus, Erik de Jong, René de Kam, Alhena Katsof, Jamaica Kincaid, Catriona Sandilands, Patricia de Vries, et al.

Organized as an inventive abecedarium, On the Necessity of Gardening tells the story of the garden as a rich source of inspiration.
Over the centuries, artists, writers, poets and thinkers from Capability Brown to Derek Jarman >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789493246003
US $35.00 CAN $47.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 240 pgs / 50 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/23/2021 Out of stock

Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth By R. Buckminster Fuller.

Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983) was an architect, engineer, geometrician, cartographer, philosopher, futurist, inventor of the famous geodesic dome, and one of the most brilliant thinkers of his time. For more than five decades, he set forth >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781265
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 152 pgs / 7 images.
Pub Date: 07/15/2008 In stock

Our World to Change! Edited by Ruedi Baur.

To explain the desperate state of our world, its functioning and malfunctioning, is the ambitious goal of this book by Ruedi and Vera Baur. To achieve this goal they have joined forces with the globalization- >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785294
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Pbk, 4.75 x 6.25 in. / 256 pgs / 260 images.
Pub Date: 02/25/2017 In stock

R. Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking By Daniel López-Pérez.

A Los Angeles Times 2021 holiday gift guide pick

The work of R. Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983) is among the most extraordinary and inventive in 20th-century design and architecture, not least for its incorporation of a range >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786093
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 400 pgs / 150 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/10/2019 In stock

Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America Edited with text by Sean Anderson and Mabel O. Wilson. Preface by Robin D. G. Kelley. Text by Emanuel Admassu, Germane Barnes, Adrienne Brown, Sekou Cooke, Milton S. F. Curry, J. Yolande Daniels, Charles L. Davis II, Felecia Davis, Arièle Dionne-Krosnick, Aruna D’Souza, Ifeoma Ebo, Tonya M. Foster, Mario Gooden, Dianne Harris, Walter J. Hood, Olalekan Jeyifous, V. Mitch McEwen, Justin Garrett Moore, David Naguib Pellow, Jennifer Newsom, Audrey Petty, Christina Sharpe, Carla Shedd, Roberta Washington, Michelle Joan Wilkinson, Amanda Williams. Photographic portfolio by David Hartt.

A New York Times critics' pick | Best Art Books 2021

Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America is an urgent call for architects to accept the challenge of reconceiving and reconstructing our built environment rather than >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451148
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 185 color.
Pub Date: 03/02/2021 In stock

Robert Venturi: Complexity And Contradiction In Architecture Foreword by Arthur Drexler. Introduction by Vincent Scully. First published in 1966, and since translated into 16 languages, this remarkable book has become an essential document of architectural literature. A "gentle manifesto for a nonstraightforward architecture," Venturi’s Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture expresses >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870702822
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Paperback, 11 x 8.5 in. / 136 pgs / 35 reproductions.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 In stock
Sun Seekers By Lyra Kilston. Edited by Ananda Pellerin.

Since the mid-19th century, the idea of California has lured many waves of migrants. Here, writer and editor Lyra Kilston explores a less examined attraction: the region’s promise of better health. From ailing families seeking >>more
Atelier Éditions
ISBN 9780997593587
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Pbk, 7 x 9.25 in. / 192 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 Out of stock

Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies Edited with text by by Danielle Aubert, Lana Cavar, Natasha Chandani.

Lafayette Park, a middle-class residential area in downtown Detroit, is home to the largest collection of buildings designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in the world. Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, it remained one >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781942884408
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

The Architecture of Health By Michael P. Murphy Jr. with Jeffrey Mansfield and MASS Design Group. Preface by Daniel A. Barber.

Reading architecture through the history of hospitals offers a tool for unlocking the elemental principles of architecture and the intractable laws of human and social conditions that architecture serves in each of our lives. This >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9781942303312
US $45.00 CAN $58.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 225 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2021 In stock

The Future of Transportation Edited by Henry Grabar. Text by Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, Darren Andersen, Laura Bliss, Alison Griswold, Nick Van Mead, Christopher Schaberg. Illustrations by Olalekan Jeyifous.

With the promise of delivery drones, personal helicopters, and groceries delivered right to your refrigerator, one might think we are living in the best of transportation times. Most city commuters would be quick to tell >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781942884453
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 124 pgs / 7 color.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In stock

Walter Gropius: Bauhaus Buildings Dessau Edited by Walter Gropius, László Moholy-Nagy.

German architect Walter Gropius (1883–1969) founded the Staatliches Bauhaus art school in 1919 with the goal of combining form and functionality in an innovative approach to modernist design. Though short-lived, the institution’s contributions to modernist >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786659
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Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / 203 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 In stock

Your Private Sky: R. Buckminster Fuller Edited by Joachim Krausse, Claude Lichtenstein.

In light of the reawakening interest in R. Buckminster Fuller’s works and thoughts, and of their growing importance for our technological world, it is time for a reedition of this comprehensive and legendary publication from >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785249
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 528 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 07/30/2017 In stock

nai010 Institute of Network Cultures

DELUSIVE SPACES
Text by Eric Kluitenberg.
NAI010 PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9789056626174 | US $32.50
Pub Date: 4/1/2008
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ORGANIZED NETWORKS: MEDIA THEORY, COLLECTIVE LABOUR, NEW INSTITUTIONS
By Ned Rossiter.
NAI010 PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9789056625269 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 3/1/2007
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nai010 The Why Factory

(W)EGO: TAILOR-MADE HOUSING
Text by Winy Maas, Adrien Ravon, Javier Arpa, Felix Madrazo.
NAI010 PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9789462085305 | US $44.95
Pub Date: 9/27/2022
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WE WANT WORLD WONDERS
Edited by Winy Maas.
NAI010 PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9789462081772 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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BARBA
Text by Winy Maas, Ulf Hackauf, Adrien Ravon, Patrick Healy.
NAI010 PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9789462082533 | US $45.00
Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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GREEN DREAM
Text by Winy Maas, Pirjo Haikola, Ulf Hackauf, John Thackara.
NAI010 PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9789056628628 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 8/31/2014
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CITY SHOCK
Text by Winy Maas, Felix Madrazo.
NAI010 PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9789462080072 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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ABSOLUTE LEISURE
Text by Winy Maas, Alexander Sverdlov, Felix Madrazo, The Why Factory.
NAI010 PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9789056627669 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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HONG KONG FANTASIES
Text by Winy Maas, et al.
NAI010 PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9789056627645 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 3/31/2012
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