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Place and Space / Jonathan Bell

The book examines the Los Angeles and Lausanne-based firm’s extensive body of work to date for the first time, through their integrated blend of California openness and Swiss rigor. Artifice Press announces the forthcoming release of Place and Space, a conceptual book showcasing international firm Montalba Architects’ scale and breadth of work since its foundation almost two decades ago. Place and Space explores the duality of Montalba’s approach to design, which combines the radical experimentation of 1970s and 1980s California – from the historic volte-face of post-modernism to the controlled architectural chaos of Deconstructivism – with the calm precision of…