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Careri – Walkscapes

Walkscapes: Walking as an Aesthetic Practice by Francesco Careri was originally published in a dual-language Spanish/English edition in 2002, and republished in 2012 (only in Spanish) both times by Editorial Gustavo Gili, SL in Barcelona. When Careri gave a lecture about his research on walking and its impact on contemporary culture and […]

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Jacks – A House and its Atmosphere

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About the Book A House and its Atmosphere is a meditative essay about the experience of designing and building a house of one’s own. Told in seventy black and white photographs and a series of narrative excursions, architect Ben Jacks reflects on a lifetime of influences as he reveals the […]

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Merritt – Perspective Drawing

About the Book A book that teaches hands-on perspective drawing using the projected image method developed by architect and former University of Florida architecture professor Harry Merritt. The book includes detailed instructions on how to generate one-, two- and three-point perspectives. With many illustrations and a Preface by Culicidae Architectural […]

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Quillien – Delight’s Muse

Delight’s Muse is a blessedly short, accessible, and thoughtfully illustrated summary of Christopher Alexander’s four volume work The Nature of Order. It rescues readers from the massive effort required to navigate Alexander’s 2000-page labyrinth without map or compass. Famous (and infamous) architect and author Christopher Alexander is an iconoclast both revered […]

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