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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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Baltic Modernism: Architecture and Housing in Soviet Lithuania

9783869224701
Dremaite, M
This richly illustrated monograph discusses the post-war modernist architecture in the Soviet Lithuania, which, together with other Baltic republics, has been seen as exceptional, appropriating Western cultural models much faster and with greater passion, and was labelled "the Soviet West." Nevertheless, the matter of identifying the specific archi
¥4,520
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Architecture in Asmara: Colonial Origin and Postcolonial Experience

9783869224879
Volgger, P
The ancient city of Asmara is the capital of Eritrea and its largest settlement. Its beautiful architecture was rediscovered by outsiders in the early 1990s. In this book, the authors offer an original analysis of the colonial city, providing a history not only of the physical and visible urban reality, but also of a second, invisible city as it ex
¥4,716
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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
¥4,716
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Boris Iofan: Architect behind the Palace of the Soviets

9783869223124
Kostyuk, Maria
Boris Iofan: Architect behind the Palace of the Soviets presents a collection of essays that chart the development of the architect's variegated career that spanned nearly six decades.
¥4,520
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New Human, New Housing: Architecture of the New Frankfurt 19251933

9783869227214
Deschermeier, Dorothea
Richly illustrated short texts highlight the most important topics, settlements, and buildings, and provide an overview of the New Frankfurt phenomenon. Each featured object includes the address and information on public transport links, inviting readers on a tour of the New Frankfurt.
¥4,716
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: Complete Writings 19221969

9783869223070
Pizzigoni, Vittorio
An anthology containing all of van der Rohe's writings and lectures, both well known and never republished on architecture and education--mostly translated from German to English--reveal him as an architect who constructed his texts with the same disciplined restraint with which he designed buildings.buildings.
¥8,843
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