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              Bu 100 Contemporary Architects

              Bu 100 Contemporary Architects (Hardback)

              By Jodidio, Philip

              • RRP: $42.50
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              Building the future: An indispensable overview of cutting-edge architecture In ideal terms, the architect exists to create what is a functional building and a work of art at the same time. The reality of the matter is of course much more complicated. Each and every building proje...ct faces a myriad of convoluted and often contradictory factors: the site, budget, client, construction companies, engineers, rules and regulations.A successful, completed structure is amasterwork of coordination, communication, imagination, and industry expertise. It requires such finely tuned teamwork that in truth more bad buildings fill our skylines than good ones. This volume brings together the good ones, and celebrates them for all their ambition and their achievement.The collection is drawn from TASCHEN s groundbreaking titleBuilding a New Millenniumand from the first four volumes of our renownedArchitecture Now!and in scouting out themost innovative and original structures, features many superstars of tomorrow alongside the field s most respected practitioners, such asSantiago Calatrava, Herzog & de Meuron, Koolhaas/OMA, Daniel Libeskind, Richard Meier, Oscar Niemeyer, andJean Nouvel. About the series: Bibliotheca Universalis Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing.Bibliotheca Universalisbrings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.Bookworm s delight never bore, always excite! Text in English, French, and German
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              ISBN 9783836557207
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
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              Julia Watson. Lo-TEK, Design by Radical Indigenism
               

              Julia Watson. Lo-TEK, Design by Radical Indigenism (Paperback)

              By Watson, Julian; Designed by studio, W-E; Taschen

              • RRP: $106.00
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              In an era of high-tech and climate extremes, we are drowning in information while starving for wisdom. Enter Lo-TEK, a design movement rebuilding indigenous philosophy and vernacular architecture to generate sustainable, resilient infrastructure. Traveling from Peru to the Philip...pines, Tanzania to Iran, this book explores millennia-old human...
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              ISBN 9783836578189
              Released NZ 8 Nov 2019
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              Fashion History, the Kyoto Costume Institute
               

              Fashion History, the Kyoto Costume Institute (Hardback)

              By Kyoto Costume Institute

              • RRP: $35.00
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              The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically. Showcasing a selection from the Institute's archives of photographs depicting the clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, th...is title takes you through three centuries of clothing trends.
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              ISBN 9783836536042
              Released NZ 25 Jun 2015
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              Rubens

              Rubens (Hardback)

              By Neret, Gilles

              • RRP: $26.99
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              A painter of dramatic battles as much as erotic mythologies, Sir Peter Paul Rubens was a key figure in the 16th-century art world and a flag bearer for Baroque color, motion, and sensuality. His prolific oeuvre includes altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, historical paintings, as... well as his famous, bountiful nudes.
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              ISBN 9783836545143
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2017
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              Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles
               

              Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles (Hardback)

              By De Jong, Cees W.; Purvis, Alston W.; Tholenaar, Jan

              • RRP: $42.50
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              Know your type: A history of fonts and graphic styles from 1628 to 1938This compact yet comprehensive book offers a thorough overview of typeface design from 1628 to the mid-20th century. Derived from a distinguished Dutch collection, a series of exquisitely designed catalogs tra...ce the evolution of the printed letter via specimens in roman, italic, bold, semi-bold, narrow, and broad fonts. Borders, ornaments, initial letters, and decorations are also included, along with lithographic examples, letters by sign writers, inscription carvers, and calligraphers.The first part of the book covers pre-20th century typeface, with texts by editor Cees de Jong and collector Jan Tholenaar. The second part covers the period from 1900 to the mid-20th century, and contains a historical outline by Alston W. Purvis. Featured type designers include: William Caslon, Fritz Helmuth Ehmcke, Peter Behrens, Rudolf Koch, Eric Gill, Jan van Krimpen, Paul Renner, Jan Tschichold, A. M. Cassandre, Aldo Novarese, and Adrian Frutiger.About the series: Bibliotheca Universalis Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing. Bibliotheca Universalis brings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.Bookworm s delight never bore, always excite!
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              ISBN 9783836520300
              Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
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              Pleats Please Issey Miyake
               

              Pleats Please Issey Miyake (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Kitamura, Midori; Designed by Miyake, Issey; Contributions by Cawaii; Edelkoort, Li; Grenier, Catherine

              • RRP: $75.00
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              Issey Miyake's Pleats Please collections were first launched in 1993. Made from single pieces of high quality 100 per cent polyester fabric, Pleats Please clothing is innovative in its process. This book tells the story of this revolutionary clothing. It also includes images that... explore the fundamental concept of Pleats Please Issey Miyake.
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              ISBN 9783836525756
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2015
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              The NASA Archives. 60 Years in Space

              The NASA Archives. 60 Years in Space (Hardback)

              Edited by Bizony, Piers; By Chaikin, Andrew; Launius, Roger

              • RRP: $280.00
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              Prepare to embark on a journey through space and time with The NASA Archives, a visual celebration of humankind's unstoppable urge to travel away from Earth and to worlds beyond. Featuring more than 400 historic photographs and rare concept renderings, this collection guides us t...hrough NASA's 60-year history, from its earliest days to its...
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              ISBN 9783836569507
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
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              Architecture in the 20th Century
               

              Architecture in the 20th Century (Hardback)

              By Goessel, Peter; Leuthauser, Gabriele

              • RRP: $69.99
              • $69.99
              • Pub Date
                21 Apr 21

              From Frank Lloyd Wright to Antoni Gaudi, Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in between, it's all here. This essential guide celebrates 100 years of architecture's finest, gathering large-format photos, drawings, and floor plans alongside a chronological overview... to take you to the heart of the ideas, trends, and transitions...
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              ISBN 9783836570909
              Released NZ 21 Apr 2021
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              1000 Record Covers
               

              1000 Record Covers (Hardback)

              By Ochs, Michael

              • RRP: $48.50
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              • Internationally sourced

              Vinyl's back in style and in this selection of 1000 of the most iconic record sleeves from the 60s to 90s, we recall why it's the biggest and best music format ever. Iconic artwork, memorable cover-sleeves, and long-lost classics all jostle for space in this virtual shelf of musi...c history.
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              ISBN 9783836550581
              Released NZ 25 Jun 2015
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              Series Bibliotheca Universalis
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              Redoute. Selection of the Most Beautiful Flowers
               

              Redoute. Selection of the Most Beautiful Flowers (Hardback)

              By Lack, H. Walter; By (artist) Redoute, Pierre Joseph

              • RRP: $280.00
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              Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) devoted himself exclusively to the task of capturing the diversity of the flowering plants in naturalistic watercolor paintings. He worked in Paris as a botanical illustrator for rich patrons for nearly half a century, during which he documented ...remarkable, rare plants and flora new to the science of his day.
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              ISBN 9783836505154
              Released NZ 17 Sep 2015
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