Citizens of No Place: An Architectural Graphic Novel

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Princeton Architectural Press #ad - Citizens of no place is a collection of short stories on architecture and urbanism, graphically represented using manga-style storyboards. The short stories explore many architectural problems through the unique language of the graphic novel, helping usher the next generation of architectural theory and criticism.

Modeled as a proto-manifesto, it is a candid chronicle of a highly critical thought process in the tradition of paper architecture especially that of architect John Hejduk and Bernard Tschumi's Manhattan Transcript. Fiction is used as a strategy to unpack thoughts about architecture.

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Manual of Section

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Princeton Architectural Press #ad - Until now, however, there has been no framework to describe or evaluate it. Manual of Section. To illustrate these categories, the authors construct sixty-three intricately detailed cross-section perspective drawings of built projects—many of the most significant structures in international architecture from the last one hundred years—based on extensive archival research.

Along with plan and elevation, section is one of the essential representational techniques of architectural design; among architects and educators, debates about a project's section are common and often intense. Manual of section also includes smart and accessible essays on the history and uses of section.

Manual of Section #ad - Lewis have developed seven categories of section, inclines, internal holes, nested forms, fantastical shapes, revealed in structures ranging from simple one-story buildings to complex structures featuring stacked forms, sheared planes, or combinations thereof. Manual of Section fills this void. Paul lewis, marc Tsurumaki, and David J.

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Yes is More. An Archicomic on Architectural Evolution

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TASCHEN #ad - Or, as the group itself says:“historically, architecture has been dominated by two opposing extremes: an avant-garde full of crazy ideas, originating from philosophy or mysticism; and the well organized corporate consultants that build predictable and boring boxes of high standard. In all our actions we try to move the focus from the little details to the BIG picture.

Bjarke ingels attracts highly talented coworkers, but also gifted and ambitious clients from all over the world. Yes is more an Archicomic on Architectural Evolution. We believe there is a third way between these diametric opposites: a pragmatic utopian architecture that creates socially, economically, and environmentally perfect places as a practical objective.

He then creates intelligent synergies from wild energies and unforeseen dynamics, valuable, functional, and transforms them into surprising, and beautiful solutions to the specific and complex challenges in each task. Big projects have won awards from the royal Academy of Fine Arts, and the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Architecture Biennale, as well as many other international prizes.

Yes is More. An Archicomic on Architectural Evolution #ad - Architecture seems entrenched: naively utopian or petrifyingly pragmatic. Yes is more is the easily accessible but unremittingly radical manifesto of Copenhagen-based architectural practice Bjarke Ingels Group, or BIG. Unlike a typical architectural monograph, this book uses the comic book format to express its groundbreaking agenda for contemporary architecture.

As an extension of its methods and results, its debut monograph uses the most approachable and populist means of communication available―the comic.

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Invisible Cities

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich #ad - . The book i would choose as pillow and plate, alone on a desert island. Jeanette Winterson Manual of Section. Kublai khan has sensed the end of his empire coming soon. As marco polo unspools his tales, the emperor detects these fantastic places are more than they appear. Marco polo diverts his host with stories of the cities he has seen in his travels around the empire: cities and memory, cities and the sky, cities and desire, cities and designs, trading cities, cities and the dead, hidden cities.

Cities, are made of desires and fears, their rules are absurd, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their perspectives deceitful, like dreams, and everything conceals something else. From invisible cities in a garden sit the aged Kublai Khan and the young Marco Polo — Mongol emperor and Venetian traveler.

Invisible Cities #ad - Invisible cities changed the way we read and what is possible in the balance between poetry and prose. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Yes is more an Archicomic on Architectural Evolution.

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Not Interesting: On the Limits of Criticism in Architecture

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Applied Research & Design #ad - This book explores a set of alternatives to the interesting and imagines how architecture might be positioned more broadly in the world using other terms: boring, confusing, and comforting. Each chapter introduces its topic through an analysis of a different image, which serves to unpack the specific character of each term and its relationship to architecture.

Not Interesting: On the Limits of Criticism in Architecture #ad - Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Not interesting proposes another set of terms and structures to talk about architecture, without requiring that it be interesting. Yes is more an Archicomic on Architectural Evolution. Along with interesting, these three terms make up the four chapters of the book. In addition to text, the book contains over 50 case studies using 100 drawings and images.

These are presented in parallel to the text and show what architecture may look like through the lens of these other terms. Manual of Section.

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Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture

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The Museum of Modern Art, New York #ad - Manual of Section. Complexity and contradiction in architecture was the winner of the Classic Book Award at the AIA's Seventh Annual International Architecture Book Awards. Yes is more an Archicomic on Architectural Evolution. Museum of Modern Art. Three hundred and fifty architectural photographs serve as historical comparisons and illuminate the author's ideas on creating and experiencing architecture.

Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture #ad - First published in 1966, and since translated into 16 languages, this remarkable book has become an essential document of architectural literature. A "gentle manifesto for a nonstraightforward architecture, " Venturi’s Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture expresses in the most compelling and original terms the postmodern rebellion against the purism of modernism.

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

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Building Stories Pantheon Graphic Library

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Pantheon #ad - Pantheon Books. The new york times book review, best graphic novel of the yeartime out new york, best graphic novel of the year4-time 2013 eisner award winner, including best publication, best writer/artist and best graphic albumnewsday, best books of the year/comicsboing boing, top ten fiction Book of the YearPublishers Weekly, Best Book of the Year2013 Lynd Ward Prize, Best Fiction of 2012Everything you need to read the new graphic novel Building Stories: 14 distinctively discrete Books, Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2012Minneapolis Star Tribune, Top 10 Book of the YearTime Magazine, A+Washington Post, Best of 2012Entertainment Weekly, Booklets, Best Books of the YearCleveland Plain Dealer, Top 10 Books of 2012Entertainment Weekly, Newspapers, Gift Guide, Magazines, Top 10 Fiction Books of the YearAmazon, and Pamphlets.

With the increasing electronic incorporeality of existence, sometimes it’s reassuring—perhaps even necessary—to have something to hold on to. As seen in the pages of the new yorker, building stories collects a decade’s worth of work, The New York Times and McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, with dozens of “never-before-published” pages i.

Building Stories Pantheon Graphic Library #ad - E. Those deemed too obtuse, filthy or just plain incoherent to offer to a respectable periodical. Manual of Section. Museum of Modern Art. Thus within this colorful keepsake box the purchaser will find a fully-apportioned variety of reading material ready to address virtually any imaginable artistic or poetic taste, from the corrosive sarcasm of youth to the sickening earnestness of maturity—while discovering a protagonist wondering if she’ll ever move from the rented close quarters of lonely young adulthood to the mortgaged expanse of love and marriage.

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Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

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The Monacelli Press #ad - The monacelli Press. Yes is more an Archicomic on Architectural Evolution. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Pantheon Books. Building, and irrational phenomena Radio City Music Hall. Koolhaas interprets and reinterprets the dynamic relationship between architecture and culture in a number of telling episodes of New York's history, the creation of Coney Island, including the imposition of the Manhattan grid, and the development of the skyscraper.

Rem koolhaas's celebration and analysis of New York depicts the city as a metaphor for the incredible variety of human behavior. Manhattan, " he writes, "is the 20th century's Rosetta Stone. Back in print in a newly designed edition, architectural, and social history of New York is even more popular, this influential cultural, selling out its first printing on publication.

Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan #ad - Occupied by architectural mutations Central Park, utopian fragments Rockefeller Center, the Skyscraper, the U. N. The spirit of this visionary investigation of Manhattan equals the energy of the city itself. Since its original publication in 1978, Delirious New York has attained mythic status. Manual of Section.

Delirious new york is also packed with intriguing and fun facts and illustrated with witty watercolors and quirky archival drawings, postcards, photographs, and maps.

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Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design

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Lars Müller #ad - Beatriz colomina and mark wigley offer a multilayered exploration of the intimate relationship between human and design and rethink the philosophy of design in a multi-dimensional exploration from the very first tools and ornaments to the constant buzz of social media. Museum of Modern Art. Even the planet itself has been completely encrusted by design as a geological layer.

Manual of Section. A vivid portrait emerges. There is no longer an outside to the world of design. The question are We Human? is both urgent and ancient. Colomina’s and wigley’s field notes offer an archaeology of the way design has gone viral and is now bigger than the world. It becomes the way humans ask questions and thereby continuously redesign themselves.

Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design #ad - Pantheon Books. Yes is more an Archicomic on Architectural Evolution. Lars M ller. Design is what makes the human. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. The average day involves the experience of thousands of layers of design that reach to outside space but also reach deep into our bodies and brains. The monacelli Press.

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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

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Vintage #ad - Pantheon Books. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Yes is more an Archicomic on Architectural Evolution. Manual of Section. Museum of Modern Art. The death and Life of Great American Cities. Compassionate, bracingly indignant, and always keenly detailed, Jane Jacobs's monumental work provides an essential framework for assessing the vitality of all cities.

In prose of outstanding immediacy, jane jacobs writes about what makes streets safe or unsafe; about what constitutes a neighborhood, and what function it serves within the larger organism of the city; about why some neighborhoods remain impoverished while others regenerate themselves. Lars M ller. The monacelli Press.

The Death and Life of Great American Cities #ad - She writes about the salutary role of funeral parlors and tenement windows, the dangers of too much development money and too little diversity. A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the standard against which all endeavors in that field are measured.

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Graphic Anatomy - Atelier Bow Wow

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Toto #ad - Graphic Anatomy - Atelier Bow Wow #ad - Yes is more an Archicomic on Architectural Evolution. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Museum of Modern Art. Lars M ller. Atelier bow-wow has up until now designed about twenty detached houses and holiday villas. An important part of the design process includes the production of technical drawings, which astonish with their level of detail, diversity and spatial depth.

The death and Life of Great American Cities. Used book in Good Condition. This book catalogues 24 designs accompanied by details and elevations and technical specifications. Pantheon Books. The monacelli Press. Manual of Section.

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