Architecture Surveys

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LE CORBUSIER REDRAWN

Written by Park, Steven
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) was the most significant architect of the twentieth century. Every architecture student examines the Swiss master's work. Yet, all too frequently, they rely on reproductions of faded drawings of uneven size and quality.
November 7, 2012 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press | 192 Pages |
$29.95
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WRITING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE

Written by Lange, Alexandra
Writing About Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities, the latest addition to the Architecture Briefs series, is a handbook on how to write effectively and critically about the contemporary city.
February 29, 2012 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press |
$24.95
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PRIVATE PALLADIO

Written by Guido Beltramini
Andrea Palladio's villa architecture is still admired for its elegance and harmony, but little is known about the person behind the buildings. Experienced Palladio researcher Guido Beltramini has worked meticulously on material from historical documents about Palladio's person and life, and assembled a full picture of the architect.
October 25, 2012 | Hardcover | Lars Muller Publishers |
$36.00
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GOING PUBLIC: PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE, URBANISM AND INTERVENTIONS HARDCOVER

The architecture of the last several decades was shaped by the need for individual representation and demarcation. Today, a growing countermovement is focusing on the development of public space as a means to get people together in order to exchange ideas or share experiences.
August 21, 2012 | Hardcover | Gestalten |
$69.95
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SKY'S THE LIMIT: APPLYING RADICAL ARCHITECTURE

New possibilities for seemingly impossible buildings and spaces. In contemporary architecture nothing appears to be impossible anymore. Today, every form, every space, and every idea--no matter how visionary, radical, or absurd--seems to be not only conceivable, but also technically feasible.
May 8, 2012 | Hardcover | Gestalten |
$78.00
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NOBLE HOUSES OF SCOTLAND

Written by Wemyss, Charles
This enlightening, lavishly illustrated architectural and historical tour explores the unique flavor of Scotland's great houses. Written from a perspective that is at once personal and scholarly, this unique book examines Scotland's distinctive country-house architecture.
November 14, 2014 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$65.00
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PIRANESI, PAESTUM & SLOANE

Written by Wilton-Ely, John
A renowned scholar examines the beauty and impact of drawings and prints by Piranesi, as well as the Italian architect's relationship with his friend and colleague Sir John Soane. An 18th-century architect and printmaker, Giovanni Battista Piranesi was a lifelong champion of Rome, publishing more than 1,000 etchings of the Eternal City and its ancient monuments.
February 25, 2013 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$39.95
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ARCHITIZER: A+ AWARDS 2015

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June 26, 2015 | Hardcover | Phaidon Inc Ltd |
$49.95
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BRICK

Written by William Hall
Brick is a fresh, insightful and surprising look at one of the world's most familiar and popular building materials. From the strange remains of the Ziggurat of Ur dating from 2100 BC, to formidable mills of the industrial revolution, the humble brick has been an architectural staple for centuries. The world's best architects have explored the qualities of brickwork.
April 20, 2015 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 240 Pages |
$49.95
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VISUAL INVENTORY

Written by Pawson, John
John Pawson's career as an architect and designer spans a variety of sizes and programs: from bowls to bridges, and monasteries to Calvin Klein stores. In addition to his acclaimed design work, he is the author of Phaidon's successful Minimum, a book that paired images and captions to illustrate the notion of simplicity in a beautiful and inspirational manner.
March 5, 2012 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press |
$49.95

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