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Picture of Berlin
Publisher's Description
With his distinct southern touch, Italian photographer Giovanni Chiaramonte sheds an unusually balmy light on this much-photographed city. Casting a sensitive eye not only on its architecture, but also to empty lots and places not represented in official tourist guides, he discovers the hidden lines of fate and clandestine beauty of a city charged with history.

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
Size: 300 x 242 mm
160 pages, 66 colour plates

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Giovanni Chiaramonte
Publisher's Description
With his distinct southern touch, Italian photographer Giovanni Chiaramonte sheds an unusually balmy light on this much-photographed city. Casting a sensitive eye not only on its architecture, but also to empty lots and places not represented in official tourist guides, he discovers the hidden lines of fate and clandestine beauty of a city charged with history.

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
Size: 300 x 242 mm
160 pages, 66 colour plates

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£39.95

Picture of Napoli
Publisher's Description
Continuing her global project documenting public interiors, Candida Höfer dedicates her latest series to Naples: theaters, concert halls, libraries, museums, townhouses, and palazzos reflecting the city’s enormous historic and cultural heritage.

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
Size: 240 x 300 mm
56 pages, 42 colour plates

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Candida Höfer
Publisher's Description
Continuing her global project documenting public interiors, Candida Höfer dedicates her latest series to Naples: theaters, concert halls, libraries, museums, townhouses, and palazzos reflecting the city’s enormous historic and cultural heritage.

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
Size: 240 x 300 mm
56 pages, 42 colour plates

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£29.95

Picture of Götz Diergarten - Photographs
Publisher's Description
In his series featuring German façades, French beach cabanas, and British spa architecture, Götz Diergarten (*1972 in Mannheim) examines the outward appearance of different types of everyday buildings. Following in the footsteps of the Becher School , Diergarten’s works are conceptually rigorous, with a documentary-style straightforwardness. Diergarten’s originality, however, lies in the fact that he adds color as a dimension to this austere concept. In his photographs of standard beach cabanas, it is the color that expresses a sense of originality and uniqueness. In the METROpolis series, he transforms the materials and patterns of passageways, tunnels, and railway platforms into abstract color spaces and fields, so that they resemble the kind of American color photography by artists such as William Eggleston or Stephen Shore.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 246 x 276 mm
160 pages, 98 color illustrations

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Götz Diergarten
Publisher's Description
In his series featuring German façades, French beach cabanas, and British spa architecture, Götz Diergarten (*1972 in Mannheim) examines the outward appearance of different types of everyday buildings. Following in the footsteps of the Becher School , Diergarten’s works are conceptually rigorous, with a documentary-style straightforwardness. Diergarten’s originality, however, lies in the fact that he adds color as a dimension to this austere concept. In his photographs of standard beach cabanas, it is the color that expresses a sense of originality and uniqueness. In the METROpolis series, he transforms the materials and patterns of passageways, tunnels, and railway platforms into abstract color spaces and fields, so that they resemble the kind of American color photography by artists such as William Eggleston or Stephen Shore.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 246 x 276 mm
160 pages, 98 color illustrations

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£32.50

Picture of Ruins of Detroit
Publisher's Description
Over the past generation Detroit has suffered economically worse than any other of the major American cities and its rampant urban decay is now glaringly apparent during this current recession. Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre documented this disintegration, showcasing structures that were formerly a source of civic pride, and which now stand as monuments to the city’s fall from grace.

“Ruins are the visible symbols and landmarks of our societies and their changes, small pieces of history in suspension. The state of ruin is temporary by nature, the volatile result of the end of an era and the fall of empires. This fragility, the time elapsed but even so running fast, lead us to watch them one very last time: being dismayed, or admiring, wondering about the permanence of things. Photography appeared to us as a modest way to keep a little bit of this ephemeral state.”

With introductions by Robert Polidori and Thomas Sugrue

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 380 x 290 mm
200 pages, 150 colour plates

Publisher's Price: £ 82.00
Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre
Publisher's Description
Over the past generation Detroit has suffered economically worse than any other of the major American cities and its rampant urban decay is now glaringly apparent during this current recession. Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre documented this disintegration, showcasing structures that were formerly a source of civic pride, and which now stand as monuments to the city’s fall from grace.

“Ruins are the visible symbols and landmarks of our societies and their changes, small pieces of history in suspension. The state of ruin is temporary by nature, the volatile result of the end of an era and the fall of empires. This fragility, the time elapsed but even so running fast, lead us to watch them one very last time: being dismayed, or admiring, wondering about the permanence of things. Photography appeared to us as a modest way to keep a little bit of this ephemeral state.”

With introductions by Robert Polidori and Thomas Sugrue

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 380 x 290 mm
200 pages, 150 colour plates

Publisher's Price: £ 82.00
£73.80

Picture of Building of My Home and Studio
Publisher's Description
Julius Shulman, born in Brooklyn in 1910, has for decades been recognized as the pre-eminent photographer of mid-century architecture. Shulman’s own home and adjoining studio in Hollywood’s Laurel Canyon were designed in 1949 by Raphael Soriano, and serve as the subject of this gorgeous new artist’s book. Shulman photographed the land he had purchased for his home in the early 1940s, as well as the construction which ensued. His set of master prints of this project, spiral-bound into an album, have been kept on his studio shelves for the past 60 years. We are now pleased to make available a limited edition facsimile of this important body of work, which provides insight into Shulman’s early working methods, and his unique ability to capture not only the aesthetic, but also the emotional, intention of designs. The Building of My Home and Studio is limited to 1,000 copies, each housed in a transparent slipcase for protection.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 8 x 10'
50 pages, 50 duotone plates, slipcased

Publisher's Price: £30.00
Julius Shulman
Publisher's Description
Julius Shulman, born in Brooklyn in 1910, has for decades been recognized as the pre-eminent photographer of mid-century architecture. Shulman’s own home and adjoining studio in Hollywood’s Laurel Canyon were designed in 1949 by Raphael Soriano, and serve as the subject of this gorgeous new artist’s book. Shulman photographed the land he had purchased for his home in the early 1940s, as well as the construction which ensued. His set of master prints of this project, spiral-bound into an album, have been kept on his studio shelves for the past 60 years. We are now pleased to make available a limited edition facsimile of this important body of work, which provides insight into Shulman’s early working methods, and his unique ability to capture not only the aesthetic, but also the emotional, intention of designs. The Building of My Home and Studio is limited to 1,000 copies, each housed in a transparent slipcase for protection.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 8 x 10'
50 pages, 50 duotone plates, slipcased

Publisher's Price: £30.00
£27.00

Picture of Scales
Publisher's Description
Some indigenous people who had lived many years in the jungle visited a savannah for the first time in their lives and, upon seeing a human figure in that vast expanse, commented that “People around here are very small.” “Small people,” to them, represented literal reality; it was not a metaphor. We may laugh at them as being “childlike,” but when the contemporary architect “I” remarks: “It’s as if a large model itself becomes a building,” can’t we say that something similar to that story is taking place? What if someone looked at an actual building and said, “That model is very large”? — Naoya Hatakeyama

Scales is the result of a commission by the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montréal, given to Naoya Hatakeyama to create a work in response to photographs of architectural models in the Collection. In this beautifully produced book, featuring tipped-in plates and an 8-page gatefold, the artist presents his three series New York / Tobu World Square, 2003–2004; New York / Window of the World, 2006; and Tokyo / Mori Building, 2003.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 8 x 10'
64 pages, 33 four-color plates

Publisher's Price: £30.00
Naoya Hatakeyama
Publisher's Description
Some indigenous people who had lived many years in the jungle visited a savannah for the first time in their lives and, upon seeing a human figure in that vast expanse, commented that “People around here are very small.” “Small people,” to them, represented literal reality; it was not a metaphor. We may laugh at them as being “childlike,” but when the contemporary architect “I” remarks: “It’s as if a large model itself becomes a building,” can’t we say that something similar to that story is taking place? What if someone looked at an actual building and said, “That model is very large”? — Naoya Hatakeyama

Scales is the result of a commission by the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montréal, given to Naoya Hatakeyama to create a work in response to photographs of architectural models in the Collection. In this beautifully produced book, featuring tipped-in plates and an 8-page gatefold, the artist presents his three series New York / Tobu World Square, 2003–2004; New York / Window of the World, 2006; and Tokyo / Mori Building, 2003.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 8 x 10'
64 pages, 33 four-color plates

Publisher's Price: £30.00
£27.00

Picture of American Ruins

Publisher's Description
American Ruins is the first photography book to document historic ruins throughout the United States. It presents a stunning visual record of ruins ranging from ancient Native American dwellings in the Southwest to the remains of Gilded Age mansions on the East Coast and a king’s summer home in Hawaii. Luminous infrared photographs expose crumbled walls, weathered façades and overgrown flora, and are accompanied by brief essays detailing the historic, geographical and architectural significance of each site. This landmark publication raises awareness of and appreciation for overlooked ruins that remain unknown even to most Americans. It captures the visual poetry of each place and offers a new way of seeing the landscape, the past and the collective identity of America.

Publisher: Merrell
Size: 290 x 254 mm
144 pages, 120 illustrations

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Arthur Drooker

Publisher's Description
American Ruins is the first photography book to document historic ruins throughout the United States. It presents a stunning visual record of ruins ranging from ancient Native American dwellings in the Southwest to the remains of Gilded Age mansions on the East Coast and a king’s summer home in Hawaii. Luminous infrared photographs expose crumbled walls, weathered façades and overgrown flora, and are accompanied by brief essays detailing the historic, geographical and architectural significance of each site. This landmark publication raises awareness of and appreciation for overlooked ruins that remain unknown even to most Americans. It captures the visual poetry of each place and offers a new way of seeing the landscape, the past and the collective identity of America.

Publisher: Merrell
Size: 290 x 254 mm
144 pages, 120 illustrations

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£5.95

Picture of Iron Beauties
Publisher's Description
Michelle Keim grew up in rural Ohio, an area more known for its rolling pastures than industrial parks. While in college at the Columbus College of Art and Design, she became fascinated by the industrial landscape and its overbearing presence. Keim started photographing active industry in the Midwest in 1992 and moved to Chicago three years later to get closer to the great steel metropolis of Gary, Indiana. The industrial landscapes have led Keim to explore the fascinating concept of power, an overwhelming force that is inherent in the utilitarian structures she shoots. The scale and function of industry rivals the sublime beauty associated with natural forms and forces. Keim accentuates this relationship by photographing at night, which eliminates details in the massive forms. The ultimate goal for Keim is to emphasize the force and drama with which active industrial structures rise up from the contemporary landscape. Steel mills and power plants contain the same tense beauty and spectacular power as volcanoes and electrical storms, and serve as a reminder that industrial age technology is powerfully in the present. Michelle Keim’s first monograph, Iron Beauties is published in a first edition of 1,000 copies.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 12 x 13'
48 pages, 22 four-color plates

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Michelle Keim
Publisher's Description
Michelle Keim grew up in rural Ohio, an area more known for its rolling pastures than industrial parks. While in college at the Columbus College of Art and Design, she became fascinated by the industrial landscape and its overbearing presence. Keim started photographing active industry in the Midwest in 1992 and moved to Chicago three years later to get closer to the great steel metropolis of Gary, Indiana. The industrial landscapes have led Keim to explore the fascinating concept of power, an overwhelming force that is inherent in the utilitarian structures she shoots. The scale and function of industry rivals the sublime beauty associated with natural forms and forces. Keim accentuates this relationship by photographing at night, which eliminates details in the massive forms. The ultimate goal for Keim is to emphasize the force and drama with which active industrial structures rise up from the contemporary landscape. Steel mills and power plants contain the same tense beauty and spectacular power as volcanoes and electrical storms, and serve as a reminder that industrial age technology is powerfully in the present. Michelle Keim’s first monograph, Iron Beauties is published in a first edition of 1,000 copies.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 12 x 13'
48 pages, 22 four-color plates

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£27.00

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