Architecture Surveys

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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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FUTURE OF THE SKYSCRAPER

Written by Philip Nobel
Engines of industry, expressions of ego or will, tall towers are nonetheless, when they pierce the shared skies, intensely public. We may ask of them artistic questions: what do we make of these things we make? What do these forms mean?
June 23, 2015 | Paperback | Metropolis Books | 144 Pages |
$17.95
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100 YEARS OF ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING

Written by Bingham, Neil
This beautiful book brings together 300 of the best architectural drawings from the last century by the world's most prestigious architects, creating both a history of the genre and a survey of twentieth-century architecture. The book is divided into five chronological sections that are prefaced by short essays that highlight the trends and styles of that period.
October 8, 2013 | Hardcover | Laurence King | 320 Pages |
$50.00
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ARCHITECT'S GUIDE TO WRITING

Written by Schmalz, Bill
There are a lot of good books available to help people write better. They include dictionaries, usage guides, and various types of writers' manuals - and professional writers ought to have many of those books on their bookshelves. But most architects and other design and construction professionals are not professional writers.
September 15, 2014 | Hardcover | Images Publishing Group |
$19.95
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LIBRARIES

Written by Hammer, Bjarne
An illustrated exploration of some of the world's finest, most innovative, and spectacular libraries.
November 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Roads Publishing |
$70.00
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MUGHAL ARCHITECTURE AND GARDENS

Written by Pasricha, Amit
The first comprehensive survey of the subject in more than 20 years, this lavish volume documents nearly 100 Mughal sites and monuments in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
October 16, 2011 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books |
$89.50
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HEARST RANCH: FAMILY LAND AND LEGACY

Written by Kastner, Victoria
Hearst Ranch offers readers an exclusive behind-the- scenes tour of the stunningly beautiful 82,000-acre cattle ranch surrounding William Randolph Hearst's legendary Hearst Castle. Much of this spectacular landscape is still privately owned and has never been seen-but this book changes that.
November 26, 2013 | Hardcover | ABRAMS |
$55.00

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