Architecture

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ARCHITECTURE OF THE BARNES FOUNDATION

Written by Tsien, Billie
A comprehensive description and behind-the-scenes look into the architectural evolution of the Barnes Foundation's new building in downtown Philadelphia.
November 27, 2012 | Hardcover | Skira Rizzoli | 160 Pages |
$50.00
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SAINT JOHN'S ABBEY CHURCH: MARCEL BREUER AND THE CREATION OF A MODERN SACRED SPACE

Written by Young, Victoria M
In the 1950s the brethren at the Benedictine Abbey of Saint John the Baptist in Collegeville, Minnesota--the largest Benedictine abbey in the world--decided to expand their campus, including building a new church.
October 21, 2014 | Hardcover | University of Minnesota Press | 240 Pages |
$34.95
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LE CORBUSIER AND THE GRAS LAMP

Written by Picon, Antoine
"The truth is, decorative art is equipment, beautiful equipment," Le Corbusier, L'Art decoratif d'aujourd'hui This book traces the history of an encounter between a remarkable invention, half-industrial half-design object, and one of the most famous architects of the 20th century. Created in 1921, the Gras lamp holds a unique place in the history of lighting.
September 21, 2015 | Hardcover | Norma Editions |
$45.00
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SOVIET BUS STOPS

Written by Christopher Herwig
Photographer Christopher Herwig first noticed the unusual architecture of Soviet-era bus stops during a 2002 long-distance bike ride from London to St. Petersburg. Challenging himself to take one good photograph every hour, Herwig began to notice surprisingly designed bus stops on otherwise deserted stretches of road.
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Fuel | 192 Pages |
$32.50
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RICHARD MEIER ARCHITECT VOLUME 6

Written by Meier, Richard
The sixth volume in Rizzoli's best-selling series of monographs on the work of Richard Meier, one of America's most important and acclaimed architects. Richard Meier Architect: Volume 6 comprehensively documents the architect's work since 2009.
February 11, 2014 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 467 Pages |
$95.00
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HOUSES OF LOUIS KAHN

Written by Whitaker, William
A stunning celebration of the architect's residential masterpieces Louis Kahn (1901-1974), one of the most important architects of the postwar period, is widely admired for his great monumental works, including the Kimbell Art Museum, the Salk Institute, and the National Assembly Complex in Bangladesh. However, the importance of his houses has been largely overlooked.
November 12, 2013 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$70.00
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ARCHITECTURE OF HAPPINESS

Written by De Botton, Alain
The Achitecture of Happiness is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible connection between our identities and our locations.One of the great but often unmentioned causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment: the kinds of walls, chairs, buildings, and streets that surround us.
April 8, 2008 | Paperback | Vintage | 280 Pages |
$19.00
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MICROSHELTERS: 59 CREATIVE CABINS, TINY HOUSES, TREE HOUSES AND OTHER SMALL STRUCTURES

Written by Diedricksen
If you dream of living in a tiny house, or creating a getaway in the backwoods or your backyard, you'll love this gorgeous collection of creative and inspiring ideas for tiny houses, cabins, forts, studios, and other microshelters.
August 25, 2015 | Paperback | Storey Publishing |
$18.95
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HERMAN HERTZBERGER

Written by McCarter, Robert
Award-winning Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger (born 1932) is one of the most important and critically influential figures in international architecture of the past half-century. He has consistently championed a fundamentally humanist modern architecture, rooted in its place and history, while simultaneously opening up new possibilities for dwelling.
August 25, 2015 | Hardcover | Nai010 Publishers |
$95.00
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EXPANDING ARCHITECTURE:DESIGN AS ACTIVISM

Written by Bryan Bell
Expanding Architecture presents a new generation of creative design carried out in the service of the greater public and the greater good.
October 1, 2008 | Paperback | Metropolis Books |
$34.95

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