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  • THE THREEFOLD LOGIC OF ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE
    MANUEL GAUSA / JORDI VIVALDI
    u003cbu003eDuring the last 30 years, Advanced Architecture has consolidated an interactive and informational logic that differs from that of Modernity and Postmodernity. This logic is threefold; it is modulated through three coexisting protocols -modes of action- whose peaks of intensity occur in three different decades: Conformative Protocols (1990-2000), Distributive Protocol...

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  • THE ECOLOGIES OF THE BUILDING ENVELOPE
    ALEJANDRO ZAERA-POLO / JEFFREY ANDERSON
    u003cbu003eThe Ecologies of the Building Envelope theorizes the building envelope as a literal embodiment of the social, political, technological, and economic contingencies which have become embedded within it over the last century, analyzing the historical lineages, heroes and villains that helped define the complex material ecologies we see within the envelope today. u003c/b...

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  • OPEN CITY
    ALMUDENA RIBOT / ENRIQUE ESPINOSA / DIEGO GARCÍA-SETIÉN / BEGOÑA DE ABAJO / GAIZKA ALTUNA
    u003cbu003e This publication inquires into the future of post-industrial cities framing and speculating on different industrial contexts: archipelagos (Eibar), fabrics (Cobo Calleja), assemblies (Detroit).u003c/bu003e u003cpu003e Currently 55% of the world's population lives in cities, predictably reaching 70% in 2050. Cities are organisms in continuous transformation: growth, ...

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  • VERTICAL URBAN FACTORY
    NINA RAPPAPORT
    This revised edition focuses on the spaces of production in cities--both the modernist period and today--and the technologies that have contributed to shifts in factory architecture, manufacturing, and urban design. Vertical Urban Factory tracks the evolution of the vertical urban factory from the first industrial revolution to the present and provides an analysis of the politi...

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  • RCR DREAM AND NATURE
    PATI NÚÑEZ / ESTEL ORTEGA
    This book compiles the RCR Arquitectes own unique cosmogony: a vision of humans, of nature and life in general that transcends mere architecture.u003cbru003e Nature and history is the physical place that has been chosen to develop a space by RCR Arquitectes to conceive and experiment and to rethink man's relationship with the world. This physical space is located in the La Vila...

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  • CLINICAL AN ARCHITECTURE OF VARIATION
    Clinical means 'relating to a clinic', but also 'based on observation of an individual'. It also means 'analytical'. This book is a clinical study of a trilogy of health-care centers built by estudio.entresitio in Madrid, Spain. A trilogy of three individuals, three case studies that share the same formal configuration and yet are perceived as different.Books, as projects, have...

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  • TIME FOR PLAY. WHY ARCHITECTURE SHOULD TAKE HAPPINESS SERIOUSLY
    GRÉGOIRE ZÜNDEL (AUTHOR), IRINA CRISTEA (AUTHOR)
    Over the last 15 years AZC’s architectural work has developed through a diverse range of experiences. This book, Time for Play, presents exhibition pavilions, temporary installations, and ideas competitions – a mix of built and un-built projects. “Today’s situation promotes innovation, supports creativity and enriches projects, calling on our intelligence. We are forced to take...

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  • SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE
    DOUGLAS DURST / BJARKE INGELS
    This book, Social Infrastructure: New York, one of a series that documents the Bass Fellowship at the Yale School of Architecture studio led by real estate developer Douglas Durst of the Durst Organization, a leading New York firm known for spearheading sustainable high-rise developments, and architect Bjarke Ingels, founder of Copenhagen- and New York-based Bjarke Ingels Group...

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  • EXHIBITING ARCHITECTURE. A PARADOX?
    EEVA-LIISA PELKONEN / CARSON CHAN / DAVID ANDREW TASMAN
    As the title of the book suggests, the ambition to exhibit architecture entails always a paradox: how to exhibit something as large and complex as a building or a city, and how to communicate something as elusive as an architectural experience that unfolds in space and time? To be sure, architecture poses a challenge to exhibition as a medium; indeed, what do we exactly exhibit...

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  • TOTAL LATIN AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE
    A selected, fully open, and deep assemblage, that carries the explicit intent of outlining, conceptual and practical verifications, on critical views and specific projects, concerning the actual architecture in the Latin American territory.The book intends to communicate a targeted objective, to circumscribe a segment, a series of observations and actions in architecture. Howev...

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  • TRANS STRUCTURES
    Architecture is based upon the misconception that strong is stable, both in sense of energy and structure, as an unchanged state of microclimate would require more material or insulation. Trans-structures are the opposite: building elements with the response-ability to change according to external conditions in order to maintain stability in terms of structure and/or energy. In...

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  • OAB UPDATED
    OAB draws on the collaborative nature of the Carlos Ferrater previous studio, incorporating new ways of understanding the contributions of each team member to generate richer and more varied, prepared and flexible projects. The creation of this new platform attempts to address the challenges that contemporary architecture has raised in intellectual, social, technological, and e...

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  • RETHINKING CHONGQING: MIXED-USE AND SUPER-DENSE
    NINA RAPPAPORT, EMMET ZEIFMAN, ANDREI HARWELL
    Rethinking Chongqing: Mixed-Use and Super-Dense presents the work of a Edward P. Bass Studio at the Yale School of Architecture, co-taught by real estate developer Vincent Lo, founder and chairman of Shui-On Land, the Yale Bass Fellow, and Paul Katz, James von Klemperer, and Forth Bagley, managing principal, design principal, and senior associate, respectively, of the internati...

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  • TRACES
    BENOIT JALLON / UMBERTO NAPOLITANO
    The city is the point of departure and arrival for the "architectural experience." It is, therefore, a palpable, external fact as well as a product of the mind, an abstraction. This book attempts to recreate this trajectory and to describe this exchange between the mind and the world through the traces it has produced. Two separate moments lie at the heart of this book's very s...

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  • NEW NATURES: INTERMODAL STATION IN LOGROÑO
    INMA E. MALUENDA
    Monográfico dedicado a la nueva estación intermodal de Logroño , España por Iñaki Ábalos y Renata Sentkiewicz , cuenta cómo los autores partieron de la intención de explotar el subsuelo de las vías y la estación de tren para crear un evento memorable urbana . Bajo un solo gesto abarcador , que doesn t sólo aportan beneficios funcionales a la ciudad de Logroño ( un nuevo tren de...

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  • OAB : CARLOS FERRATER & PARTNERS
    FERRATER LAMBARRI, CARLOS / BAGUÉ, ALEJOFOT.
    Esta monografia es una reflexión sobre la trayectoria de OAB (Office of Architecture in Barcelona) desde su creación en el año 2005, como fruto de la incorporación de jóvenes arquitectos al estudio, Xavier Martí, Lucía Ferrater y Borja Ferrater, entre otros. Ampliamente ilustrado, el libro presenta los proyectos y obras realizados por el nuevo estudio, con multitud de fotografí...

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  • OPEN. ESPACIO TIEMPO INFORMACIÓN
    MANUEL GAUSA
    Este trabajo defiende la emergencia de una nueva lógica arquitectónica, de concepción espacio-temporal, subyacente en la propia cultura contemporánea y acorde con un territorio compartido de búsqueda que podría reconocerse en toda una serie de experiencias, decisivas en los últimos quince años, relacionadas con lo que podríamos denominar ?lógicas de la complejidad?. Se trata de...

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  • REQUIEM
    In this small, but sharply-pointed book, renowned theorist Sanford Kwinter addresses the sometimes subtle, sometimes brutal transformations that characterized the modernization processes set into motion at the turn of the millennium. From the strange appearance of the 'Trojan Horse' that was the Centre Pompidou which served as the harbinger and template of the new idea of "Euro...

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  • RITMOS CICLOS COMPORTAMIENTOS : LA CERÁMICA EN ARQUITECTURA
    SALAZAR RÜCKAUER, JAIMEED. LIT. / SAKAMOTO, TOMOKOED. LIT.
    Este libro nos habla sobre la cerámica y su uso en el quehacer cotidiano de la arquitectura. Uno de los efectos esenciales de la sostenibilidad, no solo en la arquitectura, es el desplazamiento de la informacion y de la atencion hacia la vida de los objetos. Desde el momento en que a un edificio se le exige ser energeticamente eficiente se entra en una dimension hasta ahora rel...

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  • EVOLO 03
    How do we imagine the cities of tomorrow? This is one of the most difficult questions that architects, designers, and urban planners need to answer in a time where more than half of the world s population lives in urban settlements a mere century ago only ten percent did. In this book we examine innovative urban proposals that will transform the way we live; projects that prese...

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  • SELF-FAB HOUSE : 2ND ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE CONTEST
    GUALLART FURIÓ, VICENTE COORD. / INSTITUT D"ARQUITECTURA AVANÇADA DE CATALUNYA / CAPPELLI, LUCASCOORD.
    The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia investigates global projects for sustainable development on the cutting edge of self-sufficient housing, addressing environmental, economic and social needs. The projects investigate construction techniques and processes to build houses with local means, from the intelligent application of traditional techniques to advanced d...

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  • OCASIONES
    MATEO, JOSEP LLUÍS / POCH MARTÍNEZ DE AZAGRA, MARTACOORD.
    Josep Lluís Mateo explica en este libro cómo un arquitecto intenta comunicar sus obras. El volumen contiene proyectos, charlas y reflexiones y se convierte en la interfaz que comunica la ocasión del proyecto y la realidad construida. ...

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  • AFTER ARCHITECTURE: TYPOLOGIES OF THE AFTERWARDS
    PERAN I RAFART, MARTÍ
    This work presents a compilation of materials with which seventeen artists reflect on the gap between architecture as idea, architecture on paper, and its actual use - in other words, the 'afterwards' of construction. The project distinguishes four possible typologies of the afterwards: back, interior, around and demolition. These typologies of the afterwards would in this way ...

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  • SENSE FORMATIONS
    FARJADI ARCHITECTS
    Homa Farjadi's recent work reveals a consistent, reflective grasp on the role of design in shaping public space within our changing cities. In these projects, there is a sense of public space where citizens or users of the sites construct their own spaces while experiencing them. These architectures and landscapes incorporate spatial vectors, tensions, lines of flow, all interw...

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  • SHANGHAI TRANSFORMING
    GIL MIGUENS, IKERCOORD.
    Over the last few years, architects from around the world are discovering China as the perfect place to develop their architecture. By contrast to the restrictions and limitations of European and American cities, Shanghai, with its seemingly boundless possibilities, represents a bold new opportunity for architecture and urbanism. Shanghai, with the upcoming 2010 World Expo, is ...

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  • FROM CONTROL TO DESIGN : PARAMETRIC/ALGORITHMIC ARCHITECTURE
    SAKAMOTO, TOMOKOCOORD. / FERRÉ LOSA, ALBERTCOORD.
    Along with the new architectural freedoms offered by contemporary technologies come new questions. increasing importance has been given to the role of parametric design, a process based not on fixed metric quantities but on consistent relationships between objects, allowing changes in a single element to propagate corresponding changes throughout the system. In parallel, recent...

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  • GLOBAL HOUSING PROJECTS : 25 BUILDINGS SINCE 1980
    STEINEMANN, RAMIAS
    The world is merging into one global system of goods, people and information. This book explores the social, cultural, and economic phenomena of globalization through housing. The Chair of Architecture and Design at the ETH in Zurich examines the last 25 years of housing development. This book is a historical criticism with the built projects as protagonists. Housing typologies...

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  • EQUIP ARQUITECTURA. PICH - AGUILERA
    PICH-AGUILERA, FELIPE / BATLLE PAGES, TERESA / CONTY, BETTYCOL. / MERIC, NATHALIECOL.
    The architecture studio, Pich-Aguilera develops their work with the conviction that architecture should impulse a new relationship between society and our environment. Their long withstanding link with the world of industrial production bestows on their work a special dominance in the constructing process, (and especially in their recycling possibilities), as so with the energe...

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  • WATERCUBE THE BOOK
    BARAONA POHL, ETHEL
    With an exhaustive description about the Watercube by CCDI, PTW Architects, and ARUP there is a detailed study of the project, that starts with a brief explanation about the big changes that China and especially Beijing, has been living in the last decade, in terms of population and the construction boom that made possible that these kind of projects take place in a city like B...

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  • MPREIS
    PERRAULT, DOMINIQUE / BERNADÓ, JORDI
    There is nothing else in Europe quite like the M-Preis food stores of the Austrian Tyrol. In two decades, the family-run chain has built more than 100 new food markets, serving both urban and rural locations. M-Preis does not see its architects as mere coachbuilders, designing the shell, but consults them on everything from location to shelving layout and merchandise display. O...

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