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100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings
100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings
by Philip Jodidio
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Liquid stone: The charm of concrete architecture today   Concrete? That characterless stuff of parking lots or Communist tower blocks, right? Well, yes. And no. Concrete is actually a name applied to a remarkably wide range of building... (read more)

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The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings (Ted Books)
The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings (Ted Books)
by Marc Kushner
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The founder of Architizer.com and practicing architect draws on his unique position at the crossroads of architecture and social media to highlight 100 important buildings that embody the future of architecture.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Weand#8217;re... (read more)

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Inside MNM: Minimalist Interiors
Inside MNM: Minimalist Interiors
by Jaume Nasple
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Born in Barcelona, Jaume J. Nasple studied Political Science and Japanese Studies at the University of London. He has travelled and worked extensively in New York, The Middle East and Japan.Kyoko Asakura studied Psychology and Interior Design in Tokyo... (read more)

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RE: Crafted: Interpretations of Craft in Contemporary Architecture and Interiors
RE: Crafted: Interpretations of Craft in Contemporary Architecture and Interiors
by Marc Kristal
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Now more than ever, architects and designers are crossing aesthetic borders, and redefining craft to suit their own creative needs, philosophies, and expectations—often by commenting upon or challenging it. By transforming our notions of what might... (read more)

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Space Between People: How the Virtual Changes Physical Architecture
Space Between People: How the Virtual Changes Physical Architecture
by Stephan Doesinger
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Winning projects from the first architecture competition held within Second Life are illustrated. Texts explain how the project was created, and how virtual and physical architecture are influencing each other. Among the concepts are how simply life... (read more)

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New Portable Architecture: Designing Mobile & Temporary Structures
New Portable Architecture: Designing Mobile & Temporary Structures
by Tom Corkett
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We live in a world in movement, and this is reflected in what we build and how we live and work. There is a new necessity to analyse the challenges that architects and designers face in creating spaces that can be rapidly constructed, taken down and... (read more)

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More Mobile: Portable Architecture for Today
More Mobile: Portable Architecture for Today
by Jennifer Siegal
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Jennifer Siegal is founder and principal of the Los Angeles-based firm Office of Mobile Design, which explores the ideas of dynamic, accessible, sustainable architecture. She is a former Loeb Fellow at Harvard Graduate School of Design and is the... (read more)

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Futuristic: Visions of Future Living
Futuristic: Visions of Future Living
by Caroline Klien
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Futuristic introduces architects, interior- and product designers working today in a visionary way with the needs of future generations to come. The focus lies on new, groundbreaking approaches, innovative shapes and unusual materials. This volume... (read more)

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Inspired by Nature: Animals: The Building/Biology Connection (Inspired by Nature)
Inspired by Nature: Animals: The Building/Biology Connection (Inspired by Nature)
by Alejandro Bahamon
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Nature has always furnished stimulating ideas for the design of architecture, and the use of animal forms in contemporary architecture'"whether to endow a project with symbolism, find a functional solution, or simply for aesthetic reasons'"has become a... (read more)

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Modern North: Architecture on the Frozen Edge
Modern North: Architecture on the Frozen Edge
by Julie Decker
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The geographic region around the North Pole is a raw and exotic area of untouched nature and inescapable beauty. Unique among the Earth's ecosystems, it includes both a vast, ice-covered ocean and a treeless region of tundra. Building in this extremely... (read more)

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100 Contemporary Architects
100 Contemporary Architects
by Philip Jodidio
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Keeping up with the fast-paced world of architecture: The indispensable compendium of the most cutting-edge architects around   This two-volume compilation brings together highlights from TASCHEN’s groundbreaking title Building a New... (read more)

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Starchitects: Visionary Architects of the Twenty-First Century
Starchitects: Visionary Architects of the Twenty-First Century
by Julio Fajardo
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Starchitects reveals the best practicing architects and architectural firms around the world: the stars of architecture, including designers such as Zaha Hadid and Frank Gehry and firms such as Morphosis and Future Systems. With full-color photos... (read more)

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Big. Hot to Cold: An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation
Big. Hot to Cold: An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation
by Taschen
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Better smart than sorry: An odyssey of architectural adaptation with Bjarke Ingels   After the global success of YES IS MORE, one of the best-selling architecture books of its generation, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group presents&... (read more)

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Architecture Now! 4 (25)
Architecture Now! 4 (25)
by Philip Jodidio
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Architects at the cutting edge   "Some really inspirational buildings from some of the most cutting-edge architects around. Beautifully presented. A joy to read." - IDFX, London Architecture Now! Volume 4 proves that the best keep getting... (read more)

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Small Architecture Now!
Small Architecture Now!
by Philip Jodidio
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Saving space: Big ideas for small buildings   Over the years, talented architects have occasionally indulged themselves with the challenge of designing small but perfectly formed buildings. Today, with reduced budgets, many architects have turned... (read more)

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Reflexive Architecture (Architectural Design)
Reflexive Architecture (Architectural Design)
by Neil Spiller
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This volume announces the onset of a new era in architecture. It represents a redefinition of the architectural possibilities that were first opened up by Neil Spiller in his successful cyberspace titles of the late 90s. By looking beyond the present... (read more)

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Spaces: Points of Encounter (Spaces)
Spaces: Points of Encounter (Spaces)
by Fernando De Haro
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In this book, the main protagonist is the architecture of commercial spaces itself, and above all, the capacity, imagination, talent and good taste of its creations.... (read more)

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The Sky's the Limit: Applying Radical Architecture
The Sky's the Limit: Applying Radical Architecture
by Robert (edt) Klanten
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The Sky's the Limit challenges architects, engineers, interior designers, artists, booth builders, material experts, and exhibition planners to unleash the potential of cutting-edge building developments. The book is a visual journey to structures at the... (read more)

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Eminent Architects: Seen by Ingrid Von Kruse
Eminent Architects: Seen by Ingrid Von Kruse
by Ingrid (pht) Von Kruse
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Eminent Architects collects Ingrid von Kruse's intimate portraits of the world's most celebrated practicing architects--among them Tadao Ando, David Chipperfield, Peter Eisenman, Norman Foster, Frank O. Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, Phyllis Lambert... (read more)

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40 Under 40: Young Architects for the New Millennium
40 Under 40: Young Architects for the New Millennium
by Jessica Ca Thompson
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Who are the Norman Fosters, Richard Meiers and Tadao Andos of tomorrow? Who will be building our airports, museums, and homes in the 21st century? 40 Under 40 is Taschen's answer. Discover the next generation of designers who are already starting to... (read more)

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