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GA Houses No.9
Special Feature: New Waves in American Architecture


Ninth issue from 1982 of this now classic architectural series, the great GA Houses from Tokyo, Japan.

One of the finest architecture journal series ever published, GA Houses extends from the famous GA (Global Architecture) journal series, presented by the highly esteemed publishing house that also published the GA, GA Document, and GI (Global Interior) architectural publications.

Each issue of GA Houses highlights a selection of residential architectural projects by renowned international architects.

Beautiful architectural photography of residential building interiors, exteriors and architectural details, along with texts (mostly in Japanese) and floor-plans/elevation drawings make up the profiles on each featured building or residential environment. The visual generosity of these handsomely designed and printed journals make them a treasure for any architecture or interior design enthusiast or collector.

GA Houses No.9, 1981
Special Feature: New Waves in American Architecture

Contents include:

Trip to Epoch-Making

ELIEL SAARINE RESIDENCE
by Peter C. Papademetriou

Meet the Architect:

BOHLIN POWELL LARKIN CYWINSKI - Summer Residence for Mr. and Mrs. Eric Q. Bohlin, West Cornwall, Connecticut; Summer/Weekend Residence, Northeastern Pennsylvania; Residence for Norman Gaffney, Coatesville, Pennsylvania; MacHarg Residence, Northwestern Pennsylvania; Caretaker’s Complex Shelly Ridge Girl Scout Center, Springfield Townsip, Pennsylvania; Residence for Mr. and Mrs. Charles Feldman, Jackson Township, Pennsylvania; Residence for Albert and Barbara Albert, Waverly, Pennsylvania.
MICHELL/GIURGOLA - Kasperson Residence, Conestoga, Pennsylvania
EDWARD LARRABEE BARNES - Vacation House, Mount Desert Island, Maine
JOEL LEVINSON - Arbor House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
JOAN SACKS - Rocca House, Los Angeles, California
MICHAEL FRANKLIN ROSS - John and Jean Ross Residence, Old Westbury, New York
RICARDO BOFILL TALLER DE ARQUITECTURA - House in Montras near Costa Brava, Spain

Special Feature:
New Wave in American Architecture: 2

EUGENE KUPPER - Nilsson House, Los Angeles, California; Wall House in Berkeley, California
ERIC OWEN MOSS - 708 House, Los Angeles, California Fun House Calabassas, California Easter Island Condominium Pasadena, California Pin Ball House Los Angeles, California; Adams House, Los Angeles, California
FREDERICK FISHER - Caplin Residence, Venice, California; Jan Horn Residence, Beverly Glen, California; Jorgensen Residence, Hollywood, California
PETER C. PAPADEMETRIOU/bv - Davis Residence, Houston, Texas
PETER DE BRETTEVILLE - Villa Cambiamento, Malibu, California Padiglione di Riposa; Willow Glen House, Los Angeles, California; Sunset House, Los Angeles, California
Studio WORKS - Gagosian Gallery, Venis, California
TAFT ARCHITECTS - Grove Court Townhouses, Houston, Texas; A House in the City (Estes House), Houston, Texas
MORPHOSIS - Flores Residence Addition, Pacific Palisades, California; 2-4-6-8 House, Venice, California; Sedlak Addition, Venice, California; Mexico Ⅱ House, Ensenada, Baja, Mexico; Cohen Residence, Woodland Hills, California; Lawrence Residence, Hermosa Beach, California

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GA Houses No.11
Special Feature: New Waves in American Architecture

 

Eleventh issue from 1987 of this now classic architectural series, the great GA Houses from Tokyo, Japan.

One of the finest architecture journal series ever published, GA Houses extends from the famous GA (Global Architecture) journal series, presented by the highly esteemed publishing house that also published the GA, GA Document, and GI (Global Interior) architectural publications.

Each issue of GA Houses highlights a selection of residential architectural projects by renowned international architects.

Beautiful architectural photography of residential building interiors, exteriors and architectural details, along with texts (mostly in Japanese) and floor-plans/elevation drawings make up the profiles on each featured building or residential environment. The visual generosity of these handsomely designed and printed journals make them a treasure for any architecture or interior design enthusiast or collector.

GA Houses No.11, 1987
Special Feature: New Waves in American Architecture

Contents include:

Elements on Residence 8
POINTS OF ADDRESS by Donlyn Lyndon

Trip to Epoch-Making 7
GEORGE HOWE “FORTUNE ROCK”

Text by Joseph B. Thomas

FRANK O. GEHRY
– Indiana Project, Venice, California; Spiller Residence, South of Los Angeles, California
GWATHMEY SIEGEL – Houston Residence, Houston, Texas
ROBERT A.M. STERN – Points of View, Mount Desert Island, Maine
ROBERT MITTELSTADT – R. Mittelstadt Duplex, San Francisco, California
DANIEL SOLOMON – Bellair Duplex, San Francisco, California; Glover Street Condominiums, San Francisco, California; Castro Common — San Francisco, California; Francisco Reservoir — San Francisco, California
WILLIAM KESSLER – Private Residence, Southeast Michigan
GRAHAM GUND – Shapleigh House, Masachusetts Coast; School-House Condominiums, Boston, Massachusetts.
BAKER ROTHSCHILD HORN BLYTH – Fitzwater Factory Court, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Candy Factory Court, Baker Residence, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Winig Residence, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Special Feature: New Waves in American Architecture 4;

RALPH LERNER – Prokop House Addition, Port Washington, New York; Villa Vasone, Sa~o Paulo, Brazil; Barn Renovation, Palmyra, Virginia; Artist and Writers Housing, Rye, England
RUBIN and SMITH-MILLER – Residence with Outbuildings, Southern Connecticut; Apartment, Fifth Avenue, New York City; Fifth Avenue Apartment, Fifth Avenue at Central Park, New York City
SUSANA TORRE – Back House (Two Silo House), Poundridge, New York; Clark House, Southampton, Long Island
ROBERT FOOTH SHANNON – “Cabin” for the Architect; Row-House Renovation, 49 Garden Street, Boston, Massachusetts; Solar Renaissance Homes; Wooten House, Windham, Vermont
MARK McINTURFF – McInturff House #1, Bethesda, Maryland; Mcinturff House #2, Bethesda, Maryland
TOD WILLIAMS – House in Montclair; Michigan Project; Williams’ Barns in Sagaponack, New York; House on Long Island Sound

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Designed by Architects in the 1980s

First Japanese edition (printed in 1990) of this great design book published originally in Europe in 1987/88. Different cover variation for the Japanese edition.

An international selection of over 400 objects (over 500 illustrations) such as tableware, furniture, jewellery, glassware and light fixtures designed by more than 50 leading architects. The book provides a cross-section of original ideas to be found in the best of modern design and aims to show the powerful influence that architects continue to have on industrial and furniture design. Furniture and lighting by Norman Foster, tableware by Sottsass, Robert Stern and Venturi, jewellery by Arata Isogaki and Stern, furniture by Ambasz, Mario Botta, Michael Graves and Richard Meier are some of the artefacts included in this study. The architects, Juli Capella and Quim Larreo are editors of the magazine “De Diseno” and are on the board of the architectural magazine “El Croquis” published in Madrid.

Includes an introduction by Alessandro Mendini, “This Book is This Painting”.

Features the work of: Emilio Ambasz, Ron Arad, Gae Aulenti, Mario Bellini, Cini Boeri, Pep Bonet, Mario Botta, Andrea Branzi, Santiago Calatrava, Anna Castelli, Achille Castiglioni, Cristian Cirici, Antonio Citterio, Lluis Clotet, Paolo Deganello, Michele de Lucchi, Jonathan de Pas, Donato d’Urbino, Paolo Lomazzi, Norman Foster, Frank O. Gehry, Michael Graves, Vittorio Gregotti, Pierluigi Cerri, Hans Hollein, Arata Isozaki, Charles Jencks, Ugo la Pietra, Vico Magistretti, Angelo Mangiarotti, Richard Meier, Alessandro Mendini, Pedro MMiralles, Rafael Moneo, Nemo, Oscar Niemeyer, Peolo Portoghesi, Also Rossi, Afra and Tobia Scarpa, Alvaro Siza Vieira, Ettore Sottsass Jr., Robert A.M. Stern, Giotto Stoppino, Kazuide Takahama, Matteo Thun, Elias Torres Tur, José Antonio, Martinez Lapeña, Oscar Tusquets, Robert Venturi, Daniel Weil, Stefan Wewerka, Marco Zanuso.

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Design Furniture from Italy


Rare exhibition book published on the occasion of the exhibition, “Mobili Italiani” held in Tokyo at the Sogestu Kaikan, a building designed by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange, in February 8-16 1984.

This important survey exhibition on Italian furniture from the 1930’s to the 1980’s featured the work of furniture designers and companies such as Enzo Mari, Archizoom, Michele De Lucchi, Alessi, Casanova, Castelli, Flos, Aldo Rossi, Kartell, Olivetti-Synthesis, Vico Magistretti, Ettore Sottsass, Mario Bellini, O Luce, Zanotta, B&B Italia, Arflex, Arteluce, Driade, Arfa Scarpa, Tobia Scarpa, Vistosi, Artemide, Anna Castelli Ferrieri, Paolo Pivi, Molteni, Achille Castiglioni, Piero Castiglioni, Sottsass Associati, Danese, Venini, Carlo Scarpa, and so many others, displaying work across furniture, lighting, glassware and flatware. All design objects from the exhibition are documented here in this handsomely designed catalogue; beautifully photographed and accompanied by production information.

The book also documents, again through fantastic colour photographic spreads and also sketches and technical drawings, the exhibition’s “Environments” displays. Entire interior settings are here designed and fitted out by Sottsass Associati (Ettore Sottsass and Marco Zanini), Achille Castiglioni, Mario Bellini, Vico Magistretti, Cini Boeri, and Giotto Stoppino.

Features an introduction by Kenzo Tange and texts by Vittoria Gregotti and Giovanni Klaus Koenig, all published here in English and Japanese.

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