Drawing Analogies Graphic Manual of Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9788862423311, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, March 2022
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, March 2022
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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Memory and the City A Handbook in Action
ISBN: PB: 9788862425926, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, March 2022
184 pp., 23x19.5 cm, illustrated throughout
This handbook for urban research offers a critical introduction to the methodological instruments available to scholars working on urban memory from different areas of expertise. Architects, urban scholars, anthropologists, sociologists, and historia...
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Berlin Fragments A Heterography of an Architectural Form
ISBN: PB: 9788862423434, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, March 2022
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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Apprentice at Taliesin A Personal Experience in the School of Frank Lloyd Wright
ISBN: PB: 9788862425834, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, February 2022
272 pp., 23x19.5 cm, illustrated throughout
Francesco Santoro tells, thirty years later, the story of his apprenticeship in the Taliesin Fellowship, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright. The volume summarizes the experiences made at Taliesin West in the Arizona desert and at Taliesin in the Wisconsin...
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Totem and Taboo in Architectural Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9788862425919, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, February 2022
208 pp., 23x19.5 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., 23x19.5 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., 23x19.5 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., 23x19.5 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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Modernism An American Wake
ISBN: PB: 9788862425889, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, January 2022
208 pp., 23x19.5 cm, illustrated throughout
Modernism was an aesthetic project introduced as being the single frame of mind necessary to impersonate modernity's best invention―the scientific method―which would cure the various sicknesses derived from rampant urbanization. Therefore, it is not...
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