Architecture Books – Week 23/2022
(I finally figured out how to add links to the images in the newsletters, so anyone frustrated with clicking on an image only to open the same image in a browser will now be happy!)
The latest review on A Weekly Dose of Architecture Books:
Hutong Metabolism: ZAO/standardarchitecture, published by Aga Khan Award for Architecture and ArchiTangle.
Architecture Book News:
“The Lasting Significance of Eastern Bloc Architecture, According to Its Inhabitants”: Dwell has a feature on The Tenants, a new photography book from Zupagrafika that “portrays the remaining residents of prefab panel blocks.”
Over at Architect, Aaron Betsky (who 25 years ago wrote a book titled Queer Space) reviews the new British survey from RIBA Publishing, Queer Spaces, which “curates places to shelter and party around the world.”
Latest used bookstore find: Goldberg: Dans la Ville / On the City by Michel Ragon, a very rare monograph on Bertrand Goldberg, from a 1985 exhibition at Paris Art Center. It's a big, beautiful book:
A few recently received books:
See these and more recently published and forthcoming architecture books on my blog and on my Bookshop.org page.
While I don’t have a giveaway this week, Archinect is giving away a handful of copies of my most recent book, Buildings in Print: 100 Influential & Inspiring Illustrated Architecture Books (Prestel, 2021). Details are here. Deadline is Friday, June 10th at 11pm PST.
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