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  • Building TATE Modern

    R550

    This work follows the transformation of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s brick power station, on Bankside, into the Tate Modern art gallery, by Swiss Architects Herzog & de Meuron. It presents a photographic account of every stage of the development and includes an interview with Jacques Herzog.

  • Calatrava

    R180

    Spanish visionary Santiago Calatrava is renowned around the world as an architect, structural engineer, sculptor, and artist. Famed for bridges as much as buildings, he has made his name with neofuturistic structures that combine deft engineering solutions with dramatic visual impact.

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    Carsten Höller: Test Site

    R400

    Carsten Höller is the latest artist to be commissioned to create a piece for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall. At the forefront of artists of his generation, Höller’s works range from the purely conceptual to the elaborately architectural and are concerned with human behaviour, communal experiences and altered states of mind. Very often they require the…

  • Carsten Holler: Test Site

    R180

    A fascinating record of this major project, Carsten Höller is also a detailed survey of the artist?s entire career.

  • Constructure: 100 years of the JAG building and its evolution of space and meaning

    R700

    100 years of the JAG building and its evolution of space and meaning: Setting out to tell the story of a building that has stood for a hundred years is a complex undertaking, as ultimately that narrative does not exist in the singular.

  • Conversions

    As populations grow, where and how we live is a major concern. Architects spend their time addressing the issue of housing, and converting spaces is often a more satisfactory solution than building from scratch. This book shows that with a bit of imagination all sorts of buildings can be converted into homes. Four chapters examine…

  • Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed

    R360

    Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed explores 90 buildings in 14 former Soviet Republics. Each of these structures expresses what Chaubin considers the fourth age of Soviet architecture, an unknown burgeoning that took place from 1970 until 1990.

     

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    Creative lives: Frank Lloyd Wright

    R80

    Creative Lives: Frank Lloyd Wright tells Frank Lloyd Wright’s compelling story, including his unpromising progress at school, his mother’s conviction of his brilliance, the trials and tribulations of his private and financial affairs, and the importance of designs such as Taliesin, Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum.

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    Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity

    R350

    This collection of essays by architect Mario Gooden investigates the construction of African American identity and representation through the medium of architecture. These five texts move between history, theory, and criticism to explore a discourse of critical spatial practice engaged in the constant reshaping of the African Diaspora.

  • David Adjaye: Making Public Buildings

    R440

    David Adjaye is one of Britain’s leading contemporary architects, and particularly well known for his domestic projects. Adjaye combines the sensual and emotive with a conceptual approach to the fundamental elements of architecture. His influences range from African art and architecture to contemporary art and music leading to numerous collaborations with artists, including Olafur Eliasson and Chris Ofili.

  • Decade of Design – from the office of mathews + associates architects cc

    R210

    With text by Diane De Beer, Decade Of Design is a visual journey celebrating the past 10 years of architecture and design by the firm Mathews & Associates Architects, presented in a hardcover coffee table book.

  • Design and Landscape for People

    R720

    For many years planning was something done in the name of progress by distant committees with the abstract aim of tidying boundaries and controlling growth. In the past decade, however, heavy-handed ideology has given way to a new generation of planners from diverse backgrounds—architecture, landscape, even art and performance—who seek fresh, creative ways of working with communities.

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    Dream Gardens of England

    R400

    The perfect companion to Merrell’s bestselling Dream Gardens (Sunday Times Gardening Book of the Year), Dream Gardens of England is a beautifully designed sourcebook of 100 gardens of all styles in all parts of the country. It presents a wonderful variety of garden-design ideas, ranging from modern sophistication to lush romanticism, and from small city plots to…

  • Ellsworth Kelly: Thumbing Through the Folder

    R300

    A Dialogue on Art and Architecture with Hans Ulrich Orbst

    In this Dialogue on Art and Architecture, Ellsworth Kelly (born 1923) reminisces with Hans Ulrich Obrist about his early career, his teachers (Max Beckmann, Brancusi, Leger and Vantongerloo) and particularly on the relation of his work to architecture: “architects are usually the first people who understand my work,” he tells Obrist here, while describing his many collaborations in this field.

     

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    Extensions

    R300

    The vast majority of architects cut their teeth designing small-scale additions to private homes. Extensions can be added to roofs, gardens and underneath buildings or can even be strapped on to the sides.

  • Form Matters

    R340

    David Chipperfield, one of the most important architects at work in the world today, is known for his subtle and sophisticated buildings. This book, published to accompany the major exhibition at Londons Design Museum, spans his entire career to date, examining a range of projects through new and archive models, sketches, drawings, photographs and film.