Architecture Surveys

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 | Hardcover_OOP | Metropolis Books |
$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 |
$50.00
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ARCHITECT'S GUIDE TO WRITING

Written by Schmalz, Bill
Finally, a book designed specifically to help architects, designers, engineers, and contractors improve their writing skills. The author, Bill Schmalz, AIA, CSI, is a practicing licensed architect and a principal with the firm Perkins+Will. He understands the types of documents that design and construction professionals routinely write and edit, and he knows how they can do it better.
September 15, 2014 | Paperback | Images Publishing Group | 160 Pages |
$19.95
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LIBRARIES

Written by Hammer, Bjarne
"Stunning" The Guardian (UK). "Magnificently illustrated" The Sunday Independent (UK)'Without libraries what have we?
November 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Roads Publishing | 192 Pages |
$70.00
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MUGHAL ARCHITECTURE AND GARDENS

Written by Pasricha, Amit
Mughal Architecture & Gardens gives an insight into what is undoubtedly one of the most impressive groups of monuments and gardens ever to be ascribed to a single royal lineage. Innovative and inspirational, these 16th and 17th century constructions demonstrate the staggering wealth and power of those responsible for their creation, notably the emperors Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan.
October 16, 2011 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 401 Pages |
$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 | 239 Pages |
$55.00
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LATIN AMERICA IN CONSTRUCTION: ARCHITECTURE 1955-1980

Written by Barry Bergdoll
This groundbreaking book explores postwar Latin American architecture during the dynamic years between 1955 and 1980--a period of extraordinary architectural creativity set against the backdrop of massive urbanization, nation-building, and political upheaval.
May 26, 2015 | Hardcover | Museum of Modern Art | 320 Pages |
$65.00
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CHATTER: ARCHITECTURE TALKS BACK

Written by Kice, Karen
A bold, theoretical look at an emerging generation of architects, this volume is devoted to five contemporary practices--Bureau Spectacular, Erin Besler, Fake Industries Architectural Agonism, Formlessfinder, and John Szot Studio--and the diverse methods and approaches that drive their work.
June 23, 2015 | Hardcover | Art Institute of Chicago |
$16.95

DURHAM CATHEDRAL: HISTORY, FABRIC AND CULTURE

Written by David Brown
For over a millennium, Durham has occupied a central place in English religious history, with its Norman rebuilding (1093-1133) marking it as an internationally significant masterpiece in the history of architecture. Its setting, perched on a peninsula formed by a bend in the River Wear, adds to the visual drama of the building.
March 10, 2015 | Hardcover | Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art |
$125.00

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