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Essay:’Dark Matter and Trojan Horses’ e-book now on-paper, on-demand

United Kingdom Architecture News - Aug 19, 2014 - 22:12   2667 views

Print-on-demand version of 'Dark Matter and Trojan Horses: A Strategic Design Vocabulary''

A consistent request over the last couple of years has been for a physical version of my e-book for Strelka Press, 'Dark Matter and Trojan Horses: A Strategic Design Vocabulary' (Read the background to that book here.)

Potential readers either wanted a physical version for various reasons—to work with as class material in a university context; for reading preference, or didn't want to use Kindle or iBook orBookmate—yet still wanted to read it. In fact, one of my reasons to saying 'yes' to series editor Justin McGuirk's kind request for a book in the first place was a plan to publish in both e-book and print-on-demand format, moving from the former to the latter based on demand, interest and results. Although I was very happy to be writing for Strelka, one of the more interesting schools around, and also to be writing in great company, I was also interested in exploring issues of format. (They've also subsequently built up quite a catalogue - tip: the Metahaven book is a corker, and the new Till et allooks good too ...)

Well, Strelka Press have now launched some very good print-on-demand versions of all their e-books, including 'Dark Matter...'.....Continue Reading

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