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City, Civility and Capitalism: A Historical Perspective Cover Image
By Kurt Almqvist (Editor), Mattias Hessérus (Editor)
$25.00
ISBN: 9789189069145
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Published: Bokforlaget Stolpe - May 3rd, 2022

How architecture and trade foster civic and urban health, from the Renaissance to Brexit


Translations from Drawing to Building and Other Essays Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9781907896972
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Published: AA Publications - June 1st, 2022

A re-edition of Robin Evans' classic essay anthology Translations from Drawing to Building and Other Essays, originally published by the Architectural Association (AA) in 1997. Featuring a new introduction, the book is the first in a new series of essay anthologies entitled AA Documents.


100 Best Paintings in New York Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781623718220
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Published: Interlink Books - May 24th, 2022

100 Best Paintings in New York combines art history, commentary, and tourists’ guide to provide you with a deeper understanding and appreciation of New York’s greatest works of art. The descriptions draw attention to fascinating details in each work and look at why, where, or for what occasion they were painted.


The Layman's Guide to Classical Architecture Cover Image
By Quinlan Terry, Prince Charles (Preface by)
$38.00
ISBN: 9789189069817
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Published: Bokforlaget Stolpe - March 22nd, 2022

Acclaimed British architect Quinlan Terry's guide to more than 2,000 years of classicism in architecture


Truth and Lies in Architecture Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781954081659
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Published: Oro Editions - April 19th, 2022

Cornell Journal of Architecture 12: After Cover Image
By Val Warke (Editor), Hallie Black (Editor), Todd Petrie (Editor)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780997260250
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Published: Cornell Aap Publications - March 15th, 2022

Organized around a timeline that demonstrates the range of presents and afters we find ourselves contemplating, this volume of the Cornell Journal of Architecture considers our terrestrial occupations from a variety of real and imagined perspectives, from the prehistoric to the future-imperfect.


Making Space: Women and the Manmade Environment Cover Image
By Matrix
$24.95
ISBN: 9781839765711
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Published: Verso - March 8th, 2022

Timely re-issue of the groundbreaking manifesto for feminist architecture

Making Space is a pioneering work first published in 1984 which challenges us to look at how the built environment impacts on women’s lives. It exposes the sexist assumptions on gender and sexuality that have a fundamental impact on the way buildings are designed and our cities are planned.


Thirteen Ways of Looking at a House Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781954081321
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Published: Oro Editions - February 8th, 2022

For reasons both obvious and mysterious, even as our cultural and social constructions of domesticity change, the house remains a fundamental site for advancing modern architectural theory and practice: because it accommodates a full diurnal and annual cycle of life, and because it intricately stages ritual and routine, this most private of programs has become a medium of publicity and polemic.


Architecture's New Strangeness: A 21st Century Cult of Peculiarity Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781951541729
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Published: Oro Editions - February 8th, 2022

This book arose from two observations: that building design in these first decades of the 21st century has come to accept and pursue some increasingly odd and disturbing trends; and that there seems to be insufficient architectural criticism that calls these trends to account.


How Architecture Tells: 9 Realities That Will Change the Way You See Cover Image
By Robert Steinberg, Gerald Sindell (With), Penny Pritzker (Introduction by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9781954081314
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Published: Oro Editions - February 22nd, 2022

The general reading public is likely to think of architecture as buildings. But, with this book, Robert Steinberg would like to help readers understand that architecture shapes lives. Architecture can help communities integrate and thrive. Architecture can touch us, influencing how we feel, and how we interact with others.


Emergent Tokyo: Designing the Spontaneous City Cover Image
By Jorge Almazán, Joe McReynolds, Studiolab (Contribution by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781951541323
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Published: Oro Editions - April 12th, 2022

Tokyo is one of the most vibrant and livable cities on the planet, a megacity that somehow remains intimate and adaptive. Com-pared to Western metropolises like New York or Paris, however, few outsiders understand Tokyo's inner workings.


Who's Next: Homelessness, Architecture and Cities Cover Image
By Daniel Talesnik (Editor), Andres Lepik (Editor), Leilani Farha (Introduction by)
$68.00
ISBN: 9783966800174
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Published: Architangle - February 22nd, 2022

Homelessness is a growing global problem that requires local discussions and solutions. In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, it has noticeably become a collective concern.