Category: Modern Design


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Architecture and Computers: Action and Reaction in the Digital Design Revolution

By: Steele, James

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill Pubns: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002256

ISBN: 0823003248

Condition: New in New dust jacket

NEW - Computers have revolutionized architecture, raising philosophical issues that are forcing a paradigm shift in the profession. Computer-aided design programs are increasing being viewed as a mixed blessing that must be carefully accommodated in order for architects to retain creative identity. A fascinating introduction explores the theory behind cyberspace and traces the effects that the worship of technology has had on society. This is followed by 5 chapters exploring different aspects of the computer in architecture. The book features prominent projects by Gehry, Morphosis, Nicholas Gr... View more info

Henri E. Ciriani

By: Miotto, Luciana

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Italy, Canal & Stamperia Editrice: 1998

Seller ID: 002479

ISBN: 8886502885

Condition: New with no dust jacket

One of the Pocket Architecture series. Henri Edouard Ciriani studied architecture at the University of Lima, where he became familiar with the theory and methods of the Modern Movement, which he has followed throughout his life. After an intensive professional training he moved to France, where he received his first important commission: The Noisy II quarter at Marne-la-Vallee (1980) . This became the prototype for a new architecture, capable of engendering a new civic condition. The Children's Centre at Torcy, the Peronne Memorial and the Museum at Arles were the masterpieces of his maturity,... View more info

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The Rodin Museum, Seoul

By: Kennon, Kevin; Gandelsonas, Mario; Butler, Ruth

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Princeton Architectural Pr: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001650

ISBN: 1568982356

Condition: New in New dust jacket

This museum was intended to house two major works and is, therefore, not very big. But the beauty is in the design - one gets the feeling that there is light all around because the small building is made of varying amounts of translucent glass. This book shows not only photographs of the beautiful finished product, but of the steps taken and drawings of the proposed museum. It is tucked into a corner over which there is a tall building, but it is not affected by the building, nor the 8 lanes of expressway traffic zooming past (there's an amazing photo of this! ) . It is meant to be a place of ... View more info

Vertigo: the Strange New World of the Contemporary City

By: Moore, Rowan

Price: $18.40

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Laurence King Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 002368

ISBN: 1856691535

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket

Includes a foreword by Jaques Herzog. Essays by Aaron Betsky, Paul Davies, Brian Hatton, Martin Pawley, Irenee Scalbert and others. This book "is an enquiry into the state of the millennial city, this 'new world' loosely composed around consumerism, finance, culture, politics and entertainment. Comprising ten highly individual statements from some of the world's most erudite - and often controversial - architecture writers, Vertigo critiques a disparate selection of buildings currently in the public eye and in various stages of completion, ranging from the reconstruction of Berlin to Yokoh... View more info