Architecture Surveys

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CASE STUDY HOUSES. THE COMPLETE CSH PROGRAM 1945-1966. 40TH ED.

Written by Smith, Elizabeth A T
The Case Study House program (1945-1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, sought to make available plans for modern residences that could be easily and cheaply constructed during the postwar building boom.
August 16, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen |
$25.00
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STRANGE OBJECTS, NEW SOLIDS AND MASSIVE FORMS: ARCHI-TECTONICS

Written by Dubbeldam, Winka
The object as solid, having three dimensions, is not just a different formal trend, but a paradigm shift; a reconceiving of how the architectural object is produced and experienced, changing the very concept of objectivity and meaning of architecture.
January 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Actar | 354 Pages |
$54.95
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HOW TO READ SKYSCRAPERS: A CRASH COURSE IN HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE

Written by Beech, Nick
The ultimate field guide to the icon of modern architecture - the skyscraper - in a handy format small enough to fit in a back pocket while providing serious information. The scope of the book is deliberately broad, with a thematic first section that describes the skyscraper's historical evolution from antecedents rooted in the very human desire for a commanding height, and then a geogr
March 22, 2022 | Paperback | Rizzoli International Publications | 256 Pages |
$7.98
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REINVENTING CULTURAL ARCHITECTURE: A RADICAL VISION BY OPEN

This book presents the radical architectural strategies and poetic cultural projects developed by OPEN Architecture, and the opportunities and challenges that arise from redefining built forms.
March 8, 2022 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 192 Pages |
$50.00
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CATHEDRALS: MASTERPIECES OF ARCHITECTURE, FEATS OF ENGINEERING, ICONS OF FAITH

Written by Jenkins, Simon
The acclaimed best-selling author and popular historian explores the history of Europe via its cathedrals. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs throughout, this joyous exploration of the history of Western civilization showcases the cathedral's central role in the European imagination.
February 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 368 Pages |
$39.95
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BOCCONI UNIVERSITY IN MILAN : A STORY IN IMAGES

Bocconi University in Milan is Italy's most important university for economic education and one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Founded in 1902 by entrepreneur and senator Ferdinando Bocconi, the university is the most important and renowned private university in Italy.
May 31, 2022 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$75.00
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TREETOP HIDEAWAYS: TREEHOUSES FOR ADULTS

Written by Jodidio, Philip
A stunning array of rustic and charming treehouses from around the world for inspiration and for those who fantasize about getting away from it all. Whether it's a yearning to escape the stress of day-to-day existence, or a desire to live more sustainably and to get closer to nature, more and more people are finding reasons to go off-grid, high above the ground.
March 8, 2022 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 260 Pages |
$45.00
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HIP-HOP ARCHITECTURE

Written by Cooke, Sekou
"This book is not for you. It is not for architectural academic elites. It is not for those who have gentrified our neighborhoods, overly intellectualized the profession, and ignored all contemporary Black theory within the discipline. You have made architecture a symbol of exclusion, oppression, and domination rather than expression, aspiration, and inspiration.
April 22, 2021 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Visual Arts | 288 Pages |
$34.95
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LE GRAND HOTEL & LE CAFÉ DE LA PAIX

Written by Verchère, Laure
Discover the plush elegance of the Grand Hotel and Café de la Paix--a hub of cultural and café society elegance since 1862.
February 8, 2022 | Hardcover | Flammarion-Pere Castor | 224 Pages |
$55.00
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FRENCH ROYAL WARDROBE: THE HÔTEL DE LA MARINE RESTORED

Written by Bauret, Gabriel
This volume goes behind the scenes to reveal the history and metamorphosis of the Hôtel de la Marine, a treasure of Parisian heritage. The Hôtel de la Marine, an exemplary monument on Paris's Place de la Concorde, is a superb architectural achievement constructed in the eighteenth century by Ange-Jacques Gabriel, the official architect of King Louis XV.
February 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Flammarion-Pere Castor | 288 Pages |
$85.00

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