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Architecture and the Tradition of Progress
ISBN: HB: 9781907317149,
22x27 cm, 1003 colour and black&white illus.
Berthold Lubetkin (1901-1990) is widely regarded as the most outstanding architect of his generation to have practiced in England. Almost all his surviving buildings have been landmarked, and his work and ideas continue to feature in architectural di...
Fabric of Place
Allies and Morrison
ISBN: PB: 9781908967381,
20x24.5 cm, 237 colour and black&white illus.
Cities are the product of a myriad of forces. Their forms and structures evolve over centuries and articulate the relationships between us, their citizens – how we live, work and connect. Although constantly changing, they are also remarkably fragile...
Standard Architecture Design
ISBN: HB: 9781911339045,
28x22 cm, 15 colour and black&white illus.
Through an in-depth exploration of nine projects ranging from retail to residential design, "Standard Architecture Design" highlights the practice of Los Angeles-based interdisciplinary studio Standard while it deconstructs traditional conceptions of...
Place and Occasion
Montgomery Sisam Architects
ISBN: PB: 9781908967084,
22.5x27.5 cm, colour and black&white illus.
Toronto-based practice Montgomery Sisam Architects has a commitment to design quality that is rooted in the belief that buildings and their environs must play a dignified and lasting role for their occupants and the surrounding community. Implicit in...
When Urbanization Comes to Ground
ISBN: PB: 9781911339014,
23x28 cm, 158 colour and black&white illus.
"When Urbanization Comes to Ground" is a collaborative research project between the Brooklyn-based architecture studio, CAZA, and think tank, SURBA, an urban research collective spearheaded by Carlos Arnaiz and Peter Rowe. Drawing upon case studies i...
On Conservation and Modernity
ISBN: PB: 9781907317477,
23x28 cm, 50 colour and black&white illus.
"The Fragile Monument" is a study of the discourse of conservation and its effect on the notion and role of the monument in contemporary western society. Through a revisionist account of the history of conservation, the book explores how the monument...
Aesthetics of the Past Rebellions for the Future
ISBN: PB: 9781907317118,
18x24 cm, 317 colour and black&white illus.
"Colonial Modern" focuses on the dual topics of the relationship between the post-war aesthetic regime of modernism and the project of modernization in architecture and urban planning, as well as on the highly charged intertwining of both in the cont...
Writings on Architecture and the City
ISBN: PB: 9781908967541,
23x28 cm, colour and black&white illus.
"Writings on Architecture" is an anthology of texts by George Baird, focusing on his on-going interest in planning and the built environment, something which is particularly manifest in his attention to the city of Toronto, where he is active in arch...
ISBN: PB: 9781908967992,
23x28 cm, 164 colour and black&white illus.
Founded in 2007 and led by its principal Alexandra Barker, "BFDO: Assemblies" works across sectors to probe the division between public and private space. At the heart of the practice is a long-term investigation into how materials, structures and sy...
Landscapes and Politics
ISBN: PB: 9781901033939,
17x22 cm, 160 colour and black&white illus.
In recent years, landscape has become increasingly recognised as a topic of central importance to a wide variety of disciplines. To a large degree this recognition has been based upon an expanding appreciation of the political aspects of landscape, i...