Presentation by Poursuite Editions:
" Los Angeles Standards is a photographic portrait of Los Angeles which offers a way to view the city through 15 typologies which identify this unique city environment.
The 1300 photographs were taken between 2008 and 2012 by French architects Caroline and Cyril Desroche during the years they live in Los Angeles. They are organized in order to compare and contrast the design archetypes that they have identified, including Mini-Malls, Billboards, Freeways, Parking Lots and Stilt Houses. Each picture is accompanied by its address for research and travel.
This book aims to identify various standard elements which visually define Los Angeles. While the city is in a continual state of flux, becoming denser and re-defining its urban landscape every day, this book is also a record of the influence of its urban history on its present identity. "
This book was included in the shortlist for the Paris Photo / Aperture Foundation « First Photobook Award » in 2020, and in the shorlist of the « Author's Book Award » at the Rencontres d'Arles 2021 festival.
We are still offering a few copies of the first edition of this photobook (sold out by the publisher and the French distributor). A second edition (to be priced at €42) is scheduled for release in October 2021.
632 pages - Softcover
Poursuite Editions, 2020 (1st edition)
Format : 17 x 23 cm
New - Mint condition
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