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Press services - archive 2016

Titles, topics, times and dates

Here you can find out about new publications,
exhibitions, book launches, events.


In addition, texts and images are available for the members of the press. Copyrighted images can be sent on request.

 

DETAIL Practice: Flooring

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José Luis Moro

DETAIL Practice: Flooring

Volume 1 + 2

DETAIL

The two Flooring volumes in the DETAIL Practice series are literally a down-to-earth publication. They showcase everything that one needs to know about this construction element and provide a comprehensive and structured overview on aesthetics, construction and the various functions of interior floors.

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Architectural Guide Berlin

November 2016

Dominik Schendel

Architectural Guide Berlin

DOM publishers

The German capital enables the reader to make a literal journey through history. In the shape of four excursions, this guide presents prominent architectural highlights from Kurfürstendamm in the West to the prefab housing estates of the East.

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November 2016

Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Dessau Wörlitz Cultural Foundation (Ed.)

Architectural Guide Dessau / Wörlitz

DOM publishers

Dessau may be a mere speck on the map, but to this day the city of Bauhaus still occupies the most important place in the development of the New Building – otherwise known as the Neues Bauen – movement.

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November 2016

Cornelia Dörries

Contemporary Architecture. Made in Germany

DOM publishers

Whether it be a solar kiosk in Africa, the National Library in Saudi Arabia or a city in Mongolia: architecture "Made in Germany" can be found all over the world - and German architects are valued for their efficiency, quality and reliability; they are considered experts on sustainability and sophisticated urban planning.

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Christian Schittich (ed.)

Building Across Worlds

International Projects by Architects von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

DETAIL

The Hamburg-based architects von Gerkan, Marg und Partner, also known as gmp, belong to the internationally most recognised architecture offices.  From single-family homes to master plans, gmp has realised some 400 projects worldwide.

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Jan Cremers (Ed.)

Building Openings Construction Manual

Windows / Vents / Exterior Doors

DETAIL

The Building Openings Construction Manual opens with historic developments, provides solid facts on building in existing buildings, and offers detailed specialist information on the topic of building openings.

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Hendrik Bohle / Jan Dimog

Architectural Guide United Arab Emirates

DOM publishers

The Architectural Guide United Arab Emirates presents more than 200 buildings and projects from this still young country which, owing to its rich oil reserves, has been catapulted within three generations from austere Bedouin culture into the era of the Burj Khalifa. Architecture ranging from spectacular high-tech structures to Islamic-Arab projects is examined.

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Felix Novikov

Behind the Iron Curtain

Confession of a Soviet Architect

DOM publishers

Novikov recounts the dramatic historical events related to architecture that unfolded behind the Iron Curtain between Stalin and glasnost. He is one of the last surviving Soviet architects and thus an important contemporary witness.

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Vladimir Belogolovsky

Conversations with Peter Eisenman

The Evolution of Architectural Style

DOM publishers

Peter Eisenman is regarded as one of the most influential architects of the present day. The book presents three conversations with the architect at his New York City studio in October 2003, June 2009 and February 2016.

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Cornelia Dörries / Sarah Zahradnik

Container and Modular Buildings

Construction and Design Manual

DOM publishers

Bold and unconventional ideas are called for if the intention is to steer the debate on temporary accommodation for refugees in a new direction offering high-quality solutions. From eccentric experiments all the way to projects which have already been realised, international design teams present their work between the twin poles of unconventional developments and life-saving shelters in this compilation of case studies.

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Alexander Glushko

Design for Space

Soviet and Russian Mission Patches

DOM publishers

This book documents a rare collection of almost 250 mission patches worn by Soviet and Russian cosmonauts alike, as well as their international colleagues when they travelled through space together and will inspire space enthusiasts, cultural historians and experts on heraldry in equal measure.

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Véronique Hours / Fabien Mauduit

Chile

Architectural Guide

DOM publishers

It is only in these last fifteen years that Chilean architecture has appeared on the international stage. This book aims to be a nonexhaustive practical directory of the best architecture works of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in Chile.

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Hans Wolfgang Hoffmann, Christian Schittich (Ed.),

Museum Buildings

Construction and Design Manual

DOM publishers

This book is just as useful to architects as it is to clients, museums and curators. It is a valuable communication tool through the planning process, including the conceptual stage, the competition and the design and construction phase.

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Martin Wimmer

Stadium Buildings

Construction and Design Manual

DOM publishers

This volume is the first comprehensive overview which will not only appeal to an audience interested in spectacular large-scale constructions but also architects seeking exemplary solutions applicable to these rare construction projects.

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Menjamin Hossbach, Christian Lehmhaus, Christine Eichelmann

Competition Panels and Diagrams

Construction and Design Manual

DOM publishers

Architectural competitions act as a tool for enhancing a design and selecting planning partners. Twenty-five international projects from 2009 to 2015 presented in this volume shed light on design methods and techniques employed by internationally renowned architects.

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Submissions from 17 May until 30 June 2016

DETAIL Prize 2016

The DETAIL Prize 2016 is announced!

From 17 May until 30 June 2016, architects from all over the world can submit their realized projects for all building types that are characterized by innovative details within a coherent overall concept. For the first time this year, two special prizes, DETAIL inside and DETAIL structure, will also be awarded in reflection of the two new formats of the DETAIL journal.

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Philipp Meuser / Dimitrij Zadorin / Katia Sheina

Towards a Typology of Soviet Mass Housing (Set)

Prefabrication in the USSR 1955 – 1991

DOM publishers

Soviet mass housing is a contradictory but unique phenomenon and fulfilled a colossal social role, providing tens of millions of families with their own apartments.

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Sergey Kuznetsov, Alexander Zmeul, Erken Kagarov
Edited by Philipp Meuser and Anna Martovitskaya

Hidden Urbanism

Architecture and Design of the Moscow Metro 1935 – 2015

DOM publishers

The Moscow metro comprises a route network with a total length of 320 km and is the most fascinating underground transportation system in the world. The aim is for a further 80 km – that is a quarter of the current network – to be connected by 2017.

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Philipp Meuser

Seismic Modernism

Architecture and Housing in Soviet Tashkent

DOM publishers

Home to the most beautiful prefabricated buildings in the world, it features a prominent urban duality predicated upon the oriental Old City and the Russian New City.Never was this contrast brought into sharper focus than during the severe earthquake of 1966 which left the New City relatively unscathed but the Old City in ruins.

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