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Peter Volgger / Stefan Graf (eds.)

Architecture in Asmara

Colonial Origin and Postcolonial Experiences

DOM publishers

The ancient city of Asmara is the capital of Eritrea and its largest settlement. In this book, the authors offer an original analysis of the colonial city, providing a history not only of the physical and visible urban reality, but also of a second, invisible city as it exists in the imagination.

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December 2017

S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum
Niklaus Graber, Andreas Ruby, Viviane Ehrensberger (Hg.)

Bengal Stream

The Vibrant Architecture Scene of Bangladesh

Christoph Merian Verlag

The publication was developed in close co-operation with Bengal colleagues and presents more than 60 projects by established and aspiring architects. Quite uncharacteristic for a publication on architecture it also presents everyday life, shows the densely populated and rapidly growing cities like Dhaka, the contrast with the rural areas or the problems with the country's infrastructure.

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Christian Schittich

Landmark Buildings

A Review of Three Decades of Architecture

DETAIL

The author tells the individual history of outstanding buildings from around the world in chronological order and within the overall architectural development. The title is an exciting discourse on recent architectural history which is itself no unified history of a distinctive style but rather one of a confusing multitude of trends on a global level that all exist at the same time.

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Sefa Inci Suvak / Suleman Taufiq (eds.)

BENIMIST

MEIN ISTANBUL | BENİM İSTANBUL’UM | MY ISTANBUL

edition esefeld & traub

The authors write about the brutal change in the city – about love, very personal memories, mystifications, and settling accounts, but also about the beauty and uniqueness of Istanbul – and the hope that “their” Istanbul will not be completely lost.

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Staatsoper Berlin 2010-2017

Jürgen Flimm / Detlev Giese (Ed.)

Volume 1: Staatsoper im Schiller Theater

Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung und Wohnen, Regula Lüscher (Ed.), Daniela Pogade (Texts)

Volume 2: Staatsoper Unter den Linden

DOM publishers

The two-volume book is being published on the opening day of the renovated Staatsoper on 3 October 2017. This was one of the most complex construction projects in Berlin. It documents the opera company’s seven years at the Schiller Theater as well as the renovation of the Staatsoper building.

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Thomas Herzog, Roland Krippner, Werner Lang

Facade Construction Manual

DETAIL

The volume makes such a valuable reference work for the everyday work of architects, civil and specialist engineers as well as students of these subject areas. This revised and expanded second edition takes the newest research findings and technological developments into consideration and has been amended with examples of trailblazing projects.

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Iván González Viso / José Rosas Vera

Caracas

Architectural Guide

DOM publishers

The Architectural Guide Caracas thus illustrates the complexity of a Latin American city founded in 1567. This title outlines the city’s history with reference to its most striking architecture dating from approximately 1600 up to the present day, including the Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas which was designed single-handedly by the architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva between 1940 and 1960.

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Karsten Pålsson

Public Spaces and Urbanity

How to Design Humane Cities

Construction and Design Manual

DOM publishers

Taking examples from major European cities, this book is a practical guide demonstrating what urban development with a human face might look like. This involves renewing and enhancing humane cities using architecture on a human scale while taking their history into account.

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Isolde Brade ∕ Carola S. Neugebauer (ed.)

Urban Eurasia

Cities in Transformation

DOM publishers

This fundamental book is a journey to urban spaces, places, and people in the extremely dynamic but often forgotten region between Europe and Asia.

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Thomas Meyer-Wieser

Architectural Guide Iran

From the Safavids to the Iranian Revolution

DOM publishers

This Architectural Guide Iran imparts travelers - as well as those at home - with a synopsis of Iranian architectural history, in the overall context of the political, economic, and ideological - or religious - developments of the Persian country, and brings together that which is generally known as fragmented.

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Mikkel Frost, Carsten Primdahl, Kolja Nielsen

CEBRA_files_01,02 und 03

DOM publishers

Anyone who associates Scandinavian architecture with minimalist, reserved, and classical can be convinced otherwise by CEBRA. The name of this Aarhus-based architectural office reflects its programme: a tropical exotic in the cool North and architecture that is expressive, colourful, and innovative, but always contextual and user-oriented.

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Anke Tiggemann

Architectural Guide Münster / Münsterland

DOM publishers

The university town of Münster is a modern business location with over 300,000 inhabitants and a high radiation power within and beyond its region. The city's history is over 1,200 years old and it still has an attractive old town. With the help of 170 buildings and projects, this Architectural Guide describes the latest architectural history of the Westphalian city and its region, since 2006.

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Heiko Weissbach

Architectural Guide Aarhus

DOM publishers

Aarhus is the second biggest and the second oldest city in Denmark. It is worth taking a closer look at this city especially now, since it is the 2017 European Capital of Culture. In addition to presenting key buildings of the twentieth century, this Architectural Guide also introduces spectacular buildings of the recent period and the near future.

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Pavel Kuznetsov

The Melnikov House

DOM publishers


The Melnikov House is a world-famous icon of Russian Constructivism, a masterpiece of modernity. This book gives a detailed account of the creation of the residential and studio house in the heart of Moscow, and its partly adventurous history through the twentieth century to the present.

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Denis Esakov, Karina Diemer

Spying on Moscow

DOM publishers

The Moscow photographer, Denis Esakov, has captured the fifth façades of Europe's largest metropolis with a remote-controlled drone: roofs, domes, towering building cubes. In this small bibliographic picture book he portrays over seventy architecturally important objects from the past hundred years.

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Wolfgang Sonne

Urbanity and Density in 20th Century Urban Design

DOM publishers

To this day, the history of urban planning in the twentieth century reads as if modernity had dissolved the traditional city configurations and radicalised the spatial and structural organisation of the city. Postmodern, on the other hand, saw a return to traditional urban forms.

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Marcin Szczelina

Architectural Guide Wrocław / Breslau

DOM publishers

Breslau (Wrocław in Polish) is one of the oldest cities in Poland and has many architectural monuments: it is in some ways a showcase of architectural development, a blend of Gothic, Baroque, Modern, Soviet, Postmodern and Contemporary architecture.

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Irene Valle Robles / Juan Valle Robles

Architectural Guide Madrid

DOM publishers

Madrid is one of the largest cities in Europe. This volume presents 150 significant buildings that sprang up in Madrid since 1919. Architectural examples that illustrate the city's history and current urban changes.

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Thomas M. Krüger, Hans Geilinger (eds.)

Architectural Guide – Collector’s Edition

DOM publishers

Twenty cities, twenty thin volumes, twenty years of "Guiding Architects": The world-wide active network has published an anthology for friends of architecture. The Architectural Guide – Collector's Edition presents selected architecture of twenty mainly European metropolises.

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Yevgen Nikiforov (Photographer), Olga Balashova, Lizaveta German

Decommunized: Ukrainian Soviet Mosaics

DOM publishers

In almost every Ukrainian city there are – or were – monumental mosaics created by Soviet artists, especially in the last thirty years of the USSR. This is the first comprehensive study of Soviet monumental mosaics – outstanding artefacts of the cultural heritage of the era.

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Niels Gutschow

Bhaktapur – Nepal

Urban Space and Ritual

DOM publishers

As one of the three royal centres of the Kathmandu Valley in the Nepalese Himalayas, Bhaktapur is a thriving city. The city’s festivals punctuate the calendar in such a way that urban space turns into a stage for quite a number of civic performances.

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Pattaranan Takkanon (ed.)

Architectural Guide Bangkok

DOM publishers

From traditional Thai temples to the high-tech buildings of the Central Business District. This architectural guide showcases 138 award-winning buildings selected by the Association of Siamese Architects under Royal Patronage which have been divided into five chapters.

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Sarah Zahradnik

Architectural Guide Mexico City

DOM publishers

From the capital of the Aztec Empire to one of the largest megalopolises today. With its array of 230 photographs, drawings and specified maps, the Architectural Guide Mexico City will take you on an exhaustive tour of 100 buildings and monuments dispersed throughout the city.

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Yorck Förster, Christina Gräwe, Peter Cachola Schmal (Hg.)

German Architecture Annual 2017

DOM publishers

The continuation of the German Architecture Annual is now available at DOM publishers. For almost forty years now, the German Architecture Annual, issued by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum of Frankfurt am Main (DAM), has published crucial information about on-going construction projects in Germany.

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Andreas Ruby, Viviane Ehrensberger, Stéphanie Savio
S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum /
Swiss Architecture Museum (Hg./Ed.)

Schweizweit

Christoph Merian Verlag

Is there actually anything like a "Swiss architecture" and if so, what is it defined by? This publication goes on the search for current Swiss architectural output and captures a snapshot of the surprising variation of positions that are fed by the cultural, historic, linguistic and geographical differences that so characterise this country.

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Eva-Maria Barkhofen (ed. on behalf of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin)

Architecture in Archives

The Collection of the Akademie der Künste

DOM publishers

One of the most important architectural archives in Germany has been opened: for the first time, with Architecture in Archives, the Academy of Arts in Berlin presents a printed overview of the archives and collections of architects, engineers, landscape architects, architectural photographers, and critics.

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