Drawing Analogies Graphic Manual of Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9788862423311, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, October 2023
120 pp., 22,0x22,0 cm
Drawing analogies proposes an innovative way of drawing by means of which we can go from observing an existing architectural model to a design idea inspired by the same model. Using exclusively free hand drawing, the author presents a series of cases...
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Exlibris 16 Keywords of Contemporary Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9788862423359, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, October 2023
160 pp., 22,0x16,5 cm
Architects write a lot, especially now that conceptual aspects have become central in advanced reflections and narrative forms increasingly intersect the quest of design practices for an ultimate legitimation. In the growing mass of publications, the...
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Totem and Taboo in Architectural Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9788862425919, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, February 2022
208 pp., 23,0x19,5 cm, illustrated throughout
Identify powerful features of the architecture of the present time seeking to illuminate hidden knowledge and processes through a few key concepts. The image: apparently, it seems so essential to understand today's architecture but which, on closer a...
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Contested Spaces, Concerted Projects Designs for Vulnerable Memories
ISBN: PB: 9788862424837, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, January 2022
208 pp., 23,0x19,5 cm, illustrated throughout
European cultural heritage is inherently complex and layered. In the past, conflicting or controversial perspectives on different historical memories and experiences have been colliding in the rich cultural landscape of European and continue to do so...
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Copystudio
ISBN: PB: 9788862423953, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, January 2022
64 pp., 23,0x19,5 cm, 86 colour illus.
Graph*it is Lettera Ventidue's new series dedicated to graphic design in Italy. Small, monographic books that recount the work of the best contemporary graphic studios from around the country. The subject of this first issue is Copystudio, a graphic...
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Entropic Tokyo Metropolis of Uncertainty, Multiplicity and Flexibility
ISBN: PB: 9788862425582, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, January 2022
240 pp., 23,0x19,5 cm, illustrated throughout
"Entropic Tokyo" is a book about the city of Tokyo. A journey towards understanding a multiform and chaotic metropolis that hides a profound human order. The book proposes a reading of Tokyo that considers the city as a dynamic system of high complex...
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£19.99
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Urban Interstices in Italy Design Experiences
ISBN: PB: 9788862425667, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, January 2022
324 pp., 23,0x19,5 cm, illustrated throughout
"Urban interstices"―their design―are the topic of this book. What are urban interstices? What different issues, opportunities, roles, and concepts do they deal with? The book's five chapters written by urban planners, architects and interior designer...
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Umberto Riva Interiors and Exhibitions
ISBN: PB: 9788862425278, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, September 2021
256 pp., 24,0x16,5 cm
Umberto Riva (born in Milan, 1928) is one of the last exponents of a generation that both invented modern architecture and challenged it. After graduating in 1959 at the IUAV in Venice (a school where the faculty at the time included great masters li...
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Affective City Space, Atmosphere and Practices in changing Urban Territories
ISBN: PB: 9788862425308, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, September 2021
352 pp., 24,0x16,5 cm
Cities are not made only of stone: they harbor ways of life, practices, movements, moods, atmospheres, feelings. Yet the ineffable nature of affects has long deprived human passions of a meaningful role when it comes to observing urban space and envi...
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Beyond the City 10 Case Studies of Informal Cities
ISBN: PB: 9788862425285, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, September 2021
252 pp., 24,0x16,5 cm
The book, through a reflection on the paradigm of the informal city and with averification in 'corpore vili' on 10 cities, presents a description of the role that collective space and social organization have in the construction of slums. In addition...
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