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For the Love of Life

Eighteen small booklets contain the discussions of Pritzker Prize winning architect Peter Zumthor with seventeen different artists and experts.

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The Dark Side of the Garden

The encyclopedic book brings together a versatile collection of fragments related to gardening.

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How Money Gives Shape to Our Lived Environment

In his new book, Matthew Soules discusses what happens to architecture when it becomes a medium of finance capitalist investment itself.

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A Profusion of Animal and Human Ornamentation on the Buildings of Helsinki

Juha Ilonen's book makes one pay attention to the decorative themes and details in urban buildings that are often just busily passed in everyday life.

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Feminist City – A Place for All?

In her recent book Feminist City, Leslie Kern unpacks intersectional perspectives to urban planning and elucidates the need to re-examine the planning profession.

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Urban Encyclopaedia

A stylish book more reminiscent of a hip magazine than a work produced at a university department traces the history of urban design in the 20th century.

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Sigurd Lewerentz – A Double Serving

Two new books have recently been published on the most internationally renowned Swedish modern architect. One of them showcases a single building, the other attempts to shed light on Lewerentz’s life and architecture as a whole.

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Finnish Wood Construction’s Winning Formula

New Standards is the first scientifically valid study of Puutalo Oy – one of the key manufacturers of standardized prefabricated houses in Finland after the World War II. The book is wise and beautiful, long-awaited in content and appealing in its compact look, writes Riitta Nikula.

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Idea and Facade

itten by Jari Järvelä is based on Aino Marsio-Aalto's life.