Sustainability | Green Design



Connectedness: An Incomplete Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene
Edited by Marianne Krogh. Text by Greta Thunberg, Superflex, Dehlia Hannah, Bill McKibben, Timothy Morton, Kirsten Halsnæs, Minik Rosing, Diana Coole, Connie Hedegaard, Darren Sharpe, Alice Waters, Dehlia Hannah, Gaia Vince, Elke Krasny, Bruno Latour, Saskia Sassen, Peter Weibel, et al.

This timely book, in the form of an encyclopedia, considers the totality of issues surrounding the Anthropocene, that geologic era characterized by humanity's vast impact on the Earth.

Connectedness acknowledges the incomplete nature of its project >>more

Strandberg Publishing
ISBN 9788793604865
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 416 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2020 In stock

Digesting Metabolism
Edited with text by Casey Mack.

This impressive illustrated volume is the first to focus on the Metabolists’ built designs for housing, which they regarded as living organisms and not static monuments. Their housing encouraged individual and collective forces to collaborate >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746427
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 336 pgs / 257 color.
Pub Date: 01/05/2021 Awaiting stock

Text by Frederic Rossano.

This important book tells the multifaceted story of humankind’s relationship with flooding, a story that is permeated with a history of both worship and fear. Modern water engineering has turned plains and valleys into fully >>more

nai010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462085251
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 Awaiting stock

Edited by Dirk van den Heuvel, Janno Martens, Victor Muñoz Sanz.

This book highlights some of the historical sources of ecological approaches that are currently reshaping the architectural field, especially in the work of architects such as Aldo van Eyck, Alison and Peter Smithson, James Stirling >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462085565
US $60.00 CAN $84.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 12.5 in. / 176 pgs / 210 color.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 Awaiting stock

Mr. Bawa I Presume
Edited by Chiara Carpenter & Giovanna Silva. Text by Luca Galofaro, Giovanna Silva. Photographs by Giovanna Silva.

Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa (1919-2003) has long been one of Asian architecture’s most celebrated figures. In Mr Bawa I Presume, photographer Giovanna Silva documents Bawa's private houses, schools and hotels.


Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747141
US $46.00 CAN $64.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.75 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 08/11/2020 In stock

The Earth Is Architecture
Edited by TVK. Text by Pierre Alain Trévelo, Antoine Viger-Kohler, David Malaud, Océane Ragoucy, Mathieu Mercuriali, David Enon, Alexandre Bullier.

Since the dawn of humankind, our planet has been profoundly affected by the exponential increase in the world’s population. Having gone from being a flat disc to a sphere in the conception of our species, >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959053723
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 200 pgs / 10 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/16/2021 Awaiting stock



An Atlas of Recycled Landscapes
By Michela De Poli, Guido Incerti.

Through a comprehensive examination of a number of international architectural projects, this book offers a compelling new perspective on modern living and contemporary architecture. As populations grow, where and how we live is a major >>more

ISBN 9788857210797
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 8.5 in. / 270 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/21/2014 In stock

Architecture of Consequence
Text by Ole Bouman, Anneke Abhelakh, Martine Zoeteman, Mieke Dings. Architecture of Consequence began life as the Dutch presentation at the São Paolo Architecture Biennale in 2009. “Shape our country!” was the call that the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAi) made to its public over a >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627263
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 168 pgs / 128 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 In stock

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

LBR&Arquitectos, a firm founded in 1976 by Mexican architect Benjamín Romano, designs and builds architecture projects based on four defining principles: sustainability, structure, high technology and artistic integration. The firm is responsible for one of >>more

ISBN 9786079489434
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 12/17/2019 In stock

Bio Design: Nature + Science + Creativity
By William Myers. Foreword by Paola Antonelli.

Bio Design examines thrilling new ways in which biology is being applied outside the lab, showcasing some seventy projects that cover a range of fields—from architecture and industrial design to fashion and medicine. This revised >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450714
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10 in. / 304 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 07/24/2018 In stock

Charas: The Improbable Dome Builders
Introduction by Buckminster Fuller. Text by Syeus Mottel. Interview by Ben Estes.

In 1970 a meeting took place in an empty loft on the Lower East Side of Manhattan between R. Buckminster Fuller, the revolutionary architect and inventor of the geodesic dome, and six ex-gang members who >>more

Pioneer Works Press/The Song Cave
ISBN 9781945711053
US $27.00 CAN $37.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 Out of stock

Comeback Cities
Text by Nienke van Boom, Hans Mommaas. For centuries, certain cities in Europe were dominated by the textile industry—until the industry relocated to lower-wage countries, leaving these formerly prosperous cities languishing, their abandoned factories sitting unpurposed and untenanted. Comeback Cities presents the >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627072
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 FLAT40
Flexi, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 256 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 In stock

Edited by Pedro Gadanho. Text by Amale Andraos, T.J. Demos, et al.

Eco-Visionaries surveys contemporary positions in art and architecture addressing environmental problems beyond mainstream notions of sustainability. This comprehensive volume is a companion to the collaborative 2018 exhibition staged by four participating European museums. Each show >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775744539
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 224 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

Embodied Energy and Design: Making Architecture Between Metrics and Narratives
Edited by Columbia University GSAPP and David Benjamin. Contributions by Michelle Addington, Amale Andraos, Daniel A. Barber, Eben Bayer, David Benjamin, Blaine Brownell, Stephanie Carlisle, Andrew Dent, Anna Dyson, Dirk E. Hebel, Naomi Keena, Sheila Kennedy, Jonathan Massey, Forrest Meggers, Kiel Moe, Jorge Otero-Pailos, James Surowiecki, Mason White and Lindsey Wikstrom. Design by Integral Lars Müller.

Architecture accounts for one third of global carbon emissions, energy consumption and waste. Buildings are increasingly understood to impact broader ecologies. Yet embodied energy – the various forms of energy required to extract raw matter, >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785256
US $39.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 232 pgs / 217 color.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018 In stock

Energizing Architecture
Edited by Claudia Lühling. The harnessing of solar energy via photovoltaic (i.e. solar electrical) technology has become one of the world's highest priorities, as dwindling oil resources compel nations all over the world to reconsider their energy policies. Soon, >>more

ISBN 9783939633716
US $48.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 192 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2009 In stock

Energy Atlas
Global climate change calls for swift, decisive measures, particularly from the world's metropolises. But how can cities ensure that urgently needed strategies are enacted, forging a path to a post-fossil fuel, post-atomic energy era? Using >>more

ISBN 9783868590746
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Pbk, 9.5 x 10.25 in. / 224 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 In stock

Energy and Sun
Edited by Ludger Eltrop, Thomas Telsnig, Ulrich Fahl. Energy and Sun takes a close look at the current possibilities of solar energy, which is safe, sustainable and low in carbon emissions, and particularly viable for urban regions in the Southern hemisphere. The essays >>more

ISBN 9783868592733
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 248 pgs / 248 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 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
US $34.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 120 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 In stock

Farming the City
Edited by Francesca Miazzo, Mark Minkjan. The Farming the City project began in November 2010 as an initiative of the Amsterdam-based organization CITIES, bringing city dwellers and urban farmers together to explore inspirational ways of producing, storing, cooking, preserving, distributing and >>more

ISBN 9789078088639
US $32.50 CAN $42.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 In stock

Food for the City
Text by Peter de Rooden, Adam Grubb, Han Wiskerke, Lola Sheppard, Mason White, Gaynor Paradza, et al. By the year 2050 there will be nine billion people living on Earth. Seventy-five percent of them will be living in cities. If the world population continues to grow at this rate, it will take >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628543
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 In stock

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

Future Cities Laboratory reports on the same named research program and its mission to shape sustainable future cities through science, by design, in place. It offers a global perspective on cities from the vantage point >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785454
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 115 color.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018 In stock

Green Islands in the City
Edited by Kamel Louafi. In this publication, 25 landscape architects based in Germany outline their ideal vision of an urban garden. The book shows the wide variety of possible interventions of landscape architecture presented through sketches and texts. >>more

ISBN 9783868592634
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 220 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 In stock

Greenery in the City
Edited by Marcus Zepf. Greenery in the City examines ten case studies throughout Europe that offer innovative urban green spaces, from botanical gardens to public parks and roadside displays. This publication examines the social, economic, ecological and sociopolitical benefits >>more

ISBN 9783868593624
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 In stock

Hong Kong Fantasies
Text by Winy Maas, et al. With this ambitious volume, The Why Factory throws down the gauntlet to the city of Hong Kong. A theoretical and visual expedition into Hong Kong's future, Hong Kong Fantasies plots out alternative paths, new visions >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627645
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 176 pgs / 202 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 In stock

Edited by Almut Grüntuch-Ernst.

Plants and architecture: two seemingly opposite elements. How can we combine them to plan future cities that are closer to nature? What synergies can we explore? Hortitecture seeks to discover the creative and construction potentials >>more

ISBN 9783868595475
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Hundertwasser for Future
Text by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Pierre Restany, Carolin Würfel.

The wildly colorful buildings and paintings of the legendary Austrian artist and environmentalist Hundertwasser (1928–2000) are beloved across the world, and the subject of innumerable monographs. These works express a larger ethical vision that was >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746984
US $29.95 CAN $41.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 6.75 in. / 136 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 05/05/2020 In stock

Islands of Promise
Text by Philippe Vallette, Christine Causse. Photographs by Alexis Rosenfeld. Full of sumptuous color photographs, this fascinating volume takes a broad overview of islands as geological and cultural entities, approaching them from every angle: as isolate ecologies, as mini-states, as outposts, as land with a >>more

Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330010089
US $48.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 251 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 In stock

Landscape and Energy
By Dirk Sijmons. Edited by Jasper Hugtenburg, Anton van Hoorn, Fred Feddes. Landscape and Energy discusses and pictures the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy--easily one of the greatest challenges of the twenty-first century. While explaining the driving forces behind the exponential growth of our energy >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081130
US $100.00 CAN $132.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 430 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 In stock

Less is Future
A massive reduction in population and collosal overhaul of economic structure have presented enormous challenges for the people of east Germany over the past 20 years. As part of the International Building Exhibition Urban Redevelopment >>more

ISBN 9783868591019
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Flexi, 5 x 10 in. / 876 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 Out of stock

Make Your City: The City as a Shell
Text by Eva de Klerk.

This publication documents the history of the NDSM shipyard hangar in Amsterdam, a self-organized, self-financed space for small-scale manufacturing. Make Your City argues for the power of self-development and rethinks the modern city as a >>more

trancity X Valiz
ISBN 9789492095411
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 50 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock

Metabolism of an Emerging Town in Ethiopia
Edited by Marco Ranzato, Luisa Moretto, Ahmed Khan.

The emergence of densely populated towns within extremely rural landscapes is the hallmark of urbanization in Ethiopia. This book examines one such town, Amdework. The authors construct a profile that reveals a broader geographic view >>more

ISBN 9783868595314
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 192 pgs / 44 color / 68 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Mexican Architectures

Volume eight in this series presents a selection of buildings constructed in Mexico between 2017 and 2018. The projects are organized geographically, as well as by typology, style and material. Selected projects provide an overview >>more

ISBN 9786079489533
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 232 pgs / 342 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

Neighborhood in Motion
Edited by Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, Yeonhee Park. For the EcoMobility World Festival 2013, the 4,300 residents of the Haenggung-dong neighborhood in Suwon, South Korea, agreed to stop using their cars for a month, removing their vehicles from the quarter and living an >>more

ISBN 9783868592948
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Pbk, 9.5 x 8.25 in. / 96 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 In stock

On the Rock
By Allyson Vieira.

The marble workers laboring on the decades-long restoration of the Acropolis are the invisible force rebuilding one of the world’s most storied monuments. Inheritors of a millennia-old tradition, few carvers exist today; fewer pass the >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190228
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

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

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 of intellectual and technical disciplines. Fuller described himself >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786093
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 400 pgs / 150 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/10/2019 Out of stock

RE–USA: 20 American Stories of Adaptive Reuse
By Matteo Robiglio. Introduction by Donald K. Carter.

As the global economy has changed over the past decades, it has left an architectural legacy of abandoned factories, warehouses and docks in its wake. But these spaces need not remain empty; the history of >>more

ISBN 9783868594737
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 240 pgs / 230 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 In stock

Real: The Story of Dr. Bucky Lab
Text by Ulrich Knaack, Marcel Bilow, Tillmann Klein.

REAL is a new series from Nai010 that investigates technology and material development in the field of architecture. This first issue focuses on the work of Dr. Marcel Bilow, aka Dr. Bucky Lab, at TU >>more

Nai010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462084681
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 144 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2020 In stock

Renewable Energy and Landscape Quality
Edited by Matthias Buchecker, Csaba Centeri, Sebastian Eiter, Bohumil Frantál, Marina Frolova, Isidora Karan, Alexandra Kruse, Sina Röhner, Michael Roth, Serge Schmitz, Dina Stober, Dan van der Horst.

This book compiles guidelines for assessing the suitability and vulnerability of landscape for renewable energy projects and provides a multilingual glossary of terms for discussing landscape and renewable energy production, equipping the reader with tools >>more

ISBN 9783868595246
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 296 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Reuse, Redevelop and Design
Text by Paul Meurs, Marinke Steenhuis. Contributions by Jean-Paul Corten, Frank Strolenberg, Sander Gelinck, Lara Voerman.

This often results in surprising combinations, such as a school or a community center in a factory complex, a shop in a church or a recreation area in a military zone. Reuse, Redevelop and Design >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462083585
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 In stock

Sustainable Design II
Edited by Marie-Hélène Contal-Chavannes, Jana Revedin. In 2007, the architect and scholar Jana Revedin created the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture in collaboration with Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, to recognize architects leading the field in environmentally friendly design and >>more

Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330000851
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 184 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2012 In stock

T. R. Hamzah & Yeang: Green Buildings, Tropical Gardens
Text by Farah Azizan, Lucy Bullivant, Iris Lenz et al. Green design is more than just architecture: it is a philosophy that must also involve consequential thought and education for the future. This publication presents two landscape architects and activists from Malaysia, Ken Yeang and >>more

ISBN 9783803007568
US $38.00 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.25 x 9.75 in. / 144 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 In stock

TALLER: Community Development Center Los Chocolates
Text by Juan Carlos Cano, Julio Castro.

Community Development Center Los Chocolates was conceived as part of a program to reactivate a rundown area in Carolina, one of the most traditional neighborhoods of downtown Cuernavaca. The architects—Mauricio Rocha and Gabriela Carrillo of >>more

ISBN 9786079489403
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Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 120 pgs / 44 color / 26 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 In stock

Testify! The Consequences of Architecture
Edited by Lukas Feireiss. Introduction by Ole Bouman. A skateboarding school in Kabul; a children’s community center in southwest Chicago; project row houses in Houston; an open-air library in Salbke-Magdeburg, Germany; colorful murals in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro: what difference do >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628239
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Pbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 240 pgs / 264 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 In stock

Textile Tectonics
By Lars Spuybroek. Until recently, thanks to the unforgiving geometric rigors of modernism, biomorphism in design and architecture was seen a purely decorative feature--as in Art Nouveau, for example. Textile Techtonics turns this idea on its head, offering >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628024
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Hbk, 7 x 10.25 in. / 224 pgs / 25 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 In stock

The Botanical City
Edited by Matthew Gandy, Sandra Jasper.

Plant life is a subject frequently ignored in the context of urban theory, and the essays in The Botanical City offer a fresh perspective into new ecological forms that continue to emerge in cities across >>more

ISBN 9783868595192
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/20/2020 In stock

The Skin of the Rainforest
Foreword by Fernándo Ortega Bernés, Nuria Sanz, Carlos Vidal Angles. Text by Gerardo Ceballos, Heliot Zarza, Juan M. Labougle, et al. Ranked as one of the world’s most important ecosystems, the Campeche rainforest covers more than seven million acres of southeast Mexico and Belize, and contains more than 2,000 plants species and 350 species of bird. >>more

ISBN 9788415427933
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 13 in. / 272 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 In stock

Vegetarian Architecture
Text by Andrea Bocco Guarneri.

What is “good” architecture? This seemingly simple question is connected to a wide range of criteria—just like the radical quest for “good” food, which has produced a wealth of insights over the past few decades.

This >>more

ISBN 9783868595697
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Pbk, 8.25 x 9.75 in. / 240 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 07/07/2020 In stock

Water Works in the Netherlands
Text by Inge Bobbink, Bernard Hulsman, Eric Luiten, Lodewijk van Nieuwenhuize, Theo van Oeffelt.

Fifty of the most important Dutch waterworks are documented through extensive photographic and textual material, as well as three essays that comprehensively discuss the technical, historical and cultural significance of the water system in the >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462083868
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

Waterfront Visions
Edited by Huib Haye van der Werf, Kate Orff, Merijn Oudenampsen, Klaske Havik. In 2009, the NAi-Ymere biennial celebrated the explorer Henry Hudson, whose pioneering travels laid the foundation for the development of New York City. In the vein of the Fort Amsterdam military post he built on >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627300
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 128 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 08/30/2010 In stock



Beyond Shelter
Edited by Marie J. Aquilino. Text by Sheikh Ahsan Ahmed, Zahid Amin, Marie J. Aquilino, Jennifer E. Duyne Barestein, Alfredo Brillembourg, Guillaume Chantry, Patrick Coulombel, Robin Cross, Teddy Cruz, James Dart, Rajedra and Rupal Desai, Sandra D'Urzo, Guy Fimmers, Andrea Fitrianto, Francesca Galeazzi, Deborah Gans, Mehran Gharaati, Victoria L. Harris, Rohit Jigyasu, Jenny Kivett, Hubert Klumpner, Arlene Lusterio, Andrea Nield, John Norton, Kimon Onuma, Sergio Palleroni, Raul Pantaleo, Dan Rockhill, Brittany Smith, Maggie Stephenson, Anita Van Breda, Thiruppugazh Venkatachalam, Naomi Handa Williams. Across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the United States, groundbreaking work is being done by small teams of outstanding professionals who are helping communities to recover from disaster and rebuild, bridging the gap that separates >>more

Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202479
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 8 in. / 304 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011 Not available

Bio Design
Edited with text by William Myers. Foreword by Paola Antonelli. First published in 2012 to wide acclaim for its timely focus on the nascent movement of designing with living organisms, Bio Design is now available in paperback as an inspiring resource for designers, architects, engineers >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870709524
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10 in. / 288 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Not available

Design Like You Give A Damn: Architectural Responses To Humanitarian Crises
Edited by Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr. The greatest humanitarian challenge we face today is that of providing shelter. Currently, one in seven people lives in a slum or refugee camp, and more than 3,000,000,000 people--nearly half the world's population--do not have >>more

Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781933045252
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 8 in. / 336 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 01/15/2006 Not available

Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People
By Emily Pilloton. Foreword by Allan Chochinov. In January of 2008, with a thousand dollars, a laptop and an outsized conviction that design can change the world, rising San Francisco-based product designer and activist Emily Pilloton launched Project H Design, a radical >>more

Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781933045955
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Pbk, 8 x 8 in. / 304 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 Not available

Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn, 2nd Revised Edition
Preface by Fritz Haeg. Text by Will Allen, Diana Balmori, Rosalind Creasy, Fritz Haeg, Michael Pollan, Eric W. Sanderson, Lesley Stern, et al. Since the first edition of Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn was published in 2008, interest in edible gardening has exploded across the United States and abroad. Even First Lady Michelle Obama is doing >>more

Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202127
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 176 pgs / 86 color / 85 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Not available

Green Dream
Text by Winy Maas, John Thackara. Green Dream investigates what "green" means in practical terms for design, architecture and urbanism. Led by The Why Factory, the global urbanist thinktank headed by Winy Maas, experts in the field debate what is currently >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627416
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 408 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Not available

On the Water: Palisade Bay
By Guy Nordenson, Catherine Seavitt, Adam Yarinsky. On the Water: Palisade Bay is the collaborative initiative of a group of engineers, architects, landscape architects, planners and students to imagine a "soft infrastructure" for the New York/New Jersey Upper Bay by developing interconnected >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707858
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Hbk, 8.75 x 8.75 in. / 320 pgs / 434 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Not available

Safe Agua
Edited by Mariana Amatullo, Liliana Becerra, Dan Gottlieb, Penny Herscovitch, Elisa Ruffino. Preface by Lorne M. Buchman. Introductions by Mariana Amatullo, David Mocarski. Text by Peter H. Gleick, Patrice Martin, Adlai Wertman. Safe Agua addresses a basic necessity easily taken for granted by those of us who have it at our fingertips, at the turn of a tap. In developing countries and impoverished communities around the world, >>more

Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design
ISBN 9780961870546
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 164 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 Not available

Solar Design: Photovoltaics for Old Buildings, Urban Space, Landscapes
Edited by Ingrid Hermannsdörfer and Christine Rüb. The future belongs to the sun. The use of solar energy in new construction has been growing rapidly, and in response to that success, interest in retrofitting the technology to older buildings is increasing. Solar >>more

ISBN 9783936314496
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 8 in. / 144 pgs / 150 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Not available

Sorry, Out of Gas
Edited by Giovanna Borasi, Mirko Zardini. Texts by Adam Bobbette, Daria Der Kaloustian, Pierre-Édouard Latouche, Caroline Maniaque. The year 1973 marks one of the most important turning points in the history of the twentieth century. Prior to that year, the world had become accustomed to a plentiful supply of inexpensive fossil fuels--especially >>more

Edizioni Corraini/Canadian Centre for Architecture
ISBN 9788875701437
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 236 pages / 150 color / 78 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/01/2008 Not available

Sustainism Is the New Modernism
By Michiel Schwarz, Joost Elffers. Michiel Schwarz and Joost Elffers' Sustainism Is the New Modernism declares the dawn of a new cultural era, as we transition from modernity to sustainity--towards a world that is more connected, more localist, more digital >>more

D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN 9781935202226
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2010 Not available

Water Sensitive Urban Design
Text by Jacqueline Hoyer, Wolfgang Dickhaut, Lukas Kronawitter, Björn Weber. In recent years, decentralized stormwater management has come to the forefront of debates on sustainable urban design. Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) aims to harmonize the urban built environment and urban water systems. >>more

ISBN 9783868591064
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 9.25 in. / 144 pgs / 112 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011 Not available


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