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100 + 3 Great Danish Industrial Designs - ID Prisen 1965-85
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100 + 3 Great Danish Industrial Designs - ID Prisen 1965-85

by Bernsen, Jens (foreword)

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Copenhagen, Denmark: Danish Design Council (Dansk Designrad), 1985. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Dual text in English and Danish. Black cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with some sunning to spine and immediate surrounding area. 179pp. Many b/w illustrations. This book discusses 20 years of the development of Danish industrial design from 1965-85, seen through the lens of the ID prize (the Danish Design Council's award for good industrial design) and the 100 + 3 products awarded the prize during this time. Images and details of the products are listed together with a short resume of the relevant designer. The designers listed in the book include Jacob Jensen, Arne Jacobsen and Ole Palsby..
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AA Files - Annals of the Architectural Association School of Architecture - No.10, Autumn 1985
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AA Files - Annals of the Architectural Association School of Architecture - No.10, Autumn 1985

by Boyarsky, Alvin et al. (eds.)

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London: The Architectural Association, 1985. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Light foxing to contents page. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 112pp. Many b/w illustrations. This issue of the AA Files includes articles by Roger Scruton on Curtis Green at Chiswick, Trevor Garnham on W R Lethaby and Anthony Cox and others on the Brynmawr Rubber Factory..
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Alder: Ingen Hindring (Age: No Problem)
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Alder: Ingen Hindring (Age: No Problem)

by Bernsen, Jens et al.

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Copenhagen, Denmark: Danish Design Centre Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Undated but c.1988. Silver-grey cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 48pp. Many illustrations, several in colour. This book presents some of the proposals submitted for the Danish Design Centre's first international competition with the theme of "Age: No Problem"..
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Alvar Aalto - Paimio - 1929-1933 (Architecture by Alvar Aalto no.1)

Alvar Aalto - Paimio - 1929-1933 (Architecture by Alvar Aalto no.1)

by Aalto, Alvar

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Jyvaskyla, Finland: Museo Jyvaskyla, 1981. Book. Good. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Stapled softcover booklet. Dual text in Finnish and English. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 16pp. Several b/w photographic illustrations. This small booklet was produced by the Museo Jyvaskyla in 1981. It includes in both English and Finnish Aalto's own description in 1933 of the sanatorium he designed at Paimio..
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Alvaro Siza: Modern Redux

by Figueira, Jorge (ed.)

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Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2008. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. NB: Dual text throughout in English and Portuguese. Hardcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers and a hint of sunning to very edges of text. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 208pp., 109 illustrations, 104 in colour, with 177 plans and sketches. This book was published to accompany the exhibition of work by the Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza (b.1933) held at the Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil from October 17 to November 23, 2008. Twelve works were displayed in the exhibition, including the Van Middelem-Dupont House, Oudenburg, Belguim, Anyang Pavilion, Anyang, South Korea and the Municipal Library, Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
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Architecture and Rhetoric: Text and Design in Architectural Competitions, Oslo 1939-1997

Architecture and Rhetoric: Text and Design in Architectural Competitions, Oslo 1939-1997

by Tostrup, Elisabeth

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London: Andreas Papadakis, 1999. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Dark navy hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 208pp. Many b/w illustrations. In this book, the author discusses architectural competitions, perhaps the most prominent and symbolic way in which society chooses the built form of the future. Architectural competitions are fundamentally a debate and in this debate the architect must sell a particular way of seeing. She focuses on competitions in the Norwegian capital, Oslo from 1939 to 1997 to illustrate her analysis..
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Architectural Signing and Graphics

Architectural Signing and Graphics

by Follis, John and Hammer, Dave

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New York: Whitney Library of Design (an imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications), 1988. Book. Good. Soft cover. First paperback edition. Condition Good, with general light shelfwear to covers, sunning to spine (so that title is faded), and a small area to top left corner of front cover where a couple of the first letters of the title are also faded. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 232pp. 24 colour and 250 b/w illustrations. In this book all phases of the process of designing a signing and graphics system are described in detail, including project analysis and planning, design, bidding and documentation, construction engineering, installation and supervision..
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The Architectural Review - Vol. CLXIII. Number 968, October 1977 - Chicago
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The Architectural Review - Vol. CLXIII. Number 968, October 1977 - Chicago

by Wright, Lance (ed.)

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London: The Architectural Press Ltd., 1977. Book. Good. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Softcover. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear to covers. Previous owners first name to top right corner of front cover. This issue of The Architectural Review is devoted to the architecture of Chicago, and includes articles on the historical architecture of Chicago, contemporary (in 1977) architecture, with detail of projects by Stanley Tigerman & Associates, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Harry Weese & Associates amongst others..
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Architecture Here and Now
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Architecture Here and Now

by Williams-Ellis, Clough and Summerson, John

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London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1934. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers and some sunning to lower edge of front cover. Binding sound. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper, dated Christmas 1942. There are a couple of light smudges to title page. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with some foxing to rear of jacket. There are also some small tears and a 1 by 2 inch chunk missing to the jacket at the top left corner of front of jacket, as well as some further small chips missing to rear of jacket. Price-clipped. 74pp. Many b/w illustrations..
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Architecture you and me - the diary of a development

Architecture you and me - the diary of a development

by Giedion, S.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts/London: Harvard University Press/Oxfurd University Press, 1958. Book. Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Grey hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers, as well as some light sunning to top edge of front cover, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, although quite shelfworn. Not price-clipped. 221pp. 70 b/w photographic illustrations and several b/w line illustrations within text. In this book, the Swiss architectural critic Sigfried Giedion (1888-1968) author of "Space, Time and Architecture" gives an insight into the problems facing contemporary architecture and urban design at the time of publication in 1958. In a "diary" of the development of the contemporary movement, he assembles a number of articles and lectures written over the years since 1935, some never published before, others only in German..
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Architectural Review - Six issues - January to June 1971 bound in one volume (Volume CXLXIX...
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Architectural Review - Six issues - January to June 1971 bound in one volume (Volume CXLXIX Number 887 to 892)

by Richards, John Maude (ed.)

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London: The Architectural Press, 1971. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Maroon hardcover with A R 1971 1 stamped in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. All six issues from January to June are bound within the volume. .
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The Architecture of Philippe Starck

by Bertoni, Franco

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London: Academy Editions, 1994. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Black cloth with title in dark grey on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 223pp. Many colour illustrations. Philippe Starck (.1949) is most well known for his work as a designer, for example of chairs, beds, tables and kitchen equipment. In this book his architectural activity (up to date of publication in 1994) is dealt with for the first time, and includes his interiors for the Cafe Costes, the office building known as "Le Baron Vert" in Osaka and his prefabricated house for "3 Suisses"..
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The Architecture of Ecology (Architectural Design Profile no.125)

The Architecture of Ecology (Architectural Design Profile no.125)

by Toy, Maggie (ed.)

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London: Academy Group Ltd., 1997. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. The clear laminate is just beginning to peel way from the edges of the rear cover in a couple of places. 96pp. Many colour illustrations. Includes articles on projects by Michael Hopkins & Partners, Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners (The Eden Project) and Emilio Ambasz and Associates..
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The Art of Designed Environments in the Netherlands

by Benjamin III, Lloyd W.

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Amsterdam/Utrecht: Stichting Kunst En bedrijf/Reflex, 1983. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Softcover with dustjacket. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions Dustjacket condition: Good, with light sunning and shelfwear to jacket edges. 176pp. Many colour illustrates. This book, produced in collaboration with IBM, discusses the use of art within the work environment and public spaces in the Netherlands, illustrating the concept with a selection of projects dating from approximately 1960-1985, including the design for the Rhine Embankment and Area under the Roermondsplein Bridge designed by Dienst Gemeentewerken and the Terrain, IBM Headquarters, Amsterdam designed by Lucas and Niemeyer with art created by Hans Petri. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Autobiographical Sketches

by Fry, Maxwell

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London: Elek, 1975. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 167pp. Illustrated with 26 drawings by the author. This book presents a series of autobiographical sketches written by the British modernist architect Maxwell Fry (1899-1987) covering the period from childhood to young adulthood..
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Bartlett Book of Ideas

by Cook, Peter (ed.)

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London: The Bartlett School of Architecture, 2000. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. 144pp. 215 illustrations, mostly in colour. London's Bartlett School of architecture was rocked in the 1990s' by a storm of design experimentation, shattering the conventional boundaries of architecture. The student projects illustrated in this book accompanied by extracts from student texts and conversations between Bartlett teachers show the range of approaches displayed by Bartlett students over that decade..
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The Battle of Britain Monument
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The Battle of Britain Monument

by Sandle, Professor Michael et al.

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London: Pentagram Design Ltd., 1987. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Softcover stapled booklet with dustjacket. Condition: Both the booklet and accompanying dustjacket are in very good condition with a hint of shelfwear. Unpaginated. Many colour illustrations. This book contains a proposal and suggested design (by Theo Crosby and Pedro Guedes) for a Battle of Britain monument to be built alongside the Thames in London..
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Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegzeit
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Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegzeit

by Hajos, E.M and Zahn, L.

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Berlin: Albertus Verlag, 1928. Book. Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. NB: Text is in German throughout. Red hardcover with title in silver on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers, some rubbing to silver on spine. General foxing to endpapers and half-title. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 131pp. Many b/w photographic illustrations. This book details some of the new commercial and domestic architecture being built in Berlin between the World Wars. Much of it laid the ground rules for the architectural style of the rest of the 20th century, with futuristic designs s well as pioneering new concepts of social housing by architects such as Bruno Taut and Walter Gropius. .
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The Best Laid Plans - Milton Keynes since 1967

The Best Laid Plans - Milton Keynes since 1967

by Clapson, Mark, Dobbin Mervyn and Waterman, Peter

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Luton, Bedfordshire: University of Luton Press, 1998. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 141pp. This book was published in the 30th anniversary year of Milton Keynes and was intended as a contribution to discussions about the city's past, present and future. The book presents the debates held during a Witness Seminar and conference on the origins and subseqent development of the new city of Milton Keynes. The Seminar was held on the 21 October, 1995 at the City Discovery Centre, Bradwell Abbey, Milton Keynes..
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The British New Towns - A Programme without a Policy
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The British New Towns - A Programme without a Policy

by Aldridge, Meryl

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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. The jacket is in a clear removable sleeve. 219pp. plus publishers list. 17 b/w illustrations. In this book, tha author traces the history of British new towns and the major phases of their development to the date of publication (1979). Since 1946, 28 new towns had been designated in England, Wales and Scotland. She examines the social and economic changes which altered the new towns concept and produced the "Mark II" round of designations in the 1960s. She also argues that the notion that there was a systematic and unified approach to new towns was largely illusory, and further argues that lack of commitment and direction on the part of central government wasted much of the… Read More
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