Emilio Ambasz

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GA (Global Architecture)
GA 48 Luis Barragán (Revised Edition)

GA 48 (Revised)
1997

Luis Barragán
Barragán House, Tacubaya, Mexico City, 1947
Los Clubes, suburb of Mexico City, 1963-69
San Cristobal, suburb of Mexico City, 1967-68 (with the collaboration of arch. Andres Casillas)
Edited and Photographed by Yukio Futagawa
Text by Emilio Ambasz

Revised edition of 1979’s GA 48. Both books have completely different photography of the Barragán House throughout.

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

Each over-sized photographic folio issue of GA highlights a renowned international architect and a selection of their architectural projects.

Absolutely stunning and vivid large-format (usually full-bleed) architectural photography of the selected building’s interiors, exteriors and architectural details, along with texts (in English and Japanese) and floor-plans/elevation drawings make up the profiles on each featured architectural project. The visual generosity of these handsomely designed and beautifully printed over-sized publications make them a treasure for any architecture or interior design enthusiast or collector.

Printed in Japan.

* Condition: Very Good (excellent tight, clean copy, only very light wear) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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Terrazzo Number 5
Fall 1990 (Ed. Barbara Radice)

TERRAZZO was a very special biannual publication on architecture and design, edited and published between 1988–1995 by Barbara Radice, a prominent Italian author, design critic and member of the Memphis Milano design group. In conjunction with Ettore Sottsass, Christoph Radl, Anna Wagner and Santi Caleca, Radice created a unique and thoughtful periodical that focused on contemporary works of design and architecture, within Italy and abroad, touching on a vast array of disciplines in each issue, including literature, poetry, history, science, philosophy, art and anthropology.

TERRAZZO 5
Fall 1990

DOLCE STIL NUOVO
by Andrea Brcmzi

TOYO ITO
Let it breathe
by Toyo Ito

JOSH SCHWEITZER
interview by Viola Marquez

ITALIAN RADICAL ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN 1966 – 1973
by Emilio Ambasz
ARCHIZOOM – 9999 – GIANNI PETTENA – ETTORE SOTTSASS ― SUPERSTUDIO – UFO – ZIGCURAT

* Condition: Very good – (Tight and clean copy, light wear/warping) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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GA 48 Luis Barragán

GA 48
1979

Luis Barragán
House and Atelier for Luis Barragán, Tacubaya, Mexico City, 1947
Los Clubes, suburb of Mexico City, 1963-69
San Cristobal, suburb of Mexico City, 1967-68 (with the collaboration of arch. Andres Casillas)
Edited and Photographed by Yukio Futagawa
Text by Emilio Ambasz

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

Each over-sized photographic folio issue of GA highlights a renowned international architect and a selection of their architectural projects.

Absolutely stunning and vivid large-format (usually full-bleed) architectural photography of the selected building’s interiors, exteriors and architectural details, along with texts (in English and Japanese) and floor-plans/elevation drawings make up the profiles on each featured architectural project. The visual generosity of these handsomely designed and beautifully printed over-sized publications make them a treasure for any architecture or interior design enthusiast or collector.

Printed in Japan

* Condition: Very Good (excellent tight, clean copy, only very light wear) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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GA 48 Luis Barragán (1979)
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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 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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