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Baroque Prague
ISBN: PB: 9788024643762, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, July 2021
330 pp., 26.6x20.3 cm, 200 colour plates, 20 halftones, 3 line drawings, 3 maps
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Baroque Prague" is a lavish excursion through Prague's important baroque period, beginning with the defeat of Czech Protestants at the Battle of White Mountain in 1620 and ending with the...
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Antarctic Resolution
ISBN: HB: 9783037786406, Lars Muller Publishers, May 2021
1020 pp., 26.4x20 cm, 1000 illus.
In the era of the Anthropocene, it's urgent to shift our collective attention southward. Antarctica, a continent that accounts for 10% of Planet Earth and 70% of the world's fresh water, represents at once the repository of planetary data essential t...
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Sverre Fehn, Nordic Pavilion, Venice Voices from the Archives
ISBN: HB: 9783037786390, Lars Muller Publishers, May 2021
320 pp., 26x20 cm, 280 illus.
Sverre Fehn's Nordic Pavilion in Venice is a masterpiece in postwar architecture. The young Norwegian architect won the competition in 1958 and the building was inaugurated in 1962. Through six decades the beloved structure has been mired in phenomen...
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Architectures of Embodiment Disclosing New Intelligibilities
ISBN: PB: 9783035801996, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, May 2021
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This book began within Architecture of Embodiment, a research environment focused on the inquiry of architecture from an enactivist perspective and through aesthetic practices. Primarily, Architecture of Embodiment does not aim to find answers to its...
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Hector Guimard Art Nouveau to Modernism
ISBN: HB: 9780300248364, Yale University Press, April 2021
232 pp., 29.2x22.9 cm, 184 colour illus., 6 black&white illus.
The aesthetic of architect Hector Guimard (1867-1942) has long characterized French Art Nouveau in the popular imagination. This groundbreaking book showcases all aspects of his artistry and recognizes the fundamental modernity of his work. Known for...
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Non-Construction An Architectural Gesture in Artistic Research
ISBN: HB: 9783035803488, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, April 2021
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 25 colour plates, 50 halftone
By defining a concept of architecture based on the tactile experience and not on construction, this book allows us to explore both discursive practice as the study of architectural art and the integration of architectural art as a discourse of spatia...
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£32,00
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Boston's Oldest Buildings and Where to Find Them
ISBN: PB: 9781684580392, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, April 2021
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 160 colour plates
As Boston approaches its four-hundredth anniversary, it is remarkable that it still maintains its historic character despite constant development. The fifty buildings featured in this book all pre-date1800 and illustrate Boston's early history. This...
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Humboldt Forum in the Berlin Palace
ISBN: HB: 9783791358376, Prestel Publishing, March 2021
248 pp., 32x24 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
The 2019 opening of the Humboldt Forum heralds a massive achievement in cultural understanding. Bringing together more than 20,000 objects and designed to offer diverse exhibitions, events, and venues, this enormous complex will use state-of-the-art...
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Information Fall-Out Buckminster Fuller's World Game
ISBN: PB: 9783037785539, Lars Muller Publishers, March 2021
240 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 150 illus.
Initially proposed for the US Pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal, Buckminster Fuller's World Game was played for the first time in 1969 in New York. Over the next decade the World Game evolved and expanded. Across its different manifestations the World...
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Non-Design Architecture, Liberalism, and the Market
ISBN: HB: 9780226686066, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
376 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 65 halftones
Anthony Fontenot's staggeringly ambitious book uncovers the surprisingly libertarian heart of the most influential British and American architectural and urbanist discourses of the postwar period, illuminating the unexpected philosophical common grou...
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