Architecture Surveys

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TOKYOIDS: THE ROBOTIC FACE OF ARCHITECTURE

Written by Blanciak, Francois
A photographic survey of the robotic face of Tokyo buildings and an argument that robot aesthetics plays a central role in architectural history. In Tokyoids, architect François Blanciak surveys the robotic faces omnipresent in Tokyo buildings, offering an architectural taxonomy based not on the usual variables--size, material, historical style--but on the observable expressions
September 13, 2022 | Paperback | MIT Press |
$24.95
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CHURCHES OF PARIS

Written by Shannon, Peggy
- The first contemporary, illustrated English-language book to reflect the history and beauty of Parisian churches- Explores 37 of the most beautiful churches in Paris, replete with photography and must-see features- Above all, a beautiful book of stunning photographsParisian churches are revered around the globe.
October 17, 2022 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 336 Pages |
$60.00
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ARCHITECT, VERB.: THE NEW LANGUAGE OF BUILDING

Written by De Graaf, Reinier
The Hidden Rules of Architecture: how to build world-class, award winning, creative, innovative, sustainable, liveable and beautiful spaces that foster a sense of place and well being Leading architect Reinier de Graaf De Graaf punctures the myths behind the debates on what contemporary architecture is, with wit and devastating honesty.
February 28, 2023 | Hardcover | Verso | 272 Pages |
$24.95
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BRUTALIST BRITAIN: BUILDINGS OF THE 1960S AND 1970S

Written by Harwood, Elain
An authoritative overview of an increasingly popular period of British architecture from a leading architectural historian. Brutalist architecture is more popular now than ever.
March 7, 2023 | Hardcover | Batsford | 304 Pages |
$39.95
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100 TWENTIETH CENTURY HOUSES

Written by Twentieth Century Society
A celebration of Britain's diverse housing styles throughout the twentieth century and beyond. Showcasing 100 houses from the twentieth century, this book provides a fascinating insight into Britain's built heritage and how the architectural styles of the time adapted dramatically to urban life.
March 7, 2023 | Hardcover | Batsford | 296 Pages |
$34.95
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VISIONS OF ARCADIA: PAVILIONS AND FOLLIES OF THE ANCIEN RÉGIME

Written by Zega, Andrew
Astonishing buildings created for casual amusements, the splendid pavilions and garden follies of prerevolutionary France are the glorious productions of an age now past--but they continue to speak to us through the dazzling artistry of Dams and Zega. Spanning 150 years and the reigns of four kings, the pleasure pavilions, garden follies, and châteaux of Ancien Régime France are fascina
April 11, 2023 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 280 Pages |
$85.00
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RECLAIMED: NEW HOMES FROM OLD MATERIALS

Written by Craswell, Penny
Bricks can be cleaned, timber hardens with age, and metal develops a pleasing patina without deteriorating, making them all perfect for reuse. Considering the many options for reusing building materials, this book offers a viable alternative to using those manufactured from virgin resources.
January 10, 2023 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 272 Pages |
$45.00
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SUNNYLANDS: AMERICA'S MIDCENTURY MASTERPIECE, REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION

Written by Lyle, Janice
The definitive story of the most ambitious and glamorous midcentury-modern house in the United States--Sunnylands, the estate of Walter and Leonore Annenberg, in Rancho Mirage, California--now revised and expanded In Palm Springs, the mecca of midcentury-modern architecture, Sunnylands is the undisputed masterpiece.
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Vendome Press |
$70.00
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HOMES FOR OUR TIME. CONTEMPORARY HOUSES AROUND THE WORLD. VOL. 2

Written by Jodidio, Philip
Climate, environment, history, and technology are transforming architecture worldwide. The second volume in the Homes for Our Time series documents this housing revolution. What role do homes play in our endangered world? How can they innovate?
October 23, 2022 | Hardcover | Taschen |
$80.00
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FRÉDÉRIC CHAUBIN. CCCP. COSMIC COMMUNIST CONSTRUCTIONS PHOTOGRAPHED. 40TH ED.

Written by Chaubin, Frédéric
Elected the architectural book of the year by the International Artbook and Film Festival in Perpignan, France, Frédéric Chaubin's Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed explores 90 buildings in 14 former Soviet Republics. Each of these structures expresses what Chaubin considers the fourth age of Soviet architecture, an unknown burgeoning that took place from 1970 until 1990.
October 4, 2022 | Hardcover | Taschen |
$30.00

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