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About this Item: ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1977 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Original publisher: Dept. of Commerce, National Fire Prevention and Control Administration, National Fire Safety and Research Office, 1977 [published 1978]. Seller Inventory # 154641346

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Saitowitz, Stanley:

Published by Houston, Texas : Architecture at Rice Publications, (1996)

ISBN 10: 1885232039 ISBN 13: 9781885232038


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About this Item: Houston, Texas : Architecture at Rice Publications, 1996. Condition: Sehr gut. Unpag. Umschlag leicht berieben, sonst gutes Exemplar. - Across a career that now spans twenty years of building, the architect Stanley Saitowitz has consistently portrayed his architecture as derived from and rooted in its site; indeed a Saitowitz building might be said to be made of its site. As an architect whose work concerns itself with "nature's mode of operation," the geometry of Saitowitz's buildings were, and often still are, engraved in the topography of the earth. From its origins on the South African Transvaal in the late 1970s, Saitowitz's practice moved to the lush hills of northern California, and increasingly his work situates itself in the city and the megalopolis. In San Francisco and the Bay Area, in Boston, Columbus, New York, and Berlin, as well as the non-site suburbs of much of modern California, the intricacy of that which is cohered by Saitowitz's geometries has exponentially increased. The ground upon which Saitowitz works, the natural mode of operation to which his work must refer is now a topography of rarefied economic and legal dimension. While his architectural practice is relatively young, it is a practice that, upon this metropolitan ground, has entered its third phase: Saitowitz is now building works that describe not only a ground but indeed a wide-open landscape within what Felix Guattari has referred to as "the age of capitalist abstraction," an urban plateau characterized by a "deterritorialization of knowledge and technique."' The publication of the present monograph marks the beginning of that phase; 1022 Natoma Street, the McLane-Looke Residence, and the Bischoff House, like Le Corbusier's Maison LaRoche, preview a public and private body of work to come-some of which is now under constructic that offers insights not only into Saitowitz's oeuvre but, bee: of its diligence and clarity, to a generation of American archit who struggle to maintain the territorial margins of what is a the discipline of architecture. ISBN 9781885232038 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Mit zahlr. Abb. Originalleinen mit Schutzumschlag. Seller Inventory # 983480

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Lars Lerup, David Cronrath, John Koh Chiang Liu, Architecture Life Safety Group, Center for Planning and Development Research, College of Environmental Design, Berkeley.


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About this Item: 2018. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1977]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.) Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD11012616216

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Lars Lerup : Planned Assaults : The: Lerup, Lars ;

Lerup, Lars ; with Postscript By Peter Eisenman

Published by Centre Canadien d'Architecture, Montréal (1987)

ISBN 10: 0262121239 ISBN 13: 9780262121231


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About this Item: Centre Canadien d'Architecture, Montréal, 1987. Cloth. Condition: Fine Condition. 106 pages. Hardcover, bound in red cloth covered boards with black stamping, issued without a dustjacket. Elaborate ink and colored pencil drawing/inscription by the author/architect on the second front free endpaper. Dated 2/12/99, the drawing is a magnificent abstract poetic structure and a personalized extension of his radical architectural philosophies. Otherwise, the binding is tight and sharp and there are no further markings found on the interior. Text in English, and lavishly illustrated. Inscribed by the Artist. Seller Inventory # 015937

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