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Book Review: Living Architecture

Bartholomew Voorsanger. Unfolded: How Architecture Saved My Life. Alastair Gordon (Oro, $34.95) A compelling hybrid: half candid biography, half evaluation of a distinguished practice. The personal t...
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Book Review: Architectural Journeys

Mexico City Architectural Guide. (DOM, 28 Euros) Architectural Guide United Arab Emirates (DOM, 48 Euros) South Africa Architectural Guide (DOM, 28 Euros) Three recent additions to a rapidly growing ...
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Book Review: Creative Self-Portrait

David Adjaye: Constructed Narratives. Edited by Peter Allison (Lars Müller Publishers, $49) In ten chapters, David Adjaye discusses his concerns as an architect, from his critical observations of Afr...
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Architecture Matters: A Book Review

Architecture Matters. Aaron Betsky (Thames & Hudson, $16.95) This is the most compelling—and affordable–book on architecture I have enjoyed in years, and it should be mandatory reading, in ...
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Book Review: ART BRUT

Dubuffet Drawings, 1935-1962 by Isabelle Dervaux (Thames & Hudson, $45) Jean Dubuffet (1901-84) was a late starter, devoting more time to the family wine business than art until the age of 41, wh...
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Book Review: Pots as Art

Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans by Amber Creswell Bell (Thames + Hudson, $40)  First published in Australia, this round-up of more than fifty studio potters, most of whom are women, is heavy on w...
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Event: A Star of Mexian Architecture

Tatiana Bilbao, one of the best architects in Mexico, will present her work in a public lecture at the Museum of Contemporary Art (250 S Grand Avenue, Los Angeles) on Wednesday March 15th at 7.30pm. ...