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    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.

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    Frank O.Gehry – Since 1997

    R430

    The only complete monograph on the past twelve years of the great architect’s career. Published in conjunction with the major exhibition curated by Germano Celant at the Milan Triennial, this volume brings together all the projects realized by Frank O. Gehry since his pivotal stylistic metamorphosis of 1997, embodied by the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, until today.

  • Gaudí

    R270

    From the towering Sagrada Família to the shimmering, textured façade of Casa Batlló and the enchanting landscape of Park Güell, it’s easy to see why Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) gained the epithet “God’s architect.” With fluid forms and mathematical precision, his work extols the wonder of natural creation: columns soar like tree trunks, window frames curve like flowering branches, and ceramic tiling shimmers like scaly, reptilian skin.

  • Gaudi Pop-Ups

    R440

    Specially created pop-ups explore the vision and creations of this seminal architect.

    “Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.” ?Antoni Gaudí

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    Hidden Cape Town

    R400

    A unique look inside 30 of Cape Town’s most notable buildings. If you have ever wondered what lies behind an interesting facade, or wished you could peek behind a closed door, Hidden Cape Town is the book for you.

  • I love you I hate you

    R440

    I love you I hate you is a book about Johannesburg told in two parts.

    The first is told through design. The second part is told through the essays of 34 writers describing a complicated relationship with Johannesburg.

  • In the Spirit of Palm Beach

    R250

    Established as a luxury vacation destination for the rich and famous in the early 1900s, Palm Beach is synonymous with old-world glamour and new world sophistication

  • Inspiration : Contemporary Design Methods in Architecture

    R200

    Contemporary Design Methods in Architecture is a comprehensive compilation of work samples and ideas on design and gestalt, illustrations and graphic configurations, textures and structures, as well as form and spatial development.

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    Johannesburg Transition: Architecture and Society From 1950

    R850

    Johannesburg Transition: Architecture and Society From 1950 is a follow on to Clive Chipkin’s first, highly-successful and now out-of-print book, Johannesburg Style: Architecture and Society 1880s-1960s.

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    Johannesburg: Architecture and Heritage

    R595

    In this landmark photographic book Patrick de Mervelec takes us through the old CBD of Johannesburg, the heart and soul of the city, with a selection of over 150 images accompanied by texts by architect and acclaimed author, Clive Chipkin. The introductions have been contributed by architect Fanuel Motsepe and urban consultant Neil Fraser, author of the celebrated column, Citichat.

  • Johannesburg: Eenhonderd Jaar 1886 -1986

    R500

    Johannesburg, die enigste stad ter wereld wat op goud gebou is, het in 1986 honderd jaar geword.  Heirdie boek gedenk die geleentheid. Al die groot persoonlikhede en gebeurtenisse wat bygedra het om die geskiedenis van die Goudstad te rig, al die seges en terugslae, word in woord en beeld in herinnering geroep.

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    Johannesburg: The Elusive Metropolis

    R240

    Johannesburg: The Elusive Metropolis is a pioneering effort to insert South Africa’s largest city into urban theory, on its own terms. Johannesburg is Africa’s premier metropolis. Yet theories of urbanization have cast it as an emblem of irresolvable crisis, the spatial embodiment of unequal economic relations and segregationist policies, and a city that responds to but does not contribute to modernity on the global scale.

  • Kahn

    R270

    There have been very few moments in the history of architecture when a single building There have been very few moments in the history of architecture when a single building has signaled a shift in the future direction of the discipline. Louis I. Kahn’s 1951- 1953 Yale University Art Gallery addition achieved that status by marking the arrival of monumentality in American modern arcithecture.

  • Landscape Architecture: An Introduction

    R380

    Aimed at prospective and new students, this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practice of landscape architecture, the professional skills required and the latest developments.