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Bilingual Guide to Japan Japanese Gardens
ISBN: PB: 9784093886260, Nippan IPS, June 2019
128 pp., 18.2x12 cm, 45 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
The fifth book from the Bilingual Guide to Japan series. Written in both English/Japaneselish and Japanese, this unique handbook teaches an appreciation of Japanese gardens and introduces many famous gardens from Kyoto to Tokyo. Not only is this boo...
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£16,00
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Pierre Koenig A View from the Archive
ISBN: HB: 9781606065778, Getty Publications, February 2019
320 pp., 28x25.4 cm, illus.
In this remarkable and gorgeously illustrated book, Neil Jackson presents a vibrant profile of the Los Angeles architect Pierre Koenig, who Time magazine said lived long enough to become "cool twice". From the influences of Koenig's youth in San Fran...
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£40,00
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From Stone to Paper Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233179, Yale University Press, February 2019
232 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 97 colour illus., 22 black&white illus.
By the 18th century, the Mughal Empire was well beyond its so-called golden age. Its control of the Indian subcontinent was increasingly threatened by regional Indian states, as well as by the encroaching British Empire. In response to a rapidly chan...
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£50,00
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Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art The Arthur Drexler Years, 1951-1986
ISBN: HB: 9781606065815, Getty Publications, December 2018
208 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, illus.
Arthur Drexler (1921-1987) served as the curator and director of the Architecture and Design Department at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) from 1951 until 1986-the longest curatorship in the museum's history. Over four decades he conceived and oversa...
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£35,00
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Sea Ranch Architecture, Environment, and Idealism
ISBN: HB: 9783791357843, Prestel Publishing, December 2018
176 pp., 28x24 cm, 126 colour illus.
This large-format and generously illustrated book captures the visionary approach to the land embraced in designs for The Sea Ranch, the planned community that has become a touchstone of 1960s West Coast modernism. Situated on a ten-mile stretch of...
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£45,00
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Art Deco Chicago Designing Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780300229936, Yale University Press, November 2018
412 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 207 colour illus., 118 black&white illus.
Frank Lloyd Wright's lost Midway Gardens, the iconic Sunbeam Mixmaster, and Marshall Field's famed window displays: despite the differences in scale and medium, each belongs to the broad current of an Art Deco style that developed in Chicago in the f...
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£60,00
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Information Fall-Out Buckminster Fuller's World Game
ISBN: PB: 9783037785539, Lars Muller Publishers, November 2018
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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£27,00
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Moholy's Edit The Avant-Garde at Sea, August 1933
ISBN: PB: 9783037785669, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2018
198 pp., 24x15 cm, 95 illus.
The book concerns the four-day cruise to the Aegean islands made by the "inner circle" of the International Congress of Modern Architecture (CIAM) and their friends during the 4th congress in August 1933. Structured around that sequence of Moholy-Nag...
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£27,00
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