Architecture Surveys

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ART OF JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE: HISTORY / CULTURE / DESIGN

Written by Young, Michiko
The Art of Japanese Architecture presents a complete overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context. The book begins with a discussion of early prehistoric dwellings and concludes with a description of works by important modern Japanese architects.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Tuttle Publishing |
$24.99
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RADICAL SUBURBS: EXPERIMENTAL LIVING ON THE FRINGES OF THE AMERICAN CITY

Written by Hurley, Amanda Kolson
Award-winning journalist explores the other side of America's suburbs
April 9, 2019 | Paperback | Belt Publishing |
$16.95
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ABSENT HAND: REIMAGINING OUR AMERICAN LANDSCAPE

Written by Lessard, Suzannah
This engrossing work of literary nonfiction is a deep dive into our surroundings--cities, countryside, and sprawl--exploring change in the meaning of place, and reimagining our American landscape Following her bestselling The Architect of Desire, Suzannah Lessard returns with a remarkable book, a work of relentless curiosity and a graceful mixture of observation and philosophy.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Counterpoint LLC |
$26.00
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DRIFTWOOD SHACKS: ANONYMOUS ARCHITECTURE ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST

Written by Kahn, Lloyd
Lloyd Kahn has been hiking and camping on Northern California beaches for the last dozen or so years and, given his background in publishing books on building, it's only natural that he would notice the unique and whimsical beach shacks constructed by anonymous builders.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Shelter Publications |
$19.95
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SUSTAINABILITY IN SCANDINAVIA: ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND PLANNING

Written by Ali Malkawi
Scarcity of resources, extreme weather, and their respective sociopolitical movements impelled the three nations of Scandinavia Denmark, Sweden and Norway to conserve and sustain resources. The intention of the book is to bring lessons learned in Scandinavia to the forefront and to present the best examples of sustainable architecture including housing, offices, and cultural buildings.
February 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Axel Menges |
$68.00
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DESIGN VISUALIZATION: EXPLORING EXPRESSIVE VISUALIZATION THROUGH ART FUNDAMENTALS

Written by Rabiee, Shima
Artistic principles of presentation are the most influential factors in formation of the observer's interpretation of a certain object. Artists use these principles to enhance the communication of their ideas to their audience.
April 15, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions |
$24.95
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WHEN URBANIZATION COMES TO GROUND: CAZA + SUBRA

Written by Rowe, Peter G
When Urbanization Comes To Ground is a collaborative research project between the Brooklyn-based architecture studio, CAZA, and think tank, SURBA, an urban research collective spearheaded by Carlos Arnaiz and Peter Rowe.
March 1, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions |
$30.00
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LESSONS FROM THE LAWN: THE WORD MADE FLESH: DIALOGUES BETWEEN CITIZENS AND STRANGERS

Written by Waldman, Peter
This project demonstrates the utility of heuristic thinking serving as an introduction to the central core of the book: the primer of spatial and material elements, which guides individuals and groups to analyze, engage, and initiate the constructed environment.
January 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Oro Editions |
$34.95
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LINEAR THOUGHT CONDENSATION

Written by Magyar, Peter
Unify knowing and feeling with drawing. Since this process is influenced by the racial memory of our body, the outcome could be unpredictable, mysterious and timeless. If the drawn investigation questions the fundamentals of knowledge, existence and truth, then the resulting architecture might embody a new branch of philosophy.
April 1, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions |
$24.95
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ROME WAS!: THE ETERNAL CITY, FROM PIRANESI TO THE PRESENT

Written by Langenbach, Randolph
Inspired by the extraordinary engravings of the ruins of Ancient Rome by Giambattista Piranesi, Langenbach uses modern-day digital photography to document the same views that Piranesi captured over a quarter of a millennium ago, displaying some of the most iconic ruins of an ancient civilization on the planet.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions | 120 Pages |
$24.95

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