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1. Up on the Roof: New York's Hidden Skyline Spaces, by Alex MacLean
ISBN 9781616890506, hardcover binding, $50.00

For over thirty years, trained architect-turned photographer/ pilot Alex MacLean has documented the American landscape from the air. His remarkable photographs capture the surreal beauty ...
2. Casa Alta: An Andalusian Paradise, by Elizabeth McMillan
ISBN 9781616891374, hardcover binding, $50.00

When San Franciscans Victor Carrasco and Elizabeth McMillan bought their dream home in 1978, an abandoned courtyard house in a small Andalusian village in Southern ...
3. Details, Technology, and Form, by Christine Killory, Rene Davids
Series: AsBuilt
ISBN 9781568989532, hardcover binding, $65.00

There are a dizzying array of new tools and methods available to today's architects. From high-powered computer programs to state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and complex building ...
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4. Tree Gardens: Architecture and the Forest, by Gina Crandell
ISBN 9781616891213, paperback binding, $40.00

From their early use as protective shelter to the felling of thousands of trees to harvest wood and create farmland, to more recent attempts at ...
5. Nelson Byrd Woltz: Garden, Park, Community, Farm, by Warren T. Byrd, Jr., Thomas L. Woltz, and Stephen Orr
ISBN 9781616891145, hardcover binding, $60.00

Award-winning landscape architecture firm Nelson Byrd Woltz is celebrated for projects that, in addition to their sheer beauty, frequently trigger a cascade of positive ecological ...
6. Post-Ductility: Metals in Architecture and Engineering, by Michael Bell, Craig Buckley
Series: Columbia Books on Architecture, Engineering, and Materials
ISBN 9781616890469, hardcover binding, $65.00

Metals, as surface or structure, play a role in nearly every strain of modern architecture. Non-architectural metals in the form of automobiles and hard goods ...
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7. Landprints: The Landscape Designs of Bernard Trainor, by Susan Heeger
ISBN 9781616891305, hardcover binding, $50.00

Australian-born landscape designer Bernard Trainor has made it his life's work to capture the wild soul of his adopted home of Northern California. Neither a ...
8. Old Buildings, New Designs: Architectural Transformations, by Charles Bloszies
Series: Architecture Briefs
ISBN 9781616890353, paperback binding, $24.95

Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures. Whether for reasons of preservation, sustainability, or cost-effectiveness, the movement to reuse buildings presents ...
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9. Theater of Architecture, by Hugh Hardy
ISBN 9781616891312, hardcover binding, $50.00

Architect Hugh Hardy is the quintessential New Yorker. His irrepressible love of the city animates all of his work, which can be found in many ...
10. University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Guide, by Marla R. Miller, Max Page
Series: Campus Guides
ISBN 9781616891121, paperback binding, $29.95

The newest title in our Campus Guide series takes readers on an architectural tour of University of Massachusetts Amherst. As one of the nation's oldest ...
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11. Urban Composition: Designing Community through Urban Design, by Mark Childs
Series: Architecture Briefs
ISBN 9781616890520, paperback binding, $24.95

Cities and towns are among humanity's greatest achievements, yet no single individual or organization creates them. The buildings, streets, and gardens of even a small ...
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12. Young Architects 13: Its Different, by Architectural League of New York, The
Series: Young Architects
ISBN 9781616890575, paperback binding, $24.95

The Architectural League Prize is an annual competition, series of lectures, and exhibition organized by the Architectural League and its Young Architects and Designers Committee. ...
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13. The Sea Ranch, by Donlyn Lyndon, Jim Alinder
ISBN 9781568983868, hardcover binding, $65.00

A hundred miles north of San Francisco on California Coast Highway 1, the Sonoma County coast meets the Pacific Ocean in a magnificent display of ...
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14. University of Pennsylvania: The Campus Guide, by George E. Thomas
Series: Campus Guides
ISBN 9781568983158, paperback binding, $24.95

Benjamin Franklin, founder of America's first university, the University of Pennsylvania, hoped that its students would learn "everything that is useful and everything that is ...
15. Guastavino Vaulting: The Art of Structural Tile, by John Ochsendorf, Michael Freeman
ISBN 9781568987415, hardcover binding, $60.00

Since the time of ancient Rome, architects, engineers, and builders have struggled with the problem of building domed ceilings over large spaces. No one was ...
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16. Andrea Cochran: Landscapes, by Mary Myers
ISBN 9781568988122, hardcover binding, $50.00

"Studies in repetition and order, orchestrations of movement in the landscape, and elements placed in geometric conversation," is how author Mary Myers describes the twenty-five-year ...
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17. University of California Berkeley: The Campus Guide, by Harvey Helfand
Series: Campus Guides
ISBN 9781568982939, paperback binding, $24.95

The first of the University of California schools, the Berkeley campus opened in 1873. The 1903 Beaux-Arts master plan by John Galen Howard created a ...
18. Southern Comfort: The Garden District of New Orleans, Revised and Updated Edition, by S. Frederick Starr
ISBN 9781568985466, paperback binding, $35.00

The Garden District epitomizes the beauty and mystery of New Orleans; the stately residences and gardens of this historic area are known worldwide for their ...
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19. Pamela Burton Landscapes, by Pamela Burton
ISBN 9781568989655, hardcover binding, $50.00

Pamela Burton begins every garden or landscape project, no matter the size, with a big idea. The idea, according to Burton, "must be simple, harmonious, ...
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20. Minka: My Farmhouse in Japan, by John Roderick
ISBN 9781616894511, hardcover binding, $29.95

In 1959 journalist John Roderick joined the Tokyo bureau of the Associated Press. There, he befriended a Japanese family, the Takishitas. After musing offhandedly that ...
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