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100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design

100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design

This new book from Lars Müller Verlag takes a deep and sweeping look at Swiss typography, poster and book design, identity programs made over the past 100 years. Graphic design from Switzerland reflects both international trends and local qualities; irony and wit are its constant companions. The view of one hundred years of graphic design […]

Clare Jacobson: New Museums in China

Building Culture: Clare Jacobson

China’s remarkable museum-building boom is unlike anything seen before in the history of architecture. Clare Jacobsen presents in her new book 51 carefully chosen projects from Inner Mongolia to Shanghai and Beijing – all made in the past 10 years! New museums in China are not simply anonymous buildings… they are designed to be iconic. […]

White Mountain - Architecture in Chile

Remarkable – Architecture in Chile

The Modern Movement thrives in Chile; the austere landscape and deeply rooted traditions combine into a perfect setting for today’s new Chilean architecture. Enjoy the extraordinary work of Cecilia Puga, Smiljan Radic, Pezo von Ellrichshausen and many others.  > MORE White Mountain – Architecture in Chile Features:    Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Smiljan Radic, Mathias Klotz, Jose […]

Pin-Up interviews

PIN-UP, the only magazine for architectural entertainment, has since its start in 2006 published exciting interviews. Here’s a compilation of the best of the best – like Francesco Vezzoli interviews Rem Koolhaas; Kenny Schachter converses with Zaha Hadid; Pierre Alexandre de Looz interviews Hedi Slimane; Caroline Roux talks to Bethan Laura Wood. PIN–UP is a […]

Sveriges naturum

Site-Specific Builds – Sveriges naturum

There are 31 Naturum in Sweden. They are info centers located in national parks and nature preserves. This new book documents the architecture of those centers. In 2012 Naturum Tåkern by Wingård won Kasper Sahlin Prize. > MORE . Sveriges naturum  Photographs by:    Åke E:son Lindman Text by:    Claes Caldenby, Mark Isitt, Thomas Lauri ISBN:   […]

A New Sculpturalism - Contemporary Architecture from Los Angeles

Breaking Rules – Contemporary Architecture from Los Angeles

The first book to examine Frank Gehry and the generation of Los Angeles architects that followed him, including Greg Lynn, Michael Maltzan, Thom Mayne, Eric Owen Moss, and Hodgetts + Fung.    > MORE . A New Sculpturalism – Contemporary Architecture from Los Angeles Editor:    Christopher Mount Foreword by:    Jeffrey Deitch ISBN:    9780847840113 Publisher:    Skira Rizzoli […]

Stacking patterns – Kengo Kuma Lab

Kengo Kuma Lab has developed a method of uniting the Japanese pattern-making methods with architectural layering techniques. “Patterns and Layering” will explain this new revolutionary method in detail. Exciting!    > MORE Patterns and Layering – Japanese Spatial Culture, Nature and Architecture Editors:    Salvator-John Liotta, Matteo Belfiore Foreword by:    Kengo Kuma ISBN:    9783899554618 Publisher:    Gestalten Publ. […]