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Thanks to our friends at Gestalten Publishers, we’re giving away three copies of the extremely covetable ‘Our House in the City. New Urban Homes and Architecture’. This richly illustrated book lays the foundation for a contemporary, dynamic relationship between the city and potential homeowners. It proves that adventurous urban living can also mean home sweet home. (more…)

‘The Staircase. The Architecture of Ascent’ (2013) from Thames & Hudson Publishers

‘The Staircase. The Architecture of Ascent’ (2013) from Thames & Hudson Publishers

Thanks to our friends at Thames & Hudson Publishers, we’re giving away three copies of ‘The Staircase’. This extraordinary book showcases the astonishing diversity of staircases over the centuries and from all over the world, from the stepped pyramids of the Maya to the computer-aided designs of today.

 

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‘The Modern Magazine:Visual Journalism in the Digital Era’ (2013) from Laurence King Publishing

‘The Modern Magazine:Visual Journalism in the Digital Era’ (2013) from Laurence King Publishing

Thanks to our friends at Laurence King Publishing, we’re giving away three copies of ‘The Modern Magazine’. This beautiful and richly illustrated book features the best in current editorial design. The volume explores the issues facing the industry – in particular the way magazines have adapted to respond to digital media.

 

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‘Atsushi Kitagawara Architects’ (2013) from Jovis Publishers

‘Atsushi Kitagawara Architects’ (2013) from Jovis Publishers

Thanks to our friends at Jovis Publishers, we’re giving away three copies of ‘Atsushi Kitagawara Architects’. This beautiful and richly illustrated book is the first monograph outside of Japan to present prominent projects by Atsushi Kitagawara.

 

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‘Stephan Maria Lang. Architecture – A Journey to the Soul’ (2012) from Hirmer Publishers

‘Stephan Maria Lang. Architecture – A Journey to the Soul’ (2012) from Hirmer Publishers

Thanks to our friends at Hirmer Publishers, we’re giving away three copies of the extremely covetable ‘Stephan Maria Lang. Architecture – A Journey to the Soul’. This richly illustrated book is an impressive introduction to the work of architect Stephan Maria Lang. The volume presents six selected projects which Lang has built between 2004 and 2011. Lang’s work is, among others, inspired by Japanese thought and the Californian modernism. The quality of his state-of-the-art houses lies in the surprising views, the play of light and shadow, and in the integration of landscape, garden, and interior into a gesamtkunstwerk.

 

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'MVRDV Buildings' (2013) from nai010 publishers

‘MVRDV Buildings’ (2013) from nai010 publishers

Thanks to our friends at nai010 publishers, we’re giving away three copies of the extremely covetable ‘MVRDV Buildings’ (2013), the first monograph on the legendary Rotterdam architectural office’s realised projects.

 

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Fri 30.8.

Bodies of Evidence: architecture, photography and real lives

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.08.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Le Corbusier's Chandigarh, India, photographed by Iwan Baan. Taken from 'Brasilia – Chandigarh, Living With Modernity', Lars Müller Publishers, 2010

Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh, India, photographed by Iwan Baan. Taken from ‘Brasilia – Chandigarh, Living With Modernity’, Lars Müller Publishers, 2010

There’s a long tradition of architectural photography presenting viewers with depopulated spaces – interior and exterior landscapes, devoid of the very users for which they have been designed. Celebrated Dutch photographer IWAN BAAN’s unparalleled documentary images of the built environment correct this lack, putting people back in the picture. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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click here to win a copy of Lars Müller Publishers’ ‘Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities’, with photography by Iwan Baan

Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities

Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities

Thanks to our friends at Lars Müller Publishers, we are giving away three copies of the extremely covetable ‘Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities’, with photography by the world’s leading image-maker Iwan Baan.

 

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