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Symphony: Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall
Author: Frank Gehry
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Year: 2003
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ArchitectureWeek— Calling it a "living room for the city," celebrated architect Frank Gehry designed the Walt Disney Concert Hall, now home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. This book contains 97 stunning photographs from architectural photographer Grant Mudford. Mudford captures the interiors and exteriors a building that is strikingly different from every angle. The building also utilizes some of the most revolutionary advances in architectural acoustics. The book includes an introduction by Gehry himself, as well as an essays by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Richard Koshalek, Michael Webb and Deborah Borda. Symphony successfully traces the history of the Concert Hall from its inception through completion.

Underground Buildings: More Than Meets the Eye
Author: Loretta Hall
Publisher: Quill Driver Books
Year: 2003
Amazon Price: $22.76
ArchitectureWeek— A survey of over 100 underground buildings in North America, ranging from famous to unnoticed, from energy efficient to leaky, from opulent to humble, and from successful to not.

Wood Design Awards 2003
Author: Don Griffith
Publisher: Tuns Press/ Dalhousie University
Year: 2003
Amazon Price: $11.70
ArchitectureWeek— Thirteen projects by U.S. and Canadian architects that highlight the flexibility and importance of wood in the North American building culture.

Lebbeus Woods: System Wien
Author: Peter Noever, editor
Publisher: Hatje Cantz Publishers
Year: 2006
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ArchitectureWeek— The transdisciplinary treatment documented here is a series of architectural interventions, on the urban structure of Vienna's first district. The accompanying essays provide a broader context for the project, and analyze the work and ideas of one of the most important architects of our time. Bound with exposed boards and an open spine, the book's stitches, glue and fragmented images draw a parallel between Woods's work and the architecture of the book.

Architecture in the Netherlands: Yearbook 2001-2002
Author: Anne Hoogewoning, Roemer Van Toorn, Piet Vollaard, and Arthur Wortman, editors
Publisher: NAI Publishers
Year: 2002
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ArchitectureWeek— The important annual "Architecture in the Netherlands" once again documents a selection of the country's most notable recent architecture, including new trends, in-depth analysis, and extensive illustrative documentation.

New London Architecture
Author: Kenneth Powell
Publisher: Merrell Publishers
Year: 2002
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ArchitectureWeek— A review of the architectural renaissance in London over the past 10 years. From high-profile millennium-celebration structures to understated multi-family makeovers, this book explores and explains the best of London design.

Architecture Canada 2002
Author: Stephen Parcell, editor
Publisher: Tuns Press/ Dalhousie University
Year: 2002
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ArchitectureWeek— Presenting twelve Canadian projects awarded the Governor General's Medals in Architecture for 2002, from a house in Nova Scotia to a school in British Columbia, illustrated with full-color photographs.

Asian Interior Design
Author: Jaume J. Nasple and Kyoko Asakura
Publisher: te Neues Publishing Company
Year: 2003
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ArchitectureWeek— A heavily illustrated journey through remarkable interiors in India, China, Singapore, Korea, and Hong Kong, where modernity coexists with tradition.

Sydney Houses
Author: Alejandro Bahamon
Publisher: te Neues Publishing Company
Year: 2003
Amazon Price: $18.96
ArchitectureWeek— A tour of Sydney, Australia’s domestic architecture, revealing rich contrasts and an eclectic mixture of styles and displaying the creative spirit among Sydney’s architects.

Architecture in the Netherlands
Author: Anne Hoogewoning, Roemer van Toorn, Piet Vollaard and Arthur Wortmann
Publisher: Nai Publishers
Year: 2004
Amazon Price: $60.00
ArchitectureWeek— The highly successful Architecture in the Netherlands once again presents a selection of the past year's most remarkable architecture in the Netherlands. The book highlights 30 projects which were realized in 2003, illustrated with photos and plans. The yearbook includes four essays by the editors.

 

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