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Connecting People, Place and Design
ISBN: HB: 9781789381320, Intellect, January 2020
290 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 16 colour plates
"Connecting People, Place and Design" examines the human relationship with place, how its significance has evolved over time, and how contemporary systems for participation shape the places around us in our daily lives. Divided into three parts – pla...
Giuseppe Pagano Design for Social Change in Fascist Italy
ISBN: PB: 9781789381009, Intellect, January 2020
350 pp., 22.8x22.8 cm, 106 halftones
Giuseppe Pagano-Pogatschnig (1896-1945) was a twentieth-century polymath operating at the intersection between architecture, media, design, and the arts. He was an exhibition and furniture designer, curator, photographer, editor, writer, and architec...
Under One Roof EPFL ArtLab in Lausanne by Kengo Kuma
ISBN: HB: 9783791358055, Prestel Publishing, December 2019
176 pp., 30x24 cm, 200 colour illus.
This superbly illustrated volume presents the ArtLab project, which highlights the intersection of science, art, and the public at the Lausanne Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Switzerland. Designed by the renowned Japanese architect Kengo K...
Israel as a Modern Architectural Experimental Lab, 1948-1978
ISBN: HB: 9781789380644, Intellect, November 2019
374 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 130 halftones
This collection discusses the innovative and experimental architecture of Israel during its first three decades following the nation's establishment in 1948. Written by leading researchers, the volume highlights new perspectives on the topic, discuss...
Architectural Dynamics in Pre-Revolutionary Iran Dialogic Encounter between Tradition and Modernity
ISBN: HB: 9781789380583, Intellect, October 2019
272 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 82 halftones
This volume consider the major trends and developments in Iranian architecture during the 1960s and '70s in order to further our understanding of the underpinnings and intentions of Persian architecture during this period. While narrative exploration...
Architecture Filmmaking Making Visible
ISBN: HB: 9781783209941, Intellect, September 2019
220 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 85 halftones
Central Leinster: Kildare, Laois, and Offaly Buildings of Ireland
ISBN: HB: 9780300232042, Yale University Press, July 2019
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
This comprehensive guide covers the historically rich and nuanced territory of Central Leinster, from the western borderlands of the medieval English Pale to the wild expanse of the Bog of Allen and further west to Clonmacnoise, cradle of early monas...
Charleston Fancy Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City
ISBN: HB: 9780300229073, Yale University Press, July 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 43 black&white illus.
Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts America's first historic district, is known for its palmetto-lined streets and picturesque houses. The Holy City, named for its profusion of churches, exudes an irresistible charm. Award-winning author and cul...
Henry van de Velde Designing Modernism
ISBN: HB: 9780300226669, Yale University Press, July 2019
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 52 colour illus., 89 black&white illus.
The painter, designer, and architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) played a crucial role in expanding modernist aesthetics beyond Paris and beyond painting. Opposing growing nationalism around 1900, he sought to make painting the basis of an aesthet...
Historic Cities Issues in Urban Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9781606065938, Getty Publications, July 2019
632 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
This book, the eighth in the Getty Conservation Institute's Readings in Conservation series, fills a significant gap in the published literature on urban conservation. This topic is distinct from both heritage conservation and urban planning, and des...