Architecture

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

Architecture There are 169 books.

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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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    WARNING: Please note there is a sourcing delay of 10 days for us to supply this very-large-format portfolio (12 kg / 25 lbs).Publisher's presentation :    [translation by L'Ascenseur Végétal] "Discover the unique work of French-Chinese photographer Zeng Nian in this portfolio of 60 numbered prints, signed by the artist. This amazing case contains, outside...

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  • Presentation : "Tokyo is a visual journey through a city at once futuristic and obsolete, its visionary design worn out – like that of a past era. Johanasson uses photography to index the city, finding form and pragmatic order through accumulation and sequence, revealing the city's hidden, modular logic: lego-like segments, a basic square unit repeated...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "The open American West is nearly gone. The New West is a photographic essay about what came to fill it—freeways, tract homes, low-rise business buildings and signs. In five sequences of pictures taken along the front wall of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Robert Adams has documented a representative sampling of the whole...

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  • .One unsigned copy available.Text from the back of the "Diorama" reproduction inserted in the book : "Since 2003, photographer Sohei Nishino has made nearly twenty diorama maps of various cities around the world. The artist spends months at a time to walk the streets of each city and photograph upwards of 10,000 exposures using 35mm film. After printing...

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    Publisher's presentation : "Tangenziale is the inner city highway in Milan. Thousands of people travel on this road every day. Looking ahead. The end in view. Tempo, tempo. Many times Alex Pardi went to the Tangenziale and photographed. On the street, under bridges, in the terrain vague around it. A piece of Tangenziale is in every picture. But actually...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "Athens Diary is the follow-up to 2014’s Cairo Diary and the 2nd in Peter Bialobrzeski’s City Diaries Series with The Velvet Cell. In Athens Diary Bialobrzeski travels to the scene of the biggest European crisis in decades to document the urban consequences of the emergency. His photos capture the dichotomy of everyday life in...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "Athens Diary is the follow-up to 2014’s Cairo Diary and the 2nd in Peter Bialobrzeski’s City Diaries Series with The Velvet Cell. In Athens Diary Bialobrzeski travels to the scene of the biggest European crisis in decades to document the urban consequences of the emergency. His photos capture the dichotomy of everyday life in...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation : "The book Aeroporto, by the photographer Cássio Vasconcellos, is a result of a year of work with thousands of photographs in many airports in Brasil and in the United States, in which he created his own “imaginary airport”. The final image, unique, in large dimensions (2m x 5m) was fragmented in 32 parts, each page...

  • Presentation by the artist Seiji Kurata on the publisher's website: "These photographs were taken during the years between 1998 and 2008 using six cameras made by four different manufacturers and films in four different formats. Zokei [created landscape], the title of this book, is derived from « paysagement » a notion presented by a French geographer in...

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  • Presentation on François Mouriès' website: "The vast and arid deserts of the southern province of Spanish Navarre, selected by Terry Gillian for his disastrous « Don Quixote », seem to have rubbed off on a handful of villages that border it. The landmarks there are distorted. No noticeable features mark the silent streets where shuttered houses are...

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  • Presentation on Jacek Fota's website : "The Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw – less and less a symbol of Stalinist domination, more and more an icon of the city. It evokes strong emotions all the while remaining largely unexplored, and as such a tad alien. At the time of planning, in 1952, the monumental structure was intended to transform the...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "« When it is all over, a few of the wrecked buildings might well be left as permanent ruins… To posterity they will as effectually represent the dissolution of our pre-war civilisation as Fountains Abbey does the dissolution of the monasteries. »                 From the preface to The Architecture of Destruction, by John Piper...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "Laurent Chardon's Dédale includes various series of photographs taken during the years 2003 to 2013 and documents a Paris and its surroundings in transformation. If as indicated by the legend, Daedalus is the inventor of architecture and sculpture, the new Paris area that draws us here makes no longer any distinction between...

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  • .Copy sold.We are offering a rare copy of one of the most sought-after and most important photobooks : "La banlieue de Paris", with texts by Blaise Cendrars and photographs by Robert Doisneau, in the scarce first edition with dustjacket (Seghers, 1949).This book is listed in "The Photobook: A History volume I" by Martin Parr & Gerry Badger.Four texts...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "La La Land is the first book by photographer Chus Antón, but more than a photobook it is a travel book. Not a travel guide, although it is that too, but a travel book in the Petrarca’s Mont Ventoux tradition. Travelling to live things, travelling to tell things, and above all travelling to see things. I want to climb that...

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  • .Sold out.Presentation on the artist's website: "The project Forget Your Past (2009-2012) traces the fate of the most important communist-era monuments in Bulgaria. The title of the series is borrowed from graffiti writing over the entrance of the Bulgarian Communist Party Memorial  at Mount Buzludja that poignantly illustrates the fate of the...

  • Publisher's presentation: "The Building Berlin / Constructions series was photographed in Berlin’s empty lots between 2009 and 2012 on 8x10" negative material. The stills are from Blockbuster, a 5'-long, 16 mm black and white film, made in Berlin in 2012, starring Patrick Holderness, Camera Berbank-Green."Large format co-published with Le BAL. Sold out by...

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  • From the introduction by Martin Parr : "Consider these facts. In Italy the right to worship, without discrimination, is enshrined within the constitution. There are 1.35 million Muslims in Italy and yet, officially, only eight mosques in the whole country. One consequence is that the Muslim population have accumulated a huge number of makeshift and...

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  • .Back in stock. Publisher's presentation : "Everybody Needs Good Neighbours is a photographic project that starts from a very specific territory, the photographer’s hometown, the village of Vilobí d’Onyar. This municipality of some 3,000 inhabitants is characterized by its location at the confluence of transport infrastructures. Although Vilobí d’Onyar...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "Lost Rivers is an exploration of Taipei, Taichung and Tainan's forgotten rivers, streams and waterways. Once dominant forces in carving out their surroundings, these rivers have now become neglected backwaters in the race to urbanise. Neglected, decrepit, the city is built over them and around them. Through them we see how the...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "The Gardener is the winning project of the inaugural Syngenta Photography Award. Photographed by Jan Brykczynski, it is an extension of his previous projects in which he travelled to the outer corners of Europe to explore the lives of people in rural areas. This new work looks at how city dwellers try to connect with nature. The...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "The photographs relate to the principal site projects that were established as part of the selection of the City of Mons as a European Capital of Culture 2015.  The photographs presented in this book have been carefully selected from a corpus of images that were created as part of a joint public project run by the Fondation...

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  • .Currently out of stock. Publisher's presentation: "For the past 15 years, from his studio in Zurich, Kurt Caviezel has been monitoring 15,000 publicly accessible webcams located all over the world. By taking screenshots of any situation he found interesting he compiled an archive of more than 3 million images, categorizing them for recurring patterns and...

  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "After visiting Japan during the 70’s and 80’s, and after the disappointment to see that even regional cities had been developed to the point where they all resembled a mini-Tokyo, Gerry Johansson (b. 1945, Swedish) decided to focus his creative energy on capturing the environment surrounding the Japanese people, as...

  • Publisher's presentation: "Paris is a city deeply divided between the immensly wealthy city itself and its often turbulent suburbs. Such a division has its origins in the 1860’s when Baron Haussmann embarked on his grand redesign and redevelopment of Paris that was to forever change the fabric of the city. While Paris has since grown into a modern city,...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "That it is not about «hurried» photography, not really about contemplation, but as Ezio D'Agostino says himself, «about a photographic process which derives from my archaeology training». This means confronting time and pacting with it. The archaeologist, such as the photographer, divides the territory so that he can better...

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  • .Currently out of stock.Text from the book : "It is said that Pythagoras was the first philosopher in ancient Greece to use the term «Kosmos» in reference to the universe. The word «kosmos» in ancient Greek refers to a congruent balance or order. A state of harmony present in a garden, in societal law or the human spirit may be described as «Kata Kosmon,»...

  • Publisher's presentation: "For several years Monica Ursina Jäger has been drawing built and natural landscapes inspired by Modernist-style architecture. Her precise works, using media including ink and pigment transfers, combine hope and downfall: on one hand designers' aspirations, and fantasies, for the future; on the other the dystopia of failure. In...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "Capturing Cairo between the overthrow of Morsi and Mubarak, Bialobrzeski’s images portray daily life in the Egyptian capital at a time of major urban, social and political upheaval and renewal. As silent and tranquil as they are anxious and tense, the images demonstrate Bialobrzeski’s ability to find beauty in chaos....

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