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Strange Death of Architectural Criticism : Martin Pawley Collected Writings
David Jenkins
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A collection of 100 essays and articles by Martin Pawley, one of the most important and entertaining voices in postwar architectural criticism. It includes writings on contemporary design, iconic buildings and some of the most important issues facing modern architecture as well as interviews with architects including Norman Foster.


Thinking Practice: Reflections on Architectural Research and Building Work
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Presents an examination of the dynamic relationships between academic research, teaching and practice.


Alchemy of Galvanizing : Art, Architecture and Engineering
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Over 300 years ago an alchemist-come-chemist immersed clean iron into molten zinc; to his amazement a shimmering silver coating developed on the iron. This was to become the first step in the genesis of the galvanizing process.
Unknown to many, galvanizing is all around us today, and plays an important ...


Artifice: Dermot Foley Landscape Architects
Krystallia Kamvasinou, Simon Canz, Dermot Foley
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Artifice: Dermot Foley Landscape Architects is the first comprehensive volume about the Irish architectural practice Dermot Foley Landscape Architects. Since its inception in 2001, Dermot Foley Landscape Architects has developed an enviable amount of successful projects from an impressive list of clients, ...


Custom and Innovation: John Miller + Partners
Deyan Sudjic, Robert Maxwell, Kenneth Frampton
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John Miller + Partners was established in the 1980s following the dissolution of Colquhoun Miller + Partners. The practice has been responsible for some of the most highly regarded museum and university projects of the past 25 years, such as the Tate Britain Centenary Development and the Queen's Building ...


Few Years of Writing : Interspersed with Some Facts of Life
Robert Maxwell
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With a body of work firmly at the heart of architectural theory and discourse, Robert

Maxwell is undoubtedly one of the most respected architectural writers and educators

of recent times. Emeritus Professor of Architecture at Princeton University, Robert

Maxwell is a scholar known worldwide for critical ...


Fragile Monument: on Conservation and Modernity
Thordis Arrhenius
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The Fragile Monument is a study of the discourse of conservation and its effect on the notion and role of the monument in contemporary western society. Through a revisionist account of the history of conservation, the book explores how the monument has been transformed from an object that originally ...


Fragments of Wilderness City: The Work of Brian Avery
Joseph Rykwert, Richard Weston, Matthew Teague, John Worthington
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Presents perspectives from academics and architecture historians, exploring the projects in India and the Middle East; major cultural commissions; and masterplanning work for Oxford Street in London, The Horniman Museum, and the Avenue of the Emirates in Abu Dhabi. This work is aimed at those interested in architectural innovation at every scale.


Open Mind : The Work of Hudson Architects
Blundell Jones Peter
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Hudson Architects was initially known for contemporary one-off houses, which in many ways defined its early public persona. This book, the first comprehensive monograph of Hudson Architects, illustrates how, unafraid to challenge established ways of working, the practice has developed a diverse and complex ...


Pattern Place Purpose: Proctor and Matthews Architects
Peter Blundell Jones, Alan Powers, Jeremy Till
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In their 20 years of architectural practice, Proctor and Matthews Architects have developed a reputation for being at the centre of Britain's urban regeneration debate. Pattern Place Purpose: Proctor and Matthews Architects takes a close look at the company's body of work, examining its working practices ...


Planetveien 12 : The Korsmo House-A Scandinavian Icon
Elisabeth Tostrup
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The Korsmo House, 1955, is an icon of modern Scandinavian architecture--an experimental house that has been frequently published in magazines and architecture anthologies.


Plus: Jestico + Whiles
Spring Martin
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Plus: Jestico + Whiles charts the happenstance of events that has guided the practice's award winning design approach against the changing political and economic events of the last 30 years.


Stirling and Wilford American Buildings
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James Stirling and Michael Wilford realised a significant body of work during their partnership. Considered one of the most important international architectural practices of the twentieth century, Stirling and Wilford made an exceptional contribution to contemporary architecture. Young, radical and ...


Tectonics: a Building for Earth Sciences at Oxford
Hugh Pearman
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Tectonics: A Building for Earth Sciences at Oxford documents the design and building of an ambitious architectural project for the Department of Earth Sciences at Oxford University, by a team including Wilkinson Eyre Architects, Pell Frischmann, Hoare Lea, Laing O'Rourke and EC Harris. The book brings ...


Tschumi Parc De La Villette
Bernard Tschumi
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Tschumi Parc de la Villette is the first publication to document comprehensively Bernard Tschumi's first, and arguably still most celebrated project. With new and republished writing including a text by Bernard Tschumi and Anthony Vidler's "Trick-Track" originally published in 1986, alongside a newly-commissioned ...


X Agendas for Architecture
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X Agendas for Architecture considers the recent developments in the agendas for architecture, inviting a range of contributors into a structured discourse to highlight issues and extend questions on the necessity of architectural agendas.


A Guide to the Dirty South Atlanta
Jennifer Bonner
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Drawing on the format of the urban guidebook, A Guide to the Dirty South-Atlanta generates a new discourse about the architecture of the American South. By guiding readers on a tour of Atlanta, this project seeks to reclaim a regional identity for cities otherwise deemed to be a "backwoods" by the East and West Coasts.


Amnesiac Hide
Dick Hebdige, Jenifer Papararo, Julia Paoli
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A major monograph of iconic British artist and Turner Prize nominee Mike Nelson on the ambitious new commission of the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver. Mike explores the notion of the lone, nomadic traveler intriguing and highly detailed installations.


Buildings of London
Roger FitzGerald
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Buildings of London is a bright, fun way to tour the capital through the eyes of an architect. Taking in the well-known with the less familiar, architect of 30 years Roger FitzGerald leads the reader on a journey around the city through his evocative paintings, combining his keen eye for detail and construction with a fascination for discovery.


Made by Hand
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A visual survey of some of the finest handmakers, the spaces in which they work and the products they create, Made By Hand is a remedy to mass production and a celebration of the return to artisan craft. At a time when owning handmade items is fashionable and economically friendly, this book captures the essence of what many are looking to explore.

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