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Image for Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future [Exhibition Guide]

Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future [Exhibition Guide]

By: Albrecht, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Bloomfield Hills, MI], Cranbrook Art Museum: 2007

Seller ID: 2939

ISBN: 0972488146

Condition: Fine


Staple-bound card wraps, 18 by 24.5 cm, 26 pp., illus. Fine. Not to be confused with the Yale book of the same name, this is the scarce English-language booklet that accompanied the 2006-2010 exhibition of Eero Saarinen, the Finnish-American architect best known for the United States Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (the St. Louis Arch). This guide includes photographs, sketches, and paintings of the Arch, the Ingalls Hockey Rink at Yale, Dulles International Air... View more info

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Frei Otto: Form and Structure

By: Drew, Philip

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Westview Press: 1976

Edition: First English language edition (published simultaneously in Germany)

Seller ID: 2915

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover with dust jacket, off-white cloth with black spine and cover titles, 22 by 26 cm, 160 pp., heavily illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The hardcover is very good with only minor corner bumping and some faint yellowing of the leaves; the jacket is fair with heavy edge wear, chips, tears, and yellowing. A scarce and in-depth look at Otto’s philosophy of structure and architecture. “Drew’s standard work is based on both extensive re... View more info

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Bauhaus 1919-1933

By: Droste, Magdalena; Bauhaus Archiv

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berlin, Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung/Benedikt Taschen: 1998

Seller ID: 2848

ISBN: 3822876275

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, 24 by 30.5 cm, 256 pp., heavily illus. Near fine hardcover in near fine jacket – read gently, if at all. From the publisher: “The Bauhaus Archiv Museum of Design in Berlin holds the most important collection on the Bauhaus today. Documents, workshop products from all areas of design, studies sketches in the classroom, and architectural plans and models are all part of its comprehensive inventory. "The Bauhaus Archiv" is dedicated to the ... View more info

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Friedrich August Stüler: das architektonische Werk heute, the architectural work today

By: Friedrich August Stüler

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edition Axel Menges: 2006

Seller ID: 903

ISBN: 3936681104

Condition: New


Brand new, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket. "Text in English and German. Friedrich Stuler was the third great Prussian architect of the 19th century, alongside Karl Schinkel and Ludwig Persius. This book produces most of Stuler's important buildings as well as exploring new academic aspects of his work. The essay herein sum up Stuler's life and work, his relationship with the middle ages, analysis of the museums, inf... View more info

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The Home and Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, Illinois 1889-1911 with Set of Seven Postcards

By: Kalec, Donald G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oak park, IL, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation: 1982

Seller ID: 2130

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound booklet, 19 by 19 cm, 30 pp., illus. Near fine but for a light corner crease on the back cover. No names or writing. Includes seven postcards of Wrights home and studio – all unused and in very good condition. View more info

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Massimo Mariani: Progetti 1980-2005

By: Masini, Lara-Vinca

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Florence, Verbavolant: 2006

Seller ID: 1892

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, 24 by 30 cm, 232 pp., illus. Dual language edition in English and Italian. New, sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. Oversize book that will require additional postage for overseas shipping. From the publisher: “The architecture and design of Massimo Mariani is characterized by intriguing forms and bold colors. Objects designed by Mariani have won several awards and have been displayed in galleries and museums throughout the world. Ma... View more info

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trigon 67: ambiente/environment, Vol. 2 [Contemporary Art, Architecture]

By: Skreiner, Wilfried, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Graz, Austria, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum: 1967

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2869

Condition: Good


Mylar and tissue wraps, 23 by 23.5 cm, [84] pp. with glossy and tissue leaves, heavily illus. The fragile spine is separated into several signatures, otherwise very good with light scuffing to the mylar. An exhibition catalog focusing on the contemporary arts, design, and sculpture of Austria, Italy, and Yugoslavia. Aside from the artists’ names, there is no text. “For the occasion of Ambiente/Environment, the 1967 Trigon Biennale in Graz, artists from Austria,... View more info

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Exquisite Corpse: Writing on Buildings

By: Sorkin, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London/New York, Verso: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2780

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, 16 by 24 cm, x 364 [1] pp. The hardcover is very good with light bumping to the spine ends, gently read if at all; the jacket is very good with faint yellowing and fading on the spine. From the publisher: “‘Exquisite Corpse’ was a game played by the surrealists in which someone drew on a piece of paper, folded it and passed it to the next person to draw on until, finally, the sheet was opened to reveal a calculated yet random compositi... View more info

Image for Die Kunst: Monatshefte für Freie und Angewandte Kunst - The Art: Monthly Magazine for Fine and Applied Arts, German

Die Kunst: Monatshefte für Freie und Angewandte Kunst - The Art: Monthly Magazine for Fine and Applied Arts, German

By: Verlagsanstalt F. Bruckmann, Editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Munich, Verlagsanstalt F. Bruckmann A.G.: 1906

Edition: Bound Volume

Seller ID: 112

Condition: Very Good


Bound edition of volume fourteen, 1905-1906. Features articles on fine art (including some bookplates images), book design, furniture, pottery, textiles, gardening, printwork, architecture, and much more. Text is IN GERMAN. Includes the finely designed bookplate of Rudolph Henrich on the front pastedown (please see all our photos of this volume under "customer images"). Bound in burgundy cloth with gilt titles/decorations. 520 pages, heavily illustrated with black and w... View more info

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Tiny Tiny Houses: Or How to Get Away From It All

By: Walker, Lester

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, The Overlook Press: 1987

Edition: 6th printing

Seller ID: 2480

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, 22.3 by 28.5 cm, 220 pp., well illus. Very good with light bumping to the corners and foot of the spine; the jacket is very good with only minor edge wear. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. An underrated classic – the tiny house movement BEFORE there was a tiny house movement! Dust jacket present. View more info