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PERSPECTIVES; Couleus et Materiaux, Sequences, Espaces, Cadrages

By: N/A

Price: £11.00

Publisher: France, JCDecaux: 1989

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 3016

Condition: Fine copy


Highly stylish French hardback book which explores having a sense of the city (le sens de la ville), including design, environmental and architectural approaches. It is mainly made up of full page colour illustration, with snippets of text (in French), and is separated into chapters on perspectives, colours and materials, sequences (journeys), spaces and frameworks. View more info

ARCHITECT BORIS VELIKOVSKY 1878 - 1937

By: N/A

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Budapest, Mockba: 2002

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 5830

ISBN: 5900048217

Condition: Fine copy in slightly torn slipcase


Illustrated through-out with coloured plates as well as black & white plates, plans and drawings, Velikovsky worked in both pre- and post- revolutionary Russia and was an advocate of the Garden suburb movement, his buildings include a wide range of building types, of which a significant number have survived, text in Russian with English summary at rear, large quarto fine copy in slightly torn slipcase. View more info

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Venti Progetti per il future del Lingotto

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Milan, Etas Libri: 1984

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9145

Condition: Fine copy


Scarce, shows a wide range of solutions from prominent architects - Renzo Piano was the ultimate winner Illustrated in colour and black white throughout, text in Italian, brief history of Fiat, and of the Lingotto site, 20 design proposals by major architects including Renzo Piano, Cesar Pelli, James Stirling, Denis Lasdun and Richard Meier amongst others, 234pp, large quarto. View more info

THE PRITZKER ARCHITECTURE PRIZE 1999 - Sir Norman Foster

By: N/A

Price: £9.00

Publisher: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15117

Condition: Fine copy


Catalogue for the celebrated architecture prize 1999 - this year presented to Sir Norman Foster. Incl plenty of colour photographs, and background on the prize itself. Fine copy. View more info

CASA DE RETIRO ESPIRITUAL

By: AMBASZ, Emilio

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Milan, SKIRA: 2005

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 12908

ISBN: 8876243364

Condition: Fine copy in fine dustwrapper


Illustrated with colour photographs through-out, dual text Italian/English, mostly supurb colour plates of the Casa de Retiro Espiritual, several fold out plates,169pp, large square quarto. View more info

Emilio Ambasz Inventions [Subtitle]: The Reality of the Ideal

By: AMBASZ, Emilio) Buchanan, Peter

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1992

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16569

ISBN: 0847816079


Fine copy in fine dustwrapper. View more info

Betnkning Om Bevaringen Af Den Danske Herregard

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Miljministeriet: 1987

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 4503

ISBN: 8750368389


Reviews the historic context of Denmark's manors and makes proposal for their future preservation and development Illustrated in colour and balck and white, photographs, maps, drawings and tables, text in Danish with short English summary.I348pp, 8vo. Slightly rubbed, light crease to upper panel otherwise near fine. View more info

Juan Navarro Baldeweg, II Ritorno Della Luce

By: BALDEWEG, Juan Navarro) Lupano, Mario

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Milan, Motta Architecttura: 1998

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15759

ISBN: 8871790707


Illustrated throughout in colour and black white with photographs, plans, drawings and sketches, photographs by Giovanni Chiaramonte and Paolo Rosselli, text in Italian, 95pp, small quarto.Fine copy in fine dustwrapper. View more info

Denton Corker Marshall [Subtitle]: Rule Playing and the Ratbag Element

By: Beck, Haig and Jackie Cooper, Peter G. Rowe, Deyan Sudjic

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Basel, Birkhauser: 2000

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15746

ISBN: 3764361611

Condition: Fine copy in fine dustwrapper


Illustrated throughout with colour plates, takes a look at the works of the Denton Corker Marshall architectural practice and how aspects of modern art such as abstract, minimalist and conceptual art have influenced the style of their architecture. 251pp Quarto. View more info

Industry, architecture and Engineering

By: Bergeron, Louis, Maiullari-Pontois, Maria Teresa

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams: 2000

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9129

ISBN: 0810934736

Condition: Fine copy in fine dustwrapper


Detailed history of the United States industrial heritage, with chapter on preservation, re-use and conservation Illustrated in black and white throughout, foreword by Eric Delony, translated from Frech by Jane Marie Todd, bibliography, index, 287pp, large quarto. Fine copy in fine dustwrapper. View more info

Siah Armajani [Subtitle]: contribution anarchistes 1962 - 1994

By: Bernard, Christian

Price: £51.00

Publisher: Nice, Centre National des Arts Plastiques: 1994

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9704

ISBN: 2905075678

Condition: fine copy


Illustrated in colour with photographs, text in French and English, essays by Siah Armajani, Jean-Phillippe Vienne, Patricia C Phillips amongst others, bibliographie, 166pp, quarto. View more info

Two Minds, Ten Artists + Ten Architects

By: Boal, O'Kane Marianne

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Belfast, GT Gallery: 2007

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10434

ISBN: 0955746906

Condition: Fine


In February 2007, the Royal Society of Ulster Architects in collaboration with Arts & Business initiated an ambitious art and archietcture collaboration entitled Two Minds, the first of its kind for Northern Ireland. Ten of the regions leading architects practices teamed with ten individual artists from Ireland and abroad. Contributors John Reid and Nathalie Weadick. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. 96.p. in total. View more info

Cluni [Subtitle]: Album Historique et ArchÈologique

By: Bruel, Francois-LovisÈ

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Macon, Privately printed: 1910

Edition: Limited edition

Seller ID: 16764

ISBN: B01LBIT3FC


Slight foxing affecting endpapers, foredge and wrappers otherwise near fine copy. Ètude RÈsumÈe et d'une notices des planches, illustrated with 34 plates, engraved frontis, unpaginated, tall quarto, View more info

Santiago Calatrava Ingenieur-Architektur [Subtitle]: Engineer Architecture

By: CALATRAVA, Santiago) Blaser, Werner

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Basel, Birkhauser Verlag: 1989

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9007

ISBN: 3764322624


Uncommon, excellent survey of Catatrava's work Extensively illustrated with black and white full page plates, drawings, sketches and details, with contributions by Kenneth Frampton and Pierluigi Nicolin, dual German/English text, 176pp, square quarto. Boards lightly dustmarked, near fine copy. Binding is White illustrated boards. View more info

Designing & Building: Rockhill And Associates

By: Carter, Brian

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Canada, Tuns Press: 2005

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 6959

ISBN: 0929112539

Condition: Fine copy


Small square volume, lavishly illustrated with colour photographs and drawings throughout. View more info

It All Comes Together in Los Angeles (City - Analysis of Urban Trends, Culture, Theory, Policy, Action

By: Catterall, Bob

Price: £6.00

Publisher: CITY: 1996

Seller ID: 15630

ISBN: 190059000X

Condition: Very Good


Soft back illustrated with some black and white drawings and photographs. Analysis of urban trends, culture, theory , policy and action. With contributions from many writers in 31 different articles. View more info

The Architecture of Minimalism

By: Cerver, Francisco Asensio and Francisco Asensio Cerver

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, Hearst Corporation: 1998

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10192

ISBN: 0823061493

Condition: Fine


This volume proposes a global vision of the influence of minimalism in architecture through the detailed study of the buildings designed by Souto de Moura, Tadao Ando, John Pawson, Hiroshi Naito, Shigeru Uchida. Richly illustrated with colour photogrpahs. 191.p. in total. Fine copy. View more info

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The New Landscape

By: Correa, Charles

Price: £114.00

Publisher: Bombay, The Book Society of India: 1985

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 15632

Condition: Near fine copy


Very scarce Illustrated with black white sketches, drawings, maps and photgraph, 135pp, octavo. Near fine copy. View more info

THE NECESSARY MONUMENT

By: CROSBY, Theo

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1970

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16717

ISBN: 0289797756

Condition: covers slightly browned otherwise very good copy.


Illustrated in black & white photographs and drawings throughout, discusses the establishment of a framework for making futures for monumental and iconic buildings, quoting both British and US examples, 127pp. covers slightly browned otherwise very good copy. View more info

The Postmodern Urban Condition

By: Dear, Michael

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Malden, MA, U.S.A., BlackweLL PUBLISHING: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 3650

ISBN: 0631209875

Condition: Fine copy


Hardback octavo, fine copy. An introduction to cities and urbanism in post- modern world and radical rethinking of ideas of urban structure. Begins also to define an urban agenda for the 21st century. Los Angeles provides the backdrop for many of these insights. 337 pages includes some b/w photography and drawings. View more info