Architecture

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BROKEN GLASS: MIES VAN DER ROHE, EDITH FARNSWORTH, AND THE FIGHT OVER A MODERNIST MASTERPIECE

Written by Beam, Alex
The true story of the intimate relationship that gave birth to the Farnsworth House, a masterpiece of twentieth-century architecture--and disintegrated into a bitter feud over love, money, gender, and the very nature of art. In 1945, Edith Farnsworth asked the German architect Mies van der Rohe, already renowned for his avant-garde buildings, to design a weekend home for her outside of
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Random House | 352 Pages |
$28.00
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PROTOTYPING FOR ARCHITECTS

Written by Burry, Jane
Prototyping is an essential part of designers' repertoires, allowing them to test their projects from structural, aesthetic, and technical standpoints.
February 26, 2019 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson |
$45.00
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ORIGINS OF CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURE: TEMPLES, ORDERS AND GIFTS TO THE GODS IN ANCIENT GREECE

Written by Wilson Jones, Mark
The Greek architectural orders--Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian--lie at the heart of the classical traditions of building, and yet satisfying accounts for their origins have proved elusive.
May 20, 2014 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$50.00
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NAKED CITY: THE DEATH AND LIFE OF AUTHENTIC URBAN PLACES

Written by Zukin, Sharon
As cities have gentrified, educated urbanites have come to prize what they regard as "authentic" urban life: aging buildings, art galleries, small boutiques, upscale food markets, neighborhood old-timers, funky ethnic restaurants, and old, family-owned shops. These signify a place's authenticity, in contrast to the bland standardization of the suburbs and exurbs.
May 13, 2011 | PB | Oxford University Press, USA |
$23.95
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PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE: SELECTED WRITINGS BY MICHAEL ASHER

Written by Asher, Michael
Writings by the conceptual artist Michael Asher--including notes, proposals, exhibition statements, and letters to curators and critics--most published here for the first time.
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 264 Pages |
$29.95
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ABSENT HAND: REIMAGINING OUR AMERICAN LANDSCAPE

Written by Lessard, Suzannah
"Unusual and engaging . . . A subjective, Whitmanesque meditation on the way we live today . . . What makes this book compelling is not so much where the author goes, but how she reflects on what she sees when she gets there . . .
March 17, 2020 | Paperback | Counterpoint LLC | 320 Pages |
$16.95

PAUL R. WILLIAMS: CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD STYLE

Written by Hudson, Karen E
Over a career spanning six decades, architect Paul Revere Williams came to define what gracious living looked like for the Hollywood elite.
April 24, 2012 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 240 Pages |
$65.00
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BEYOND ARCHITECTURE: MICHAEL KENNA

Written by Meyer-Lohr, Yvonne
A stunning selection of black-and-white photographs taken by Michael Kenna over the past forty-five years. Michael Kenna is regarded as one of the most accomplished photographers working today.
November 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 384 Pages |
$80.00
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CLASSICISM AT HOME: ARCHITECTURE OF ALIREZA SAGHARCHI: STANHOPE GATE

Written by Sagharchi, Alireza
The first book to feature the precisely detailed, sumptuous architecture of Stanhope Gate, one of the finest firms working in the classical style anywhere. Alireza Sagharchi, principal of Stanhope Gate Architecture, is one of the world's leading classical architects, whose projects are dazzling in their scale and accomplishment--many of which, until now, have been unpublished and little
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 304 Pages |
$85.00
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POPO DANES: BALI INSPIRATION: ARCHITECTURE FOR THE TROPICAL WORLD

This book explores the work of Popo Danes, one of Indonesia's leading architects, whose buildings represent perfect harmony between contemporary design and local culture and art. With over eighty architectural projects completed since 1986, Popo Danes's reputation stretches far beyond his native Bali.
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 176 Pages |
$50.00

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