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Florida Architecture: Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture 34th Edition 1967
Miami, FL, Florida Architecture: Architecture Inc. 1967. Soft Cover. This is very good softcover copy of the annual Florida Architecture. Completely clean inside and out. These annuals presented the best of Florida architecture for the year. This is the 34th edition. Covers residential, commercial, and landscape architecture. Residential features include: a Lake Rowena home by Gerald A. Gay (on the cover); 4 homes by Antonio Fojo at Bay Colony; 2 homes by Merle Smith; a large section on landscape architecture; a luxury condominium section; among other work. Illustrated mostly in black & white with some color. Also large advertising section. 13" high X 10" wide, 176 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 013379
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45 | £UK 38.25 | JP¥ 5512]
Keywords: Florida Architecture 1960's, Bay Colony Periodicals

 
AALTO, ALVAR
Ark Alvar Aalto 3/ 1961
Finland, 1961. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with light wear. Very clean inside and out. Top of spine has some wear. Text in Finnish with summaries in English, French and German. This issue of Ark, 3 / 1961, is a feature on Alvar Aalto. Two projects are extensively covered here: New Centre for the Town of Helsinki, and La Maison Carre in the Ile de France. Many black & white photographs of the completed work, La Maison Carre, a residence, in France. 21 pages of photographs, architectural drawings, elevations, details, etc. for this house. The New Centre in Helsinki project is illustrated with architectural models, and architectural drawings, a fold-out, etc. 12" high X 9" wide, 66 pages + ads. Very Good.
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Book number: 010102
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2756]
Keywords: Ark, Alvar Aalto Periodicals

 
BETSKY, AARON ET AL.
Re-Living the City/ Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture
Shenzhen, China, Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture. 2015. Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy with a near fine dust wrapper, Completely clean. Text in Chinese and English. This years edition of the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture was curated by Aaron Betsky, Alfredo Brillembourg, Hubert Klumpner, and Doreen Heng Liu. Illustrated profusely in color and black & white. 9" square, 431 pages. Heavy book, foreign shipping will be extra. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 015838
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.5 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8268]
Keywords: The Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Aaron Betsky Modern Design

 
ABITARE
Barcelona Design Guide
Milan, Italy, Abitare. 1991. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with only light wear. Very clean inside and out. Spine not creased, binding firm. Text in English and Italian. Illustrated with drawings. Subtitled "Barcelona Itineraries for Designers and Architects". 9" high X 5" wide, 95 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 005657
USD 4.95 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 546]
Keywords: Barcelona Atchitectural Guides, Barcelona Design Guides Modern Design

 
ADAM, PETER
Eileen Gray, Une Biographie
Paris, Adam Biro. 1989. (ISBN: 2876600307). Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear. Completely clean inside and out. Text in FRENCH. First French edition of Peter Adam's work 'Eileen Gray, Architect/Designer' which was published in 1987 in New York. 335 illustrations with 35 in color. 10" high X 7" wide, 400 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 012639
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2756]
Keywords: Eileen Gray, 20th Century French Design Modern Design 2876600307

 
AKAHIRA, KAKUZO
Decorated Walls of Modern Architecture
Tokyo, Graphic-sha Publishing Company. 1983. (ISBN: 4-7661-0277-0). Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with almost no wear. Completely clean inside and out. Spine not creased, binding tight. Text in English and Japanese. Illustrated in color. This is a survey of the most important buildings in early modern architectural history. Comparing the differences in treating the decoration of the wall surfaces. Includes Guimard's Castel Beranger, buildings by Gropius, Le Corbusier, Aalto etc. 12" high X 9" wide, 158 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 005747
USD 34.50 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3803]
Keywords: Kakuzo Akahira, Japanese Architectural Graphics 4766102770

 
FRANCO ALBINI, FRANCA HELG
Franco Albini, 1930-1970
New York, Rizzoli. 1981. (ISBN: 0847803031). Soft Cover. This is a near fine softcover copy with almost no wear. Completely clean inside and out. The spine is not creased. Text in Italian with English summaries throughout the book. Introduction by Franca Helg. Essays by Cesare De Seta and Marcello Fagiolo. Illustrated mostly in black & white + 24 plate color section. 9" high X 8" wide, 183 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Near Fine.
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Book number: 015775
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45 | £UK 38.25 | JP¥ 5512]
Keywords: Franco Albini Modern Design 0847803031

 
ANDREW ALPERN
The New York Apartment Houses of Rosario Candela and James Carpenter
New York, Acanthus Press. 2002. (ISBN: 0926494201). Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy with a fine dust jacket with no wear at all. Completely clean. Fine monograph on the work of Rosario Candela and James Carpenter who designed many of the most acclaimed apartment houses in New York on Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue. These buildings were all designed between the two great wars. Rosario Candela (1890- 1953) immigrated to New York from Palermo in 1909 and through sheer grit and hard work became, after Stanford White, the most sought after architect of the wealthy upper class of New York. This book has 357 black & white photographs of exteriors, interiors and details, as well as architectural plans that will help the student understand the charm and cachet of Candela's great apartment houses. 11" high X 9" wide, 350 pages. Large heavy book, foreign shipping will be extra. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 015354
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.5 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8268]
Keywords: New York Apartment Houses, Rosario Candela and James Carpenter 0926494201

 
AMBASZ, EMILIO
Emilio Ambasz & Associates Inc.
Emilio Ambasz & Associates Inc. 1984. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light cover wear. Completely clean inside and out. This brochure was prepared by the firm to publicize their work. Biographical sketch. Excerpts from essays by David A. Morton, Peter Buchanan, Fulvio Irace, and Michael Sorkin. 6 projects illustrated with models, black & white and color photographs. 11" high X 9" wide, about 40 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 009158
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 26.75 | JP¥ 3858]
Keywords: Emilio Ambasz & Associates Inc., Emilio Ambasz, Modern Architecture

 
ALUMINUM COMPANY OF AMERICA
Design Forecast 1 & 2
Pittsburgh,PA, Aluminum Company of America. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover two volume set with only light wear. Completely clean inside and out, This reference work was originally intended to be published twice yearly, but these two volumes were all that were done. Volume 1 published in the fall of 1959, volume 2 in 1960. Volume 1 has an article by textile designer Ilonka Karasz, and a short interview with her. Also articles showcasing modern design objects using aluminum as one of the basic materials, so for example Donald Deskey's upholstered chairs for Charak Modern with their distinctive polished aluminum bases, also Charles Eames designs for Herman Miller, George Nelson's Space Maker System (which won an award that year), Florence Knoll's Planning Unit, John Van Koert's 'Cymbal' chair, Paul McCobb's Linear Group, Edward Wormley's 'Party Cart', John Vesy's Maximilian Group, Walter Dorwin Teague's 'Cadet Room' for the U.S. Air Force, etc. Articles by Oscar Shefler on Charles Eames' 'Solar Toy'. Plus various articles on aluminum and its' design possibilities and many illustrations in color and black & white. Volume 2 has an article by graphic designer Saul Bass on film, an article by Walter Dorwin Teague on the role of the industrial designer, an article by W.R. Butler 'Design for Jets' that has Saarinen designs and shots of 'Terminal City'. Also an artcle by Jay Doblin on the chair. An illustrated essay on 'Aluminum as a Container' including Alcoa's 'Concept' packages. Both volumes edited by Samuel Fahnestock. Both books designed by Murray Belsky. 11" high X 8" wide, 64 & 72 pages. This set will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 015646
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.5 | £UK 72.75 | JP¥ 10473]
Keywords: Design Forecast, Aluminum Company of America Modern Design

 
ANDERSON, OLLE
Rum Och Ljus (Space and Light).
Sweden, Arkus. 1988. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a poor dust jacket. Completely clean inside and out. (Jacket laid in, missing a large fragment from the front cover.) Text in Swedish. 153 color plates + 39 black & white illustrations. Technical information on lighting, suppliers, etc. 11" high X 9" wide, 138 pages. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: 011536
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.5 | £UK 34.5 | JP¥ 4961]
Keywords: Modern Architectural Lighting, 1980's Architectural Lighting

 
RICHARD PARE; TADAO ANDO
Tadao Ando : The Colours of Light
London, Phaidon Press. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 0714833746). Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy with a fine dust jacket with no wear at all. Completely clean. Stated first edition. Introduction by Tom Heneghan. Illustrated throughout in color with Richard Pare's photographs. Also a section of black & white small photographs and architectural plans, drawings, etc. A beautiful copy. 12" high X 10" wide, 263 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 014406
USD 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 130.25 | £UK 111 | JP¥ 15985]
Keywords: Richard Pare, Tadao Ando Modern Photography 0714833746

 
JURGEN HOLSTEIN ANTIQUARIAT
Katalog 104: Architektur
Berlin, Jurgen Holstein Antiquariat. 1987. Soft Cover. This is an almost very good softcover copy. The opaque vellum dust wrapper is defective, split along the spine. The binding of the catalog itself is split as well, but still holding. Completely clean inside, outside light toning. Text in German. This is catalog 104 devoted to architectural works of art on paper and several books. Each item illustrated, most in color. 11" high X 7" wide. Good.
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Book number: 010550
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1654]
Keywords: Jurgen Holstein Antiquariat

 
SOCIETY OF BEAUX-ARTS ARCHITECTS AND BEAUX-ARTS INSTITUTE OF DESIGN
Year Book of the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects and of the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, 1929
New York, The Society of Beaux-Arts Architects and of The Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, 1929. 1929. Hard Cover. This is an almost very good hardcover copy in the original paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine and black & white photograph of the facade of the Institute of Design on the front cover. Boards worn around the edges. Inside completely clean, no marks to text, illustrations or ads, save one small old handstamp identifying it as once in a design school collection, to the inside front cover. Illustrated in black & white with reproductions of the work of members. Ads in black & white and color. 12" high X 9" wide, 94 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 009451
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 13.5 | JP¥ 1929]
Keywords: The Society of Beaux-Arts Architects, The Beaux-Arts Institute of Design,

 
YALE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Perspecta 22 Paradigms of Architecture
New Haven, The Yale Architectural Journal/Rizzoli. 1986. (ISBN: 0847854213). Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy in yellow-orange stiff paper covers with almost no wear. Spine not creased, binding firm. Completely clean inside. Articles by James Ackerman, Kent Bloomer, Kenneth Frampton, Douglas Graf, John Hejduk, Jeffrey Kipnis, Cesar Pelli, Paul Rudolph, Vincent Scully, Stanley Tigerman, and Anthony Vidler. Illustrated in black & white with photographs, drawings, plans, elevations and details. 12" high X 9" wide, 191 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 008851
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2756]
Keywords: The Yale Architectural Journal, Perspecta Journals, James Ackerman, Kent Bloomer, Kenneth Frampton, Douglas Graf, John Hejduk, Jeffrey Kipnis, Cesar Pelli, Paul Rudolph, Vincent Scully, Stanley Tigerman, Anthony Vidler Periodicals 0847854213

 
BACKES, L.
Ponts Suspendus (Suspension Bridges)
Lyons, France, P.Daubard Ingenieur Constructeur. 1935. Original Wraps. This is a very good softcover copy in printed stiff gray card wraps, bound with red cord. Text in French. Backes was an engineer and constructed bridges in France. He was based in Lyons. This is essentially a trade catalog showcasing his work. 56 pages, the format is each left page is a black & white photograph of the bridge and each right page has details of the materials and construction techniques, etc. The bridges were built from 1899 to 1935. 7" high X 11" wide. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 003574
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45 | £UK 38.25 | JP¥ 5512]
Keywords: French Bridges, 20th Century French Bridges, L. Backes, French Suspension Bridges, Suspension Bridges Trade Catalogues

 
BANHAM, REYNER
The Architecture of the Well-Tempered Environment
Chicago, University of Chicago Press. 1969. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket with just light soil and a few small closed tears to edges. Inside the book is completely clean. Illustrated in black & white with photographs, drawings, charts, etc. Short bibliography. 8" high X 7" wide, 295 pages.This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 012785
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.5 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8268]
Keywords: Reyner Banham, Modern Environmental Engineering, Modern Environmental Architecture

 
BARNSTONE, HOWARD
The Architecture of John Staub
Austin, University of Texas Press. 1979. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket. The book has been signed by both John Staub and Howard Barnstone, (in the year of publication), and inscribed to the partner of one of the people who commissioned a house from Staub, (the house is illustrated in the book). One minor flaw: dust jacket spine sunned, and one chip to the rear cover lower edge. Foreword by Vincent Scully. This is the trade edition, not the limited. Selected bibliography. Glossary. Chronological list of works. Illustrated in black & white throughout with photographs, plans, elevations, details and maps on almost every page. 11" high X 9" wide, 363 pages. A very special signed copy. Rare. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Architect.
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Book number: 008529
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 224.5 | £UK 191.25 | JP¥ 27561]
Keywords: John Staub, Howard Barnstone, 20th Century Texas Architecture

 
BELLINI, MARIO
IL Progetto Portello Di Fiera Milano: Una Architettura Di Mario Bellini
Bologna, Italy, Editrice Compositori. 1998. (ISBN: 8877941588). Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good slipcase with light wear. The yellow slipcase has light soil and toning. The book is completely clean inside and out. One slight abrasion to the blank front endpaper from a price sticker removal. Text in English and Italian. This book is about an architectural project called the Portello-Fiera Project started in 1987 in Milan. This is the great trade fair building complex in Milan. The project was directed by Mario Bellini/ Studio Mario Bellini Associati. Essays by Mario Bellini, Kurt Forster, Ermanno Ranzani, Vittore Ceretti, and Marco Mulazzani. Illustrated in color with hundreds of color photographs and details of construction, plans, drawings, etc. One gatefold illustration (4 panel fold-out). 13" high X 9" wide, 143 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 010698
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.5 | £UK 34.5 | JP¥ 4961]
Keywords: Mario Bellini, Fiera di Milano, Portello di Fiera Milano 8877941588

 
BENKERT, ERNST
Travel Books Drawings, Notes, and Photographs 1994-2004 a Selection
Winooski, VT, The Photo Lounge. 2005, Limited Edition. 500 Copies. Soft Cover. This is a fine softcover copy with no wear at all. Signed and inscribed by Ernst Benkert on the front endpaper. Illustrated in black & white with drawings and photographs on every page. Notes by Benkert. 8" high X 6" wide, unpaginated. Fine. Signed by Architect.
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Book number: 010661
USD 19.50 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 2150]
Keywords: Ernst Benkert

 
BEN VAN BERKEL
Dd 07 Ben Van Berkel: Love It Live It (Design Document)
Seoul, Korea, Damdi. 2004. (ISBN: 8991111017). Soft Cover. This is a near fine softcover copy with almost no wear. Completely clean inside and out. Text in English and Korean. Illustrated in colofr and black & white. Volume 7 in an ongoing series of monographs. 11" high X 9" wide, 167 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and shipped with tracking. Near Fine.
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Book number: 013781
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.5 | £UK 34.5 | JP¥ 4961]
Keywords: Ben Van Berkel 8991111017

 
BOGNER, DIETER; KIESLER, FRIEDRICH
Friedrich Kiesler : Architekt, Maler, Bildhauer; 1890 - 1965
Wien, Locker Verlag. 1988. (ISBN: 3854091249). Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with light wear. Completely clean inside and out. Spine has a crease, but binding very firm. Text in GERMAN. Prepared to accompany the exhibition at the Museum Moderner Kunst, in Vienna in the spring of 1988. Illustrated in black & white with some color. Essays by a dozen scholars. 10" square, 348 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 013014
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.5 | £UK 65 | JP¥ 9371]
Keywords: Friedrich Kiesler 3854091249

 
BONDUKI, NABIL. CARMEN PORTINHO
Affonso Eduardo Reidy. Arquitetos Brasileiros/Brazilian Architects
Sao Paulo, Brazil, Editions Blau. 2000, First Edition. Soft Cover. This is a near fine softcover copy of the first edition with almost no wear. Spine sunned. Completely clean. Text in Portuguese and English in parallel columns. Illustrated mostly in color, some black & white vintage photographs. This monograph is now probably the most comprehensive resource on the architecture of Affonso Eduardo Reidy (1909 - 1964) and greatly benefited from the aid supplied by Reidy's widow Carmen Portinho. Bibliography. 11" square, 216 pages. Large heavy book, foreign shipping will be extra. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Near Fine.
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Book number: 015768
USD 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 130.25 | £UK 111 | JP¥ 15985]
Keywords: Affonso Eduardo Reidy

 
GOFF, BRUCE AND PAULINE A. SALIGA; MARY WOOLEVER
The Architecture of Bruce Goff, 1904-1982: Design for the Continuous Present
Chicago, Prestel and Art Institute of Chicago. 1995. (ISBN: 0865591385). Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear. Completely clean inside and out. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago from June 8 to September 4, 1995. Catalog edited by Pauline Saliga and Mary Woolever with essays by half a dozen writers. Chronology. Bibliography. Illustrated in color and black & white. 12" high X 9" wide, 119 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 015226
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.5 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8268]
Keywords: Bruce Goff 0865591385

 
BUCARELLI, PALMA
L'Architettura Moderna
Roma, Galleria Nazionale/De Luca Editore. 1966. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with light cover wear. Generally clean inside and out, one page has handwritten note. Text in Italian. Preface by Palma Bucarelli. Covers all the important phases of modern architecture from the late 19th century through the 1950's. Illustrated in black & white with about 135 small photographs and drawings. This is another volume in the Galleria Nazionale's 'Mostra Didattica' series. 9" high X 8" wide, 40 text pages + illustrations. Very Good.
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Book number: 009562
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2756]
Keywords: Modern Architecture, International Style Architecture

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