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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Architecture, Experience and Thought explores these themes in six recent buildings by Fretton (some completed, some frozen at proposal stage): the Sway Centre for Visual Arts, Quay Arts Centre, Laban Centre for Dance, Open Hand Studios and two houses. Critical assessements of the work are provided by Mark Cousins and Kenneth Frampton.

  • Mark Cousins, Kenneth Frampton, Tony Fretton Architecture, Experience and Thought explores these themes in six recent buildings by Fretton (some completed, some frozen at proposal stage): the Sway Centre for Visual Arts, Quay Arts Centre, Laban Centre for Dance, Open Hand Studios and two houses. Critical assessements of the work are provided by Mark Cousins […]
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Jan Turnovsky

  • Jan Turnovsky Originally published in German in 1985 as Die Poetik eines Mauervorsprung, Jan Turnovsky’s The Poetics of a Wall Projection is ostensibly a description of a corner within the breakfast room of the Villa Stonborough in Vienna, designed by Ludwig Wittgenstein and Paul Engelmann. But it is also much more. Working from within an […]
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Contains Supercritical (Eisenman/Koolhaas), Anti-Object (Kengo Kuma), The Poetics of a Wall Projection (Jan Turnovsky), Having Words (Denise Scott Brown) in grey cloth-bound slipcase.</span>

  • Contains Supercritical (Eisenman/Koolhaas), Anti-Object (Kengo Kuma), The Poetics of a Wall Projection (Jan Turnovsky), Having Words (Denise Scott Brown) in grey cloth-bound slipcase.</span>
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311 Methods is a catalogue accompanying an exhibition of the work of Atelier d’Architecture Pierre Hebbelinck to be held at the AA from 1 May.

  • 311 Methods is a catalogue accompanying an exhibition of the work of Atelier d’Architecture Pierre Hebbelinck to be held at the AA from 1 May. Exercising a recurring, almost obsessional process, Hebbelinck creates a personal universe of ephemera populated by a mass of different taxonomies – photographs of shadows and tables after a meal, chalk drawings, […]
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A unique record of the symposium hosted by the AA to celebrate the work of Alison and Peter Smithson, this publication also includes specially commissioned essays, among them an important piece on Robin Hood Gardens by Dirk van den Heuvel – co-curator, with Max Risselada, of ‘Alison and Peter Smithson: From the House of the Future to a House of Today’, Design Museum, London (2004).

  • The Labour of Alison and Peter Smithson Essays by Niall Hobhouse, Louisa Hutton, Bruno Kru A unique record of the symposium hosted by the AA to celebrate the work of Alison and Peter Smithson, this publication also includes specially commissioned essays, among them an important piece on Robin Hood Gardens by Dirk van den Heuvel […]
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Texts by Andrew Holmes and David Greene

  • Texts by Andrew Holmes and David Greene Andrew Holme’s is Britain’s best-known super-realist painter as well as an architect and graphic designer. Over the years he has built up an impressive body of work in which the urbam landscape of the United States has been explored in increasing depth through a variety of media, from […]
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By Kengo Kuma

  • By Kengo Kuma An ‘object’ is a work of architecture that is expressly cut off from its environment. Objects are not exclusive to any particular architectural style, but objectification has long been central to western architecture. Indeed, it might even be said to be the very strategy by which modernism succeeded in conquering the world. […]
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Produced annually to accompany the AA School of Architecture’s end of year exhibition of student work.

  • Produced annually to accompany the AA School of Architecture’s end of year exhibition of student work. For 2007 the Architectural Association’s most important annual compendium looks to offer something new. Inside this book’s black-and-white cover the reader will find an explosion of colour, content and imagery: commissioned texts, photo-journalism, reviews, graphics, photographs, reading lists, posters […]
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Edited by Steve Hardy

  • Edited by Steve Hardy
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A collection of student projects from the AA’s Diploma Unit 6, run by Christopher Lee and Sam Jacoby

  • Renewable Building Types and the CityEdited by Christopher Lee & Sam Jacoby A collection of student projects from the AA’s Diploma Unit 6, run by Christopher Lee and Sam Jacoby This collection of student projects from the AA’s Diploma Unit 6 encapsulates a generational shift. After the past decade of deep (and sometimes, it would […]

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