Architecture Surveys

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ARCHITECTURE: THE WHOLE STORY

This latest addition to the Whole Story series offers an encyclopedic and lavishly illustrated survey of architecture throughout human history. Sweeping in reach and exhaustive in detail, Architecture: The Whole Story is an indispensible reference for anyone interested in the evolution of our built environment.
August 22, 2014 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 576 Pages |
$35.00
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BUILDING WITH TIMBER: PATHS INTO THE FUTURE

A building material of the future, timber bridges the gap between nature and technology. A sustainable resource and climate-friendly construction material, timber is also materialised solar energy and carbon dioxide accumulator. As a universally applicable heat-insulating material and highly resilient natural product, it is the building material of the future.
January 11, 2012 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 224 Pages |
$49.95
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BUILDINGS THAT REVOLUTIONIZED ARCHITECTURE

Written by Heine, Florian
From Rome's Parthenon to Istanbul's Hagia Sophia; from the ancient village of Petra to Beijing's Forbidden City; from New York's Empire State Building to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, this visually stunning collection of 100 milestones of architectural history explores how they changed the course of architecture forever. Why do some buildings stand the test of time?
April 14, 2015 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 256 Pages |
$34.95
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BUILDING WITH HISTORY

Written by Bryant, Richard
This book offers a critique of Foster + Partners' work in the context of historic structures or sensitive historical locations. Foster + Partners' work is rooted in a belief that there is no conflict between a passion for structures from the past and anticipation of the architecture of the future: old and new can coexist with integrity and without apology.
June 15, 2015 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 292 Pages |
$75.00
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ARCHITECTS: FROM A TO Z

Written by Cattermole, Paul
Dazzling illustrations and concise, helpful texts make this an indispensable reference for anyone curious about the great architects and buildings of yesterday and today. From Alvar Aalto to Peter Zumthor, from the Renaissance to the 21st century, this comprehensive guide introduces readers to the major names, schools, and structures in the field of architecture.
May 23, 2013 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 216 Pages |
$29.95
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STORY OF CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE

Written by Favole, Paola
Focusing on contemporary architecture, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of today's architecture.
September 29, 2011 | Paperback | Prestel Publishing | 156 Pages |
$19.95
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STORY OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE

Written by Paolo Favole
Focusing on modern architecture, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of this diverse period.
March 20, 2012 | Paperback | Prestel Publishing | 144 Pages |
$19.95
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NEVER BUILT LOS ANGELES

Written by Goldin, Greg
Never Built Los Angeles explores the "what if" Los Angeles, investigating the values and untapped potential of a city still in search of itself. A treasure trove of buildings, master plans, parks, follies and mass-transit proposals that only saw the drawing board, the book asks: why is Los Angeles a mecca for great architects, yet so lacking in urban innovation?
July 31, 2013 | Hardcover | Metropolis Books | 375 Pages |
$55.00
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COUNTRY OF CITIES: A MANIFESTO FOR AN URBAN AMERICA

Written by Chakrabarti, Vishaan
In A Country of Cities, author Vishaan Chakrabarti argues that well-designed cities are the key to solving America's great national challenges: environmental degradation, unsustainable consumption, economic stagnation, rising public health costs and decreased social mobility.
May 30, 2013 | Hardcover | Metropolis Books | 251 Pages |
$29.95
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HOW TO MAKE A JAPANESE HOUSE

Written by Cathelijne Nuijsink
Nowhere in the world have architects built homes as small as in Japan, and nowhere have they done so with such ingenuity and success. How to Make a Japanese House presents 21 lessons in how to design a single-family home from three decades of architectural practice.
September 30, 2012 | Paperback | Nai010 Publishers | 324 Pages |
$55.00

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