Architecture Surveys

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BUILDING BERLIN, VOL. 8: THE LATEST ARCHITECTURE IN AND OUT OF THE CAPITAL

Architecture and the architectural discourse have become ever more important for the creative hub of Berlin. Whether new constructions or building redevelopments, interior design, landscape architecture or urban planning, projects related to the German capital stand for sophisticated concepts and high quality.
April 2, 2019 | Paperback | Braun Publishing |
$39.95
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STAUWERKE: MONUMENTS OF POWER

Pioneering feats of industrialization and electrification, the around 200 retaining walls, weirs, and dams in the Swiss Alps are to this day among the most important built monuments of the country's economic success. With their perfectly crafted architecture, these functional marvels emanate an almost sacral tranquility.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Benteli Verlags |
$59.95
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SAO PAULO: A GRAPHIC BIOGRAPHY

Written by Felipe Correa
While the history of São Paulo dates back more than 450 years, most of its growth took place after World War II as the city's major economic engine shifted from agriculture to industry. Today, as São Paulo evolves into a service economy hub, Felipe Correa argues, the city must carefully examine how to better integrate its extensive inner city post-industrial land into contemporary urban uses.
October 12, 2018 | Hardcover | University of Texas Press |
$65.00
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NEW ARCHITECTURE AND THE BAUHAUS

Written by Gropius, Walter
One of the most important books on the modernist movement in architecture, written by a founder of the Bauhaus school.One of the most important books on the modern movement in architecture, The New Architecture and The Bauhaus poses some of the fundamental problems presented by the relations of art and industry and considers their possible, practical solution.
March 15, 1965 | Paperback | Mit Press |
$25.00
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LEARNING FROM LAS VEGAS: SELECTED WRITINGS OF BENJAMIN LEE WHORF (REVISED)

Written by Robert Venturi
Surveys the architecture of the Las Vegas Strip and examines the role of urban sprawl, advertising, and commercial iconography in contemporary building design
April 9, 1977 | Paperback | MIT Press | 192 Pages |
$28.95
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ELECTRIC LIGHT: AN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY

Written by Isenstadt, Sandy
How electric light created new spaces that transformed the built environment and the perception of modern architecture.
September 25, 2018 | Hardcover | Mit Press |
$44.95
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URBAN CODE: 100 LESSONS FOR UNDERSTANDING THE CITY

Written by Purckhauer, Moritz
A primer in urban literacy that teaches us in words and pictures what to notice if we want to understand the city.
September 9, 2011 | Hardcover | Mit Press |
$22.95
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SECOND DIGITAL TURN: DESIGN BEYOND INTELLIGENCE

Written by Carpo, Mario
The first digital turn in architecture changed our ways of making; the second changes our ways of thinking.
October 20, 2017 | Paperback | Mit Press |
$24.95
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FORAGED HOME

Written by MacLennan, Oliver
A celebration of both sustainability and design, this book presents beautiful interiors filled with salvaged, recycled, and repurposed objects from around the world.
June 11, 2019 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$40.00
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DRAWING FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: SKETCH TO SCREEN TO SITE

Written by Hutchison, Edward
This new paperback combines traditional drawing techniques with those from CAD renderings to guide practitioners from their first impression of a site through concept, construction, and site drawings.
May 21, 2019 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 272 Pages |
$39.95

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