Architecture Surveys

GREAT HOUSES OF NEW YORK V.1 1880-1930 2/E

Written by Kathrens, Michael C
GREAT HOUSES OF NEW YORK, 1880-1930 presents the stories of 43 most elegant houses built in New York. With over 300 archival photographs and floor plans and a decade of research, Michael Kathrens profiles New York houses known only for their magisterial presence on the city s most elegant boulevards, some of which still exist today.
June 3, 2005 | Hardcover | Acanthus Press |
$75.00
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HAVANA REVISITED: AN ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE

Written by Griffith, Cathryn
More than 350 illustrations juxtapose historical colored postcard images of Havana with recent digital color photographs of the same views.
April 1, 2010 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$49.95
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ARCHITECT SAYS: QUOTES, QUIPS AND WORDS OF WISDOM

Written by Laura S. Dushkes
If there's anything architects like doing more than designing buildings, it's talking about architecture. Whether musing about their inspirations (a blank sheet of paper, the sun hitting the side of a building), expanding on each other's thoughts (on materials, collaboration, clients, and constraints), or dishing out a clever quip, architects make good copy.
October 3, 2012 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press |
$14.95
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SAINT JOHN'S ABBEY CHURCH: MARCEL BREUER AND THE CREATION OF A MODERN SACRED SPACE

Written by Young, Victoria M
In the 1950s the brethren at the Benedictine Abbey of Saint John the Baptist in Collegeville, Minnesota—the largest Benedictine abbey in the world—decided to expand their campus, including building a new church.
October 21, 2014 | Hardcover | University of Minnesota Press | 240 Pages |
$34.95

LE CORBUSIER AND THE GRAS LAMP

Written by Didier Teissonnière
"The truth is, decorative art is equipment, beautiful equipment," Le Corbusier, L'Art décoratif d'aujourd'huiThis book traces the history of an encounter between a remarkable invention, half-industrial half-design object, and one of the most famous architects of the 20th century.
September 21, 2015 | Hardcover | Editions Norma |
$45.00
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SOVIET BUS STOPS

Written by Christopher Herwig
Photographer Christopher Herwig has covered more than 30,000km by car, bike, bus and taxi in 13 former Soviet countries discovering and documenting these unexpected treasures of modern art. From the shores of the Black Sea to the endless Kazakh steppe, these bus stops show the range of public art from the Soviet era and give a rare glimpse into the creative minds of the time.
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Fuel | 192 Pages |
$32.50
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ARCHITECTURE OF HAPPINESS

Written by Alain De Botton
The Achitecture of Happiness is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible connection between our identities and our locations.One of the great but often unmentioned causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment: the kinds of walls, chairs, buildings, and streets that surround us.
April 8, 2008 | Paperback | Vintage |
$19.00
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EXPANDING ARCHITECTURE:DESIGN AS ACTIVISM

Written by Bryan Bell
Expanding Architecture presents a new generation of creative design carried out in the service of the greater public and the greater good. Questioning how design can improve daily lives, editors Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford map an emerging geography of architectural activism that is rich in its diversity of approaches.
October 1, 2008 | Paperback | Metropolis Books | 287 Pages |
$34.95
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APPARITIONS: ARCHITECTURE THAT HAS DISAPPEARED FROM OUR CITIES

Written by Hughes, T John
Architectural Apparitions is a photography project about buildings that that have vanished from our cities. Ghosted pictures of these structures are combined with current photos of their former locations in single images, with informative text panels to outline the design aesthetics.
June 30, 2015 | Hardcover | Images Publishing Group | 156 Pages |
$45.00
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GOVERNMENT: THE REFLECTIONS SERIES

Written by Harbour, Ivan
- 2015 is the year of the next UK General Election, and with the next US election in 2016, interest in governments and politics will be at fever-pitch at the time of publication- Specially designed endpapers, arranged on lines of longitude, provide the contents and index pages- Detailed information on each building in English, Spanish, French & GermanReflections: Government encircles the globe on
August 24, 2015 | Hardcover | Roads Publishing |
$60.00

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