Architecture Surveys

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ENGINEER IMAGINES

Written by Rice, Peter
The long-awaited reissue of the autobiography of Peter Rice, acclaimed as one of the greatest structural engineers of the twentieth century.
August 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Batsford | 224 Pages |
$34.95
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FINDING BRUTALISM: A PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY OF POST-WAR BRITISH ARCHITECTURE

Great Britain underwent a massive rebuilding effort in the aftermath of World War II, with a wealth of new construction that reached virtually all parts of the country and ranged from public and private housing to schools and universities, churches, museums, galleries, commercial buildings, and even entire new towns.
November 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Park Publishing (WI) | 256 Pages |
$39.00
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GOOD LIFE: A GUIDED VISIT TO THE HOUSES OF MODERNITY

Written by Abalos, Inaki
What is the role of architecture if not to realize a shared vision of the "good life," a vision that in the age of architectural modernism shaped--and was shaped by--a range of ideas about the home? With The Good Life, Inaki Abalos serves as our guide for a tour of seven iconic twentieth-century homes that represent various concepts for living.
August 15, 2017 | Paperback | Park Publishing (WI) | 256 Pages |
$39.00

ARCHITECT: THE PRITZKER PRIZE LAUREATES IN THEIR OWN WORDS

In this completely revised and up-to-date edition, the world's most accomplished architects-Gehry, Pei, Meier, Nouvel, Piano, and 37 more-express their views on creativity, inspiration, and legacy in this visually stunning, one-of-a-kind collection. The Pritzker Prize is the most prestigious international prize for architecture.
November 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 464 Pages |
$60.00

BRIDGES: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S MOST SPECTACULAR SPANS

Written by Dupre, Judith
From the best-selling author of Skyscrapers comes the much-anticipated revised edition of her magnificent chronological tour of the world's most significant and eye-popping spans, now in color and bigger than ever.
November 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 176 Pages |
$29.99

LE CORBUSIER: THE COMPLETE BUILDINGS

Written by Emden, Cemal
This visual tour of every one of Le Corbusier's buildings across the world represents the most comprehensive photographic archive of the architect's work. In 2010, photographer Cemal Emden set out to document every building designed by the master architect Le Corbusier. Traveling through three continents, Emden photographed all the 52 buildings that remain standing.
October 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 232 Pages |
$60.00
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WATER WILL COME: RISING SEAS, SINKING CITIES, AND THE REMAKING OF THE CIVILIZED WORLD

Written by Goodell, Jeff
An eye-opening and essential tour of the vanishing world What if Atlantis wasn't a myth, but an early precursor to a new age of great flooding?
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company | 320 Pages |
$28.00

CENTRAL BERLIN: DDR LIMITED

Built between 1952 and 1958, Karl-Marx-Allee was socialist East Berlin's showcase boulevard. Well over a mile long, the wide street from Strausberger Platz to Frankfurter Tor is lined with seven-to nine-story apartment blocks, the most extensive postwar construction project in East Germany.
September 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Distanz | 224 Pages |
$45.00
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LIFE AFLOAT: BOATS, HOMES AND CABINS ON THE WATER

A boat is a hole in the water that you put your passion into. Movable homes provide endless opportunities for exploration and changes of scenery. Modified ferries allow ample space for families. Shanty boats inspire images of Huck Finn's literary journey and youthful spirit. Former cruise ships become charming hotels.
September 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Gestalten | 256 Pages |
$60.00
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POWER/ARCHITECTURE

Power and architecture are fundamental to the question of how contemporary society and architecture work together. Since power lacks a comprehensive logic, coherence, and instrumentalization capability, the question refers both to the autonomous powers of the architectural forms and to a set of external powers represented through architecture.
January 11, 2018 | Paperback | Lars Muller Publishers | 320 Pages |
$40.00

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