Manor Lessons explores the lessons that can be learned from the history of the manorial system, whose forgotten feudalistic origins were once rooted in the idea of the land not as private property, but as common ground.
Teaching and Research in Architecture
200 p., 320 color plates, 45 halftones
With a Foreword by Philip Ursprung
Footprints collects Mateo’s most important writings from the last fifteen years: short and longer essays and vignettes, along with interviews touching on core questions of contemporary architecture as well as on Mateo’s own designs.
96 p., 18 color plates, 12 halftones
Offering uniquely comprehensive and personal insight into Tchoban’s thoughts and working methods, this book casts a light on Tchoban’s frequent involvement with both Russia and Germany as architect, artist, and facilitator.
292 p., 140 color plates
Modersohn & Freiesleben consistently develop the character of their projects in terms of the site, the materials, the construction, and the lives of their clients. Their deliberate engagement with the given environment while simultaneously aiming at an inventive individuality has created an architecture that ensures their houses both are functional and combine sustainability with aesthetics.
216 p., 279 color plates, 40 halftones
The cellular compartment floor plan is the generating principle in many buildings, projects, and competition entries by Luca Selva Architects, who have been continually developing this typology in their practice, modifying it and adapting it for new applications in different projects. This book sheds light for the first time on this surprisingly sparsely researched topic.
112 p., 50 color plates, 40 line drawings
The seventh edition of Best of Austria brings together some 170 projects in the country that won national and international architecture awards in 2018 and 2019, from public buildings and spaces to offices, educational facilities, and single‑family homes.
272 p., 300 color plates, line drawings