Cold War and Architecture. The Competing Forces that Reshaped Austria after 1945

Cold War and Architecture. The Competing Forces that Reshaped Austria after 1945


Architecture as part of a global struggle of differing political systems: with its transnational perspective, this book changes our view on architectural history and society in the postwar era. The influence that the four chief Allied Powers have had on the urban planning and architecture of the city of Vienna after World War II is investigated here for the first time in depth. Each of the four Allied powers established its own extensive cultural program, which served as a catalyst for ideological convictions. “Rarely does one find such a clear, concise, and historically sound analysis of this topic.” (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

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Awards for Park Books and Scheidegger & Spiess

Awards for Park Books and Scheidegger & Spiess


We are delighted that books from both Park Books and Scheidegger & Spiess were honored among the ten best architectural books in this year’s DAM Architectural Book Award: The Giedion World and Baku – Oil and Urbanism.

 

Congratulations to the designers Diego Bontognali and Valeria Bonin from Bonbon, as to Bruno Margreth and Martina Brassel, and to all others who have contributed to this success!

Never Stop Reading

Never Stop Reading


The bookstore Never Stop Reading is located in Zurich's old town, only a few steps from the Kunsthaus, the University, and ETH. The store features a broad range of international publications on architecture, photography, art, and design, as well as a section of general-interest English books. The new spaces can be used for small exhibitions and we'll be hosting a diverse program of book launches, readings, panel discussions . . . We're looking forward to seeing you there!

 

Have a look at our events agenda: www.neverstopreading.com!

 

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