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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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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.
€28.39
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The History of Architecture: From the Avant-Garde Towards the Present

9783869227139
Puglisi, Luigi Prestinenza
Organised chronologically, this volume analyses the dynamics, convergences, and ideological clashes that have given life to the most significant movements of the twentieth century and today to the season of recent phantasmagoric buildings of the so-called Star System.
€28.39
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Urban Activism in Eastern Europe and Eurasia: Strategies and Practices

9783869227399
Neugebauer, Carola
Drawing on these multi-disciplinary perspectives, the volume hopes to overcome distances and trigger dialogues in several respects and realms: among the interested public, activists, 'urban decision makers' and scholars in East and West, North and South alike.
€35.49
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Day-VII Architecture: A Catalogue of Polish Churches Post 1945

9783869227412
Cichonska, Izabela
€35.49
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Pekka Pitkanen 1927-2018: Concrete Modernism in Finland

9783869227443
Laaksonen, Mikko
€29.57
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Rural Utopia and Water Urbanism: The Modern Village in Franco's Spain

9783869225050
Jean-Francois Lejeune
€29.57
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Private Shelters: Teaching Architecture During a Pandemic

9783869227801
Meuser, Natascha
€29.57
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Mass Housing in the Socialist City: Heritage, Values, and Perspectives

9783869225074
Engel, Barbara
Mass housing in Germany, Russia, and Ukraine represents an enormous volume of housing today and therefore a huge resource for the future development of cities. But transformation of these districts is needed due to the functional, societal, and technical problems and challenges they face. How can sustainable, socially compatible, ecological respons
€28.39
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