Architecture Surveys

ARCHITECTURE: A WORLD HISTORY

Written by Tuerk, Stephanie
Lavishly illustrated and super-condensed, this pocket-sized book bursting with 600 illustrations is dedicated to significant architectural movements, time lines that explore the evolution of the practice, and capsule biographies of great architects and examinations of their masterpieces.
May 1, 2008 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams |
$24.95

VERSAILLES

Written by Bajou, Valerie
A spectacularly opulent relic of royal wealth and power comes alive in Versailles. Highlighting the chateau's vibrant, tumultuous past, the book covers everything from its metamorphosis from humble hunting lodge to palace, to the dismantling of its collections during the French Revolution and its restoration and status as a UNESCO World Heritage site today.
March 1, 2012 | Hardcover | ABRAMS |
$40.00
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TOWARDS AN ARCHITECTURE

Written by Le Corbusier, A01
Published in 1923, Toward an Architecture had an immediate impact on architects throughout Europe and remains a foundational text for students and professionals. Le Corbusier urges readers to cease thinking of architecture as a matter of historical styles and instead open their eyes to the modern world.
October 15, 2007 | Paperback | J. Paul Getty Trust Publications | 341 Pages |
$24.95
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RETREAT: THE MODERN HOUSE IN NATURE

Written by Broadhurst, Ron
The most forward-looking spaces designed for rustic living in the twenty-first century. Across the globe, architects are creating innovative houses for country living, reimagining the way we escape into the natural world. Some combine industrial materials like metal and concrete with traditional wood.
October 20, 2015 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications |
$60.00

PORTRAITS OF THE NEW ARCHITECTURE II

Written by Schulman, Richard
Following the success of the first volume, Portraits of the New Architecture 2 introduces thirty-two exciting architects and architectural firms whose projects are shaping the architectural landscape of tomorrow, including David Adjaye, Asymptote, Tatiana Bilbao, Annabelle Selldorf, and Dominique Perrault.
May 12, 2015 | Hardcover | Assouline |
$75.00

BUILDING ART: THE LIFE AND WORK OF FRANK GEHRY

Written by Goldberger, Paul
From Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic Paul Goldberger: an engaging, nuanced exploration of the life and work of Frank Gehry, undoubtedly the most famous architect of our time.
September 15, 2015 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$35.00

THIS IS NOT A HOUSE

Written by Rubinstein, Dan
This Is Not a House takes a close look at spaces that reformulate the idea of what "home" means, in innovative houses in cities around the globe. This Is Not a House showcases recent projects that represent the vanguard of architects creating innovative spaces for living in the twenty-first century.
October 13, 2015 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications |
$65.00

WORLD WE MADE: ALEX MCCAY'S STORY FROM 2050

Written by Porritt, Jonathon
Our planet's future is too often described in terms of doom and despair. However, there is another perspective that is not only positive, but credible, too.
October 8, 2013 | Paperback | Phaidon Press |
$39.95
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GAUDI POP-UPS

Written by Courtney Watson McCarthy
Reproductions of some of Gaudí's architectural works in the form of pop-ups
June 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 16 Pages |
$29.95
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GET YOUR HOUSE RIGHT: ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS TO USE & AVOID

Written by Marianne Cusato
The designer of the Gulf Coast rebuilt Katrina Cottages offers the "dos" and "don'ts" of livable home design, explaining how to build a beautiful, timeless home that relies on structural common sense, neighborhood appropriateness and sustainability. Original.
August 1, 2011 | Paperback | Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated | 257 Pages |
$22.95

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