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Bosser, Jacques 1945- ...

Overview
Works: 120 works in 149 publications in 3 languages and 720 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Architectural drawings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Biographies  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Catalogs 
Roles: Translator, Author, Redactor
Classifications: NA680, 724.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jacques Bosser
The world of department stores by Jan Whitaker( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first beautifully illustrated book on department stores, with photographs and ephemera from all over the world. Born in the Gilded Age in France, the department store grew up thanks to the industrial revolution, the rise of the middle class, and the invention of steel-frame architecture and the elevator. Spectacular entrances led to marble staircases and floor after floor of merchandise and amenities. These emporiums also inspired a whole new way of merchandising: shopping became an entertainment rather than a laborious grind; posters and advertisements were made by the great artists of the time; and elaborate shop windows attracted thousands of people during the holidays. The department store quickly spread through Europe and Asia and then the New World, and great architects were employed to build these temples of consumerism, where dreams were created and then fulfilled"--
Deux mille ans de jardins by Alain Le Toquin( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux mille ans d'histoire des jardins racontés à travers plus de 80 jardins d'aujourd'hui, photographiés dans une vingtaine de pays. Les photographies sont accompagnées de textes didactiques permettant de comprendre les évolutions, les transformations, les influences et les tendances propres à chaque époque et à chaque lieu
Mobile Immobile quels choix, quels droits pour 2030 = choices and rights for 2030( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eileen Gray by Caroline Constant( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario Botta by Philip Jodidio( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une introduction à l'oeuvre de l'architecte Mario Botta, célèbre pour ses projets comme la cathédrale d'Evry, le Museum of Modern Art à San Francisco ou encore le Musée Tinguely à Bâle
ProDesign : éloge du design utile by Jacques Bosser( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture now! = Architektur Heute = L'architecture d'aujourd'hui by Philip Jodidio( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume features famous names and newcomers alike, and this time around a number of designers are also included, reflecting the new ways in which design and architecture are coming together
Architecture de bureaux by Chris van Uffelen( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lautner by Barbara-Ann Campell-Lange( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the work of architect John Lautner, a pupil of Frank Lloyd Wright who experimented with new methods of construction and with inventive formal departures, and who had 113 out of his 188 designs built, most of them private houses
Dans la cour des grands by James Dyson( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Dayson, inventeur passionné à la réussite fulgurante, relate sa réussite. De l'aspirateur sans sac à la machine à laver révolutionnaire, une leçon d'ingéniosité en affaires
John Lautner : 1911-1994 : l'espace illimité by Barbara-Ann Campbell-Lange( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'audace visionnaire de l'architecte américain dont les plans époustouflaient ses contemporains et nous étonnent aujourd'hui encore
Architecture now! by Philip Jodidio( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture Now! volume 4 proves that the best keep getting better, with new names from all over the world and the most exciting and unique buildings and designs. As always, easy-to-navigate illustrated A-Z entries include current and recent projects, biographies, contact information, and website addresses
Architecture in the Netherlands : NL by Philip Jodidio( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TASCHEN's new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. Each book features 15 to 20 architects-from the firmly established to the up-and-coming-with the focus on how they have contributed to very recent architecture in the chosen nation. Entries include contact information and short biographies in addition to copiously illustrated descriptions of the architects' or firms' most significant recent projects. Crossing the globe from country to country, this new series celebrates the richly hued architectural personality of each nation featured
Architecture now! = Architektur heute = L'architecture d'aujourd'hui by Philip Jodidio( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapitre consacré à Blur, le nuage de l'Artéplage d'Yverdon-les-Bains lors de l'Expo.02 (p. 170-177)
Architecture in France : FR by Philip Jodidio( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings a different perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. This book features 15 to 20 architects - from the firmly established to the up-and-coming - with the focus on how they have contributed to architecture in the chosen nation. It also includes contact information and short biographies
Jardins du monde by Alain Le Toquin( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Weston by Richard H Cravens( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in German and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Figure essentielle de la photographie du XXe siècle, Edward Weston à cherché à favoriser l'éveil de notre capacité de vision, et à inciter les spectateurs à ""regarder à travers leurs yeux, et non avec eux"". Sa quête insatiable de la beauté et de la présence mystique qu'elle traduit a donné naissance à une oeuvre inégalée dans le médium photographique. Ce livre présente quarante-quatre chefs d'oeuvre de Weston qui jalonnent plus de quarante années de sa carrière."
Hadid : Zaha Hadid, complete works, 1979-2009 by Philip Jodidio( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Zaha Hadid is a wildly controversial architect, who for many years built almost nothing, despite her designs winning prizes and critical acclaim. Some even said her work was unbuildable. Yet over the past decade she has completed numerous structures including the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati (which the "New York Times "called 'the most important new building in America since the Cold War'), the Phaeno Science Center in Wolfsburg, Germany, and the Central Building of the new BMW Assembly Plant in Leipzig. Today, Hadid is firmly established among the elite of world architecture, her audacious and futuristic designs having catapulted her to international fame."--Publisher's description
Shigeru Ban : l'architecture de la surprise by Philip Jodidio( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette introduction de référence, conçue en collaboration avec Ban, présente ses projets majeurs réalisés à ce jour afin d’explorer la portée et l’importance de celui qui est, selon les mots du jury du prix Pritzker, un «professeur engagé servant non seulement de modèle aux jeunes générations, mais aussi de source d’inspiration»
 
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French (16)

English (12)

German (1)