Architecture Surveys

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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 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 294 Pages |
$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
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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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WINE COUNTRY LIVING: HOUSES OF THE WINEMAKING REGIONS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Written by Paul, Linda Leigh
A celebration of the uniquely vibrant rustic and modern architecture and interiors of the winemaking regions of Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. Wine Country Living presents more than twenty-five innovative spaces for living in the winemaking regions of Northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$55.00
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LIQUID SPACES: SCENOGRAPHY, INSTALLATIONS AND SPATIAL EXPERIENCES

Surprising spatial experiences for all senses: This book features art, interior design, architecture, and striking scenography that leave lasting impressions. It is not a paradox that today--in the era of digitalization and e-commerce--the creation of tangible spaces is gaining in importance. A personal encounter triggers profound thoughts, strong feelings, and memories that last.
March 24, 2015 | Hardcover | Gestalten |
$55.00

GREAT CAMPS OF THE ADIRONDACKS II

Written by Kaiser, Harvey H
The publication of the original Great Camps of the Adirondacks in 1982 helped launch new and much needed public attention to the importance and plight of Great Camps and the rustic architecture of the Adirondack region.
August 1, 2019 | Hardcover | David R. Godine Publisher | 288 Pages |
$40.00

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