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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.

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Tadao Ando, Architecture and Transcendence

A Croatian architecture publisher best known for its Oris magazine has published a monograph on Tadao Ando – based on more than ten years of cooperation. The book covers a range of Ando's projects and concepts central to his work.

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Unorthodox Displays of Empathy

A book on live-action role-playing as a design tool is the most recent endeavour of Trojan Horse collective. The book mixes experiences from the real world with obscure, fictional worlds brought in from the role-playing scene – and poses questions that challenge the conventional design mentality.

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A Labour of Love

In her first, genre-mixing book, Helmi Kajaste discusses architecture, cinema and architecture in cinema. Films try to persuade us that they are real, living, moving things when in actual fact they are just a series of still images.

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The Landscape Makers Featured

A recent release from Aalto ARTS Books brings together 46 interviews with landscape design professionals and provides a snapshot of where contemporary Finnish landscape architecture is at this moment.

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A Futurism Yet to Come

Kaisa Broner's now-published interview with Reima Pietilä more than 30 years ago reveals Pietilä's reflections on the nature and future of modernism.

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Architecture for Finance

Brasilian architect and urban planner's new book discusses the connections between architecture and the economic forces of the society.

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Did You Read the Manual?

Buckminster Fuller's classic is still timely after 50 years of its publication.