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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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30:70: Architecture as a Balancing Act

9783869226835
Tchoban , Sergei / Wladimir Sedow
Never before have so many buildings been constructed as they are today, and never has architecture had so many technolog-ical and design possibilities at its disposal. And yet there is a sense of unease about contemporary architecture. The authors of this book show how in modern times we have lost the balance between outstanding works of architectu
$44.12
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Modernity and Durability: Perspectives for the Culture of Design

9783869227009
Lampugnani, Vittorio Magnago
The orthodox concept of modernism, as it was passed on with little alteration from the 1920s to the post-war era, has been in a state of crisis for some time. This is especially clear to see in the fields of architecture and urban design. Meanwhile, neither postmodernism nor deconstructivism has proven to be a convincing alternative. In this book,
$42.28
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Radical Normal: Propositions for the Architecture of the City

9783869227016
Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani
$45.96
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Urban Ruins: Memorial Value and Contemporary Role

9783869227085
Pilia, Elisa
This monograph discusses the role that ruins play in urban centers in terms of their meaning, testimony, and value, and the opportunities they provide. After an outline of historical and contemporary approaches, with a special analysis of British and Italian approaches, the author puts forward a methodology for the investigation of the strategic values of such artifacts.
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The History of Architecture: From the Avant-Garde Towards the Present

9783869227139
Puglisi, Luigi Prestinenza
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Day-VII Architecture: A Catalogue of Polish Churches Post 1945

9783869227412
Cichonska, Izabela
$55.15
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Pekka Pitkanen 1927-2018: Concrete Modernism in Finland

9783869227443
Laaksonen, Mikko
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