This Brutal World

This Brutal World


  • Release: 2016-05-23
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 224 page
  • ISBN: 0714871087
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A curated collection of some of the most powerful and awe-inspiring Brutalist architecture ever built This Brutal World is a global survey of this compelling and much-admired style of architecture. It brings to light virtually unknown Brutalist architectural treasures from across the former eastern bloc and other far flung parts of the world. It includes works by some of the best contemporary architects including Zaha Hadid and David Chipperfield as well as by some of the master architects of the 20th century including Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Paul Rudolph and Marcel Breuer.

Winterworld  Frozen Fleet  2

Winterworld Frozen Fleet 2


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  • Publisher: IDW Publishing
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, page
  • ISBN: PKEY:APR150455
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Scully and Wynn discover that a graveyard of ice-bound ships is very much alive with souls desperate for a savior. And there are worse things on the frozen sea than gnawing hunger and killing cold.

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture


  • Release: 2018-10-17
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 560 page
  • ISBN: 071487566X
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This is the only book to thoroughly document the world's finest examples of Brutalist architecture. More than 850 buildings - existing and demolished, classic and contemporary - are organized geographically into nine continental regions. 878 Buildings, 798 Architects, 102 Countries, 9 World Regions, 1 Style BRUTALISM Presented in an oversized format with a specially bound case with three-dimensional finishes, 1000 beautiful duotone photographs throughout bring the graphic strength, emotional power, and compelling architectural presence of Brutalism to life. From 20th century masters to contemporary architects, much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond - 102 countries in all. Twentieth-century masters included in the book: Marcel Breuer, Lina Bo Bardi, Le Corbusier, Carlo Scarpa, Ernö Goldfinger, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Oscar Niemeyer, and Paul Rudolph. Contemporary architects featured include Peter Zumthor, Alvaro Siza, Coop Himmelb(l)au, David Chipperfield, Diller and Scofidio, Herzog & de Meuron, Jean Nouvel, SANAA, OMA, Renzo Piano, Tadao Ando, and Zaha Hadid. From the publisher of This Brutal World.

China s Good War

China s Good War


  • Release: 2020
  • Publisher: Belknap Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 336 page
  • ISBN: 9780674984264
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Once sidelined from public memory, World War II is now a historical touchstone in China. Rana Mitter links reassessment of the war to China's rising nationalism. At home, Chinese use the war to shape conflicted identities; abroad the war with Japan is now treated as a Chinese victory, a founding myth for a people destined to shape the global order.