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Staff Christmas Wish List #2: Noah


Next up on our Christmas countdown is Noah - Noah is a student and aspiring architect, he is passionate about design and architecture and has a soft spot for Scandinavian and humanitarian architecture. More likely than most to be on the good list this year, here is what Noah's asking for... 1. New Nordic Houses This fantastic hardcover book is an incredible collection of nordic architecture and has enough images to get lost in for hours. The pages feature a range of works and plenty of leading architects including one of my personal favourites, Reiulf Ramstad Architects. 2. Design for Good John Cary's 'Design for...

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Staff Christmas Wish List #1: Tom


As we begin to roll deeper into December, we will be taking a moment to see what the staff of The Architect's Bookshop are asking Santa for this year. First up is Tom, an interior architect by training and a fan of 20th century vernacular architecture. Assuming he's on the good list this year, here is what Tom is asking for... 1. Residential Masterpieces 29: MLTW - The Sea Ranch Set in a northern Californian idyll, the Sea Ranch has always been entranced me with its humble architectures that melt into the landscape. The beautiful large format photos of GA's Residential Masterpieces capture...

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Book Launch - Architectures of Prediction by Francesca Hughes


Join us from 6:30pm on Thursday 28th November to celebrate the Australian launch of 'Architectures of Prediction' by Francesca Hughes - Architectures of Prediction is the latest book by English architectural theorist Francesca Hughes. Compiling three of her most recent essays, this new ARQ DOCS explores the futility of architecture’s various systems of measure and prediction in order to disarm the filthy logics to which they attend. The essays examine three predictive architectures central to architectural reproduction: the algorithm, the measured survey and the bell curve. “Truth is in the Tower” recovers Ramon Llull’s efforts in the medieval age to devise a...

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Book Launch: Sydney XXXL by Ed Lippmann


Frank Sartor AO, former Lord Mayor of Sydney, NSW Minister for Planning, Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, will launch Ed Lippmann’s new book Sydney XXXL on Thursday 12th December 2019 at 6:30pm at The Architect's Bookshop. Buy Sydney XXXL now “I heartily commend Ed Lippmann’s book. It comes at a critical time in the life of this city and will contribute to the crucial debate now underway on the future form of Sydney” - Lord Richard Rogers, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Sydney XXXL digs deep into Sydney’s history, charting the financial and political interests that have shaped...

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Book Launch: Architecture through Drawing


Join us at The Architect's Bookshop on Tuesday 3 December, from 6:30pm, to celebrate the Australian launch of Architecture through Drawing, the latest publication from the UK's Drawing Matters and Lund Humphries. RSVP Here - Tickets are free Architecture through Drawing examines how drawing – as both action and object – encapsulates complex ideas relating to culture, technology, space and the built environment. Bringing together an array of beautiful and rarely seen drawings dating from the sixteenth century to the present day, all representing different geographical locations, techniques, methodologies and purposes, the book defines a new field for the subject of the...

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