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Stones Against Diamonds (Arch. Words 12)

Lina Bo Bardi

This collection of essays is the first-ever English anthology of her writings. It includes texts written when she was still living in Italy as well as later contributions to a number of Brazilian newspapers, journals and magazines. An acute critic and a creative thinker, Bo Bardi proposes a series of new parameters for design thinking and practice, such as the notions of ‘historical present’, ‘roughness’ and ‘tolerance to imperfection’. Presented collectively, her texts present a wealth of inspirational thoughts articulated in a refreshingly simple, straightforward fashion.

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Author: Lina Bo Bardi
Series: Architecture Words
Size: 11 x 18 cm. / 7,1 x 4,3 in.
Illustrations: B&W
Cover: Paperback
Pages: 132
Publication date: April 2018
Published by: Architectural Association Publications
Distributed by: Actar Publishers
ISBN: English 9781907896200
Price: 18€/ £15/ $19

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Lina Bo Bardi

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This collection of essays is the first-ever English anthology of her writings

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