Architecture Surveys

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PIAZZA SAN MARCO

Written by Fenlon, Iain
The Piazza San Marco, one of the most famous and instantly recognizable townscapes in the West, if not the world, has been described as a stage set, as Europe's drawing room, as a painter's canvas. This book traces the changing shape and function of the piazza, from its beginnings in the ninth century to its present day ubiquity in the Venetian, European, as well as global imagination.
November 19, 2012 | Paperback | Harvard University Press |
$14.95
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ALHAMBRA

Written by Irwin, Robert
The Alhambra is the only Muslim palace to have survived since the Middle Ages and has long been a byword for exotic and melancholy beauty. In his absorbing new book, Irwin, Arabist and novelist, examines its history and allure.
May 31, 2011 | Paperback | Harvard University Press | 213 Pages |
$17.00
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HOUSE IN A WEEK

Interest in prefabrication arose during the Great Depression to satisfy the need for affordable housing. At that time, these systems were intended for PREfab construction methods drew the attention of modernist architects and designers. Its modularity offers flexibility.
April 7, 2015 | Hardcover | Booq Publishing |
$65.00
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OVERSIZE: THE MEGA ART AND INSTALLATIONS

Written by Viction:ary
Scale of ones environment has a huge impact on how we perceive the world a constantly evolving process of interaction and observation that starts during everybodys first years as a small child in a world scaled for adults. Overs!ze features the best of installation art on a grand scale all around the world. These enormous pieces encourage imagination in new ways.
May 21, 2013 | Hardcover | Victionary |
$39.95
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EXTREME HOTELS

Written by archimappublishers
In a prison, igloo, or treehouse, on top of a mountain, or under the stars what's the next stop? Architecture and leisure meet in this glimpse into the craziest places to stay while on the road. The new ideas, transformed spaces, and new interpretations of lodging in Extreme Hotels all prioritize fun.
March 15, 2014 | Paperback | Archimap |
$29.95
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STUNNING HOUSES

Written by Claudia Martínez Alonso
Stunning Houses features 50 world-class projects that will take your breath away. The architectural masterpieces are perfectly situated in a wide variety of topographic locales and climatic zones such as forests, mountain ranges, and seaside cliffs. Some are hidden amongst lush vegetation while others stand exposed for all to see.
April 15, 2014 | Hardcover | Gingko Press |
$75.00
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TRANSFORMER: WORKPLACE, RESIDENTAL, SCHOOLS, ETC.

Written by Sandu Publishing
This visually stunning new title is dedicated to the seemingly magical transformation of spaces and structures. It covers an amazing range of residential and commercial architecture as well as large-scale urban renewal, showcasing projects that frequently cross functional boundaries.
March 29, 2010 | Hardcover | Gingko Press |
$59.95
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ARCHITECTURE IS ELEMENTARY: VISUAL THINKING THROUGH ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS

Written by Winters, Nathan B
From ancient structures through the millennia of built environments worldwide, Architecture is Elementary is revised after twenty years in print. Winters updates his classic book on the foundation of architecture through discussions of the world's tallest buildings and landscape design, with emphasis on designing and reclaiming green spaces in metropolitan areas.
September 2, 2005 | Paperback | Gibbs Smith |
$24.99
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PALM SPRINGS MODERN LIVING

Palm Springs’ Midcentury Modern architecture, the people who designed it, and the people who live in it.
May 1, 2015 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith |
$40.00

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT IN NEW YORK: THE PLAZA YEARS

Written by Pickrel, Debra
Frank Lloyd Wright in New York: The Plaza Years, 1954-1959, examines the momentous five-year period when one of the world's greatest architects and one of the world's greatest cities dynamically coexisted.
September 5, 2007 | Paperback | Gibbs Smith |
$19.99

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