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Reimagining the Library of the Future



The study ‘Reimagining the Library of the Future’ investigates the various models of public buildings and civic space through the lens of the library. It takes a critical look at the history, present, and future transformation of this significant building typology that has recently emerged as a redefined community place, social condenser, and urban incubator for knowledge generation, storage, and sharing. In particular, the library has evolved as a vibrant and vital member of community development and as a basis for outreach efforts.
This book presents 40 recent public and academic libraries from around the world, with over 200 images, a number of ’ libraries have been included. As the survey of precedents shows, the historical cases have informed the design of the recent libraries and the continuous development of the building type over time. Well-designed libraries are now in abundance, and the wider view of this study includes mediatheques and learning centers. The selection of contemporary projects focuses on urban libraries in Europe (Germany, Italy, Austria, Netherlands), the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Japan, and China.

Publisher: ORO Editions
Date: July 2022
ISBN: 978-1-951541-98-9
Pages: Softbound, 220 pages
Size: 7” x 9” Portrait

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Steffen Lehmann
ORO Editions
2022
Truth and Lies in Architecture



This is a collection of provocative essays that journey into the vexed circumstance of contemporary architectural practice. The nature of the great cultural, social, political, environmental, and consumerist challenges facing the contemporary architect are explored, interpreted, and questioned, while drawing connections from architecture theory, philosophy, science, literature, and film sources in an attempt to negotiate the territory between the truth and lies in architecture.

Publisher: ORO Editions
Date: Spring 2022
ISBN: 978-1 954081 -65-9
Pages: Softbound, 208 pages
Size: 8.66 x 5.9" Portrait

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Richard Francis-Jones

ORO Editions
2022
Modern Architecture Fifth Edition




This highly acclaimed survey of modern architecture and its origins has become a classic since it first appeared in 1980, and has helped to shape architectural practice and discourse worldwide. For this extensively revised and updated fifth edition, Kenneth Frampton has added a new section that explores in detail the modernist tradition in architecture across the globe in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. It remains an essential book for all students of architecture and architectural history.

Publisher: Thames and Hudson
Date: 2020
ISBN: 9780500204443
Pages: Paperback, 736 pages
Size: 21.0 x 15.0 cm

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Kenneth Frampton
Thames and Hudson

2020
Maestri dell'Architettura




As a part of the Masters of Architecture series, the Italian publishing house Hachette has dedicated issue 27 to the work of fjmtstudio. The Masters of Architecture series of illustrated monographs feature the works and protagonists of contemporary architecture in an exclusive collection of large format publications.

Publisher: Hachette Fascicoli
Date: 2019
ISBN: 2610-8542
Pages: Hardcover, 96 pages
Language: Italian

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Vittorio Linfante
Hachette
2019
Designing Bunjil Place




Australian architecture practice Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp’s work varies in scale, yet it is all unified by an intuitive sense of place and an elaboration of the tectonic. Architecture as Material Culture presents FJMT’s work in detail and places it within the emerging culture of Australian architecture. It documents the first ten years of FJMT’s contribution to the wider culture of place and of architecture.

Publisher: ORO Editions
Date: 2013
ISBN: 978-1-935935-14-8
Pages: Hardcover, 400 pages
Size: 10 1/4 x 10 1/2"

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Forde + Nicol
Forde + Nicol
2017
Architecture as Material Culture




Australian architecture practice Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp’s work varies in scale, yet it is all unified by an intuitive sense of place and an elaboration of the tectonic. Architecture as Material Culture presents FJMT’s work in detail and places it within the emerging culture of Australian architecture. It documents the first ten years of FJMT’s contribution to the wider culture of place and of architecture.

Publisher: ORO Editions
Date: 2013
ISBN: 978-1-935935-14-8
Pages: Hardcover, 400 pages
Size: 10 1/4 x 10 1/2"

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The work of Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp
ORO Editions
2013
People Places: A Guide for Public Library Buildings in NSW




Public Library buildings continue to change and develop. People Places: a guide for public library buildings in New South Wales (3rd edition, Sydney: Library Council of New South Wales, 2012) is an important planning tool for New South Wales public libraries. This publication, endorsed by the Library Council of New South Wales, contains practical advice and tools to assist in the planning of public library buildings to meet the needs of your community.

Publisher: State Library NSW
Date: 2012
ISBN: 0 7313 7211 5
Pages: Online, 113 pages
Size: 210 x 297 mm

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State Library of NSW
State Library of NSW
2012
The Power of Smallness Skyplane




Published within the book Skyplane, ‘The Power of Smallness’ examines Raymond Abraham’s Austrian Cultural forum to critique the global phenomenon of the tall building and its adaptation to the Asian-Pacific context.
Introduction by Richard Francis-Jones
UNSW Press
2009
Skyplane




Four leading architects and the editors of Skyplane, Richard Francis-Jones, Lawrence Neild, Dr Deborah van der Plaat and Professor Xing Ruan, discuss the effects of high-rise building on the culture and sustainability of our cities and how they have been adapted to the Asia-Pacific region.

Publisher: UNSW Press
Date: 2009
ISBN-10: 0868408220
Pages: Softcover, 176 pages
Size: 21.59 x 1.27 x 26.04 cm

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Richard Francis-Jones, Lawrence Neild, Dr Deborah van der Plaat, Xing Ruan
UNSW Press
2009
In the Realm of Learning: The University of Sydney's New Law School




The design for the University of Sydney's New Law School was the result of an international architectural competition held in 2003 that included acclaimed architects from Europe and Australia. The competition was won by fjmt (Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp), one of Australia's leading and highly awarded architectural practices. This book documents the architectural competition, design and realisation of this remarkable landmark building and open-space complex. Architects' concept sketches, renderings, plans and photographs combine to elucidate the architectural process behind the development of the New Law School building.

Publisher: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Date: 2009
ISBN: 0781864703573
Pages: Hardcover, 160 pages
Size: 27.69 x 1.65 x 27.2 cm

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Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp
Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
2009
The Mint Project




Constructed in 1855, the buildings of the Royal Mint, Sydney, were some of the most innovative and technologically advanced structures in the colony. By the mid 20th century the Mint had closed and the buildings, ignored and largely forgotten, were listed for demolition. However, they were to survive into the 21st century when the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, recognising their historic significance, began the Mint project.

Publisher: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales
Date: 2009
ISBN-10: 1876991321
Pages: Hardcover, 126 pages
Size: 22.2 x 1.5 x 27.89 cm

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Robert Griffin
Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales
2009

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