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Case Study Houses Cover Image
ISBN: 9783836535601
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Published: Taschen - March 19th, 2016

The Case Study House program (1945-1966) was a unique event in the history of American architecture. Sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine, the program sought to respond to the postwar building boom with prototype modern homes that could be both easily replicated and readily affordable to the average American.

Rem Koolhaas. Elements of Architecture Cover Image
ISBN: 9783836556149
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Published: Taschen - November 10th, 2018

Elements of Architecture focuses on the fragments of the rich and complex architectural collage. Window, fa ade, balcony, corridor, fireplace, stair, escalator, elevator: the book seeks to excavate the micro-narratives of building detail.

The Surreal Visions of Hernán Díaz Alonso/HDA-X Cover Image
ISBN: 9780500343500
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Published: Thames & Hudson - February 11th, 2020

A fantastic showcase of the cutting-edge designs by visionary architect Hernán Díaz Alonso, whose creations are revered by the design world.

Increments of Neighborhood: A Compendium of Built Types for Walkable and Vibrant Communities Cover Image
ISBN: 9781940743868
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Published: Oro Editions - February 4th, 2020

The Japanese Teahouse Cover Image
ISBN: 9783721209976
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Published: Niggli - March 17th, 2020

Japanese culture and architecture have always fascinated the Western world. One particular, architecturally complex building type at the intersection of multiple currents of Japanese philosophy, art and esthetics is the Japanese teahouse.

Interior Design Since 1900: Fourth Edition (World of Art) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780500204603
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Published: Thames & Hudson - April 14th, 2020

Newly updated and overflowing with color, this well-established history of interior design describes and illustrates each movement and change in taste throughout the twentieth century.

Emergence: The Work of Grimshaw Architects, Volume 5, 2010–2015 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786275547
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - November 24th, 2020

Emergence: Volume 5 covers the growth of the Grimshaw practice into a global network, with the opening of studios in Sydney, Doha and Kuala Lumpur.

A Glossary of Urban Voids Cover Image
ISBN: 9783868596045
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Published: Jovis Verlag - July 7th, 2020

An annotated collection of over 200 terms used to name voids in cities, from the terrain vague to the buffer zone

This innovative book names the unnamable urban zones that usually remain invisible. As the landscape architect James Corner has pointed out, a void cannot be labeled because "to name it is to claim it in some way."

Fascination Concrete Cover Image
ISBN: 9783037682647
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Published: Braun Publishing - October 6th, 2020

After the Middle Ages, concrete fell into oblivion and was only rediscovered around 1700. Through constant further development and improvement, it became the most widely used building material of our time.

Villa Design Cover Image
ISBN: 9783037682630
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Published: Braun Publishing - September 1st, 2020

Surrounded by a magical flair, villas have been the gleaming diamond of residential design since ancient times, characterized by generosity, representation and individuality.This classic form of habitation is a synonym for architectural distinctiveness with the nimbus of a refined way of living and sophisticated building culture - regardless of the style.

Building Berlin, Vol. 9: The Latest Architecture in and Out of the Capital Cover Image
ISBN: 9783037682593
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Published: Braun Publishing - August 4th, 2020

As rapidly growing capital, Berlin is currently experiencing a further phase of intensive construction activity, accompanied by committed debates about the architectural future of the city. More than in any other European metropolis, subcultural creative spaces, ambitious large-scale construction projects and innovative residential buildings encounter each other in the immediate vicinity.

Architecture for Science Cover Image
By Christine Nickl-Weller (Editor), Hans Nicki (Editor)
ISBN: 9783037682579
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Published: Braun Publishing - October 6th, 2020

Although research is the engine of all innovation, the research building as a purely functional building has not been of any architectural interest for a long time. However, there is consensus now that structures for research and knowledge transfer can do more than just providing workplaces and experimental areas.

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