Architecture Surveys

FRAGMENTS OF METROPOLIS: BERLIN

Written by Christoph Rauhut
Expressionism powerfully heralded the onset of the twenties. Today, the buildings that remain demonstrate great creativity with form and skillful use of light, color, and material, highlighting verticality and drama--the essence of the modern metropolis.
April 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$35.00
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TAJ MAHAL

Written by Joshi, Mohan C
Built between 1632 and 1643 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in honor of his deceased wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal is unquestionably the most renowned mausoleum in the world. Now this legendary monument to love can be seen as no visitor to the site has ever viewed it. On the pages of this exquisitely illustrated volume, the Taj Mahal is revealed detail by detail.
October 19, 1993 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press |
$75.00

HAVANA DECO

Written by Fagiuoli, Martino
An unparalleled tour of the Art Deco-style architecture, interiors, decoration, and art objects of Havana, this colorful book shows the work of Cuban artists, open to the winds of change and to outside influences, who filtered the movement born in Paris through the dazzling beauty of Caribbean nature and made the art their own.
November 1, 2007 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 175 Pages |
$39.95
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LANDSCAPE BRIDGES

Written by Ifengspage
Bridges are at once a departure and an arrival, an opportunity to cross over to a new land and begin again. Perhaps that is why they are imbued by such magic, stirring our imagination through the possibilities of renewal as well as their myriad forms. Landscape Bridges showcases some of the most innovative designs of recent years for pedestrian and bicycle bridges and elevated footpaths.
August 15, 2015 | Hardcover | Basheer Graphic Books |
$49.95
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101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL

Written by Frederick, Matthew
Concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.
August 31, 2007 | Hardcover | Mit Press |
$17.95

THERMAL DELIGHT IN ARCHITECTURE

Written by Lisa Heschong
Considerations given to thermal qualities in the design and construction of buildings worldwide and throughout history are examined in an attempt to show the importance of thermal qualities in effective building design
June 5, 1979 | Paperback | MIT Press | 78 Pages |
$21.00

WHY ARCHITECTURE MATTERS

Why Architecture Matters is not a work of architectural history or a guide to the styles or an architectural dictionary, though it contains elements of all three. The purpose of Why Architecture Matters is to “come to grips with how things feel to us when we stand before them, with how architecture affects us emotionally as well as intellectually”—with its impact on our lives.
March 1, 2011 | Paperback |
$16.00

CATSKILL RESORTS: LOST ARCHITECTURE OF PARADISE

Written by Padluck, Ross
The great hotels of the Catskill Mountains were once the playground of movie stars, athletes, and politicians, as well as millions of vacationing New Yorkers. In time, however, The Catskills became victim to the social and economic progression that helped cultivate the areas own resort industry.
May 28, 2013 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing |
$34.99
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ARCHITECTURES DE LOS ANGELES: 1880-1940 (ENGLISH & FRENCH)

Written by Denis Freppel
"I recall a scene from an old film with the famous clown Grock, when he sat down to play the piano, and pulled the piano towards him! In that same line of thought, for me a good pair of shoes is as important as a camera and lenses. I've spent hours and hours walking around, looking at places from every angle, waiting for that crucial moment when the light is perfect.
July 15, 2015 | Hardcover | Gourcuff Gradenigo |
$45.00

DU PONTS: HOUSES AND GARDENS IN THE BRANDYWINE

Written by Lidz, Maggie
No American family dominated a single state longer than the du Ponts of Delaware. French immigrants who arrived in America January 1, 1800, the du Ponts became a dynasty of publicity-shy entrepreneurs, engineers, horticulturists, and collectors.
October 20, 2009 | Hardcover | Acanthus Press |
$65.00

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