In 2017, LAN Paris published an impressive analytical review of the French capital’s profound transformation during the late 19th century under the direction of Georges Eugene Baron Haussmann. Lavishly illustrated with photographs by Cyrille Weiner and a wealth of research material from site plans and maps, floor plans and sections, to graphics of facade details, the book provides a unique perspective on the cityscape of Paris. The first edition sold out in months, and it is now finally available again!
The jury from the competition of the Best Book Design from all over the World 2020 judged 600 books from 31 countries from all over the world. We are very proud to announce that Entwurf einer architektonischen Gebäudelehre received the Gold Medal! The jury said "almost perfect [...] there was quick general agreement on this book, without any discussion".
Congratulations to the designer Christian Hoffelner, CH Studio, Vienna, to the author Andreas Lechner and everyone else who contributed to this success!
For the twelth time, the Frankfurt Book Fair and the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) are presenting the jointly initiated International DAM Architectural Book Award. We are delighted that among the ten best architecture books 2020, two by Park Books were honored: Quirino De Giorgio. An Architect's Legacy and Vokabular des Zwischenraums!
Congratulations to to all those who have contributed to this success!
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!
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The German Stiftung Buchkunst has chosen its “25 Most Beautiful German Books of 2020” and we are happy to announce that our monograph Adrian Streich Architekten. Bauten und Projekte 2001–2019 is one of this year’s winners. The book by Axel Simon, André Bideau, and Adrian Streich was designed by Zurich-based designer Esther Rieser. The Jury says: “The immediacy of these splendid pages conveys the immense thought and care that went not only into the architects’ work, but also into the photographs presented here, the book design, and finally, its printing.”