Architecture Surveys

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TRIANON AND THE QUEEN'S HAMLET AT VERSAILLES: A PRIVATE ROYAL RETREAT

Written by Carlier, Yves
Exceptional new photography brings readers behind the scenes of the Trianons and Marie Antoinette's Hamlet at Versailles--including areas usually closed to the public. Life in the Château de Versailles was dense with pomp and circumstance, and the royals often craved a quiet moment with friends and lovers far from the din of the court.
October 29, 2019 | Hardcover | Flammarion-Pere Castor | 320 Pages |
$85.00
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MODERN IN THE MIDDLE: CHICAGO HOUSES 1929-75

Written by Sabatino, Michelangelo
The first survey of the classic twentieth-century houses that defined American Midwestern modernism. Famed as the birthplace of that icon of twentieth-century architecture, the skyscraper, Chicago also cultivated a more humble but no less consequential form of modernism--the private residence.
November 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 296 Pages |
$60.00
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PLAGUED BY FIRE: THE DREAMS AND FURIES OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

Written by Hendrickson, Paul
"This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 624 Pages |
$35.00
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ARCHITECTURE-ART

Written by Jodidio, Philip
A celebration of the reopening of the Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts in Lausanne, Switzerland, this title explores the creation of one of Europe's foremost art centers. October 2019 marks a milestone for the Museum of Fine Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland, with its long-awaited reopening in a new site: a striking contemporary building from the award-winning Italian and Catalan architects Barozzi Veiga.
November 12, 2019 | Paperback | Rizzoli Electa | 224 Pages |
$55.00

SHAPING OF US: HOW EVERYDAY SPACES STRUCTURE OUR LIVES, BEHAVIOR, AND WELL-BEING

Written by Bernheimer, Lily
The spaces we live in define identity, creativity, and sense of community, both in ways we see and in ways we don't. Using insights from environmental psychology, design, and architecture, The Shaping of Us reveals how our surroundings influence our behavior and, in turn, our quality of life.
June 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Trinity University Press |
$26.95
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NEW TRADITIONAL: REINVENT - BALANCE - DEFINE YOUR HOME

Written by Carter, Darryl
Known for seamlessly mixing the modern with the classical, Carter presents a comprehensive guide to creating a home that balances individual comfort with a timeless aesthetic.
August 26, 2008 | Hardcover | Clarkson Potter Publishers | 208 Pages |
$45.00
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REYNER BANHAM: HISTORIAN OF THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE

Written by Whiteley, Nigel
An intellectual biography of the cultural critic Reyner Banham.
August 29, 2003 | Paperback | Mit Press |
$24.95
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DECORATED TENEMENT: HOW IMMIGRANT BUILDERS AND ARCHITECTS TRANSFORMED THE SLUM IN THE GILDED AGE

Written by Violette, Zachary J
Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral--Boston University, 2014) under the title: The decorated tenement: working-class housing in Boston and New York, 1860-1910.
April 30, 2019 | Paperback | University of Minnesota Press |
$39.95
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SEAFRONT

Written by Brodie, Allan
This book is devoted to the seafront, the space between the seaward ends of seaside piers and the first line of buildings. The seafront is a place that is familiar yet unfamiliar, predictable but exciting, natural but artificial. It is a place to live, work and play, a site for commemoration and remembrance.
April 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Historic England Publishing |
$80.00
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BUILT UP TOWARDS THE LIGHT: JOHN PAWSON?S REDESIGN OF THE MORITZKIRCHE IN AUGSBURG

Written by Stotzer, Sabine
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May 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$49.95

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