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Many Possible Roads, Many Possible Lives

The recent biography of Göran Schildt sheds new light on the life and thinking of the art historian, most familiar to architects through his book series on Alvar Aalto.

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Ruins Revisited

Jonathan Hill's new book approaches the rather well-trodden subject with a fresh angle.

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More Than “Water”

The new books on Else Aropaltio and Alvar Aalto urge Anni Vartola to pause and take the architecture in.

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An Alpine Monument to Hospitality

The iconic Waldhaus Hotel in the Swiss alpine village Sils Maria has been owned by the same family ever since its opening in 1908. New book tells the story of the hotel.

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An Architect’s Impressive Return to the Limelight

Architect Uno Ullberg was a prominent figure especially in early-20th-century Vyborg. The monograph highlights Ullberg's extensive, diverse and high-quality architectural works.

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Cape Cod Poet

Architect Olav Hammarström's biography opens new perspectives on the history of modern architecture and design in Finland and the USA.

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Multiple Times Perriand

In recent years, multiple books on architect and designer Charlotte Perriand have been popping up. Jacques Barsac: Charlotte Perriand: Complete Works.

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Pavilion Restored to Its Former Glory

One of the last works of Le Corbusier was a pavilion designed for a close collaborator Heidi Weber, which was completed two years after the architect's death, in 1967. The pavilion has recently been restored – the published book documents the restoration process and its outcome.

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New Rules of Communication

How is the media image of contemporary architects like? How does the profession make use of the media? These are some of the questions touched upon by a recent issue of Architectural Design on architecture culture and communication.