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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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Felix Novikov: Architect of the Soviet Modernism

9783869222899
Novikov: Belogolovsky, Vladimir
It was prominent architect and publicist Felix Novikov (b. 1927) who first coined the term Soviet modernism, which refers to the third, concluding period (1955-85) of Soviet architecture. The value of Novikov's creative path lies in the fact that it spans the years both before and after Soviet modernism. Today, the architect continues to be a proli
€28.39
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Sergey Chernyshev: Architect of The New Moscow

9783869223148
Chernyshev: Lykoshin, Ivan
€28.39
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Moshe Zarhy, Health Facilities in Israel

9783869223407
Pawlik, Peter R.
€28.39
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Behind the Iron Curtain: Confession of a Soviet Architect

9783869223599
Novikov, Felix
Felix Novikov tells the dramatic story of Soviet architecture, portraying the conditions he worked in and how he collaborated with the government and other participants during the creative process. He explains how Soviet design and planning institutes were organized with reference to the Union of the Architects of the USSR and describes the creativ
€27.21
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Shrinking Cities in Romania: Research and Interventions

9783869223728
Constantinescu, Ilinca Paun
€47.32
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Belyayevo Forever: A Soviet Microrayon on its Way to the UNESCO List

9783869224381
Kuba Snopek
Preservation is ordinarily reserved for architecture that is unique. So how would we go about preserving buildings that are utterly generic? Such is the case with Belyayevo, an ordinary residential district in Moscow. Belyayevo is a typical microrayon - the standardised neighbourhood system that successive Soviet regimes laid out across the USSR in
€29.57
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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,
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Radical Normal: Propositions for the Architecture of the City

9783869227016
Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani
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