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You find all upcoming books of the current season in the New Titles Catalog 2018/19. For further inspiration and a broader overview of our list please have a look also at our brochure New and Selected Titles 2018/19. If you need further information, please contact Domenica Schulz at publicity@park-books.com.

 

 
  • Non-Referential Architecture

    The new revised edition of Valerio Olgiati's and Markus Breitschmid's widely acclaimed manifesto for a new approach in architecture in a world free of ideologies and, therefore, references: a must-read for anyone interested in architecture today

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  • Exploring

    Smart Living Lab: a unique collaborative project of three Swiss universities, combining scientific reserach with a concrete building design

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  • Thinking

    Smart Living Lab: a unique collaborative project of three Swiss universities, combining scientific reserach with a concrete building design

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  • Shifting Patterns

    An intercultural und interdisciplinary examination of Christopher Alexander’s methods for building and urban design

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  • Almost Nothing

    Art works inspired by Mies van der Rohe by international artists such as Rita Ernst, Daniel Libeskind, Sarah Morris, Erwin Wurm, Rem Koolhaas, Konstantin Grcic, Kurt Schwitters, Carl Andre, Peter Eisenman, Isa Genzken, Alexander Calder, Thomas Ruff, Ed Ruscha, Thomas Schütte, Yves Klein, Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Dan Graham, and others.

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  • Josef Frank – Villa Carlsten

    A beautifully illustrated portrait of Josef Frank's Villa Carlsten on the Falsterbo peninsula in southern Sweden

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  • Plans & Images

    An atlas of plans and images of a range of building typologies, reflecting Laboratory EAST's teaching and research approach within the framework of EPFL’s School of Architecture

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  • Poolology of Housing

    A compendium of images and typologies, complied by Zurich-based pool Architekten and drawing on twenty years' experience in housing design.

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  • Essays on Architecture and City Planning

    “Architecture is not life. Architecture is background. Everything else is not architecture.”—Hermann Czech, 1971

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  • Contrast and Cohesion

    Housing developments, office blocks, recreation parks, high-tech research and production plants, or the ICRC's visitor center: contrasting locations and conceptual cohesion in their designs are reflected in this first monograph on G8A Architects

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  • CARTHA – On the Form of Form

    CARTHA’s multi-faceted approach to the topic of form in architecture

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  • Lever de rideau

    A playful, unconventional building monograph documenting the design and construction of the new Jacques Carat Theater in Cachan near Paris by Ateliers O-S architects, with photographs by Cyrille Weiner and graphic short story by Lucas Harari and Alexis Jamet

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  • HEC Campus, Evolution of a Model

    A landmark university campus near Paris, rebuilt and extended by David Chipperfield and Martin Duplantier

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  • Portugal Lessons

    How does architecture confront its environment? With whom we live, to whom we open our house and how permeable should its boundary be?

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  • Baku – Oil and Urbanism

    The first-ever comprehensive study on the close interplay of oil industry and urbanism.

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  • Tiergarten, Landscape of Transgression

    “I see the living quality of a city directly in proportion to the possibility of [...] ‘gaps in the planning’.” – Wim Wenders in an interview with Hans Kollhoff, 1988

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  • A Glass Labyrinth in Venice

    A captivating exhibition desgin by Dhaka-based architect Kashef Chowdhury, winner of the 2016 Aga Khan Architecture Award.

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  • Beyond the Object

    The space-creation experiment continued: volume 3 of the four-part series from ALICE at EPFL's School of Architecture.

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  • Your Guide to Downtown Denise Scott Brown

    Acknowledged fully in her own right for the first time: Denise Scott Brown, a key contributor to international architectural discourse over five decades

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  • Labics—Structures

    Structures as system of relations guide the approach of leading Italian firm Labics

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  • A Real Living Contact with the Things Themselves

    The things themselves are as interesting and instructive as the underlying concepts and theories about them

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  • Crafting the Façade

    A handbook of innovative concepts for design and construction of building façades

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  • Ritual / Original

    “Architecture never is merely architecture and never by architects only!” Georg Driendl

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  • New Architecture in South Tyrol 2012–2018

    Outstanding new buildings in South Tyrol / Alto Adige, selected by an international jury

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  • Best of Austria

    The latest survey of oustanding Austrian architecture, featuring award-winning buildings by Austrian architects and realized projects by international architects in Austria in 2016–17.

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  • The Public Private House

    Polykatoikia: Athens' signature building typology and most eminent contribution to modern urban design

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  • Thoughts Form Matter

    A plea for the power of architecture as intellectual investigation and for the freedom to create spaces which are uninhibited by functional and economic constraints

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  • Promenades

    A visual exploration of the work of Bauart Architects and Urbanists and an artistic investigation of the relationship between architecture and photography

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