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Alexandros N. Tombazis and Associates

2009-2019. The Challenging Decade

112 pages, full colour, soft cover, 20,5x25cm. Contains projects of the past 10 years. With an introduction by Kostas Tsiambaos, Assistant Professor NTUA. In Greek (English edition will follow).
Publisher: ek magazine / Hellenic Institute of Architecture, Cyprus 2019
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Alexandros N. Tombazis

Tombazis and Associates Architects

240 pages, full colour, full colour hard cover, 24x24cm. Contains works dated from 1977 to 2010.
Publisher: Images Publishing, Australia 2011
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Alexandros N. Tombazis (ed.)

Sanctuary of Fatima. Church of the Most Holy Trinity

240 pages, full colour, full colour hard cover, 24x24 cm. History of the design and construction of the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity in Fatima, Portugal. With an introduction by Karla Britton (Yale University), and Dimitris Filippides (Prof. Emeritus NTUA), texts by Father Luciano Guerra (Rector of the Shrine), and the authors of the design in Greece and Porto with drawings and photos by Fernando Guerra and Alexandros N. Tombazis.
Publisher: Images Publishing, Australia 2011
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Alexandros N. Tombazis

On Architecture. Short Essays

184 pages, full colour, full colour hard cover, 20,5x20,5 cm. This book is an expanded English edition of the booklet "Letter to a Young Architect", enriched with new thoughts and photographs.
Publisher: Images Publishing, Australia 2010
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Alexandros Tombazis

Οικολογική σκέψη και αρχιτεκτονική

208 pages, full colour, full colour hard cover, 29,5x25 cm. This book summarizes the basic principles of ecological or bioclimatic design in a simple and comprehensive way for the general public. Following an introduction with reference to traditional architecture the author approaches the subject based on a list of the ‘ten commandments’ of eco-logical design. With a rich illustration of commented examples from all over the world. In Greek.
Publisher: Melissa, Athens 2010
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Alexandros Tombazis

The beautiful giraffe...

214 pages, black & white, soft cover, 19,5x12 cm. This book doesn't present the architect's work, as the others do, but the journey leading to it. Written in an autobiographical personal manner, the book reveals unknown aspects of the architect’s life and an insight to his thoughts. Illustrated with pictures by the architect’s father, photographer N. A. Tombazis, and sketches by the architect. In Greek.
Publisher: Patakis, Athens 2008
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Alexandros N. Tombazis

Letter to a young architect

156 pages, full colour, soft cover, 20x20 cm. This small book is addressed to young architects, to those wishing to study architecture and to many more. The architect summarizes what architecture means to him after practising for nearly 50 years. In Greek and English.
Publisher: LIBRO, Athens 2007
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Alexandros Tombazis

Fatima

36 pages, full colour, soft cover, 22x22 cm. Sketches by the architect of the new Church of the Most Holy Trinity in Fatima, Portugal, created during the ten-year design and construction period.
Publisher: LIBRO, Athens 2007
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Alexandros Tombazis

Alexandros N. Tombazis

290 pages, full colour, soft cover, 28x26 cm. The book includes three introductory texts: ''Under the Benjamin Tree'' by Dimitris Philippides and ''On what Architecture means to me'' and ''10 thoughts on Architecture'' by Alexandros Tombazis, followed by a presentation of 30 projects. In Greek.
Publisher: LIBRO, Athens 2005
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Tombazis and Associates Architects

Less is Beautiful

100 pages, full colour, full colour hard cover, 34,5x24 cm. Includes the texts “Let there be (day)light” by Torsten Schmiedeknecht and “Less is Beautiful. Architecture and Bioclimatic Design” by Alexandros Tombazis, as well as 15 projects.
Publisher: L' Arca Edizioni, Italy 2002
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Monographs II: Alexandros Tombazis

The second monograph by ''Architecture in Greece'' is devoted to Alexandros Tombazis and includes texts by Dimitris Philippides and Alexandros Tombazis on the occasion of the practice's 30th anniversary in 1993. It further includes the practice's most important projects until 1993 grouped in different categories (the building as a system, the central void, double elements, landscape, tissue and history, bioclimatic design, function). In Greek and English.
Publisher: Design + Art in Greece, Athens 1993
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