Architecture

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NEW ARCHITECTURE AND THE BAUHAUS

Written by Gropius, Walter
One of the most important books on the modernist movement in architecture, written by a founder of the Bauhaus school.One of the most important books on the modern movement in architecture, The New Architecture and The Bauhaus poses some of the fundamental problems presented by the relations of art and industry and considers their possible, practical solution.
March 15, 1965 | Paperback | Mit Press |
$25.00
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LEARNING FROM LAS VEGAS: SELECTED WRITINGS OF BENJAMIN LEE WHORF (REVISED)

Written by Izenour, Steven
"Their insight and analysis, reasoned back through the history of style and symbolism and forward to the recognition of a new kind of building that responds directly to speed, mobility, the superhighway and changing life styles, is the kind of art history and theory that is rarely produced.
June 15, 1977 | Paperback | Mit Press |
$28.95
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ELECTRIC LIGHT: AN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY

Written by Isenstadt, Sandy
How electric light created new spaces that transformed the built environment and the perception of modern architecture.
September 25, 2018 | Hardcover | Mit Press |
$44.95
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URBAN CODE: 100 LESSONS FOR UNDERSTANDING THE CITY

Written by Purckhauer, Moritz
A primer in urban literacy that teaches us in words and pictures what to notice if we want to understand the city.
September 9, 2011 | Hardcover | Mit Press |
$22.95
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SECOND DIGITAL TURN: DESIGN BEYOND INTELLIGENCE

Written by Carpo, Mario
The first digital turn in architecture changed our ways of making; the second changes our ways of thinking.
October 20, 2017 | Paperback | Mit Press |
$24.95
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DRAWING FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: SKETCH TO SCREEN TO SITE

Written by Hutchison, Edward
Across design disciplines, drawing by hand has largely become a lost art. With digital tools at their disposal, the majority of designers create while sitting at their computer screens. Attitudes are changing, however.
May 21, 2019 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 272 Pages |
$39.95
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NEW CHINESE ARCHITECTURE: TWENTY WOMEN BUILDING THE FUTURE

Written by Williams, Austin
Over the past decade, China's new generation of female architects have proven themselves to be talented, confident, innovative, and successful on the world stage. Engaging with traditions and international trends, as well as posing entirely new architectural ideas, their projects reveal China to be a place full of creative possibility.
May 21, 2019 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$45.00
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COURTYARD HOUSES OF INDIA

Written by Pandya, Yatin
- Extensive documentation of courtyard houses, both traditional and contemporary - More than a thousand images, drawings, plans and maps - Overview according to climate, geography, philosophy and religion Indian architecture is not about an object in space; instead it integrates space within the object where the built and the unbuilt become counterpoints to vitalize each other.
March 31, 2019 | Hardcover | Mapin Publishing Pvt | 452 Pages |
$75.00
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MINSHUKU: JAPANESE-STYLE GUESTHOUSES

- Japanese-style guesthouses still exert a strong design influence worldwide - Contains many popular, award-winning case studies - Each project comes with sketches, floor plans, and an analysis Japan is a country with a highly developed tourism industry. At present, more and more tourists choose to go to Japan when they travel, to learn about Japanese culture.
December 31, 2018 | p | Images Publishing Group |
$40.00
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WOODEN ARCHITECTURE OF KERALA

Written by Desai, Miki
- One of few books which document the distinctive wooden architecture of Kerala - Provides detailed social and cultural commentary on the background - Accompanied with several images, maps and plans It was in the late 1960s and '70s that the author, then a student of architecture, first encountered built environments belonging to the genres of folk or vernacular traditions.
January 15, 2019 | hc | Mapin Publishing Pvt |
$65.00

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