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Cave bureau: The Architect's Studio
The cave – both as a physical space and a metaphor – is a provocation to test the limits of contemporary architecture. It invites new thinking about how architecture can adapt to a more community-focused, ecologically sensitive, low-carbon future. This...
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Chez soi : une odyssée de l'espace domestique
Le foyer, un lieu de repli frileux où l’on s’avachit devant la télévision en pyjama informe ? Sans doute. Mais aussi, dans une époque dure et désorientée, une base arrière où l’on peut se protéger, refaire ses forces, se souvenir...
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Climates. Habitats. Environments
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Climates. Habitats. Environments
Modeling the curatorial as a method for uniting cultural production and science, ''Climates. Habitats. Environments.'' weaves together image and text to address the global climate crisis. Through exhibitions, artworks, and essays, artists and writers transcend disciplinary boundaries and linear histories...
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Climatic Architecture: Philippe Rahm Architectes
Architecture and urbanism were traditionally based on climate and health, as we can read in the treatises of Vitruvius, Palladio or Alberti, where exposure to wind and sun, variations in temperature and humidity influenced the forms of cities and buildings....
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Coco Capitan: Casa Dali
Casa Dalí opens up Salvador Dalí’s home on the shores of Spain’s Costa Brava, with photos by Coco Capitán offering a rare glimpse of the artist’s surreal house and workshop. Purchased by Dalí in the early 1930s, the house served as the artist’s primary residence...
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Cohousing in Barcelona: Designing, building and living for cooperative models
Barcelona offers a prime example of the co-housing model as an asset prized for its use value as opposed to investment. This book is a compilation of cooperative housing projects in Barcelona, both complete and under construction. It explains how...
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Colonial toxicity: Rehearsing French radioactive architecture and landscape in the Sahara
In the 1960s the French colonial regime detonated four atmospheric atomic bombs, thirteen underground nuclear bombs, and conducted other nuclear experiments in the Algerian Sahara. This secret, still-classified programme occurred during and after the Algerian War (1954–1962). Meticulously culled together...
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D'après maquettes
Les maquettes ont des usages multiples et précieux pour construire l'exposition, elles sont des outils de conception, d'imagination et de vérification. Légères dans leur manipulation, elles mettent en jeu le regard, la main et l'ensemble du corps, en multipliant les...
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De l'eau jusqu'au nombril
De 1973 à 1978, le groupe d’architectes, artistes et designers Ant Farm, composé d’une dizaine de membres, a travaillé à la conception d’une plateforme marine destinée à communiquer avec les dauphins. Il ne s’agissait pas seulement de les observer mais...
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Dear to me: Peter Zumthor in conversation
In summer 2017, celebrated Swiss architect Peter Zumthor curated the exhibition Dear to Me at the Kunsthaus Bregenz, marking the 20th anniversary of one of his most famous designs. Part of the program were conversations with philosophers, curators, historians, composers,...
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Des voix s'élèvent : Féminismes et architecture
Sélectionnée et introduite par la chercheuse et militante Stéphanie Dadour, la présente anthologie propose la traduction d'une douzaine de textes représentatifs de l'engagement théorique et professionnel de plusieurs générations de féministes. Ces écrits émanant principalement de la scène anglo-américaine de...
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Designing modernity: Architecture in the Arab world 1945-1973
Designing Modernity: Architecture in the Arab World 1945-1973 is the result of a fascinating investigation by international experts into the influences of modernist architecture in the Arab world. Nine case studies provide the foundation for a thorough exploration of the...
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Detroit-Moscow-Detroit: An architecture for industrialization, 1917-1945
Between 1917 and 1945, a tide of hyperindustrialization washed over the United States and the Soviet Union. While the two countries remained ideologically opposed, the factories that amassed in Stalingrad, Moscow, Detroit, Buffalo, and Cleveland were strikingly similar, as were...
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Dogma: Living and working
Despite the increasing numbers of people who now work from home, in the popular imagination the home is still understood as the sanctuary of privacy and intimacy. Living is conceptually and definitively separated from work. This book argues against such...
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Dot Architects: Politics of living
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Dot Architects: Politics of living
Based in Osaka, dot architects is an interdisciplinary practice with a portfolio that spans architecture, research, art, and more. This volume features five of the studio’s completed projects. Images which portray the projects in their current state are complemented by...
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Dyvik Kahlen: Dyvik Kahlen in practice, Villa Ruba
The In Practice series explores the multiple ways in which architects can engage their professional architecture practice in academic research and reciprocally. The series seeks to open a space for architecture practices in research through the development of methodologies, conferences, publications...
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E 1027 : Renaissance d'une maison en bord de mer
À l'occasion de la réouverture au public de la maison, entièrement restaurée au plus près de son état de 1929, ce livre relate son histoire replacée dans le contexte de l'architecture moderne. Jean-Louis Cohen a assemblé les contributions d’une équipe...
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Écrits climatiques
Depuis l'Hormonorium à la Biennale de Venise de 2002, où les Lausannois Décosterd & Rahm avaient rafraîchi la lagune par un climat artificiel des Alpes, le néomodernisme de Philippe Rahm s'est maintes fois reconfiguré. Les premiers effets du réchauffement climatique...
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El Croquis 215/216 : Alvaro Siza 2015-2022, Self-portrait
The magazine profiles Alvaro Siza’s recent work in this special edition. Featuring projects since 2015, it underlines why the Portuguese architect remains one of the most respected designers today. A variety of typologies and scales are covered, from extremely compact works...
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El Croquis 222: David Chipperfield (2015–2023) Selected Works
The magazine presents an overview of eight years in the evolution of David Chipperfield’s practice, leading up to his receiving the Pritzker Prize in 2023. It features a diverse range of exemplary projects from this period, including Kunsthaus Zürich, the...
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Emerging Ecologies: Architecture and the Rise of Environmentalism
During the 1960s, as Western notions of endless progress and growth gave way to concerns over industrial pollution, resource depletion and ecological limits, attitudes toward the environment became social, political and ideological. Published to accompany the first expansive survey of...
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Empavillonner
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Empavillonner
Ouvrage collectif consacré à l'analyse des pavillons d'exposition (expositions universelles, biennales) du point de vue de leur architecture, croisant les contributions de designers et architectes, d'historiens, de philosophes et esthéticiens.   Qu'il s'agisse, entre autres exemples, du Pavillon France réalisé par l'architecte Jean-Paul Viguier...
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Episodes: Powerhouse Company
With 18 projects ranging from a chair to high-rise buildings, this book offers a cross section of the recent work of Powerhouse Company, which is based in Rotterdam, Munich, and Oslo.These projects are episodes in the success story of an...
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Everything XI-XV. Everything without content 232
This book chronicles the third academic year of the studio led by Kersten Geers, Jelena Pancevac, Guido Tesio and Fabrizio Ballabio at the Academy of Architecture USI in Mendrisio. Stemming from the idea of ‘large form’ and the built environment...
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Ex-dreams: The alternative mid-century architecture
From metal-clad houses to skyscrapers, aluminium’s futuristic image became increasingly prominent in American architecture during the 20th century, influencing everything from roadside diners built in the Googie style to later postmodernism. This book features a selection of American and Japanese...
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Fala Atelier: Butterflies / Farfalle
Architectural drawings are laden with responsibility. They have legal and contractual status, an instructional function, order the act of construction, and direct the labor involved in the building's construction: drawings have a purpose in the world that exceeds their own...
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Field notes on scarcity. Sharjah Architecture Triennial 2023
The scarcity of resources in all forms is commonly portrayed in a negative light. Yet these conditions—which have long been a reality in many extreme climate conditions across the global South and are increasingly becoming a global reality—often stimulate an...
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Fifty50: Fifty modernist churches
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Fifty50: Fifty modernist churches
As an architectural photographer, Amanda Large's creative practice is centred around making evocative images that go beyond the straight documentation of buildings. "Fifty50" investigates how a photograph, or a series of vignettes, can tell the story of a structure through...
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forA on the urban, issue #0
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forA on the urban, issue #0
In one way or another, most of the demands on today’s world are intrinsically linked to the urban condition.''forA on the urban'' aims to detect, examine, analyze, and understand these situations in a way that goes beyond conventional frames of...
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Future cities: Conversations with Norman Foster
A collection of recent conversations with Norman Foster leads to a deeper understanding of his thinking about architecture and our future in it. Protagonists include Antoine Picon, Anne Lacaton, Ian Golding, Vicki Arroyo, Sheela Patel, Ricky Burdett, Mariana Mazzucato, Alejandro Aravena,...
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Futures of the architectural exhibition: Five conversations on the display of space
Architecture and design exhibitions have long been important public sites of broadcasting, experimentation, position-taking, and the interrogation of fundamental aspects of the designed environment. Just as individual exhibitions have constituted key benchmarks within the disciplinary history of architecture, the representation...
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Geoffrey Bawa: Drawing from the archives
Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa fused sensitivity for local context with the technological discoveries and design principles of modernism. Accordingly, Bawa often incorporated materials (local stone and timber) and layouts (high roofs, cross-ventilation, vast overhangs) specific to Sri Lanka’s monsoon...
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Giacomo Balla: Casa Balla. From the house to the universe and back again
Recently opened to the public for the first time, the home of the Futurist artist Giacomo Balla (1871-1958) is depicted and inventoried in this extraordinary book. The apartment in Rome in which Balla lived with his family for over 30...
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Giancarlo De Carlo: Experiments in thickness
Giancarlo de Carlo first visited Urbino in 1951 to carry out a minor refurbishment of the offices of the rector of the University. This was the beginning of his lifetime engagement with the small town where he continued working over...
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Global Tools: When education coincides with life, 1973–1975
Global Tools 1973–1975 documents and narrates the story of the eponymous experience of Radical Design and its multidisciplinary school program "without students or teachers." The Global Tools journey began with its foundation in 1973 by groups and figures drawn from...
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Gordon Matta-Clark: An archival sourcebook
Gordon Matta-Clark has never been an easy artist to categorize or to explain. Although trained as an architect, he has been described as a sculptor, a photographer, an organizer of performances, and a writer of manifestos, but he is best...
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Grundkurs: What is architecture about?
In this collection of idiosyncratic lessons, architect and teacher Pier Paolo Tamburelli engages with the very foundations of architecture, proposing a series of new and open-ended perspectives on how we build the world. Developed for the ‘Grundkurs’, or ‘basic course’,...
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Habiter : ville et architecture
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Habiter : ville et architecture
L'hypothèse initiale est que l'histoire du l'habitat se situe dans un temps long, une longue durée anthropologique, et que les évolutions sont lentes et les profonds changements rares. C'est pourquoi il est nécessaire de s'interroger sur la dimension vernaculaire de...
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Habiter autrement
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Habiter autrement
S'il existe de nombreux livres consacrés aux maisons d'architectes, rares sont ceux qui s'intéressent réellement aux modes de vie. Habiter autrement réunit 23 maisons qui explorent d'autres façons d'habiter, ouvertes, permissives et suscitant l'imaginaire. Plus ou moins radicales, très différentes...
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Habiter en beauté : Ces lieux qui nous font du bien
La pandémie a changé notre rapport aux lieux, pour longtemps ou pour toujours. Le télétravail nous force à repenser la maison, mais le repli sanitaire a ses limites. Pour continuer d’avancer, et aussi pour s’adapter aux défis environnementaux, il faudra...
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Histoire naturelle de l'architecture : comment le climat, les épidémies et et l’énergie ont façonné la ville et les bâtiments
Pourquoi notre nature homéotherme a donné naissance à l’architecture ? Comment le blé a engendré la ville ? Comment les petits pois ont fait s'élever les cathédrales gothiques ? Ce que les dômes doivent à la peur de l'air stagnant...
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Histoire naturelle de l'architecture : Comment le climat, les épidémies et l'énergie ont façonné la ville et les bâtiments
En quoi la nécessité pour l’être humain de maintenir la température du corps à 37 °C engendre-t-elle l’apparition de l’architecture ? Comment un simple grenier à blé devient-il la ville ? Pourquoi l’iode a-t-il provoqué l’urbanisation du littoral ?  ...
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Histories of ecological design: an unfinished cyclopedia
There have been many accounts on the history of ecology and others on the migration of ecological thought to design and architecture practice. Yet, the work of a focused and expanded history of ecological design is much needed. This book...
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How to not demolish a building
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How to not demolish a building
Part of the Chapters series developed by the Belgian architects 51N4E, this third instalment tells the story of two office towers from the 1970s that have been transformed according to the principles of reduce/reuse/recycle. In collaboration with Jaspers-Eyers Architects, the former...
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If walls could speak: My life in architecture
Over more than five decades, legendary architect Moshe Safdie has built some of the world’s most influential and memorable structures—from the 1967 modular housing scheme in Montreal known as “Habitat” and the Yad Vashem memorial in Israel, to the Crystal...
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Imagining the evident: Álvaro Siza
The referential book by Álvaro Siza on his own work, in its first English edition. Describing some of his projects, his expectations and struggles, references and decisions, this book is a fundamental contribution to the understanding of Álvaro Siza’s architectural...
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Immigration et ségrégation spatiale : L'exemple de Marseille
Les villes confrontées à l’immigration ont-elles un autre avenir possible que celui, sans issue, d’une ségrégation spatiale chaque jour plus sévère  ? N’y a-t-il pas d’autre voie pour les métropoles européennes que la dérive vers le modèle américain des gated...
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In Miami in the 1980s: The vanishing architecture of a paradise lost
This publication celebrates a lost vision of Miami: the architectural golden age it enjoyed in the 1980s, when the subtropical city experienced a profound synergy between art and architecture. In these years, Miami's architects partook of the discipline's international discourse,...
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Incursions au-delà du moderne : L'architecture d'Umberto Riva / Forays beyond the modern: The architecture of Umberto Riva
Une anthologie monumentale d'essais critiques consacrés à la figure d'Umberto Riva, l'un des maîtres de l'architecture italienne, designer et peintre, introduits et édités par Maria Bottero, accompagnés d'un ensemble de croquis et de dessins issus des archives personnelles de l'architecte....
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Inscriptions: Architecture before speech
Inscriptions: Architecture Before Speech presents a theory of contemporary architecture that spans the work of 112 practices in 750 images. Against the popular characterization of contemporary architecture as a centerless field where anything goes and everything is possible, this book argues...
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