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Kristin Jarmund
Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing 2019 ISBN 9789187543067 Acqn 26483
Hb 22x24cm 272pp col ills £42

Characterized by her aesthetic understanding and admirable detailing, workmanship and


expressiveness, the world of Kristin Jarmund Architects relate to functionalism but with a
reinterpretation and refinement of this idiom. Founded by Jarmund in 1985, this leading
Norwegian architectural firm strives for solutions with simplicity in form and function with
emphasis on the human dimension.

This book explores the rich history of one of Norways's finest firms, tracing back to
Fyrsticksterassen, a multipurpose commercial building in Olso, which put Jarmund on the map as
a rising star in Norwegian architecture. Since then, Kristin Jarmund Architects have designed a
plethora of important and iconic buildings of varying sizes and purposes, including Nydalen Metro
Station, award winning Gulskogen School and the Norwegian Embassy in Kathmandu.

In 2010, Jarmund was awarded the prestigious Honorary Fellowship of the American Institute of
Architects' Award for her outstanding work in architecture and society.

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Oscar Niemeyer - Casas Das Canoanas, Casas Cavanelas. Residential Masterpieces 28


A.D.A.Edita Tokyo Co. Ltd. 2019 ISBN 9784871405614 Acqn 25937
Pb 26x37cm 96pp 42ills 25col £29

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Writingplace Journal for Architecture and Literature #2 - Inscription: Tracing place. History
and Memory in Architectural and Literary Practice
nai010 publishers 2019 ISBN 9789462084766 Acqn 29071
Pb 17x24cm 256pp 60col ills £28

Writingplace Journal for Architecture and Literature is an international, open-access, peer-


reviewed journal focusing on architecture and literature. Each issue of the journal will focus on
themes central to the fruitful relationship between architecture and literature. The journal's
content will range from pedagogy, spatial analysis, and critical theory to artistic practices,
individual buildings, landscape and urban design. It will therefore be of interest to architects,
teachers and architecture students as well as the more general reader with an interest in both
spatial design and literature.

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The Book Is A Small Architecture - Interior Of An Interior


Quodlibet 2019 ISBN 9788822903075 Acqn 29305
Pb 24x30cm 240pp col ills £36

Edited by Italo Rota, this volume is a project developed within NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle
Arti) in Milan. In placing the individual at the very centre of research and drawing visual form from
a profound exploration of the self, it is a massive architectural effort of inquiry into the domain of
our interiority. The notion of interior is observed from various perspectives; space is considered in
relation to a wide set of stakeholders and domains - the discourse around space and the human
body is of particular interest. Moreover, it addresses the extension of interiority to a virtual realm,
where the interior of a media space presents an entirely different set of methods of interaction
and engagement.

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a+u 581 - The Thinking Hand. Takenaka Corporation And Takenaka Carpentry And Tools
Museum
a+u Publishing Co. Ltd. 2019 ISBN 9784900212312 Acqn 29412
Pb 22x29cm 192pp col ills £38

This issue features works from the Takenaka Corporation and the Takenaka Carpentry Tools
Museum, which exhibits the histories of notable 'daiku' (carpenters) from different generations,
together with the development of tools, techniques, and timber production management. In 2014
the museum relocated to a new building and, with the assistance of contemporary craftsmen,
utilised traditional carpentry in the realisation of its structure and spaces. Mark Mulligan writes
about craftsmanship in Japanese architecture, while Terunobu Fujimori explains its changes from
the early modern era to the present. The issue also presents perspectives from the craftsmen
themselves.

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Japan In Architecture - Genealogies Of Its Transformation


Mori Art Museum 2019 ISBN 9784863585836 Acqn 29496
Pb 21x29cm 324pp col ills £51

As in the eponymous exhibition at Mori Art Museum, this volume examines the characteristics of
ancient and classical Japanese architecture in a very ambitious attempt to elucidate the major
currents of the nation's architecture from the perspectives of how its genealogies have spread
internationally, the pioneering figures in the process, and the mechanisms behind the continued
expansion of these genealogies today. It documents 100 projects across nine thematic sections,
including materials, models, documents, and interactive installations. Nine stories which are
ultimately hypothetical ones, in hopes that they will lead to new discussions and visions for the
future of Japan.

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Lautner A-z - An Exploration Of The Complete Built Work


ArtEZ Press 2019 ISBN 9789491444418 Acqn 29548
Pb 17x24cm 352pp col ills £45

Through no fault of his own, John Lautner's contributions to Modern architecture have been
widely recognized only in the last ten or fifteen years. Even so, he still remains an enigma for
some critics. We still have more to learn - and understand - about how he expanded the
boundaries of Modern architecture. After years of research, Tycho Saariste and Jan-Richard
Kikkert's book adds an invaluable resource for our understanding of Lautner. This book contains
a description of the research and the travels to all built Lautner houses. It also contains a
description of these houses and photographs the authors made during their visits. With an
introduction by American architecture expert Alan Hess.

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Arquitectura Viva 212 - Dossier Alvaro Siza De Oporto a Oriente. Consumo Cero, BIG,
Mandago, Sumo
Avisa 2019 no ISBN Acqn 29561
Pb 24x30cm 80pp col ills £20

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AV Proyectos 091 - Dossier OFFICE


Avisa 2019 no ISBN Acqn 29562
Pb 24x30cm 80pp col ills £12.95

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A.Mag 15 - Fran Silvestre Arquitectos


A.Mag 2019 ISBN 9789895409877 Acqn 29566
Pb 24x32cm 224pp col ills £47.50

Based in Valencia, Fran Silvestre Arquitectos reflects an architecture of rigour based on the
systematic use of sharp geometric forms and the language of whiteness. The way the houses
relate to the surrounding landscapes, the fluid organisation of their interiors, and how large glazed
surfaces open to the outside might recall the California modernism that emerged in the 1950s.
Yet they address a whole range of other concerns, from climatic transformations to the
experimentations made possible through the use of new technologies. This volume features
fourteen realised works along with newly planned projects, such as a landmark wind tower
situated in Valencia's port.

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Italy/Australia - Postmodern Architecture In Translation


Uro Publications 2019 ISBN 9780994396624 Acqn 29571
Pb 15x23cm 240pp col ills £44

It is perhaps not common knowledge that certain relationships with Italy were crucial in
contributing to the development of postmodern architecture in Australia. In this collection of
essays and interviews edited by Silvia Micheli and John Macarthur, various authors reflect on the
reception of Italian postmodern architecture Down Under, revealing a richness of original
responses and interpretations. Dedicated to the memory of architect Romaldo Giurgola and
completed by a poem by Enrico Taglietti, the book is an addition to the ongoing discourse on
European influences on Australian culture, and represents a first critical assessment of national
postmodern architecture.

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The Building That Disappeared. The Viipuri Library By Alvar Aalto


Aalto University 2019 ISBN 9789526080727 Acqn 29574
Pb 18x25cm 420pp col ills £48.50

The Viipuri Library has international reputation as a seminal early work of Alvar Aalto, and is a
key example of modern architecture. Simultaneously, the meanings associated with it stem from
its geopolitical location: the library was originally opened to the Finnish city of Viipuri, but at the
end of the World War II the city was annexed by the Soviet Union. Since 1991 the building has
been located in modern day Russia. The title of the book reflects the widely spread
misunderstanding that the Library has been lost at war, and future generations can learn about it
only from drawings and images. This work unfolds its 'life' in four thematic chapters: the context of
the city of Viipuri, the Library as a work of Aalto, the time period of the Second World War and the
Soviet Union, and the international restoration project.

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Arquitectura Viva 213 - COBE. Contextual, Comunitario, Contemporaneo


Avisa 2019 no ISBN Acqn 29593
Pb 24x30cm 80pp col ills £20

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City of Permanent Temporality


nai010 publishers 2019 ISBN 9789462082205 Acqn 24780
Hb 24x30cm 272pp col ills £45

Elma van Boxel and Kristian Koreman, with their firm ZUS, propose a radically new way of
making a city: permanent temporality. This strategy is formed around an urban reality of values,
material and people; a philosophy based on to the past and orientated towards the future. 'City of
Permanent Temporality' is a manual for urban design that links temporary interventions to long-
term thinking.

Taking as its examples the internationally famous Luchtsingel and Schieblock projects, this book
describes the impressive process of 15 years of work in the urban laboratory that is Rotterdam.

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The Street - Where The World Is Made Book 1


Quodlibet 2019 ISBN 9788822903006 Acqn 29303
Pb 13x18cm 352pp col ills £26.50

A kind of small, multi-volume encyclopaedia, this catalogue appears in conjunction with an


exhibition conceived and realised by Hou Hanru at MAXXI. The museum becomes a street
laboratory of resistance and liberation in an ambitious undertaking that features roughly 100
international artists, together with architects, urban designers, scientists, and scholars. Site-
specific works and ideas are brought into the museum space, mindful of the evolutions and
regressions of the social pact in this global era. Through art, architecture, photography, video,
performance, and more, it considers how our historical era deeply impacts the functions and rules
of democracy.

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The Street - Where The World Is Made Book 2


Quodlibet 2019 ISBN 9788822903013 Acqn 29304
Pb 13x18cm 488pp col ills £30

A kind of small, multi-volume encyclopaedia, this catalogue appears in conjunction with an


exhibition conceived and realised by Hou Hanru at MAXXI. The museum becomes a street
laboratory of resistance and liberation in an ambitious undertaking that features roughly 100
international artists, together with architects, urban designers, scientists, and scholars. Site-
specific works and ideas are brought into the museum space, mindful of the evolutions and
regressions of the social pact in this global era. Through art, architecture, photography, video,
performance, and more, it considers how our historical era deeply impacts the functions and rules
of democracy.

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Architecture in the Netherlands - Yearbook 2018 / 2019


nai010 publishers 2019 ISBN 9789462084872 Acqn 29317
Pb 24x32cm 176pp 400col ills £45

For over 30 years Architecture in the Netherlands has provided an indispensable overview of
Dutch architecture for everyone with a professional or more general interest in the subject. The
Yearbook is the international showcase for Dutch architecture. The three editors select special
projects that have been completed in the preceding year and describe the most important
developments that influence Dutch architecture. This publication also contains a survey of the
most important awards, competitions, exhibitions and publications of the past year.

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The Word For World Is Still Forest - Intercalations 4


K. Verlag 2019 ISBN 9783981863505 Acqn 29393
Pb 13x21cm 336pp col ills £22.50

The fourth edition of the ‘Intercalations’ series borrows its title from a 1972 science fiction novella
by Ursula K. Le Guin posing ethical questions about ecocidal violence. In response to their violent
destruction, which characterises our current epoch, these pages traverse woodlands by way of
their semiotic, socio-political, historical, and epistemic incitements in order to reveal how practices
of care, concern, and attention enable humans to inhabit this world and flourish. The exercise
creates space to consider how forests can enable experiences of elegance, affirmation, and
creation for a multitude of creatures. Includes contributions by Pedro Neves Margues, Eduardo
Kohn, and more.

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Reverse Hallucinations In The Archipelago - Intercalations 3


K. Verlag 2019 ISBN 9783981863512 Acqn 29394
Pb 13x21cm 264pp col ills £22.50

The 'Intercalations' series is an experimental foray exploring the structure of the book as a
potential curatorial space. This third instalment, co-edited by Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne
Turpin, unfolds an itinerant encounter with 19th-century European naturalists in the Malay world,
where the theory of evolution by natural selection emerged alongside less celebrated concerns
about mass extinction and climate change. By re-considering the condition of colonial science in
the tropics, we may find particular relevance for confronting forms of neo-colonisation in the
Anthropocene. With contributions by George Beccaloni, Lucy Davis, Paulo Tavares, Rachel
Thompson, and several others.

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a+u 582 19:03 - Alvaro Siza And Eduardo Souto De Moura


a+u Publishing Co. Ltd. 2019 ISBN 9784900212336 Acqn 29470
Pb 22x29cm 192pp 200ills 125col £32.50

Eduardo Souto de Moura was still an architecture student in 1974 when he became more closely
acquainted with Alvaro Siza. The completion of their first project together shortly thereafter
marked the start of a lasting friendship. Souto de Moura worked with Siza until 1979, when the
opportunity arose for him to devote himself to his own projects. Both had learned the possibility of
rethinking the legacy of modernism in a critical way. But in revisiting 20th century architecture,
Siza tended towards organicist preferences, while Souto de Moura's path reflected more
rationalist tendencies. This issue examines a number of recent works by both architects, plus
three recent collaborations.

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El Croquis - Enric Miralles


El Croquis 2019 ISBN 9788494775499 Acqn 29498
Hb 25x34cm 832pp col ills £132

Born in Barcelona in 1955, Enric Miralles established himself as part of the rising Spanish
architecture scene of the late 1980s together with his first wife, architect Carme Pinos. From the
mid-1990s he formed a new practice with his second wife, Benedetta Tagliabue, with whom he
worked until his early death in 2000. This extensive tribute to Miralles and his all too short career
covers the trajectory of his collaborations, solo works, writings, and more, following from projects
such as the La Llauna School and La Mina Civic Centre, to an increasingly global portfolio
including the Japan National Library, Hamburg Music School, Venice School of Architecture, and
the Scottish Parliament.

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Quaderns 271 - About Buildings And Food


Col.d'arquitectes De Catalunya 2019 ISBN 9788434313774 Acqn 29594
Pb 19x26cm 160pp col ills £33.75

This issue gathers a series of articles addressing different issues about food, architecture, and
the city. Approaching both the domestic and public space from the perspective of food, the
authors examine and clarify the relationship and countless links between these two scenarios,
offering a collection of cases that can be considered universal. The focus is on food and the
actions it triggers, impacting the configuration of public space but also highlighting the everyday
theatre around it, with the new rhythms and gestures which have appeared in the urban
environment at certain times. With contributions by Carolyn Steel, Carlos Dias Coelho, Stephen
Bates, Nuria Ortigosa, and more.

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Monu 30 - Late Life Urbanism


Board Publishers 2019 no ISBN Acqn 29627
Pb 20x27cm 128pp col ills £16.95

The topic of "Late Life Urbanism" looks at how architecture and cities will be impacted in the
future by societies that become increasingly older. According to Deane Simpson, an important
group to consider is the "Young-Old" demographic, which corresponds to a shift from an ethos of
care to one of leisure and entertainment. Other contributions include a photo-essay by Peter
Granser portraying a large retirement community in Arizona, a range of urban interventions
detailed by Chris Phillipson, an architectural project by Junya Ishigami for people with dementia in
Japan, and Rafael Luna's case study in Seoul on how technology will play a crucial role in
improving elderly lives.

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Dhaka Totem - South Asian Architectural Guides


Altrim 2019 ISBN 9788494234279 Acqn 29652
Pb 15x21cm 170pp col ills £24

'Dhaka Totem' is a subjective guide to the city of Dhaka, co-published by the Spanish Agency for
International Development Cooperation (AECID) and Altrim Publishers in Barcelona. The book
features various essays and photographic contributions produced by a group of local and
international academics, architects, planners, and artists. These examine everything from
Dhaka's traffic, public space, and garbage, to its dense urban reality, borders and limits, people,
and resilience. It begins by recounting a fictional meeting in which Le Corbusier, exhausted from
his Chandigarh project, and Louis Kahn, designer of the monumental Parliament of Bangladesh,
travel to Dhaka.

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DAC Dhaka - South Asian Architectural Guides


Altrim 2019 ISBN 9788494234224 Acqn 29653
Pb 13x18cm 176pp col ills £30

Like other emerging mega-cities of the world, Dhaka has been growing exponentially, particularly
since it became the capital of the independent nation of Bangladesh in 1971. Today, a visitor's
first impression of this city could be bewildering. Dhaka is a quintessential 21st century urban
narrative of whirlwind modernity. This guidebook focuses on 25 buildings, representing different
architectural phases since the Mughal era, beginning in the early 17th century. The featured
buildings communicate larger ideas about the city's building tradition, represent an architectural
trend, influence the architectural scene, and offer a spatial story in the evolution of the city.

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AMD Ahmedabad - South Asian Architectural Guides


Altrim 2019 ISBN 9788494234231 Acqn 29654
Pb 13x18cm 232pp col ills £30

The architecture of Ahmedabad ranges from ancient to modern, from the Mughals to the last
works of contemporary Indian architects, also including international masters like Le Corbusier
and Louis Kahn. With this useful guide, you will discover the city and its architecture through five
routes, covering the old and the new city, as well as suggestions for other places that you can
visit on the outskirts of the city. Each itinerary introduces the visitor to the culture and lifestyle of
the city and offers practical information.

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CHD Chandigarh - South Asian Architectural Guides


Altrim 2019 ISBN 9788494234200 Acqn 29655
Pb 13x18cm 242pp col ills £32

Besides being among the newest cities in India, built in the 20th century and characterised by the
sweeping architectural vision of Le Corbusier, Chandigarh is a unique city marked by the work of
many Indian modernist architects. This insightful guide offers eleven itineraries and specifies 185
buildings and other places to visit, and also includes an index of architects and practical tips for
getting around the city. The India & Southeast Asia Architectural Travel Guides Collection
introduces ancient, modern, and contemporary heritage and architects in a useful pocket guide
format. All projects are presented with maps, photographs, plans, and a descriptive text.

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JAI Jaipur - South Asian Architectural Guides


Altrim 2019 ISBN 9788494234248 Acqn 29656
Pb 13x19cm 230pp col ills £30

Jaipur, famous for its pink-hued buildings, is a melting pot of Rajput, Mughal, and other cultures,
and is also the seat of an extensive vernacular tradition. In addition, visitors to the city will find a
contemporary architecture infusing new forms with the legacy of the past and the spirit of place.
This handy guide offers information on 166 buildings and places to visit throughout the city, along
with seven itineraries full of practical information. The India & Southeast Asia Architectural Travel
Guides Collection introduces ancient, modern, and contemporary heritage and architects in a
useful pocket guide format. All projects are presented with maps, photographs, plans, and a
descriptive text.

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Rammed Earth - Tradition And Potential


Triest Verlag 2019 ISBN 9783038630289 Acqn 29497
Pb 22x30cm 316pp col ills £65

This book explores the history and significance of rammed earth construction in Central Europe,
particularly in Switzerland, using historical examples to investigate the potential of this building
technique for contemporary construction. Rammed earth has material advantages, such as its
strength, durability, and non-combustible nature, while potential disadvantages, such as on-site
weather dependency, can be circumvented by using prefab elements. It is ecologically
sustainable and completely recyclable as well. This pioneering and comprehensive study
contributes to safeguarding existing architectural heritage while also providing a foundation for
further research.

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Sydney School - Formative Moments In Architecture, Design And Planning At The


University Of Sydney
Uro Publications 2019 ISBN 9780994396655 Acqn 29584
Pb 22x26cm 193pp col ills £67

The Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning is one of the oldest architecture schools
in Australia, housed within one of the country's founding 'sandstone' universities, the University of
Sydney. But while this history might lend it a reputation for being a bastion of tradition, since its
inception the school has also been at the forefront of wave after wave of innovation in
architectural education and practice, both in Australia and globally. This book tracks
developments at the architecture school since Leslie Wilkinson's appointment as Australia's first
Chair in Architecture 100 years ago.

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