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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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Sigfried Giedion Liberated Dwelling
ISBN: HB: 9783037785683, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2018
100 pp., 19x12.5 cm, 86 illus.
Sigfried Giedion's small, but vocal manifesto Befreites Wohnen (1929) is an early manifestation of modernist housing ideology and as such key to the broader understanding of the ambitions of the International Congresses of Modern Architecture (CIAM)...
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£30,00
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Thonik Why We Design
ISBN: PB: 9783037785560, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2018
320 pp., 24x17 cm, 200 illus.
Everybody is a designer! But why? Why do we color, organize and form the world around us – and why do we call that a profession? In this book, thonik, the Amsterdam-based studio led by lauded designers Nikki Gonnissen and Thomas Widdershoven, resear...
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£30,00
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Architecture of Closed Worlds Or, What is the Power of Shit?
ISBN: PB: 9783037785805, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2018
300 pp., 26.5x19.5 cm, 430 illus.
What do outer space capsules, submarines and office buildings have in common? Each is conceived as a closed system: a self-sustaining physical environment demarcated from its surroundings by a boundary that does not allow for the transfer of matter o...
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£30,00
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Designing Programmes Programme as Typeface, Typography, Picture, Method
ISBN: HB: 9783037785782, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2018
120 pp., 25x19.5 cm, 200 illus.
Karl Gerstner's work is a milestone in the history of design. Designing Programmes is one of his most important works: in four essays, the author provides a basic introduction to his design methodology and suggests a model for design in the early day...
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£30,00
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Elemental The Architect's Studio
ISBN: HB: 9783037785720, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2018
240 pp., 30x24 cm, 240 illus.
The ELEMENTAL studio, headed by artistic director Alejandro Aravena and based in the capital of Chile, Santiago, is untraditionally composed of people with a variety of skills and abilities. Their analytical approach to architecture and urban plannin...
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£40,00
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Social Design
ISBN: PB: 9783037785706, Lars Muller Publishers, September 2018
192 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 242 illus.
Social design is design for society and with society. As social innovation and on the basis of dialogue and participation, social design strives for a new networking of the individual, civil society, government, and the economy. Social design is thus...
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£20,00
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Phenotypes / Limited Forms
ISBN: PB: 9783037785751, Lars Muller Publishers, July 2018
364 pp., 26.5x18 cm, 2700 illus.
Contrary to the common "Don't Touch – Just Look" approach, the exhibition "Phenotypes / Limited Forms" encourages visitors to pick their favorite subjects out of a total of several hundreds of displayed photographs, rearrange them, name their sequenc...
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£35,00
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Shizuko Yoshikawa
ISBN: HB: 9783037785676, Lars Muller Publishers, July 2018
248 pp., 28x25 cm, 236 illus., language: English / Japanese
This publication is the first monograph on the Japanese-born, constructive-concrete artist Shizuko Yoshikawa. Her work combines the rational concepts of European modern art with the poetry and ease of the intuitional Japanese Zen tradition. As a memb...
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£45,00
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