Architecture

Photographs of architecture and urbanism (buildings, the city), presentation of the works of architects, movements, trends, etc.

Architecture There are 166 books.

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  • Publisher's presentation: "This is the first complete monograph dedicated to the work of the Italian photographer Gabriele Basilico, who is recognised internationally as one of the most important contemporary landscape photographers. With more than 300 photographs included – from Glasgow to Tel-Aviv, from Milan to Beirut – it is a comprehensive overview...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "Publié à l’occasion du 70e anniversaire de Magnum Photos, cet ouvrage retrace l’histoire de l’agence sous l’angle du livre de photographies, outil essentiel aux photographes pour faire connaître leur travail. Il inclut des pépites puisées dans les archives des auteurs, qui racontent les secrets de la conception de leurs livres....

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  • Full title : "éléments d'une typologie de l'urbanisation contemporaine d'un village français de deux mille huit cent trente neuf habitants - volume 10"Christophe le Toquin photographed the small city where he lives, Noyers-sur-Cher, and publishes in a series of 10 booklets this documentary work about a place that could be considered a fair example of the...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "In the summer of 1970, Gabriele Basilico set off from Milan in a Fiat 124, nominally heading for Kabul. The journey towards India was a rite of passage for the flower children generation, and Basilico had plans to take a series of photos to then sell on to some magazine. The journey didn’t quite turn out as planned, but in his...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Le quartier du Mirail, « une opération d’avant-garde, humaniste par excellence », était un rêve d’urbaniste. Cette utopie ne put s’adapter aux réalités changeantes de la ville, aux mutations de la société française. Au-delà des analyses de l’échec, le photographe Luc Delahaye mesure avec ses outils l’espace entre l’idéal d’une...

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  • .Back in stock. Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral: "This first survey monograph spans Stéphane Couturier's entire career from his photographs of construction sites, factories and ex nihilo cities taken with a large-format camera to his transition to digital photography including the ongoing series Alger - cité Climat de France. Couturier is...

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  • Publisher's presentation: " « Security barrier » for the Israelis, « wall of apartheid » for the Palestinians or « separation barrier » for Human Rights Watch, beyond the political debate, Josef Koudelka shows the wall as a manmade scar that mars the natural landscape. Wall assembles panoramic landscape photographs in black and white, taken between 2008...

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  • .Back in stock.Publisher's presentation : "Peter Granser's photographic series El Alto presents a selection of buildings by self-taught Bolivian architect Freddy Mamani Silvestre. Since 2005, Mamani and his firm have completed more than sixty projects in El Alto, Bolivia."Text in English by Winston Hampel.24 pages - Softcover w/ die-cut cover Edition...

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  • .Back in stock!.Presentation by NoRoutine:   [adapted by L'Ascenseur Végétal] "The book reveals photographs taken in between 1985 – 1995 (last decade of the Communist regime in Lithuania) which where used as a visual material and inspiration for paintings. In the photographs, we find surreal Soviet-era surroundings. The constructive look of Algis...

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  • Presentation on the artist's website: " In the 80'-90's clubs, dancings, discotheques were booming thanks to house music. Ten thousands of teenagers enjoyed and lost themselves weekend after weekend. Seeking an escape from everyday annoyance with beats beats beats. The newspapers were interested in drugs, violence, annoyance for the neighbours. For them...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "Twenty-Four Modern Lorraine Churches, published in conjunction with the exhibition Tables et Matières at the Médiathèque des Abattoirs in Toulouse, serially documents churches of the reconstruction period in the Lorraine region. During the fall and winter of 1944, the Third United States Army advanced from Nancy...

  • Publisher's presentation: "Mountains and Waters is a photographic study of China in diptychs, shot on the outskirts of Shanghai, Chongqing and Shenzhen in China. The works focus on contemporary Chinese matters such as construction, infrastructure and development, while simultaneously alluding to traditional Chinese painting styles."120 pages - Hardcover...

  • Presentation by the artist: "Destroying the Laboratory for the Sake of the Experiment (DTLFTSOTE) is a collaboration with the poet Daniel Cockrill. Beginning in 2006 and continuing (when time allowed) over the next four years, Daniel Cockrill and I made several road trips across England, stopping at a range of towns and cities along the way. We were...

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  • .Currently out of stock.Presentation by The Velvet Cell: "In this book Ramírez explores the difficulties associated with living in an overpopulated city that is expanding at tremendous speed. Jakarta is currently the 2nd largest megalopolis on the planet, after Tokyo-Yokohama. The photos in this book show the modest interventions and minor improvisations...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "In 2015, Peter Bialobrzeski returned to his hometown, Wolfsburg, to document the changes the city has undergone since his leaving many years previous. « In the 80’s, I always felt that Wolfsburg was a socialist dream. It felt like everybody was participating. Now the picture has changed ». Wolfsburg Diary is the 3rd...

  • .Last copy.Publisher's presentation: "In 2015, Peter Bialobrzeski returned to his hometown, Wolfsburg, to document the changes the city has undergone since his leaving many years previous. « In the 80’s, I always felt that Wolfsburg was a socialist dream. It felt like everybody was participating. Now the picture has changed ». Wolfsburg Diary is the 3rd...

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  • Presentation of the project by the artist: "In my project DOM I refer to the concept of home.«Dom» means a house, home, a building or a household in the Russian language. As a model for creation of the maquette of houses, I chose the kind of mass housing, so-called «Khruschyovka». They were built in Russia in the era of Khrushchev. After Stalin's Empire...

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  • "Then comes the tenderness that results from this astonished look. Where are you, then,  when you walk with me in a city?"Rhythms", movement is the key to this journey.Movement of gazes on our walls, our grass, our materials, our windows, the lines of our streets, our life lines. But also on the top of our walls, imposing, striking, resonant, encircling...

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  • Full title : "éléments d'une typologie de l'urbanisation contemporaine d'un village français de deux mille huit cent trente neuf habitants - volume 8"The artist photographed the small city where he lives, Noyers-sur-Cher, and publishes in a series of 10 booklets this documentary work about a place that could be considered a fair example of the average...

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  • Full title : "éléments d'une typologie de l'urbanisation contemporaine d'un village français de deux mille huit cent trente neuf habitants - volume 7"The artist photographed the small city where he lives, Noyers-sur-Cher, and publishes in a series of 10 booklets this documentary work about a place that could be considered a fair example of the average...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "This book brings together rare photographs taken in the 1890s through the 1950, throughout the world. This corpus of photographs from the Jean-Marie Donat Collection gives the concept of landscape a greater breadth, and, with it, a more penetrating mystery. The collector, bt an act of tilting, switches the original print from a...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Orphée by Younès Klouche is a photobook inspired by the similarly titled film from 1950 by Jean Cocteau, itself a reinterpretation of the classic Greek myth of Orpheus. Cocteau’s film features simple but ingenious special effects and explores the symbolism of mirrors as a representation of death. In Klouche’s book, mirrors and...

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  • Presentation by the artist: "Iran is a country with no time.Because the time has left too many signs, and what remains is the stratification: the past, first in Persia, now Iran, is as strong as sentiment and also loved.The story becomes narration - when even poetry - up to often confused with the experience of the same narrator.The stories overlap, and...

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  • Text from the slipcase cover : "This is the story of the tragic relationship between two bodies: a critical narration of the long and failed relationship between a society and a river. Although today it is a long and winding sarcophagus, in the past the city depended on the abundance of its stream. Centuries later, with Monterrey transformed into a...

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  • .Currently out of stock.From the back cover: "This work is the first ever monograph of Gilbert Fastenaekens and retraces his career since the early 1980s. It explores his main photographis series (Nocture, Essai pour une archéologie imaginaire, Site, Noce, etc.), complemented by many previously unpublished images, which all have the same relationship with...

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  • NB : The title Les roues interdites translates as The forbidden wheels.Text from the back cover: "Those who know Syria love it, they know that it is not a land for blood and fire. They know that it is a white land, beautiful with a fragile and dreamy and discreet people. A land of stars that children follow at night. A blue land where deserts confuse the...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "Takashi Homma uses fragments collected in camera obscura constructed in metropolitan areas of Japan and the US to build a city image by image. Homma does not seek to index any particular city but to render a shadow world, a city's unconscious caught in a dark chamber, suspended in the camera’s box. The camera obscura offers a...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "Hibi literally comprises a series of street photographs by renowned Japanese photographer Masahisa Fukase. Each of the black and white images painstakingly attend to the road’s surface – the worn road-markings, the fading lines and arrows eroded by the city’s innumerable inhabitants, a web of fissures in the asphalt. In 1992,...

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  • .Back in stock.Publisher's presentation:    [translation by L'Ascenseur Végétal] "Separation between two seas, two countries, two continents, the strait is also a symbolic space acting as a link, invisible but powerful, between peoples and cultures. At a moment where Europe is reflecting on its borders, Sébastien Sindeu explores this in-between, from the...

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  • Présentation sur le site de l'artiste : "The project consists of a systematic /methodical exploration of the city of Bari, in Southern Italy, my hometown, where I have been living for many years. The aim was to take a totally new look at a place (in this particular case, Bari) the city dweller has become so familiar with that  he/she tends no longer to...

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  • .Copy sold. Publisher's presentation: "Following the success of Gerry Johansson’s 2011 publication Pontiac, Deutschland completes an eighteen-year series of books for which Johansson travelled through America, Sweden, Germany and Mongolia. Deutschland is a visual encyclopedia, a catalogue of the rural and urban landscapes of Germany arranged in...

  • Excerpt from the presentation by Arno Rafael Minkkinen : "Pierre Radisic works out of the limitations of a singular subject – the seascape – and it’s meager components: sand, wooden fences, painted pipes, concrete blocks, the dark blue distant sea, and those impenetrable thick blue skies. « Out of limited means, new forms emerge » George Braque wrote....

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