Architecture Surveys

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GREENING OF AMERICA'S BUILDING CODES: PROMISES AND PARADOXES

Written by Jaeschke, Aleksandra
Environmental disasters and severe weather due to climate change, both triggered by human actions, have had an increasingly direct impact on our homes. But the way in which America builds its homes is part of the problem.
December 20, 2022 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press |
$60.00
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PANDEMIC EFFECT: NINETY EXPERTS ON IMMUNIZING THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Written by Brownell, Blaine
In The Pandemic Effect, 90 leading architects, designers, materials scientists, and health officials reflect on the influence of COVID-19 on buildings and cities--and propose solutions to safeguard the built environment from future pandemics, viruses, and contagious diseases on every scale, from surfaces to society. Safety and sustainability in buildings and cities have taken on
January 10, 2023 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press |
$30.00
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AFRICAN MODERNISM: THE ARCHITECTURE OF INDEPENDENCE. GHANA, SENEGAL, CÔTE D'IVOIRE, KENYA, ZAMBIA

Written by Manuel Herz
Back-in-print, the most comprehensive survey of modern architecture in Africa to date. When African Modernism was first published in 2015, it was received with international praise and has been sought after constantly ever since it went out of print in 2018. Marking Park Books' 10th anniversary, this landmark book becomes available again.
February 19, 2023 | Paperback | Park Publishing (WI) | 640 Pages |
$99.00
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HIMALAYAN STYLE (ARCHITECTURE, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL BOOK): SHELTERS & SANCTUARIES

Written by Burkert, Claire
Featuring gorgeous photography of ancient Himalayan architecture, recent restoration projects, and modern trends in building and crafts, Himalayan Style celebrates the vitality, diversity, and potential of Himalayan forms and designs. Himalayan Style combines a treasury of beautiful full-color photographs and engrossing essays to offer a comprehensive look at Himalayan des
November 29, 2022 | Hardcover | Mandala Publishing |
$49.99
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DESERTS ARE NOT EMPTY

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November 1, 2022 | PB | Columbia Books on Architecture and the City |
$23.00
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EMERGING GLOBAL CITIES: ORIGIN, STRUCTURE, AND SIGNIFICANCE

Written by Portes, Alejandro
Certain cities-most famously New York, London, and Tokyo-have been identified as "global cities," whose function in the world economy transcends national borders. Without the same fanfare, formerly peripheral and secondary cities have been growing in importance, emerging as global cities in their own right.
December 27, 2022 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 368 Pages |
$35.00
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HOUSES THAT CAN SAVE THE WORLD

Written by Topham, Sean
Nothing short of a design revolution is underway as architects, designers, engineers, self-builders, and artists confront climate change, polluting plastics, global migration, rapidly expanding cities, and an ageing population. Part handbook, part manifesto, Houses That Can Save the World shows how creative thinkers are embracing the new challenges we are all facing.
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson |
$34.95
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COMMON GROUND: MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING IN LOS ANGELES

Written by Anderton, Frances
As Los Angeles confronts a growing housing crisis, a city known for its single-family housing will inevitably shift toward a greater emphasis on apartments and other types of multi-family housing.
October 18, 2022 | Hardcover | Angel City Press | 208 Pages |
$50.00
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20TH CENTURY JAPAN IN 20 BUILDINGS

Written by Barr, John
There is a long history in the West of viewing Japan through the twin lenses of orientalism and exoticism. This book argues that Japanese modern architecture emerged from identifiable events: political, social, economic, and historical events, and is as susceptible as any other architecture to analysis and criticism in these terms.
June 30, 2022 | Hardcover | Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd | 288 Pages |
$89.99
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ST JAMES'S PALACE: FROM LEPER HOSPITAL TO ROYAL COURT

Written by Turner, Michael
The first modern history of St James's Palace, shedding light on a remarkable building at the heart of the history of the British monarchy that remains by far the least known of the royal residences In this first modern history of St James's Palace, the authors shed new light on a remarkable building that, despite serving as the official residence of the British monarchy from 1698 to 1
January 10, 2023 | Hardcover | Royal Collection Trust |
$75.00

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