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English edition
Kamel Mennour
forthcoming
This catalogue focuses on an immersive one-year project in Portugal, centered around questions of global ecology and tourism. Kawamata's large scale installation integrates both plastic residues and abandoned boats collected on Portugal's shores during beach cleaning campaigns. The publication features a text by the artist, exhibition views, and a section documenting related projects made by Kawamata throughout his career.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
An architectural exploration of haunted locations in Singapore.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This series of four short volumes documents an experimental project by the Colombian artist focusing on the psychological dimension of architecture based on the feeling of déjà-vu.

English edition
Kaph Books
A comprehensive publication of Rifat Chadirji's photographic folio, which records and analyses the development of his architectural practice in Baghdad, from 1952 until the early 1980s. It provides a unique insight into a collection of photographic sheets that reflect how an architect documented his own work, and coded, organized and referenced his projects using photography.

English edition
Humboldt Books
A compilation of Lina Bo Bardi's tenure as director of Habitat, a publication self-dubbed “the magazine of the arts in Brazil”. Between 1950 and 1954, Habitat documented Bo Bardi's early thoughts on Brazilian culture, as well as reflecting her very personal take on modernism. Edited and designed by Julia, with contributions by Tamar Guimarães, Claudia Leisinger, Tony de Marco, Lara Viana and Tuca Vieira.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
In this essay, professor Peter G. Rowe gives an overall description of how new technologies transformed the field of architectural design, addressing issues such as the precision and incompleteness of information, schema theory and heuristics.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
last available copies!
This publication surveys the work of Italian critic, architect, and visual artist Gianni Pettena. Focusing on a rich ten-year period of production that began in the mid-sixties, it brings new attention to the artistic and intellectual practice of a figure known primarily as one of the main exponents of the Radical Architecture movement.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Kaph Books
The book “Fragments”, designed by Lebanese artist Rayyane Tabet as an installation, coupled with a performance, is inspired by a family legend about Tabet's great-grand-father. The book accompanies an exhibition at the Kunstverein in Hamburg.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Centre des Arts (CDA)
Artists Gast Bouschet & Nadine Hilbert, and Laura Mannelli, collaborate on a selection of works that explore the concept of worlds within worlds based on Dante Alighieri's opus. These visual narratives are complemented by texts from writers Benjamin Bianciotto, Agnès de Cayeux, Peter Gray, Didier Ottaviani and Catherine Vidal.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
This first monograph accompanies a series of videos inspired by the Metabolist utopist architecture movement, created in 1959 in Japan. The videos bring together several portraits of Japanese towns, combining digital images with filmed or photographed images of social and urban reality.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
First monograph, spanning ten years of work by Senegalese artist Sheikh Ndiaye. This volume focuses more specifically on his installation practice, in particular the artist's Hippocampus project. It also features a text by Mamadou Diouf and an interview with Ndiaye.

bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
This catalogue / artist's book inaugurates a new series dedicated to the site-specific installations exhibited in the nave of the CAPC. The eponymous project by artist Leonor Antunes is a sculptural ensemble influenced by textile and architectural works, thus recalling the commercial past of the nave as well as the cultural legacy of modernism. The publication features an interview with the artist and a text by textile artist Anni Albers.

bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Artist Oraib Toukan presents an informal register of modernist Palestinian architecture—an assemblage of images and stories collected from 2013 to 2015 in the cities of Nablus, Ramallah, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Jericho.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Rémy Zaugg's early work.

French edition
Kaph Books
In a rapidly changing Beirut, neglected dwellings are condemned to disappear as a result of land speculation. This multi-layered transdisciplinary project aims at examining the transformations that these obsolete architectures undergo. The study, carried on site, based on archives, testimonies and oral history, also proposes new artistic perspectives towards the city.

French edition
Captures – Monographies & livres d'artiste
Publication documenting an innovative sustainable social housing project in a small village of south-central France, as part of the “New Patrons” program.

trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Cosa Mentale
temporarily out of stock
This volume looks at a central aspect of Livio Vacchini's research: his drawings. The publication gives an overview of the Swiss architect's work with an unpublished selection of drawings—plans, cross sections, and facades. It also features an essay by architect Roberto Masiero.

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Nieves
A strip of buildings illustrated with watercolor and pencil, in line with the Irish illustrator's interests in architecture and the city (leporello).

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
This publication documents a workshop by Atelier Bow-Wow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Yoshi Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kaijima of the Tokyo-based firm asked students to create a pencil drawing which would record their considerations on their surroundings. The resulting discussion with professor K. Michael Hays reflected on architecture as a central means of practicing livelihood and on the development of an “architectural ethnography.”

English edition
Humboldt Books
Los Angeles 1989 Tokyo 1991 brings together a collection of images from two of the most complex and undefinable metropolises on the face of the Earth, the social and urban form of which is ceaselessly reshaped by the minimal existence of millions of people in movement. Lombardelli's photographs are also cinematographic homages to the works of Wim Wenders and Yasujirō Ozu.

English edition
Humboldt Books
The Curious Mr. Pettena recounts various steps along a journey, through cities and wide open natural spaces, undertaken by the anarchitect Gianni Pettena at the start of the 1970s across the United States.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
An examination of intersections of mass-population displacement and architecture through the twentieth century and into the present (with visual contribution by Omer Fast).

English edition
Boabooks
This publication stems from The Devil's Peak (in beige), an installation created in the Californian desert of Amboy by Maxime Bondu and Bureau A (Leopold Banchini & Daniel Zamarbide). The project deals with how the absence of water conditions life in the desert.

English edition
Bruno
Venice: a cultural and urban investigation on a city with two faces, between the reality and the logo.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Companion book to a project by the artists Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet (les gens d'Uterpan), which emanates from the analysis of individual or collective attitudes and behaviors produced in the public space of a given city.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Ici, d'ailleurs… – Mind Travels (livres)
Photographic book celebrating the collaboration between the “UrbEx” photographer Francis Meslet and the “Mind Travels” Series—a series of albums dedicaded to ambient, neo-classical, and industrial music produced by French music label Ici, d'ailleurs. Meslet's photographs of abandoned places give a special echo to the musical approach of the series. The publication is sold with an audio compilation of selected musical pieces taken in the “Mind Travels” Series.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Swarming
For two years, Eric La Casa has been recording the urban sonic environment of Paris from the windows of his own apartment. Between a temporary inventory and a musical documentary, Paris Quotidien is the result of this long experiment. Includes a 60-page documentation booklet with photographs.

bilingual edition (English / French)
X Artists' Books
In (ZUS), a visual essay by the French photographer Benoît Fougeirol, views of and views from eleven of the “Zones urbaines sensibles” (Sensitive Urban Zones) on the peripheries of Paris reveal harsh paradoxes of modern society. The series is accompanied by a text by author Jean-Christophe Bailly.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The first volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1963-1968/1988): entitled The Making of a painting, this transcript of Zaugg's diary revolves around the notion of artistic discourse, and how it is directly influenced by paintings.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The heighth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1988-1989): a portrait of Jean-Christophe Ammann.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The fourth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1973-1980): a collection of texts on Donald Judd and minimalist sculpture.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
€236.00 €168.00
Rémy Zaugg's complete writings in 10 volumes in a box set (new edition).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The third volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1972-1978): analysis and critical evaluation of forms of representation and of perception.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The second volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1970-1979): five texts from the 1970s which highlight the influence of semiology (de Saussure, Barthes, Levi-Strauss…). on Zaugg's theoretical thought and practice.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The fifth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1980-2005): a series of texts of utmost importance, related to the great pictorial and philosophical researches of the 1980s. Alongside these texts, the publication features a collection of interviews and letters to friends, colleagues, art dealers, curators, and art collectors.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The sixth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1982-1993): featuring some of the most influential texts written by the Swiss artist on art museum.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The seventh volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1984-2004): the publication brings together texts that formulate a practice and a criticism of exhibition that goes beyond genres and mediums, using concrete projects in given architectonic situations.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The ninth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1986-2005): a reflection on the artist's projects for public spaces, illustrated with personal statements and sketches.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The tenth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1982-2004): the publication gathers texts, interviews, and correspondences on ethics, as well as a series of interviews on cross-cutting themes and projects. It features also a chronology, a list of exhibitions, and a bibliography.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A biographical essay on the Baroque Brazilian architect and sculptor from the 18th century, Aleijadinho.

French edition
Cosa Mentale
temporarily out of stock
A poetic exploration of the mechanisms of thought in the act of building.

trilingual edition (English / Chinese / French)
Cneai
Slide Shows is a three-volume box set, with over 1.500 original drawings and texts in which Friedman gives his own personal understanding of the multiple ways of thinking the world through a series of “cartoons.”

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Edition Patrick Frey
Andreas Tschersich's photographic portraits of peripheral areas around the globe capture the uniformity of these transitional spaces that form the hidden face of urbanity.

film in French version with English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Documents & œuvres vidéo (DVD)
Echoing his exhibition in the Château de Versailles, Xavier Veilhan opens the doors of seven modernist houses, from California to Europe. Through his contemporary works he creates a dialogue with the singular architecture of these places (original soundtrack by Nicolas Godin / Air).

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
temporarily out of stock
Marxist geographer David Harvey opened his 2016 lecture at Harvard with a fact: between 2011 and 2013 China consumed 50 percent more cement than the United States had in the entire twentieth century. In Abstract from the Concrete, he asks why.

English edition
Bruno
A history of the hidden and the forbidden in the urban landscape, born out of a research project conducted on Genoa's night life.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
The limits of the participatory game in nowadays democracies.

English edition
Nero
This artist's book presents a series of polaroids taken from inside a moving car's trunk portraying a dream-like sunbathed Los Angeles landscape, or indeed, an image that is now firmly imprinted in the collective imagination—asphalt, cars and palm trees silhouetted against expansive skies.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Felicity D. Scott reconsiders the learnings of Bernard Rudofsky on vernacular architecture in the light of his relation with Japan.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
Carlo Mollino's photographs of a Japan in between tradition and modernity during the 1970 Universal Exposition.

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