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Young Architects 14

No Precedent

The Architectural League Prize is an annual competition, series of lectures, and exhibition organized by the nArchitectu ...

Slow Manifesto: Lebbeus Woods Blog

In the fall of 2007, Lebbeus Woods (1940-2012), long admired for his visionary architecture and mastery of drawing, bega ...

Young Architects 9

Proof

Proof is the ninth in an annual series of publications that features the best young practicing architects as selected by ...

Rogers Marvel Architects

New York City-based Rogers Marvel Architects has garnered high praise for its distinctive blend of elegance, technical m ...

Flesh

Architectural Probes

The work of New York-based architects Diller + Scofidio is consistently at the cutting edge of current thought, helping ...

Norwegian Wood

The Thoughtful Architecture of Wenche Selmer

Whether set along the picturesque coast of Norway or in its remote mountains and forests, architect Wenche Selmer's wood ...

Yankee Modern

The Houses of Estes/Twombly

Architects James Estes and Peter Twombly have described their nearly two decades of work as "quiet modernism." Their Rho ...

Bernard Tschumi/Zenith De Rouen

Source Books in Architecture 3

Source Books in Architecture is a new series focusing on new single works by significant architects. Sponsored by Ohio S ...

The Dakota

A History of the World's Best-Known Apartment Building

The Dakota is arguably the best-known residential address in the world, home to dozens of New York City's most famous ar ...

Installations by Architects

Experiments in Building and Design

Over the last few decades, a rich and increasingly diverse practice has emerged in the art world that invites the public ...

Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres

On his French identity card, legendary architect Le Corbusier listed his profession as "Homme de Lettres" (Man of Letter ...

California Contemporary

The stunning houses of Grant Kirkpatrick and his firm, KAA Design, exemplify why so many of us look to Southern Californ ...

Atlas of Novel Tectonics

Architects Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto have been generating some of the most provocative thinking in the field for n ...

Le Corbusier Redrawn

The Houses

Le Corbusier (1887-1965) was the most significant architect of the twentieth century. Every architecture student examine ...

Eero Saarinen

An Architecture of Multiplicity

Eero Saarinen was one of the great masters of American twentieth-century architecture, and the only whose career and wor ...

The Landscape Imagination

The Collected Essays of James Corner 1990--2010

Over the past two decades, James Corner has reinvented the field of landscape architecture. His highly influential writi ...

Young Architects 8

Instability

Instability is the eighth in an annual series of publications that feature the best young architects as selected by the ...

The Buildings and Designs of Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio is unquestionably the most important architect in the Western world: his carefully proportioned, pedimen ...

Luis Barragan's Gardens of El Pedregal

The name Luis Barragan evokes images of Latin American modernism--brightly colored plain surfaces set off against lush f ...

Young Architects 16

Overlay

The Architectural League Prize is an annual competition, series of lectures, exhibition, and publication organized by th ...

Young Architects 10

Resonance

Resonance is the tenth in an annual series of publications that features the best young practicing architects as selecte ...

Wright Sites

A Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright Public Places

Frank Lloyd Wright's groundbreaking designs, innovative construction techniques, and inviting interiors continue to asto ...

An Architecture of the Ozarks

The Works of Marlon Blackwell

"I live, practice, teach, and build in northwest Arkansas, in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. It's a place conside ...

Manual

The Architecture of KieranTimberlake

This ground-breaking monograph is now back in print. Manual was one of the first monographs to focus on the process and ...

Expanded Practice

Howeler + Yoon Architecture / MY Studio

Rising stars in Boston's design scene, architects Eric Howeler and J. Meejin Yoon have in a single decade developed a re ...

Made to Measure

The Architecture of Leers Weinzapfel Associates

Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates' deeply rooted interest in the aesthetic, cultural, and civic power of architec ...

Projects and Their Consequences

Reiser + Umemoto

Projects and Their Consequences presents fifteen key projects from leading architectural thinkers Reiser + Umemoto. Proj ...

The Le Corbusier Guide

3rd edition

"This is the kind of book I have been waiting for, I think, for the better part of my life. Nothing is more frustrating ...

Alvar Aalto Houses

Over the course of a career spanning more than fifty years, Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) desig ...

Barragan

The Complete Works, Revised

Mexican architect Luis Barragan (1902-88) was one of the twentieth century's most creative designers and one of its best ...

Young Architects 13

It's Different

The Architectural League Prize is an annual competition, series of lectures, and exhibition organized by the Architectur ...

Crafting a Modern World

The Designs of Antonin and Noemi Raymond

Kurt G. F. Helfrich and William Whitaker, editors, with contributions by Ann Lutun, Mari Sakamoto Nakahara, Ken Tadashi ...

Alvar Aalto Houses

During the course of a career spanning more than fifty years, Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898--1976) de ...

Miller|Hull

Architects of the Pacific Northwest

A new architectural style emerges when similarities of form, material, interest, or attitude in the designs of a group o ...

Houses of Maine

Elliott + Elliott Architecture

There have been many influences for us over the years but the defining factor in our firm's work is that we practice ar ...

Tom Kundig

Houses

The work of Seattle-based architect Tom Kundig has been called both raw and refined, as well as super-crafted and warm. ...

Jorn Utzon

Drawings and Buildings

Visionary Danish architect Jorn Utzon was just thirty-eight years old in 1957 when he was named the surprise winner of a ...

Adalberto Libera

Adalberto Libera (1903-1963) was one of the preeminent Italian Rationalist architects of the 1930s and 1940s. Both a pro ...

Young Architects 15

Range

The Architectural League Prize is an annual competition, series of lectures, and exhibition organized by the Architectur ...

Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis

Opportunistic Architecture

What if the constraints and limitations of architecture became the catalyst for design invention? The award-winning youn ...

Henry Howard

Louisiana's Architect

Few nineteenth-century architects ventured far from the pattern-book styles of their time. One architect not constrained ...

Louis I. Kahn

Conversations with Students

Louis Kahn (1901-74) is one of the most renowned practitioners of international modernism, on a par with Le Corbusier an ...

Design/Build with Jersey Devil

A Handbook for Education and Practice

Steve Badanes, Jim Adamson, and John Ringel believe an architect's job does not stop at designing a building, but that i ...

Leven Betts

Pattern Recognition

Powers of observation may be an architect's most underrated skill. For New York City-based Leven Betts Studio, the desig ...

Scaling Infrastructure

Scaling Infrastructure presents the proceedings of the second and nal conference of MIT's Center for Advanced Urbanism ...

Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House

Architecture as Portraiture

The Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo, New York, is one of Frank Lloyd Wright's earliest and most important masterpieces ...

Michael Graves

Images of a Grand Tour

In 1960, before his skyscrapers and teapots made him a household name, Michael Graves set out on a journey once consider ...

Andrea Cochran

Landscapes

"Studies in repetition and order, orchestrations of movement in the landscape, and elements placed in geometric conversa ...

The Storm and the Fall

By any measure, Lebbeus Woods is one of the most original architects working today. His body of theoretical work focuses ...

The Ethical Architect

The Dilemma of Contemporary Practice

Many believe that the moral mission of architecture has been in serious decline for the last 25 years. In this important ...

William L. Pereira

William Pereira helped define emerging social values: he designed every building type imaginable, from houses to hospita ...

Constructing a New Agenda for Architecture

Architectural Theory 1993-2009

This follow-up to Kate Nesbitt's best-selling anthology Theorizing a New Agenda collects twenty-eight essays that addres ...

Northern Exposure

Works of Carol A. Wilson Architect

This intimate portrait of eight houses by the Maine architect Carol A. Wilson illustrates how "local" is an idea as clos ...

FOBA / Buildings

Pure. Minimal. Simple. These are the words commonly used to describe the work of contemporary Japanese architects. FOBA, ...

The Complete Works of Percier and Fontaine

Known as "Napoleon's architects," Charles Percier (1764-1838) and Pierre Fontaine (1762-1853) were not only the Emperor' ...

Young Architects 11

Foresight

Foresight is the eleventh in an annual series of publications that features the best young practicing architects as sele ...

The Green House

New Directions in Sustainable Architecture

From the arid deserts of Tucson, Arizona to the icy forests of Poori, Finland to the tropical beaches of New South Wales ...

John McAndrew's Modernist Vision

From the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York

John McAndrew's Modernist Vision tells the compelling story of the architect, scholar, and curator John McAndrew, who pl ...

Zaha Hadid/BMW Central Building

Source Books in Architecture 7

Zaha Hadid's highly inventive and seemingly unbuildable designs have defied conventional ideas of architectural space an ...

Bing Thom Works

Vancouver-based Bing Thom Architects have quietly produced a portfolio of built work that garners praise not only for it ...

Beach Houses

Andrew Geller

The Bra. The Box Kite. The Cat. The Milk Carton. The Reclining Picasso. These are the playful names given to the eccentr ...

Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres

On his French identity card, legendary architect Le Corbusier listed his profession as "Homme de Lettres" (Man of Letter ...

Paul Rudolph: The Florida Houses

Paul Rudolph, one of the 20th century's most iconoclastic architects, is best known--and most maligned--for his large "b ...

Young Architects 12

ReSource

The Architectural League Prize (formerly known as the Young Architects Forum) is an annual competition and series of lec ...

Albert Frey, Architect

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Tom Kundig

Houses 2

Our 2006 monograph Tom Kundig: Houses was an instant critical and commercial success. Over the past five years, Seattle- ...

Young Architects 7

Situating

Architecture has become an increasingly multidisciplinary profession, where concepts, techniques, and materials are read ...

Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis

Intensities

Since the release of their best-selling monograph Opportunistic Architecture in 2007, New York City-based Lewis.Tsurumak ...

Rick Joy

Desert Works

Rick Joy builds with remarkable sensitivity, precision, and grace. The allure of his architecture is often quietly and s ...

Tadao Ando

Conversations with Students

The newest volume in our popular Conversations series features Japanese architect Tadao Ando. One of the most celebrated ...

House

Black Swan Theory

In 1989, Princeton Architectural Press published Anchoring, the first book on the work of the then up-and-coming archite ...

The Architect Says

Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

If there's anything architects like doing more than designing buildings, it's talking about architecture. Whether musing ...

Devil's Workshop

25 Years of Jersey Devil Architecture

"Jersey Devil is by turns artful, relaxed, whimsical and serious, classical and out to lunch. They put the funk back in ...

Nelson Byrd Woltz

Garden, Park, Community, Farm

Award-winning landscape architecture firm Nelson Byrd Woltz is celebrated for projects that, in addition to their sheer ...

Grant Jones/Jones & Jones

ILARIS: The Puget Sound Plan Source Books in Landscape Architecture 4

Grant Jones, founding principal of the noted landscape architecture firm Jones & Jones, has practiced ecological design ...

Mellon Square

Discovering a Modern Masterpiece

The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Comp ...

When Brazil Was Modern

A Guide to Architecture 1928-1960

This comprehensive guide to modern Brazilian architecture takes us on a fascinating tour of over 125 buildings and proje ...

The Sea Ranch

Fifty Years of Architecture, Landscape, and Placemaking on the Northern California Coast

A hundred miles north of San Francisco, the Sonoma County coast meets the Pacific Ocean in a magnificent display of natu ...

James Carpenter

Environmental Refractions

James Carpenter is an artist and sculptor whose work focuses on developing new glass and material technologies. His inte ...

Thirty Years of Emerging Voices

Form, Idea, Resonance

The prestigious Emerging Voices award was created in 1982 by The Architectural League of New York to showcase the work o ...

Parallax

What makes Steven Holl one of the most celebrated architects working today? As we learn in Parallax, his success comes f ...

Beach Houses

Andrew Geller

The Bra. The Box Kite. The Cat. The Milk Carton. The Reclining Picasso. These are the playful names given to the eccentr ...

Jones, Partners: Architecture

El Segundo

For more than fifteen years, Jones, Partners: Architecture has dedicated itself to innovative, iconoclastic architectura ...

MOS

Selected Works

Their work has been described as experimental, willfully strange, and generally off-kilter, qualities front and center i ...

Mary Colter

Architect of the Southwest

Mary Colter may well be the best-known unknown architect in the world: her buildings at the Grand Canyon National Park-w ...

Saarinen Houses

They are architecture's most famous father-son duo: Eero, the younger Saarinen, designer of such masterpieces as the TWA ...

Weiss/Manfredi

Surface/Subsurface

For nearly two decades the architecture firm Weiss/Manfredi has practiced outside the traditional boundaries of architec ...

Twenty Over Eighty

Conversations with Legends of Architecture and Design

Twenty Over Eighty features profiles and interviews with twenty creative professionals over the age of eighty who have d ...

Park Guell

Building Studies 3

Antoni Gaudi's Park Guell in Barcelona is among the most beguiling creations of early 20th-century Europe, with its spec ...

Tom Kundig: Works

In Tom Kundig: Works, the celebrated Seattle-based architect presents eighteen new projects, from Hawaii to New York Cit ...

The Miller|Hull Partnership

Public Works

Our popular 2001 monograph Miller|Hull: Architects of the Pacific Northwest introduced the world to the work of architec ...

TWA Terminal

Eero Saarinen's TWA Terminal is the ultimate icon of midcentury modern design. Completed in 1962, the bird-like terminal ...

The Sea Ranch

A hundred miles north of San Francisco on California Coast Highway 1, the Sonoma County coast meets the Pacific Ocean in ...

Public Natures

Evolutionary Infrastructure

As elements of the built landscape, works of infrastructure are a means rather than an end. Our cities' rail lines, brid ...

Le Corbusier and the Maisons Jaoul

In 1955, just as the world was pigeonholing him as the high priest of modernism, Le Corbusier shocked the architecture w ...

The Architect Says Notebooks

A companion to our best-selling book The Architect Says, this set of gridded notebooks offers words of wisdom from three ...

Wright Sites

Updated and Revised, 3rd Edition

As America's most beloved architect, Frank Lloyd Wright's work, life, and legacy, have been the subject of countless exh ...

Norwegian Wood

The Thoughtful Architecture of Wenche Selmer

Whether set along the picturesque coast of Norway or in its remote mountains and forests, architect Wenche Selmer's wood ...

Architecture Oriented Otherwise

So much writing about architecture tends to evaluate it on the basis of its intentions: how closely it corresponds to th ...

Patkau Architects

Material Operations

Patkau Architects is known for creating innovative, sculptural buildings that convey artistic expression through the pur ...

Plain Modern

The Architecture of Brian MacKay-Lyons

It's been our distinct pleasure over the past few years to publish monographs on a select group of young architects and ...

Chandigarh Revealed

Le Corbusier's City Today

In 1950, Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru invited legendary French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier to embark on one o ...

Dean/Wolf Architects

Constructive Continuum

New York City-based Dean/Wolf Architects have been praised for their uncanny ability to turn architectural constraints i ...

Usonia, New York

Building a Community with Frank Lloyd Wright

Usonia, New York is the story of a group of idealistic men and women who, following WWII, enlisted Frank Lloyd Wright to ...

Archigram

In late 1960, in various flats in Hampstead, a loose group of people started to meet: to criticize projects, to concoct ...

Anchoring

One of our most popular titles, Anchoring presents New York architect Steven Holl's projects from 1975 to the present. A ...

The University of Texas at Austin

The newest title in Princeton Architectural Press's Campus Guide series takes readers on an architectural tour of the Un ...

Moody Nolan Design

From modest beginnings in an old house in Columbus, Ohio, architects Curtis Moody and Howard E. Nolan have built Moody-N ...

Mies Van der Rohe's Krefeld Villas

With all of the attention Mies van der Rohe has received over the last few years, it's hard to believe that there could ...

Michael Graves

Design for Life

One of the most prominent and prolific designers and architects of the late twentieth century, Michael Graves is best kn ...

Kuth/Ranieri Architects

"In a world obsessed with an international cast of ego-driven starchitects, San Francisco architects Elizabeth Ranieri a ...

TEN Arquitectos/Enrique Norten

Lines of Investigation / L'neas de Investigacion

Enrique Norten is often hailed as Mexico's most dynamic architect, but, with several new buildings in the United States, ...

The Ethical Architect

The Dilemma of Contemporary Practice

Many believe that the moral mission of architecture has been in serious decline for the last 25 years. In this important ...

Printing Architecture

Innovative Recipes for 3D Printing

Although 3D printing promises a revolution in many industries, primarily industrial manufacturing, nowhere are the possi ...

A Conversation with Frei Otto

One of the twentieth century's most important design visionaries, German architect and structural engineer Frei Otto (b. ...

Architects' Houses

Thirty of the world's most talented architects, including Norman Foster, Thom Mayne, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, talk ...

Michael Graves

Images of a Grand Tour

In 1960, before his skyscrapers and teapots made him a household name, Michael Graves set out on a journey once consider ...

Victor Lundy

Artist Architect

If you're looking for something new under the midcentury sun, Victor Lundy (born 1923) is a real find, an important yet ...

Tom Leader Studio

Three Projects

Tom Leader Studio, a collaborative and experimental design office formed in 2001, is among the most exciting new voices ...

L'Architecture

Few architectects have had a vision of architecture as provocative as that of Claude-Nicolas Ledoux. In 1847 Daniel asse ...

Animate Form

When published in 1999, Animate Form, the first book on the work of architect Greg Lynn, literally pushed back the bound ...

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater

The Building Blocks series presents icons of modern architecture as interpreted by the most significant architectural ph ...

Mary Colter

Architect of the Southwest

Mary Colter may well be the best-known unknown architect in the world: her buildings at the Grand Canyon National Park-w ...

AT-INdex

European emigres have been changing the face of modern American architecture for decades. Winka Dubbeldam surely belongs ...

Pedro E. Guerrero

A Photographer's Journey , Signed Copies

"Guerrero has a very warm and living relationship with the artists he photographs. He is magnificent. He doesn't just go ...

Le Corbusier Modulor Rule

An Innovative Tape Measure from the Master of Modern Architecture

We picture the buildings of the high priest of modern architecture, Le Corbusier, as exemplars of crisp geometric forms ...