Managing Energy Use in Modern Buildings Case Studies in Conservation Practice
ISBN: PB: 9781606066973, Getty Publications, August 2021
192 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
This collection of ten case studies addresses the unique challenges surrounding the improvement of energy consumption and thermal comfort in modern buildings built between 1931 and 1969 and offers valuable lessons for other structures facing similar...
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Metropolis in Latin America, 1830-1930 Cityscapes, Photographs, Debates
ISBN: HB: 9781606066942, Getty Publications, August 2021
304 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
In the century between 1830 and 1930, following independence from Spain and Portugal, major cities in Latin America experienced large-scale growth, with the development of a new urban bourgeois elite interested in projects of modernization and rapid...
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Other Modern Movement Architecture, 1920-1970
ISBN: HB: 9780300238891, Yale University Press, July 2021
360 pp., 24.1x19 cm, 580 duotone illus.
Usually associated with Mies and Le Corbusier, the Modern Movement was instrumental in advancing new technologies of construction in architecture, including the use of glass, steel, and reinforced concrete. Renowned historian Kenneth Frampton offers...
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Architecture on Common Ground Positions and Models on the Land Property Issue
ISBN: PB: 9783037786031, Lars Muller Publishers, July 2021
400 pp., 20x14 cm, 65 illus.
How we deal with land has far-reaching implications for architecture and urban development. The last decade has seen a dramatic rise in the privatization of urban land and in speculation. Many European cities that today find themselves under extreme...
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Two Sides of the Border Reimagining the Region
ISBN: HB: 9783037786086, Lars Muller Publishers, July 2021
320 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Under the direction of Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao, thirteen architecture studios and students across the United States and Mexico undertook the monumental task of attempting to capture the complex and dynamic region of the US/Mexican border. "T...
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Spatial Orders, Social Forms Art and the City in Modern Brazil
ISBN: HB: 9780300254013, Yale University Press, June 2021
248 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 62 colour illus., 52 black&white illus.
Exploring the intersections among art, architecture, and urbanism in Brazil from the 1920s through the 1960s, Adrian Anagnost shows how modernity was manifested in locally specific spatial forms linked to Brazil's colonial and imperial past. Discussi...
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Wiltshire Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300251203, Yale University Press, June 2021
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
With hundreds of buildings added to the new gazetteer, this volume offers a fully revised and updated guide to Wiltshire. From prehistoric Stonehenge and thirteenth-century Salisbury Cathedral, to Elizabethan Longleat, Palladian Wilton and landscaped...
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Future Cities Laboratory Indicia 03
ISBN: PB: 9783037786598, Lars Muller Publishers, June 2021
318 pp., 24x17 cm, 100 illus.
This third and final volume in the Indicia book series presents the results of the Future Cities Laboratory research program in the form of actions for sustainable city-making. It complements the first and second volumes of the series that respective...
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Information Fall-Out Buckminster Fuller's World Game
ISBN: PB: 9783037785539, Lars Muller Publishers, June 2021
240 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 150 illus.
Initially proposed for the US Pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal, Buckminster Fuller's World Game was played for the first time in 1969 in New York. Over the next decade the World Game evolved and expanded. Across its different manifestations the World...
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MAD Architects Harbin Opera House
ISBN: HB: 9783791378121, Prestel Publishing, June 2021
240 pp., 29x24 cm, colour illus.
A cultural center for the future rises out of the landscape of northeastern China. Inspired by nature and imbued in local identity, culture and art, the Harbin Opera House is an outstanding example of architecture's ability to engage, transform, and...
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