Architecture Surveys

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OLD BUILDINGS, NEW FORMS: NEW DIRECTIONS IN ARCHITECTURAL TRANSFORMATIONS

Written by Bollack, Francoise
It is clear that working with historic structures is both more environmentally sustainable and cost effective than new architecture and construction--and many believe that the best design occurs at the intersection of old and new. Françoise Astorg Bollack presents 28 examples gathered in the United States and throughout Europe and the Middle East.
November 12, 2013 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 224 Pages |
$50.00
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CLASSIC GREENWICH HOUSES

Written by Hilton, Charles
Elegant and welcoming houses in bucolic settings by Charles Hilton, a leading traditional architect in Greenwich. This book presents nine spectacular houses, each responding to an equally spectacular site.
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 240 Pages |
$55.00
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ARCHITECTURE OF BATHING: BODY, LANDSCAPE, ART

Written by Pearson, Christie
A celebration of communal bathing--swimming pools, saunas, beaches, ritual baths, sweat lodges, and more--viewed through the lens of architecture and landscape.We enter the public pool, the sauna, or the beach with a heightened awareness of our bodies and the bodies of others.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 304 Pages |
$44.95
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ANIME ARCHITECTURE: IMAGINED WORLDS AND ENDLESS MEGACITIES

Written by Riekele, Stefan
Anime has been influencing cinema, literature, comic books, and video games around the world for decades. Part of what makes anime so popular are the memorable and breathtakingly detailed worlds designed by the creators, from futuristic cities of steel to romantic rural locales.
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$45.00
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ELEMENTS OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE: UNDERSTANDING CONTEMPORARY BUILDINGS

Written by Morkoc, Selen
This ambitious publication, now revised and expanded, analyzes what makes buildings meaningful and enduring. Organized chronologically, influential buildings from the past seven decades are presented along with detailed consideration of their key characteristics: site and surrounding, space and massing, details and ornamentation, and fenestration and natural light.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 360 Pages |
$50.00
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MODERN ARCHITECTURE: A CRITICAL HISTORY

Written by Frampton, Kenneth
Kenneth Frampton's highly acclaimed survey of modern architecture and its origins has been a classic since it first appeared in 1980.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 736 Pages |
$29.95
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ICONIC AMERICAN HOUSE: ARCHITECTURAL MASTERWORKS SINCE 1900

Written by Powers, Richard
Some of the world's greatest architects, including Walter Gropius, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, have used their talents to create groundbreaking innovations in American residential architecture over the past 120 years.
September 8, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 320 Pages |
$65.00
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MODERN ARCHITECTURE AND THE LIFEWORLD

The evolution of modern architecture has been inextricably entangled in issues of politics, nationalism, and the environment, creating a tension between local context and global development that is unresolved to this day. In this context, few writers have exerted as much influence on architectural theory and practice as Kenneth Frampton.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 352 Pages |
$60.00
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UTZON UNCOVERED: REVISITING J?RN UTZON'S MASTERWORK ON MALLORCA

Written by Juel, Lise
The extraordinary residence on Mallorca that Danish architect Jørn Utzon--famed designer of the Sydney Opera House--built for himself and his family in 1974. In 2012, Danish architect Lise Juel completed the restoration of fellow Dane Jørn Utzon's magnificent residence on the Spanish island of Mallorca, known as Can Lis.
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 144 Pages |
$45.00
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STABLES: HIGH DESIGN FOR HORSE AND HOME

Written by Deupi, Victor
A richly illustrated and elegant volume showcasing beautifully designed stables by contemporary architects and designers the world over. From a ranch in the U.S. and a Finnish farmstead to a Spanish hacienda and Australian outback home, Stables is a celebration of horses and their extraordinary lodgings.
April 27, 2021 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 272 Pages |
$55.00

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