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Atmosphere Anatomies By Silvia Benedito. Photography by Iwan Baan.

Atmosphere Anatomies illustrates the relationship between landscape architecture and urbanism with atmosphere as a design medium for sensory and physiological welfare. The essays examine the design techniques and contexts of projects in which atmosphere is >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786123
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 360 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 01/05/2021 In stock

Blind Maps and Blue Dots By Joost Grootens.

Mapmaking has been an essential part of human development since ancient times: through the art of cartography, people have been able to record geographical explorations and communicate spatial information in relation to themselves and the >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786581
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Pbk, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 192 pgs / 47 color.
Pub Date: 06/08/2021 In stock

Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life Edited by Justin McGuirk. Foreword by Tim Marlow. Text by Glenn Adamson, Jacques Barsac, Tim Benton, Sébastien Cherruet, Jane Hall, Penny Sparke.

From the onset of her career, Charlotte Perriand was a maverick who believed in good design as a force for the betterment of society. Many young designers would be devastated by a rejection from Le >>more
The Design Museum
ISBN 9781872005522
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Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 304 pgs / 180 color / 120 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 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
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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

Hidden Patterns: Visualizing Networks at Barabasi Lab Text by Peter Weibel, Albert-László Barabási, Mónica Bello, Julia Fabényi, Kathleen Forde, József Készman, Isabel Meirelles, Carlo Ratti, Matthew Ritchie, András Szántó.

The Center for Complex Network Research (CCNR) at Northeastern University, Boston, directed by Professor Albert-László Barabási (bestselling author of The Formula, Linked and Network Science), has a simple objective: think networks. The center's research focuses >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775748629
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Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 01/19/2021 In stock

How Many Female Type Designers Do You Know? Edited with text by Yulia Popova. Interviews with Gayaneh Bagdasaryan, Veronika Burian, Maria Doreuli, Louise Fili, Martina Flor, Loraine Furter, Jenna Gesse, Golnar Kat Rahmani, Indra Kupferschmid, Briar Levit, Zuzana Licko, Ana Regidor, Fiona Ross, Carol Wahler.

This important new book surveys the past and present of women working in typography. The first section looks at the statistics, data and an overview of the field apropos of gender, supplemented with biographies of >>more
Onomatopee Projects
ISBN 9789493148321
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Hbk, 4.5 x 8 in. / 320 pgs / 95 color / 78 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/12/2021 Out of 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

Invitation: Archive as Event Edited by Annette Jael Lehmann, Rudolf Fischer, Anna-Lena Werner, Marcelo Rezende, Helene Romakin.

The Archiv der Avantgarden in Dresden contains approximately 1.5 million items of ephemera from the 20th-century avant-gardes. Much of this material involves internal communications from within the art world, such as invitations to events and >>more
Spector Books
ISBN 9783959054041
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 01/21/2025 Awaiting stock

Lina Bo Bardi: 100 Text by Renato Anelli, Vera Simone Bader, Gabriela Cianciolo Cosenfino, Sabine von Fischer, Steffen Lehmann, Andres Lepik, Zeuler Lima, Olivia de Oliveira, Catherine Veikos, Guilherme Wisnik. The Italian-Brazilian architect and designer Lina Bo Bardi (1914–92) forged a unique path with her bold, modern designs. Spanning architecture, stage design, fashion and furniture, her work drew inspiration from the International Style, which she >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738538
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Hbk, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 368 pgs / 50 color / 300 bw.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 In stock
Neri Oxman: Material Ecology Edited with text by Paola Antonelli. Text by Anna Burckhardt, Hadas A. Steiner.

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 >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451056
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Pbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 192 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Out of stock

New Grammar of Ornament By Thomas Weil. Text by Heinz Schütz, Manuel Will.

Ornaments are omnipresent: they can be found on buildings, fabrics, jewelry, tiles, ceramics and wallpaper. Scorned at the outset of the modern age, ornament has long since returned to architecture and influences design drafts as >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786536
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 336 pgs / 386 color.
Pub Date: 12/28/2021 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
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Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 240 pgs / 50 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/23/2021 Out of 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

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, Aričle 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 Out of 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
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
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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

The Project of Independence: Architectures of Decolonization in South Asia, 1947–1985 Edited by Martino Stierli, Anoma Pieris, Sean Anderson. Text by Sean Anderson, Kazi Khaleed Ashraf, Nonica Datta, Prajna Desai, Da Hyung Jeong, Farhan Karim, Evangelos Kotsioris, Saloni Mathur, Rahul Mehrotra, Anoma Pieris, Mrnalini Rajagopalan, Peter Scriver, Devika Singh, Amit Srivastava, Martino Stierli. Photography by Randhir Singh.

South Asia holds a unique place among the many regions of the world where modern architecture was understood as both a tool for social progress and a global lingua franca in the second half of >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451247
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Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 232 pgs / 124 color / 116 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2022 In stock

Uncrating the Japanese House Edited with text by Yuka Yokoyama, William Whitaker. Text by Elizabeth Felicella, Ken Tadashi Oshima. Photography by Elizabeth Felicella.

In 1953, Japanese architect Junzo Yoshimura designed a now-classic Japanese house and garden that he called Shofuso. It was built in Nagoya, Japan, and shipped to New York in 1954, where it was exhibited at >>more
August Editions/Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia
ISBN 9781947359093
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 80 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/22/2022 In stock

Women in Architecture Edited by Ursula Schwitalla. Foreword by Odile Decq. Text by Dirk Boll, Sol Camacho, Beatriz Colomina, Patrik Schumacher, Ursula Schwitalla, Ernst Seidl.

Despite the number of women who have shaped the discipline, female architects still frequently struggle to receive the recognition their work deserves. This volume serves as a manifesto for the great achievements of contemporary female >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775748575
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Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 216 pgs / 330 color.
Pub Date: 04/13/2021 In stock