Drawing Analogies Graphic Manual of Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9788862423311, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, October 2021
120 pp., 22x22 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 2021
160 pp., 22x16.5 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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Berlin Fragments A Heterography of an Architectural Form
ISBN: PB: 9788862423434, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, October 2021
180 pp., 21x14.8 cm
Every building and every architect has a tale. Bringing these tales together, determining where they overlap, may give us telling urban tales. What can be told is what has the right to remain, to avoid oblivion, allowing words about buildings and cit...
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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., 24x16.5 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., 24x16.5 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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India Water Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9788862425292, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, September 2021
336 pp., 20x20 cm
Structures erected on the Indian subcontinent to collect water express a search for spatiality that ventures beyond functional prerequisites to reveal a deep bond with water’s spiritual value and rituals and practices related to water. Built from the...
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Umberto Riva Interiors and Exhibitions
ISBN: PB: 9788862425278, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, September 2021
256 pp., 24x16.5 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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Sport Architecture Design Construction Management of Sport Infrastructure
ISBN: PB: 9788862424264, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, June 2021
204 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 15 black&white illus.
The history of civilisation and places conveys the importance of the role the culture of sport and a cultivated management of leisure play in the definition of the identity of peoples and communities. Elevating such realms to the status of cultural a...
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Italian Collage
ISBN: HB: 9788862423335, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, March 2021
208 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 98 colour illus.
Several Italian architects have recently taken up the technique of collage again to present their ideas. The three masters of this tendency are Carmelo Baglivo, Luca Galofaro and Beniamino Servino, while the younger generation includes authors such a...
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For a Novel Architecture Cine-Roman 2000-2020
ISBN: PB: 9788862424790, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, December 2020
228 pp., 29x21 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
Told in the form of a cine-novel, this document compiles 20 years of Karim Nader architectural practice and research. Thirty-two projects from Karim Nader current studio and collaborations with Blankpage, Roula, Assaf, Danny Khoury and others are her...
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