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The aim of the Basics series is to scrutinise critically the debate on architecture and urban development and also to help shape it. The series creates a platform for established authors and committed young researchers who publish texts in their native language, thus imbuing the series with an international air.

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Theorising Architecture in Sub-Saharan Africa: Perspectives, Questions, and Concepts

9783869220819
Meuser, Philipp
Collection of 49 essays searching for new ways to theorise sub-Saharan African architecture, putting forward an array of heterogeneous perspectives, questioning old tropes and emerging narratives, and challenging popular concepts whilst proposing new ones.
$31.66
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The Multiplex Typology: Living in Kuwait's Hybrid Homes

9783869228204
Alshalfan, Sharifa
The Multiplex Typology explores the unplanned hybrid typology that emerged in Kuwait in response to certain economic, sociocultural, and regulatory constraints.
$31.66
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Constructing the Socialist Way of Life: North Korea's Housing and Urban Planning

9783869226866
Jung, Inha
Exploring home culture and daily life of North Koreans to capture the actual life of those who have largely supported the country's unique but dictatorial political system.
$31.66
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Lima la Moderna: European Migration and Peruvian Architecture 1937-1969

9783869225951
Atoche Intili, Javier
A monograph focusing on the study of the most active European designers in 1940s Peru, including the Austrian Richard Neutra, the German-born Paul Lester Wiener and the Spaniard Josep Lluis Sert.
$38.00
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Stalin's Architect: The Rise and Fall of Boris Iofan

9783869228082
Sedov, Vladimir
$31.66
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The Addis Ababa House: A Typological Analysis of Urban Heritage in Ethiopia 1886-1936

9783869228679
Nieder, Piet
An employment of 'Addis Ababa House' as a case study discussing the possibility of a non-industrial building type that reflects the desire for a cosmopolitan urban life.
$32.93
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Public Humanities in Architecture: Reflections on Heritage, Culture, and History

9783869225593
Meuser, Philipp
A collection of essays on architectural theory providing academic food for thought while encouraging reflection on the discipline of architecture and stimulating urban design in the twenty-first century.
$32.93
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A Vision for Mariupol: The Easternmost Gateway of Europe

9783869226309
Treffers, Fulco
Multidisciplinary team of architects, planners, Mariupol residents, and outside experts envision of the rebirth of Mariupol following its liberation.
$32.93
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