Architecture

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A-FRAME

Written by Randl, Chad
The heyday of the national A-frame craze saw tens of thousands of these easy and affordable structures built as vacation homes, roadside restaurants, churches, and even pet stores. A-frame chronicles America's love affair with the A-frame, from postwar getaway to its recent revival among designers and DIYers.
May 12, 2020 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press | 208 Pages |
$29.95
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GUIDE TO HISTORIC ARTISTS' HOMES & STUDIOS

Written by Balint, Valerie A
From the desert vistas of Georgia O'Keeffe's New Mexico ranch to Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's Hamptons cottage, step into the homes and studios of illustrious American artists and witness creativity in the making.
June 2, 2020 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press | 256 Pages |
$29.95
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PERSIAN ART & ARCHITECTURE

Written by Stierlin, Henri
Persian art and architecture have a rich heritage that stretches far beyond the borders of modern-day Iran, from the Abbasid monuments of Baghdad to the splendid Timurid buildings of Samarqand and Bukhara. When the ancient land of Persia was conquered by the Arabs, its people embraced Islam but strove also to retain their own language and culture.
November 12, 2012 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson |
$65.00
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FUSION: THE PERFORMANCE OF ARCHITECTURE

Written by Sullivan, Kevin
In this first monograph, award-winning firm Payette demonstrates its engagement with architecture that balances cutting-edge design, extraordinary efficiency, and humane values. Fusion: The Architecture of Payette explores the integration of high design and performance as the two drivers creating architecture that is rational, humane, and beautiful.
June 16, 2020 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 224 Pages |
$50.00
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LOUIS KAHN: ARCHITECTURE AS PHILOSOPHY

Written by Lobell, John
For everyone interested in the enduring appeal of Louis Kahn, this book demonstrates that a close look at how Kahn put his buildings together will reveal a deeply felt philosophy. Louis I. Kahn is one of the most influential and poetic architects of the twentieth century, a figure whose appeal extends beyond the realm of specialists.
June 23, 2020 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 240 Pages |
$50.00
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MEGASTRUCTURE

Written by Banham, Reyner
A long-sought reprint of this classic of architectural history and criticism, surveying a movement that would inspire architects, fantasists, and filmmakers alike. It is an architectural concept as alluring as it is elusive, as futuristic as it is primordial.
May 26, 2020 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 232 Pages |
$50.00
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GOLDEN CITY

Written by Reed, Henry Hope
A controversial manifesto on the role of classical principles in architecture critically examined for relevance today. First published in 1959, The Golden City is a seminal, critical document that developed one of the earliest and most compelling arguments against the then-dominant hegemony of modernism by reawakening interest in the value of our country's built patrimony, partic
May 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 192 Pages |
$40.00
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DESIGNING DISORDER: EXPERIMENTS AND DISRUPTIONS IN THE CITY

Written by Sendra, Pablo
A manifesto for the Open City: vibrant, disordered, adaptable. In 1970 Richard Sennett published the ground breaking The Uses of Disorder, that the ideal of a planned and ordered city was flawed, likely to produce a fragile, restrictive urban environment.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Verso | 176 Pages |
$33.95
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INUI ARCHITECTS

Written by 乾久美子
Kumiko Inui has worked as an independent architect for almost 20 years. Early on, she conceived striking commercial designs for Louis Vuitton and Dior, among others.
March 1, 2019 | Paperback | LIXIL出版 | 315 Pages |
$86.50
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DRONE - UNMANNED, ARCHITECTURE AND SECURITY SERIES

Written by Ethel Baraona Pohl
Drone brings together researchers from diverse disciplinary backgrounds whose work seeks to understand and represent the nature and extent of drone operations. The book investigates the relationship between drone technology, cultural production, and forms of surveillance and violence. It analyses and speculates upon how these technological developments affect life in cities.
March 9, 2018 | Paperback | dpr-barcelona | 144 Pages |
$20.00

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