ARCHITECTURE

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New from Park Books

Duplex Architects
Housing
Edited by Ludovic Balland and Nele Dechmann
This volume offers a close look at Duplex Architects’ approach to housing design. The five projects studied exemplify the firm’s position on urban planning, typology research, and materiality and demonstrate their utterly independent way of working.
320 pages | 400 color plates | 120 line drawings
Cloth $70.00


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New from Park Books

Hidden in Plain Sight
Politics and Design in State‑Subsidized Residential Architecture
Edited by Rui Jorge Garcia Ramos, Virgílio Borges Pereira, Marta Rocha Moreira, and Sérgio Dias Silva
Hidden in Plain Sight analyzes the development of subsidized residential construction as a part of Europe’s cultural history and traces the important role that state‑funded housing has played in the emergence of the European welfare state. A contemporary photo essay on a 1960s social housing complex in Lisbon rounds out this volume.  
464 pages | 34 color plates | 125 halftones
Paper $50.00


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New from Park Books

Living High
Trinity Tower, Paris La Défense
Edited by Cro&Co Architecture
Living High, the first book on the work of the acclaimed Paris‑based firm Cro&Co Architecture, is a deep dive into a truly unique structure, making the case for high‑rise structures based on the conviction that height will play a key role in tomorrow’s city. 
148 pages | 60 color plates | 44 halftones
Cloth $45.00


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New from Scheidegger & Spiess

David Chipperfield Architects Berlin and the Kunsthaus Zürich
Edited by Kunsthaus Zürich
This book documents the genesis of Chipperfield’s extension from proposal through political debates about the entire project to the completed structure.
88 pages | 35 color plates | 13 halftones
Paper $25.00


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New from Scheidegger & Spiess

Kunsthaus Zürich
The Collection in a New Light
Edited by Kunsthaus Zürich
This new book offers an introduction to the museum’s curatorial concept as well as concise essays on key aspects of Kunsthaus Zürich’s permanent collection. Lavishly illustrated with views of the new exhibits and individual artworks, it is an attractive invitation to visit Switzerland’s largest art museum.
96 pages | 42 color plates, | 2 halftones
Paper $29.00

 



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