Architecture Surveys

SKYSCRAPERS: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S MOST EXTRAORDINARY BUILDINGS

Written by Dupre, Judith
A landmark bestseller that "captivates the eye, mind, and imagination," (The New York Times), Skyscrapers is a unique and colossal celebration of the world's most significant and striking super-structures.
November 5, 2013 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers |
$29.99

LANDSCAPE DESIGN

'Landscape Design' examines innovations and inventiveness in current landscape architecture. The book features a variety of projects from around the world including: commercial properties, private residences and government and public buildings.
August 15, 2014 | Hardcover | Sandu Publications Co Ltd |
$49.95

LANDSCAPE INSTALLATION ART

Written by Ifengspace
Recent years have witnessed a proliferation of extremely original installation art in our urban centers. Partially driven by advances in design media and partially by the development of new construction technologies, this has led to an age of unbridled creativity.
September 10, 2013 | Hardcover | Basheer Graphic Books |
$59.95

ARCHITECTURE OF ENTERTAINMENT: LA IN THE TWENTIES

Written by Winter, Robert
-As the most pervasive influence life has yet known motion pictures have had a definite influence on trends taken by architecture within the last decade.- Cecil B. DeMille writing for the Bulletin of the Allied Architects of L.A. in 1925
March 30, 2006 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith Publishers |
$39.95

KINETIC ARCHITECTURE: DESIGNS FOR ACTIVE ENVELOPES

Written by Fortmeyer, Russell
Kinetic Architecture: Designs for Active Envelopes is an essential resource for architects, engineers, students, and researchers seeking an in-depth study of how architectural façades dynamically respond to interior and exterior conditions in a manner that saves energy, without sacrificing human comfort.
April 7, 2014 | Hardcover | Images Publishing Group | 223 Pages |
$80.00

MOST BEAUTIFUL OPERA HOUSES OF THE WORLD

Written by Pecqueur, Antoine
Opera houses--temples to the art of Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, and more--have been created by some of the most talented architects and designers of their generations, inspiring centuries of veneration from audiences, filled with royalty and commoners alike.
October 29, 2013 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams |
$65.00

ARCHITECTURE: A WORLD HISTORY

Written by Tuerk, Stephanie
Lavishly illustrated and super-condensed, Architecture: A World History is the perfect gift for any architecture buff. In this pocket-sized book bursting with 600 illustrations, page after page 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 | Paperback | Harry N. Abrams | 512 Pages |
$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 |
$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

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