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Corporate Fields imagines and gives form to the future of office life, bringing together more than 2,000 diagrams, models, renderings and other images from 26 architectural projects completed during the first three years of the ground-breaking AA DRL programme.

  • Office Projects by the AA Design Research LabEdited by Brett Steele, with essays by Andrew Benjamin, Mark Cousins, Christopher Hight, Mohsen Mostafavi, Patrik Schumacher, Brett Steele, Tom Verebes Corporate Fields imagines and gives form to the future of office life, bringing together more than 2,000 diagrams, models, renderings and other images from 26 architectural projects […]

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The diamond vaults of Central Europe are among the most original yet little-known creations of medieval architecture: ceilings so complex that, as their name suggests, they recall the facets of a cut gemstone. First appearing in 1471 at the palace of Albrechtsburg in Meissen, Germany, they were employed for almost a century in locations as far apart as Gdansk on the Baltic to Bechyne in southern Bohemia (today's Czech Republic)…

  • Innovation and Geometry in Medieval ArchitectureZoë Opacic The diamond vaults of Central Europe are among the most original yet little-known creations of medieval architecture: ceilings so complex that, as their name suggests, they recall the facets of a cut gemstone. First appearing in 1471 at the palace of Albrechtsburg in Meissen, Germany, they were employed […]

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'How, in a turbulent century, was Le Corbusier able to reinvent himself at least five times? How was he able to become the Picasso (or Duchamp) of architecture? How was he able to produce work in a regional Art Nouveau mode, then become a leader of the Modern Movement and International Style, then switch to primitive materials and Brutalism before pre-empting Post-Modernism through Ronchamp and Chandigarh, and pre-empting High-Tech and Complexity Architecture through the Centre Le Corbusier and the Philips Pavilion? How?'</span>

  • Essays by Charles Jencks, Stanislaus von Moos, Hilde Heynen, Tim Benton, Peter Carl, Daniel Naegele, Fernando Pérez Oyarzun 'How, in a turbulent century, was Le Corbusier able to reinvent himself at least five times? How was he able to become the Picasso (or Duchamp) of architecture? How was he able to produce work in a […]

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'It is difficult to describe Tokyo in terms of traditional urbanism. Its population is extremely fluid and capricious. It has no tradition of architectural culture, its infrastructure is quite haphazard, and its local communities – recently even the family unit – have begun to disintegrate.'

  • The Interactive Urban Landscape of JapanAkira Suzuki 'It is difficult to describe Tokyo in terms of traditional urbanism. Its population is extremely fluid and capricious. It has no tradition of architectural culture, its infrastructure is quite haphazard, and its local communities – recently even the family unit – have begun to disintegrate.' The impact on […]

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Tschumi's Alfred Lerner Hall is a turbulent mixture of the conventional and the innovative. Its opaque, masonry-clad wings respond to the traditional materials and massing of the Columbia University campus, while its transparently clad middle develo

  • Deviations from the Normative Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia UniversityEssays by Bernard Tschumi, Hugh Dutton, Jesse Reiser Tschumi's Alfred Lerner Hall is a turbulent mixture of the conventional and the innovative. Its opaque, masonry-clad wings respond to the traditional materials and massing of the Columbia University campus, while its transparently clad middle develo Designed in collaboration […]

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This publication on the Berlin Free University contains specially commissioned photographs, archive material, construction details and plans. The visual survey is completed by essays that describe the building's conception and system of construction, and analyse the reasons for its enduring importance.

  • Candilis, Josic, Woods, SchiedhelmCandilis, Josic, Woods, Schiedhelm, Gabriel Feld, Mohsen Mostafavi, Peter Smithson, Manfred Schiedhelm, Alexander Tzonis & Liane Lefaivre, George Wagner Photography: Charles Tashima This publication on the Berlin Free University contains specially commissioned photographs, archive material, construction details and plans. The visual survey is completed by essays that describe the building's conception and […]

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This book maps the genesis and decline of a building thought by many to represent a radical break in Mendelsohn's thinking – his first step towards a rational form of expression.

  • Erich Mendelsohn's Hat Factory in LuckenwaldeEssays by Frank Barkow, Kathleen James, John McAslan, Rowan Moore, Ken Powell, Francesca Rogier. Photography: Charles Tashima This book maps the genesis and decline of a building thought by many to represent a radical break in Mendelsohn's thinking – his first step towards a rational form of expression. The re-evaluation […]

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This publication traces Alejandro de la Sota’s influence on Spain’s contemporary culture of architecture through essays and a visual presentation of his most significant projects, including the Maravillas Gymnasium in Madrid and the Civil Government building in Tarragona.

  • An Architecture of Imperfection Essays by Alejandro de la Sota, Iñaki Abalos, William Curtis, Mohsen Mostafavi, José Manuel López-Peláez Photography: Etienne Clément This publication traces Alejandro de la Sota’s influence on Spain’s contemporary culture of architecture through essays and a visual presentation of his most significant projects, including the Maravillas Gymnasium in Madrid and the […]

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By Robin Evans

  • By Robin Evans Translations from Drawing to Building brings together eight of the most interesting and significant essays by Robin Evans. What makes this book such captivating reading is not just the individual insights, but also the intensity of Evans’s vision and the coherence of his approach. Joseph Rykwert, Harvard Design Magazine This book brings […]

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In the manner of intrepid Victorian women traveller-diarists, Imprint of India is an elaborate collage of fiction and images drawn from memories of hot, dusty travels in India.

  • Alison Smithson In the manner of intrepid Victorian women traveller-diarists, Imprint of India is an elaborate collage of fiction and images drawn from memories of hot, dusty travels in India. Depicting an ancient culture and landscape only recently over written by a familiar imperial crust, it effectively restates the concerns of its companion volume, <a […]

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