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GERMAN ARCHITECTURE ANNUAL 2014/15

Gräwe / Förster / Schmal

Deutsches Architektur Jahrbuch 2014/15

This edition of the well-established DAM series of architecture annuals offers a close examination of the winning project—a primary school in Munich that ingeniously blends an urban housing development for the whole community with an optimal learning environment for students.

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ARCHITECTURE FOR BIKES

Gavin Blyth

Velo City

The world’s major cities are making room for cyclists, helping them to ride, store, share, and buy their bicycles more easily than ever before. As a result, bike-related design has become one of the hottest fields in architecture.

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THE ART OF EAST GERMAN PROPAGANDA

David Heather

DDR Posters

Made available to the public for the first time, these posters from the archives of the German Historical Museum reveal a regime determined to influence and control the citizens of East Germany. These beautifully reproduced works provide a historical and cultural snapshot of East Germany during its entire history.

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FROM THE WORLD'S LEADING DESIGNERS

Carol Woolton

Floral Jewels

From the vaults of the world’s most esteemed jewelers, this lavishly illustrated treasury features gem-laden blooms that will never fade away. This gorgeous volume highlights hundreds of examples of the finest floral jewelry ever made.

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