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  • The Public Interior as Idea and Project
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    Architecture / Landscape | Nature / New titles / Photography / Theory / Urbanism

    ISBN

    978-94-90322-52-6

    Editor

    Eleonoor Jap Sam

    Graphic designer

    Studio Joost Grootens, Joost Grootens, Silke Koeck, Simon Ruaut

    Number of pages

    302

    Book size

    17 x 24 cm

    Binding

    Softcover

    English

    Release date: October 2016. Second edition: May 2022.

    This publication is supported by the Creative Industries Fund NL. 

    This publication was made possible with the support of Delft University of Technology.

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  • The Thinking Foot
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    The Thinking Foot

    A Pedestrian Study of Paving

    Thomas A P Van Leeuwen

    $45.00

    Architecture / New titles / Theory / Urbanism

    ISBN 978-94-93329-01-0
    Price € 39,95
    Author Thomas A P Van Leeuwen 
    Editor Helen I. Jessup
    Proofreading  Eleonoor Jap Sam, Giorgia Rota
    Design Joseph Plateau Grafisch Ontwerpers / Eliane Beyer
    Number of pages 248
    Book size 24 x 28 cm
    Binding hardcover
    Language English
    Printer Veldhuis Media
    Release date November 2023
    Publisher Les Éditions du Malentendu, www.malentendueditions.nl

    Les Éditions du Malentendu is an imprint of Jap Sam Books. The Foundation 'Les Éditions du Malentendu' publishes studies in the field of art and culture that are of an outspoken artistic and scholarly inspiration, but for which no immediate commercial interest is offered. Yet the work should be of such global urgency that the world is thrilled with expectation.

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  • The university is now on air, broadcasting modern architecture
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    The university is now on air, broadcasting modern architecture

    The university is now on air, broadcasting modern architecture

    Joaquim Moreno

    $34.00

    Architecture / Awarded / Theory / Urbanism

    ISBN

    978-94-92852-01-4

    Editor-in-charge

    Claire Lubell

    Editorial assistance

    Geneviève Godbout, Federico Ortiz, Ushma Thakrar

    Graphic designer

    (Studio) Jonathan Hares, Clément Gicquel

    Number of pages

    362

    Book size

    17 x 24 cm

    Illustrations

    152 bl&w, 168 fc illustrations

    Binding

    Paperback

    This book is published by Jap Sam Books in cooperation with the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA)

    English

    LES PLUS BEAUX LIVRES SUISSES / MOST BEAUTIFUL SWISS BOOK 2018

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  • The World as Project
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    The World as Project

    A Political Theory of Design

    Friedrich von Borries

    $17.00

    Awarded / Design / New titles / Theory

    ISBN

    978-94-92852-23-6

    Graphic designer

    Ingo Offermanns

    Number of pages

    48

    Book size

    210 x 303 mm

    Binding

    Softcover - Stitch binding (Singer)

    English

    Translation: Ian Pepper. Proofreading: Aaron Bogart, Eleonoor Jap Sam. Printed by Graphius, Belgium.

    This publication has been made possible with the support of HFBK Hamburg. www.hfbk-hamburg.de/en/

    Date of release: May 2020. First edition in English. Previously published in German as Weltenwerfen: Eine politische Designtheorie, Suhrkamp, Berlin 2016.

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  • Tools for Collective Learning
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    Tools for Collective Learning

    The Name Change Initiative of Kunstinstituut Melly, the institution formerly known as Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art

    Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, with Rosa de Graaf, Jessy Koeiman, Jeroen Lavèn, and Vivian Ziherl [eds.]

    $22.00

    Art / New titles / Theory

    ISBN 978-94-92852-69-4
    Price € 19,50
    Editors Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, with Rosa de Graaf, Jessy Koeiman, Jeroen Lavèn, and Vivian Ziherl
    Texts Veronica Babayan, Teana Boston-Mammah, Tayler Calister, Boutaina Hammana, Yahaira Brito Morfe, Callum Dean, Rosa de Graaf, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Michiel Huijben, Wooseok Jung, Stijn Kemper, Alex Klein, Jessy Koeiman, Prem Krishnamurthy, Nina Schouten, Alexander Tanazefti, Emily Turner, Rolando Vázquez Melken, Aqueene Wilson, Yan Zhihan, Vivian Ziherl
    Translation Louise Schoondergang, James Hannan, Milou van Lieshout, Jet van den Toorn
    Graphic design Julie Peeters
    Number of pages 288
    Book size 17 x 24 cm
    Binding softcover
    Printer Vier-Türme GmbH, Benedict Press
    Language English
    Release date November 2022
    Publisher Jap Sam Books

    Kunstinstituut Melly is supported by the city of Rotterdam and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in the Netherlands. Additional support is provided by the Hartwig Art Foundation.

    This publication is part of Kunstinstituut Melly's Name Change Initiative, which is in part supported by stichting Droom en Daad, Fonds voor Cultuurparticipatie, BankGiro Loterij Fonds, DOEN Foundation, Stichting Elise Mathilde Fonds, J.E. Jurriaanse Foundation, Volkskracht, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds

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  • Tools voor collectief leren
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    Tools voor collectief leren

    Het initiatief tot naamsverandering van Kunstinstituut Melly, voorheen bekend als Witte de With Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst

    Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, with Rosa de Graaf, Jessy Koeiman, Jeroen Lavèn, and Vivian Ziherl [eds.]

    $22.00

    Art / New titles / Theory

    YOU ARE VIEWING THE DUTCH EDITION
    GO TO ENGLISH EDITION

    ISBN 978-94-92852-70-0
    Price € 19,50
    Editors Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, with Rosa de Graaf, Jessy Koeiman, Jeroen Lavèn, and Vivian Ziherl
    Texts Veronica Babayan, Teana Boston-Mammah, Tayler Calister, Boutaina Hammana, Yahaira Brito Morfe, Callum Dean, Rosa de Graaf, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Michiel Huijben, Wooseok Jung, Stijn Kemper, Alex Klein, Jessy Koeiman, Prem Krishnamurthy, Nina Schouten, Alexander Tanazefti, Emily Turner, Rolando Vázquez Melken, Aqueene Wilson, Yan Zhihan, Vivian Ziherl
    Translation Louise Schoondergang, James Hannan, Milou van Lieshout, Jet van den Toorn
    Graphic design Julie Peeters
    Number of pages 288
    Book size 17 x 24 cm
    Binding softcover
    Printer Vier-Türme GmbH, Benedict Press
    Language Dutch
    Release date November 2022
    Publisher Jap Sam Books

    Kunstinstituut Melly is supported by the city of Rotterdam and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in the Netherlands. Additional support is provided by the Hartwig Art Foundation.

    This publication is part of Kunstinstituut Melly's Name Change Initiative, which is in part supported by stichting Droom en Daad, Fonds voor Cultuurparticipatie, BankGiro Loterij Fonds, DOEN Foundation, Stichting Elise Mathilde Fonds, J.E. Jurriaanse Foundation, Volkskracht, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds

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  • UNFIXED. Photography and Postcolonial Perspectives in Contemporary Art
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    Art / Photography / Theory

    ISBN

    978-94-90322-29-8

    Graphic designer

    Yvonne van Versendaal

    Number of pages

    240

    Book size

    21 x 29,7 cm

    Binding

    Paperback

    English

    Release date: May 24th, 2012

    This publication is copublished with Stichting Unfixed Projects.

    UNFIXED is a multiplatform project that explores photography's relationship to ideas of ethnicity, culture and identity in contemporary art.

    This publication was made possible by the Mondriaan Foundation, Fonds BKVB, Gemeente Dordrecht, CBK Dordrecht.

    Pre-orderprice: € 24,50 instead of € 29,50 when you pre-order this publication before 24.05.2012

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  • Urbanized deltas in transition
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    Urbanized deltas in transition

    Han Meyer, Steffen Nijhuis (eds.)

    $34.00

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    Architecture / Theory / Urbanism

    ISBN

    978-90-8594-054-8 [techne press]

    Graphic designer

    Linda Swaap, Accu grafisch ontwerpers

    Number of pages

    104

    Book size

    24 x 33 cm

    Binding

    Softcover

    English 

    Release date: May 2014

    Made possible by Delft University of Technology

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  • Vistas of Modernity
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    Vistas of Modernity

    decolonial aesthesis and the end of the contemporary

    Rolando Vázquez

    $17.00

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    Art / Bookazines / Series / New titles / Theory

    ISBN

    978-90-76936-53-6

    Graphic designer

    Stout/Kramer

    Number of pages

    184

    Book size

    12.4 x 18.6 cm

    Binding

    Hardcover

    Vistas of Modernity is a new title in a series of essays commissioned by the Mondriaan Fund.

    Edited by Rosa te Velde. Foreword by Eelco van der Lingen (Director Mondriaan Fund). Translation foreword by Mari Shields. Final editing by Mirjam Beerman and Carmen Muskee. Printed by Zwaan Printmedia.

    For more information: Mondriaan Fonds

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  • Walls that teach
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    Walls that teach

    On the Architecture of Youth Centres

    Susanne Pietsch, Andreas Mueller (eds.)

    $38.00

    Architecture / Awarded / Theory

    ISBN

    978-94-90322-42-7

    Graphic designer

    Sandra Kassenaar / David Bennewith (Colophon)

    Number of pages

    264

    Book size

    27,5 x 21 cm

    Binding

    Paperback

    Published in co-operation and with the support of the Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology 

    855 grms

    English

    Translators: Julienne Peeters-Huybrechts, Cornelia Durka

    Release date: Winter 2014 

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  • Wat heet lichamelijke opvoeding? Ecosociale educatie op de Brede school
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    Wat heet lichamelijke opvoeding? Ecosociale educatie op de Brede school

    Henk Oosterling, Aetzel Griffioen [eds]

    $33.00

    Philosophy / Theory

    ISBN

    978-94-90-3022-36-6

    Graphic designer

    Kommerz

    Number of pages

    272

    Book size

    17 x 24 cm

    Binding

    Paperback

    Release date: September 2012

    Only available in Dutch

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  • Wild Park
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    Wild Park

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    Wild Park

    Commissioning the Unexpected

    Jeroen Boomgaard

    $17.00

    Art / Bookazines / Series / Philosophy / Theory

    ISBN

    978-90-76936-28-4

    Graphic designer

    Stout / Kramer

    Number of pages

    98

    Book size

    12,4 x 18,6 cm

    Binding

    Hardcover

    Lex ter Braak (editor), Mirjam Beerman (final editor), Lisa Holdon (translator NL/EN)

    The research was made possible thanks to the Research Group Art and Public Space of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam.

    A publication by the former Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, now Mondriaan Fund

    English edition

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