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Woods, Lebbeus

Works: 178 works in 387 publications in 6 languages and 4,279 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Exhibition catalogs  Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Architectural drawings  Fantasy fiction  Documentary films  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Other, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Editor, Creator, Collector, win, Honoree, Director, Artist, Contributor
Classifications: PR6005.L36, 823.914
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The sentinel : masterworks of science fiction and fantasy by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author of more than fifty books, with over 15 million copies in print, Arthur C. Clarke is one of the most distinguished figures in modern science and science fiction. He is the inventor of the concept of the communications satellite, a past Chairman of the British Interplanetary Society and a member of the Academy of Astronomics. His novel Rendezvous with Rama was the winner of science fiction's three highest honors: the Hugo, Nebula and John W. Campbell awards. Arthur C. Clarke has covered the Apollo missions with Walter Cronkite and has lectured internationally on the peaceful exploration of space. The Sentinel is a brilliant collection of Clarke's best short fiction. The haunting title piece of this exciting collection inspired 2001: A Space Odyssey, one of the most famous science fiction movies of all time. * ln the provocative 'Breaking Strain, ' Grant and McNeil are plodding along the trade route from Earth to Venus when a meteor pierces their freighter and depletes their oxygen reserve. As the frightening reality of emergency sinks in, neither wants to be the first to speak the shattering truth--that if one man dies now, the other might just have enough oxygen to survive the trip. * 'Guardian Angel, ' the seed for the novel Childhood's End, offers an ironic look at the nature of freedom. Perched in the sky above London's UN headquarters is the ship of Karellen, emissary of the alien Overlords, who rule the world as benevolent dictators. Reluctant to show himself, Karellen transacts business with UN Secretary-General Stormgren on board the ship from behind a screen, while on the planet below, the defiant Freedom League resistance demands to learn the identity of their subjugators. And soon, even the cooperative Stormgren is more than a little curious about them. ln fact, he has a plan. * 'Refugee' introduces us to Prince Henry who, as heir to the British throne, can have just about anything he wants. Just about anything. For Captain Saunders of the spaceship Centaurus literally holds the key to the one thing Henry wants most, but cannot have. * You'll also join the crew of an alien ship sent to rescue Earthlings from an impending nova, only to find the planet empty ... discover the incredible secret of a lost civilization on Jupiter's innermost satellite ... participate in a truly possible yacht race to the moon."--Jacket
Radical reconstruction by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lebbeus Woods wordt beschouwd als de meest bijzondere en originele architectonische ontwerper. Zijn theoretische werk en zijn bijzondere tekeningen zijn voor vele architecten, kunstenaars en studenten een inspiratiebron. De projecten in dit boek tonen de relatie tussen architectuur en oorlog, politieke revolutie en natuurrampen
The storm and the fall by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A postscript of his hopeful design for a new World Center relates even more of his ideas, and essays by Anthony Vidler and Paul Virilio offer insights into the significance of the work."--Jacket
Lebbeus Woods : experimental architecture by Tracy Myers( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lebbeus Woods: Experimental Architecture accompanies an exhibition of the same title at Carnegie Museum of Art's Heinz Architectural Center. The show is the largest presentation of Woods's work ever mounted in the United States. Featured in this book are more than a dozen of Woods's projects, ranging from his first foray into architectural experimentation in the 1970s to his most recent meditations on the nature of space and including proposals for Berlin, Havana, New York, Sarajevo, and Taichung City. His installation for the Carnegie is covered as well."--Jacket
War and architecture = Rat i arhitektura by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War and Architecture is a timely and moving response by architect Lebbeus Woods to the bombing of Sarajevo. With text in both English and Croatian, accompanied by the author's exquisitely drawn, hauntingly beautiful proposals, the book is both dedicated and addressed to the citizens of this ravaged city. Lebbeus Woods has long been fascinated by the intimate ties between architecture and violence. He identifies the two predominant patterns for rebuilding cities following catastrophic destruction: restoring the city exactly to its previous, "historical" state; or "erasing" the remains of the city to construct a new utopia. These, he argues, are twin forms of denial. Woods draws an analogy to the process of biological and emotional healing, presenting architectural forms that act as "injections," "scabs," "scars," and "new tissue," within the complex organism of a city. "Only by facing the insanity of willful destruction," he argues, "can reason begin to believe again in itself."
The new city by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earthquake! : a post-biblical view by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summary of design research exploring the implications of earthquake for architecture and urban form in regions of seismic instability
Histaormina : workshop 2001 by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gr(o)und : workshop 2002 by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs from a workshop sponsored by the Research Institute for Experimental Architecture and held in Lower Manhattan, New York, on August 2002
Sequences : saw only the moon by Lars Kordetzky( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subject of the book is an architectural encounter with the psyche, the starting point being an intervention in a solitary confinement cell of a psychiatric clinic in 1997. Crumbling edges, shifting perceptions, a world of confinement and liberated space, a network of thoughts and illusions, "Sequences" describes the development of architectonic structures in an in-between world of unstable equilibrium. Architecture, art, psychiatry, psychology and philosophy are all linked by perception. By means of pictures, drawings and (thought) models, the different layers are exposed. The book has no beginning and no end, it offers an insight into various sequences involved in the design process
Transparent architecture by Gordon Gilbert( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation of work by Architect Gordon Gilbert explores the idea of transparency in architecture, ranging from an open physical transparency, to clarity of structure, to the dematerialization of the physical object, and further to evolving and expanding states of architectural awareness. This exploration is facilitated through a revealing juxtaposition of experimental drawing, subliminal texts, and constructed work
Michael Webb : two journeys by Michael A Webb( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two Journeys is the first comprehensive monograph on the work of Michael Webb, an artist and trained architect, who operates at the intersection of the two disciplines. The publication assembles sixty years of Webb's work into a continuously evolving narrative about the multifaceted relationships among the built environment, landscape, and moving vehicles... The book features nearly 200 drawings: artistic works rooted in analytical thinking and structured around architectural elements and notational systems. Includes essays by Kenneth Frampton and Mark Wigley, amongst others, whose critical perspective alongside texts and commentaries by Webb shed light on an extraordinary body of work"--Publisher's description
Temple Island : a study by Michael Webb( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transient sedimentation by Lars Kordetzky( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature, landscape, cities, suburbs and sub-suburbs as well as cities and dissolving locations, lines that densify, transform themselves and re-dissolve. This text is an exploration of city movement, landscape, and of unknown, invisible spaces
A dark traveling by Roger Zelazny( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a scientist learns that aliens in a parallel world are waging a secret war against the Earth, he disappears into the world and his children set out to find him
Unearthed : Stephen Talasnik : drawings, sculpture, installations by Stephen Talasnik( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Talasnik's intricate and mesmerizing work bridges the disciplines of art and architecture in this debut monograph.0A polymath whose work encompasses sculpture, drawing, and architectural land art, Stephen Talasnik manifests an elaborate and evocative aesthetic vision. Inspired by visionary artists and architects such as Leonardo da Vinci, Giovanni Piranesi, Gustav Eiffel, Antoni Gaudí, and Buckminster Fuller, Talasnik presents a fantastical world that looks as archaeological as it does futuristic. 'Unearthed' presents a broad spectrum of Talasnik's work spanning the last decade, starting with floating sculptures commissioned by the Denver Botanic Garden, continuing on through projects at Storm King Art Center and Russel Wright Design Center, and culminating with a 30-foot-high timber sculpture at the new, highly lauded Tippet Rise Art Center in Montana. The publication of 'Unearthed' coincides with the first exhibition at Tippet Rise devoted to a single artist. Numerous examples of Talasnik's drawings are also included, as well as smaller-scale indoor and outdoor sculptures in diverse materials. Exhibition: Tippet Rise Art Center, Fishtail, USA (19.10-28.10.2018)
Spatial pathology, floating realities by Margot K Krasojevic( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margot Krasojevic – architect and psychologist – is no longer an unknown quantity on the experimental architecture scene, although she is considered a member of the younger generation. Her lectures at well-known schools and centers such as the Bartlett School of Architecture in London, the University of Washington, the University of Australia or Beijing, to name only a few, and contributions to international publications have attracted great interest in her conceptual and visual work. Krasojevic’s central interest is in the relationship between space and body, the question of the degree to which body and psyche adjust to existing typologies and vice versa. The book designed by Büro Destruct is an image/text collage that comprises Krasojevic’s work over the last 10 years. It is meant for architects and students with an interest in experimental architecture and all those interested in spectacular digital visualizations
Stephen Talasnik : thought pattern by Stephen Talasnik( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BorderLine by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heri bl.a.: Workshop Aarhus på Arkitektskolen i Århus, AAA
Anarchitecture : architecture is a political act by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of Woods' visionary architecture which is concerned with the cultural regeneration of society
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Radical reconstruction
Radical reconstructionThe storm and the fallLebbeus Woods : experimental architectureEarthquake! : a post-biblical viewHistaormina : workshop 2001Gr(o)und : workshop 2002Sequences : saw only the moonTemple Island : a study
Alternative Names
Lebbeus Woods

Lebbeus Woods ailtire Meiriceánach

Lebbeus Woods Amerikaans architect

Lebbeus Woods amerikansk konstnär och arkitekt

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Lebbeus Woods amerikansk kunstner og arkitekt

Lebbeus Woods architecte

Lebbeus Woods architetto e artista statunitense

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Lebbeus Woods US-amerikanischer Architekt und Hochschullehrer

Woods, Lebbeus 1940-

Woods, Lebbeus Bigelow 1940-2012

Леббеус Вудс

لبیوس وودز معمار آمریکایی