The following records AA titles that are now out of print and unavailable for purchase through normal channels. If you are interested in locating any of these titles, please contact the AA Bookshop in the first instance (020 7887 4041) who may be able to source it on your behalf. Please note however that out of print books are hard to come by and would rarely be available at the original retail prices shown here.

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purini

Introduction by Franco Purini, essays by Vittorio Gregotti, Pierluigi Nicolin and Micha Bandini

  • Introduction by Franco Purini, essays by Vittorio Gregotti, Pierluigi Nicolin and Micha Bandini Franco Purini is foremost in a group of Italian architects whose explorations of the connections between memory, myth an architecture were highly influential in the early 1980s. Folio III contains a set of drawings on the theme of the eternal fascination of […]
light box

With introductory essays by: Dawn Ades, Nigel Coates, J. Christopher Joner, John Thackara

  • With introductory essays by: Dawn Ades, Nigel Coates, J. Christopher Joner, John Thackara Daniel Weil is one of London’s most innovative young designers, whose highly individual pieces have now attained the status of cult objects. Since the breakthrough of his transparent Bag radio, Weil has explored the territory  between design, art and function in a […]
western

This publication has been produced to accompany an exhibition of original drawings, models and photographs of the work of Peter Wilson and the Architektubüro Bolles Wilson held at the Architectural Association in London from 4 October to 28 October 1989. Both exhibition and publication have been arranged through the office of the Chairman, Alvin Boyarsky, assisted by Micki Hawkes.

  • This publication has been produced to accompany an exhibition of original drawings, models and photographs of the work of Peter Wilson and the Architektubüro Bolles Wilson held at the Architectural Association in London from 4 October to 28 October 1989. Both exhibition and publication have been arranged through the office of the Chairman, Alvin Boyarsky, […]
minux box

text by Alvin Boyarsky, Richard Rogers and David Gray

  • text by Alvin Boyarsky, Richard Rogers and David Gray Kisa Kawakami is an architect and sculptor known in London for his restaurant designs. “Plus Minus Box “includes nine of his meticulous and elegant paper sculptures, created by a language of cutting, folding, seaming and weaving. This is a second edition, in portfolio form, of a […]
thermal bath

By peter Zumthor

  • By peter Zumthor The first title in the AA series focusing on “Exemplary Projects”, this book features the work of Swiss architect, Peter Zumthor. It documents the making of a thermal bath in the alpine village of Vals. The design for the bath was guided by the ideas of building with stone, building into the […]
pikionis

The work of Dimitris Pikionis was a major influence on the formulation of contemporary Greek architecture. From his pioneering modernist houses of the 1920s and early 1930s to his most outstanding achievement, the landscaping of the Acropolis site in the 1950s, he consistently strove for an original and relevant modern interpretation of the classical spirit and popular architecture of his country. This publication traces his significant contribution as an architect, artist and teacher through a wide range of essays and a visual presentation of his buildings and projects.

  • The work of Dimitris Pikionis was a major influence on the formulation of contemporary Greek architecture. From his pioneering modernist houses of the 1920s and early 1930s to his most outstanding achievement, the landscaping of the Acropolis site in the 1950s, he consistently strove for an original and relevant modern interpretation of the classical spirit […]
lebbeus

Mega II – ORIGINS  has been published to coincide with an exhibition of the original drawings, sketches and models of Lebbeus Woods held at Architectural Association from 27 September to 26 October 1985.

  • Mega II – ORIGINS  has been published to coincide with an exhibition of the original drawings, sketches and models of Lebbeus Woods held at Architectural Association from 27 September to 26 October 1985. The exhibition and the publication have been organised through the office of the Chairman, Alvin Boyarsky, assisted by Micki Hawkes. Mega II […]
formsofinquiry

For this publication, nineteen international graphic designers have provided three contributions: a representative example of past work, and an ‘inquiry’ into architectural subjects serving as the foundation for a series of newly commissioned prints. This new work aims to re-examine the increasingly overlapping practices of graphic design and architecture and in so doing hopes to compile a selective genealogy of the architectural canon as seen through the field of contemporary graphic design.As a separately bound supplement “Forms of Inquiry Reading Room” contains a selection of publications guest-curated by a group of editors, publishers and designers. Contributions include independent scholarly publications, books, ‘zines and other printed matter that exemplify graphically driven modes of inquiry, with a particular emphasis on those that investigate the connections between design and architecture. This title accompanies an exhibition at the Architectural Association in October 2007. Contributors to the exhibition and book include: Julia Born, de Valence, Dexter Sinister, Paul Elliman, Experimental Jetset, James Goggin, Will Holder, Hudson-Powell, Jurg Lehni, Karel Martens & David Bennewith, Metahaven, Mevis en Van Deursen, John Morgan, Radim Pesko, Project Projects, Manuel Raeder, Emmet Byrne, Alex Dearmond & Jon Sueda, and Michael Worthington.

  • For this publication, nineteen international graphic designers have provided three contributions: a representative example of past work, and an ‘inquiry’ into architectural subjects serving as the foundation for a series of newly commissioned prints. This new work aims to re-examine the increasingly overlapping practices of graphic design and architecture and in so doing hopes to […]
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By Cristina Diaz Moreno & Efrén Garcia Grinda

  • By Cristina Diaz Moreno & Efrén Garcia Grinda Published in tandem with an exhibition of the same title at the AA School of Architecture in January 2014, Third Natures presents the work and ideas of Spanish architects Cristina Diaz Moreno and Efrén Garcia Grinda and their Madrid-based studio AMID.cero9. The book itself has been conceived in […]
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Iréné Scalbert

  • Iréné Scalbert This catalogue accompanied an exhibition of the work of the French architect Jean Renaudie at the AA in 2004. Commended by the CICA (The International Committee of Architectural Critics) for the Julius Posener Exhibition Catalogue Award 2005: Citation ‘This comprehensive and original catalogue on the housing work of French architect Jean Renaudie accompanied […]

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