UPGRADE

Incorporating, enlarging, transforming or giving new life to forgotten spaces or old constructions that in another time functioned as garages, warehouses or industrial buildings forms the content of this book. New approaches and solutions that have managed to allow these forgotten spaces and buildings a new life beyond the function for which they were built.

Gestalten.

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JEAN PROUVÉ ARCHITECT FOR BETTER DAYS

This fascinating book, published as part of a retrospective of the architect Jean Prouvé held until spring 2018 at the Luma Foundation in the French city of Arles, focuses on the constructive work that the creator made throughout his career. Especially for this edition, 12 of his prefabricated houses have been reproduced with more than 200 illustrations in this volume, which analyses the enormous talent of this master of metal to implement his most revolutionary ideas to liveable solutions.

Phaidon

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ARCHITECTURE FIN-DE-SIÈCLE by Keiichi Tahara

More than 500 photos from part of the visual content of these three volumes of architectural photography, in which the great photographer Keiichi Tahara brings together the best examples of Art Nouveau buildings throughout Europe. A review that includes works that span the careers of, among others, Gaudí, Horta and Hoffmann. A deluxe limited edition that is not to be missed.

Taschen

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FISH LEATHER by Studio Nienke Hoogvliet

With gorgeous, carefully prepared imagery from photographer Hannah Braeken, the Dutch designer and researcher of materials, Nienke Hoogvliet, has published this work which reveals her methodology for finding fish skins and integrating them into her more daring designs. A work that focuses on the use of natural materials with new languages, in order to preserve the environment.

Studio Nienke Hoogvliet

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