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Our top 25 best selling titles in Architecture:


1. Citizens of No Place: An Architectural Graphic Novel, by Jimenez Lai
ISBN 9781616890629, paperback binding, $19.95

Architecture has become an increasingly interdisciplinary profession, and the language with which architects envision and articulate their ideas has radically diversified in recent years. Architect ...
2. Details, Technology, and Form, by Christine Killory, Ren 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 ...
3. 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 ...
4. The Business of Design: Balancing Creativity and Profitability, by Keith Granet
ISBN 9781616890186, hardcover binding, $40.00

The Business of Design debunks the myth that business sense and creative talent are mutually exclusive and, unlike other lackluster business books, is written and ...
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5. Sustainable Design: A Critical Guide, by David Bergman
Series: Architecture Briefs
ISBN 9781568989419, paperback binding, $24.95

Written for students and practitioners in the fields of architecture and interior design, our new Architecture Brief Sustainable Design provides a concise overview of all ...
6. Writing about Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities, by Alexandra Lange
Series: Architecture Briefs
ISBN 9781616890537, paperback binding, $24.95

Extraordinary architecture addresses so much more than mere practical considerations. It inspires and provokes while creating a seamless experience of the physical world for its ...
7. Tom Kundig: Houses, by Dung Ngo
ISBN 9781568986050, hardcover binding, $40.00

The work of Seattle-based architect Tom Kundig has been called both raw and refined, as well as super-crafted and warm. Kundig's projects, especially his houses, ...
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 ...
9. Digital Fabrications: Architectural and Material Techniques, by Lisa Iwamoto
Series: Architecture Briefs
ISBN 9781568987903, paperback binding, $24.95

Architectural pioneers such as Frank Gehry and Greg Lynn introduced the world to the extreme forms made possible by digital fabrication. It is now possible ...
10. Tadao Ando: Conversations with Students , by Tadao Ando, Matthew Hunter
Series: Conversations with Students
ISBN 9781616890704, paperback binding, $19.95

The newest volume in our popular Conversations series features Japanese architect Tadao Ando. One of the most celebrated living architects, Ando is best known for ...
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 ...
12. Toward a New Interior: An Anthology of Interior Design Theory, by Lois Weinthal
ISBN 9781616890308, paperback binding, $45.00

Interior design, as a relatively young discipline within the academic world of design, has historically been interpreted as an extension of other fine arts. Narratives ...
13. The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture, by Alanna Stang, Christopher Hawthorne
ISBN 9781568989501, paperback binding, $24.95

From the arid deserts of Tucson, Arizona to the icy forests of Poori, Finland to the tropical beaches of New South Wales, Australia to the ...
14. Narrow Houses: New Directions in Efficient Design, by Avi Friedman
ISBN 9781568988733, hardcover binding, $45.00

Since the beginning of the housing boom of the 1950s, the size of the average North American house has steadily grown while the size of ...
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15. Tom Kundig: Houses 2, by Tom Kundig
ISBN 9781616890407, hardcover binding, $55.00

Our 2006 monograph Tom Kundig: Houses was an instant critical and commercial success. Over the past five years, Seattle-based Kundig has continued his meteoric rise, ...
16. Conversations with Paolo Soleri, by Lissa McCullough
Series: Conversations with Students
ISBN 9781616890551, paperback binding, $19.95

Conversations with Paolo Soleri, the newest volume in our popular Conversations series, offers timely thinking in response to our global environmental crisis. Drawn from the ...
17. Tilting: House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village, by Robert Mellin
ISBN 9781568988078, paperback binding, $24.95

There is an almost elemental appeal in the rural fishing villages of Nova Scotia, Maine, and Newfoundland. Their intimate connection to nature, to the land, ...
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18. Young Architects 13: It's 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. ...
19. The Architectural Detail, by Edward R. Ford
ISBN 9781568989785, paperback binding, $40.00

The Architectural Detail is author Edward R. Ford's life's work, and this may be his most important book to date. Ford walks the reader through ...
20. Material Strategies: Innovative Applications in Architecture, by Blaine Brownell
Series: Architecture Briefs
ISBN 9781568989860, paperback binding, $24.95

Blaine Brownell's best-selling Transmaterial series has introduced designers to hundreds of emergent materials that have the potential to transform our built environment. In our new ...
21. Transmaterial 3: A Catalog of Materials that Redefine our Physical Environment, by Blaine Brownell
ISBN 9781568988931, paperback binding, $40.00

Since the 2006 publication of his best-selling first volume of Transmaterial, author Blaine Brownell has become the undisputed master of new materials, inspiring architects and ...
22. Natural Architecture, by Alessandro Rocca
ISBN 9781568987217, paperback binding, $39.95

Never has the relationship between art and nature been more complicated and more fragile, but also richer and more fascinating. The artists and architects in ...
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23. Constructing a New Agenda for Architecture: Architectural Theory 1993-2009, by A. Krista Sykes, K. Michael Hays
ISBN 9781568988597, paperback binding, $45.00

This follow-up to Kate Nesbitt's best-selling anthology Theorizing a New Agenda collects twenty-eight essays that address architecture theory from the mid-1990s, where Nesbitt left off, ...
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24. Eladio Dieste: Innovation in Structural Art, by Stanford Anderson
ISBN 9781568983714, hardcover binding, $60.00

In an industry so often enamored by media-coddled superstars with trendy clients, Eladio Dieste stands out as a refreshing and inspiring figure. Born in Uruguay, ...
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25. 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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