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Workbook

The Official Catalog for Workshopping: An American Model for Architectural Practice

The work shown at the U.S. Pavilion at the 2010 Venice Biennale is vital and proactive, suggesting solutions, describing ...

Casa Alta

An Andalusian Paradise

When San Franciscans Victor Carrasco and Elizabeth McMillan bought their dream home in 1978, an abandoned courtyard hous ...

Drosscape

Wasting Land in Urban America

Do you really know what is under that new house you just bought? How about what lies beneath the neighborhood playground ...

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 ...

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 7

Situating

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

Alvar Aalto Houses

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

How to Photograph Buildings and Interiors

Third Updated and Expanded Edition

Since the previous edition of the much-acclaimed How to Photograph Buildings and Interiors, a great deal has changed in ...

Guastavino Vaulting

The Art of Structural Tile

Since the time of ancient Rome, architects, engineers, and builders have struggled with the problem of building domed ce ...

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 ...

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 ...

Art Place Japan

The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale and the Vision to Reconnect Art and Nature

Every three years, three hundred square miles of land in northwestern Japan are transformed into the most ambitious and ...

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 ...

The Architecture of Diplomacy

Building America's Embassies, Revised Second Edition

This acclaimed history of America's overseas embassy-building program is now available in paperback in a revised and exp ...

Rural Studio

Samuel Mockbee and an Architecture of Decency

"I tell my students, it's got to be warm, dry, and noble" --Samuel MockbeeFor almost ten years, Samuel Mockbee, a MacArt ...

Young Architects 13

It's Different

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

Ghostly Ruins

America's Forgotten Architecture

"Ghostly Ruins is a haunted masterpiece. Well done!"--Ray BradburyWe've all seen them but might have been too scared to ...

University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Guide

The newest title in our Campus Guide series takes readers on an architectural tour of University of Massachusetts Amhers ...

Architecture and Film

Architecture and Film looks at the ways architecture and architects are treated on screen and, conversely, how these dep ...

Materials for Design 2

As architecture and design programs throughout the world break out of the classroom and adopt the holistic methods of de ...

Northwestern University

The Campus Guide

Northwestern University: The Campus Guide takes readers on a vivid trip through this campus's compelling history from th ...

MIT

The Campus Guide

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the nation's most beautiful and technologically advanced campuses, is the ...

Vassar College

The Campus Guide

The newest titles in the Princeton Architectural Press Campus Guide series take readers on authoritative tours of two pr ...

The Campus Guides

Complete Boxed Set

"Some of America's finest architecture can be found around the grassy quads of college campuses; a heritage that Princet ...

Dean/Wolf Architects

Constructive Continuum

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

Anchoring

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

Edifices de Rome Moderne

Paul Letarouilly's masterpiece, Edifices de Rome Moderne, has been hailed as'the most beautiful book on Renaissance arch ...

Expanded View

The New Wing of the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

Expanded View: The New Wing of the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center is a single-building monograph of the new wing to ...

California Contemporary

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

Building a Straw Bale House

The Red Feather Construction Handbook

"This book is a timely and important tool for the empowerment of communities facing housing deficits. The Red Feather pr ...

The Concrete Dragon

China's Urban Revolution and What it Means for the World

China is the most rapidly urbanizing nation in the world, with an urban population that may well reach one billion withi ...

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 ...

Philosophy for Architects

Philosophy for Architects is an engaging and easy-to-grasp introduction to philosophical questions of interest to studen ...

Pamphlet Architecture 21: Situation Normal

In this volume of the award-winning "Pamphlet Architecture" series, the authors examine common architectural forms (chai ...

Tom Kundig

Houses 2

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

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 ...

Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis

Intensities

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

Cold War Hothouses

Inventing Postwar Culture, from Cockpit to Playboy

The technological innovation and unprecedented physical growth of the cold war era permeated American life in every aspe ...

Studio and Cube PB

On The Relationship Between Where Art is Made and Where Art is Displayed

When does an artist's creation become art, and where? Does it occur in the solitary confines of an artist's studio or do ...

The Concrete Dragon

China's Urban Revolution and What it Means for the World

China is the most rapidly urbanizing nation in the world, with an urban population that may well reach one billion withi ...

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 ...

Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture

An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995

Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995 collects in a single volume the ...

Rural Studio at Twenty

Designing and Building in Hale County, Alabama

For two decades, the students of Auburn University's Rural Studio have designed and built remarkable houses and communit ...

Architects Draw

Where does architectural design begin? In an age obsessed with all things digital, it's tempting to envision a computer ...

Duke University

Campus Guide, Second Edition

The first edition of the Campus Guide showcased Duke s rich architectural heritage, from its founding in 1924 to Horace ...

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 Buildings and Designs of Andrea Palladio

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

Subnature

Architecture's Other Environments

We are conditioned over time to regard environmental forces such as dust, mud, gas, smoke, debris, weeds, and insects as ...

Designed for the Future

80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

In Designed for the Future, author Jared Green asks eighty of today's most innovative architects, urban planners, landsc ...

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 ...

Pamphlet Architecture 35

Going Live. From States to Systems

If landscape is the secret agent and contested territory of the 20th century, then it also forms a lens and language on ...

Architecture Oriented Otherwise

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

Interactive Architecture

Adaptive World

Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World illustrates how structures can process information, make observations, and util ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sexuality and Space

Sexuality and Space's interdisciplinary essays address gender in relation to architectural discourse and critical theory ...

Thinking the Contemporary Landscape

On the heels of our groundbreaking books in landscape architecture, James Corner's Recovering Landscape and Charles Wald ...

City Building

Nine Planning Principles for the Twenty-First Century

"Good city building is not created by complex statistics, functional problem solving, or any particular decision-making ...

Frozen Music

In this limited collector edition folio, Gil Garcetti's interpretive photographs of the steel skin of the Walt Disney Co ...

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 ...

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 ...

Architectural Lighting

Designing with Light and Space

Architectural Lighting, the latest addition to the Architecture Briefs series, provides both a critical approach to and ...

The Senses

Design Beyond Vision

A powerful reminder to anyone who thinks design is primarily a visual pursuit, The Senses accompanies a major exhibition ...

Harvard University

The Campus Guide

The newest titles in the Princeton Architectural Press Campus Guide series take readers on an insider's tour of Harvard ...

Bing Thom Works

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

AT-INdex

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

The Architectural Detail

The Architectural Detail is author Edward R. Ford's life's work, and this may be his most important book to date. Ford w ...

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 ...

Revolution of Forms, updated edition

Cuba's Forgotten Art Schools

Prior to the publication of Revolution of Forms in 1999, few were aware that the most outstanding architectural achievem ...

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 ...

Rogers Marvel Architects

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

Bunker Archeology

In Bunker Archeology, urban philosopher and cultural theorist Paul Virilio turns his attention--and camera--to the omino ...

Old Buildings, New Designs

Architectural Transformations

Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures. Whether for reasons of preservation, sust ...

House

Black Swan Theory

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

Modern Modular

The Prefab Houses of RESOLUTION 4 ARCHITECTURE

Prefabricated housing of high design and quality construction has long been an elusive goal for architects, where indust ...

West Point U.S. Military Academy

The Campus Guide

West Point's rolling geography, originally chosen for military reasons, has had a profound effect on the campus plan and ...

Citizens of No Place

An Architectural Graphic Novel

Architecture has become an increasingly interdisciplinary profession, and the language with which architects envision an ...

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. ...

Tadao Ando

Conversations with Students

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

Archigram

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

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 ...

Large Parks

The discipline of landscape architecture encompasses many typologies, from domestic gardens and neighborhood playgrounds ...

Young Architects 14

No Precedent

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

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 ...

Prospect Park

Olmsted & Vaux's Brooklyn Masterpiece

Right in the heart of one of the nation's most densely populated urban areas sits an idyllic realm of graceful meadows, ...

Jones, Partners: Architecture

El Segundo

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

Local Architecture

Building Place, Craft, and Community

In architecture, as in food, local is an idea whose time has come. Of course, the idea of an architecture that responds ...

Pamphlet Architecture 9: Rural and Urban House Types

Holl focuses on a collection of peculiarly American house types. These building forms exhibit a simplicity and integrity ...

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 ...

Moderne

Fashioning the French Interior

Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, Pierre Chareau, Robert Mallet-Stevens, Charlotte Perriand, Eileen Gray: together these designers ...

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 ...

Rick Joy

Desert Works

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

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 ...

Artificial Light

A Narrative Inquiry into the Nature of Abstraction, Immediacy, and other Architectural Fictions

Author Keith Mitnick's first glimpse of an architectural drawing came through the underside of a glass kitchen table. Ov ...

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 ...

The Havana Guide

Modern Architecture 1925-1965

While Havana's colonial mansions have recently received worldwide attention, the immense wealth of modern architecture i ...

Manual of Section

Along with plan and elevation, section is one of the essential representational techniques of architectural design; amon ...

Earth Architecture

Dirt---as in clay, gravel, sand, silt, soil, loam, mud---is everywhere and it's free. The ground we walk on and grow cro ...

Who Built That? Skyscrapers

Nothing in the built world captures the imagination like the skyscraper. Behind every soaring tower stands a designer wi ...

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 ...

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 ...

50 Years of Recuperation of the Situationist International

From antiglobalist activists and corporate adbusters to online hackers and guerilla street artists, the influence of the ...

Brodsky & Utkin

From 1978 to 1993, the renowned Soviet "paper architects" Alexander Brodsky and Ilya Utkin created an incredible collect ...

Architecture of the Everyday

Ordinary. Banal. Quotidian. These words are rarely used to praise architecture, but in fact they represent the interest ...

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 ...

Tilting

House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village

There is an almost elemental appeal in the rural fishing villages of Nova Scotia, Maine, and Newfoundland. Their intimat ...

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 ...

The Sea Ranch

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

The Business of Creativity

How to Build the Right Team for Success

Long known as the go-to management consultant of the design world, Keith Granet reveals more of his clear-eyed insights ...

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 ...

Scaling Infrastructure

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

Rice University

The Campus Guide

The newest titles in the Princeton Architectural Press Campus Guide series take readers on an insider's tour of the Univ ...

The Brownstone

Living in harmony with your neighbor isn't always easy, but it's doubly difficult if you're a bear living in a New York ...

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 ...

A-frame

"A" was the architectural letterform of leisure building in postwar America. Eager to stake out mountain and lakeside re ...

Geography of Home

Writings on Where We Live

Geography of Home has been hailed as "an appealing, insightful collection of musings on the architecture, psychology, an ...

Labyrinths & Mazes

A Journey Through Art, Architecture, and Landscape

The labyrinth is one of the world's oldest symbols, and its meaning is often shrouded in myth and mystery or ties to rel ...

Kuth/Ranieri Architects

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

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 ...

Patkau Architects

Material Operations

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

The Vatican and Saint Peter's Basilica of Rome

French architect Paul Letarouilly (1795-1855), author of the masterpiece Edifices de Rome Moderne, was unequaled in his ...

Flesh

Architectural Probes

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

Waiting for the End of the World

Where will you go when the trouble starts? For countless people around the world, the answer is the bomb shelter down in ...

Studio and Cube

On The Relationship Between Where Art is Made and Where Art is Displayed

When does an artist's creation become art, and where? Does it occur in the solitary confines of an artist's studio or do ...

Fabricating Architecture

Selected Readings in Digital Design and Manufacturing

In this increasingly digitized world, any investigation of architecture inevitably leads to considerations of fabricatio ...

Moody Nolan Design

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

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 ...

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 ...

Above the Pavement--the Farm!

Architecture & Agriculture at PF1

Forty years after French protestors took to the streets with the rallying cry Sous les pav's, la plage! (Beneath the pav ...

Grids & Guides Tracebook

Tracing Paper Notebooks for Visual Thinkers

Tracebook brings a whole new dimension to our Grids & Guides family. Each Tracebook set includes two books filled with t ...

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 ...

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' ...

Earth Architecture

Dirt--as in clay, gravel, sand, silt, soil, loam, mud--is everywhere and it's free. The ground we walk on and grow crops ...

Projects and Their Consequences

Reiser + Umemoto

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

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 ...

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 ...

FOBA / Buildings

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

Manhattan Skyscrapers

Third Edition

What do you picture when you think of New York City? For most, it is the city's distinctive skyline, made famous by coun ...

The Baltimore Rowhouse

Perhaps no other American city is so defined by an indigenous architectural style as Baltimore is by the rowhouse, whose ...

Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres

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

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 ...

Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres

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

X-Urbanism

Architecture and the American City

For most of his career, architect Mario Gandelsonas has been exploring the American city through his writings, designs, ...

Pamphlet Architecture 30: Coupling

Strategies for Infrastructural Opportunism

Participants in the Pamphlet Architecture 30 competition were asked to respond to the theme "Investigations in Infrastru ...

Pamphlet Architecture 27: Tooling

We all know that today's architectural design has moved from the sketchpad to the screen--the era of the Mayline and the ...

Lucy + Jorge Orta

Food, Water, Life

Since founding Studio Orta in 1993, the Paris-based husband-and-wife team of Lucy and Jorge Orta has produced an extensi ...

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 ...

Young Architects 12

ReSource

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

Atlas of Novel Tectonics

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

Pamphlet Architecture 11-20

The Pamphlet Architecture series was founded in 1978 by architects Steven Holl and William Stout as a venue for publishi ...

L'Architecture

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

The Business of Design

Balancing Creativity and Profitability

The Business of Design debunks the myth that business sense and creative talent are mutually exclusive and, unlike other ...

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 ...

Geometry of Design, Revised and Updated Second Edition

Studies in Proportion and Composition

The very first volume in our acclaimed Design Briefs series is now available in a revised and updated second edition. Ge ...

University of California Berkeley

The Campus Guide

The first of the University of California schools, the Berkeley campus opened in 1873. The 1903 Beaux-Arts master plan b ...

Balthazar Korab

Architect of Photography

No one captured the midcentury modernism of the Mad Men era better than Balthazar Korab. As one of the period's most pro ...

Smith College

The Campus Guide

The newest title in the Princeton Architectural Press Campus Guide series takes readers on a tour of Smith College. Foun ...

Writing about Architecture

Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities

Extraordinary architecture addresses so much more than mere practical considerations. It inspires and provokes while cre ...

Points and Lines

Diagrams and Projects for the City

Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City is a book of New York architect Stan Allen's writings and projects th ...

University of Virginia Campus Guide, second edition

President Thomas Jefferson felt that the founding and design of the University of Virginia in 1819 was his most lasting ...

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 ...

Yale University Campus Guide, second edition

Yale University has one of America's most revered campuses, featuring more than three centuries of historic architecture ...

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 ...

Le Corbusier Redrawn

The Houses

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

James Carpenter

Environmental Refractions

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

Brown University

The Campus Guide

Founded in 1764 as the College of Rhode Island in the town of Warren, Brown University was the seventh in a series of Co ...

Form Follows Finance

Skyscrapers and Skylines in New York and Chicago

Although fundamental factors of program, technology, and economics make tall buildings everywhere take similar forms, sk ...

A Guide to Archigram 1961-74

In the decade of the Beatles and the moon landing, cybernetics and megacities, an ambitious group of young British archi ...

Architectural Regionalism

Collected Writings on Place, Identity, Modernity, and Tradition

In this rapidly globalizing world, any investigation of architecture inevitably leads to considerations of regionalism. ...

Buckminster Fuller

World Man

Buckminster Fuller (1895--1983) was one of the most innovative and influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Best k ...

University of Pennsylvania

The Campus Guide

Benjamin Franklin, founder of America's first university, the University of Pennsylvania, hoped that its students would ...

Project of Autonomy

Politics and Architecture Within and Against Capitalism

The Project of Autonomy radically rediscusses the concept of autonomy in politics and architecture by tracing a concise ...

Pamphlet Architecture 28: Augmented Landscapes

In 1977 Steven Holl and William Stout created a grittier alternative to mainstream architectural publishing called Pamph ...

50 Years of Recuperation of the Situationist International PB

From Occupy Wall Street activists and corporate adbusters to online hackers and guerilla street artists, the influence o ...

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater

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

New Public Works

Architecture, Planning, and Politics

Between 1999 and 2002 the National Endowment for the Arts's New Public Works program sponsored design competitions in ci ...

Young Architects 8

Instability

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

Tree Gardens

Architecture and the Forest

From their early use as protective shelter to the felling of thousands of trees to harvest wood and create farmland, to ...

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 ...

The Greenest Home

Superinsulated and Passive House Design

Passive is the new green. Passive Houses, well insulated, virtually airtight buildings, can decrease home heating consum ...

Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis

Opportunistic Architecture

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

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 ...

Sustain and Develop

306090 13

Sustain and Develop, the thirteenth volume from 306090 Books, investigates the contradictory yet potentially productive ...

Pamphlet Architecture 33

Islands and Atolls

The competition for Pamphlet Architecture 33 asked previous authors in the series to nominate the architects and theoris ...

The Antiquities of Athens

Measured and Delineated by James Stuart and Nicholas Revett, Painters and Architects

James "Athenian" Stuart and Nicholas Revett's monumental Antiquities of Athens was the first accurate survey of ancient ...

New Museums in China

China's explosive urban growth continues to make headlines, illustrated by dramatic shots of the latest commercial or re ...

Italian Architecture of the 16th Century

Italian Architecture of the 16th Century is the last published work of the legendary Colin Rowe, the fruit of his four-y ...

Manhattan Classic

New York's Finest Prewar Apartments

The Dakota. The Apthorp. The San Remo. The names of these legendary New York apartment buildings evoke images of marble- ...

Weiss/Manfredi

Surface/Subsurface

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

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 ...

Princeton University

The Campus Guide

The unique settings and circumstances of American college campuses have given rise to some of the richest and most innov ...

Balthazar Korab

Architect of Photography

Balthazar Korab's recent passing at the age of eighty-six was met by a deep appreciation for his work and a tremendous o ...

Young Architects 9

Proof

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

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 ...

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 ...

Princeton University and Neighboring Institutions

The Campus Guide, Second Edition

Since the first edition of Mi in 1999, the investment of more than two billion dollars of capital in more than forty-eig ...

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 ...

Young Architects 15

Range

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

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 ...

MOS

Selected Works

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

More Mobile

Portable Architecture for Today

The allure of mobile, portable architecture is worldwide and centuries old. From the desert tents of the Bedouin to the ...

Who Built That? Modern Houses

Who Built That? Modern Houses takes readers on a fun-filled tour through ten of the most important houses by the greates ...

Adalberto Libera

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

Saarinen Houses

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

The Wayfinding Handbook

Information Design for Public Places

Where am I? What can I do here? Where can I go from here? How do I get out of here? Consciously or not, we ask such ques ...

Hypernatural

Architecture's New Relationship with Nature

Despite the ever-growing sophistication of synthetic and digital tools, it's the natural world that captures the imagina ...

Duke University

The Campus Guide

The unique settings and circumstances of American college campuses have given rise to some of the richest and most innov ...

Henry Howard

Louisiana's Architect

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

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 ...

A-Frame Notecards and Postcards

Pulled from the pages of PAPress s classic book A-Frame, this fold-out portfolio contains a variety of notecards and pos ...

Dartmouth College

The Campus Guide

Organized as a series of walks through the distinct neighborhoods of Dartmouth College and parts of the surrounding town ...

Architecture Oriented Otherwise

Now available in paperback, renowned writer and thinker David Leatherbarrow's groundbreaking Architecture Oriented Other ...

Digital Fabrications

Architectural and Material Techniques

Architectural pioneers such as Frank Gehry and Greg Lynn introduced the world to the extreme forms made possible by digi ...

Cartographic Grounds

Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Mapping has been one of the most fertile areas of exploration for architecture and landscape in the past few decades. Wh ...

American Vitruvius

An Architects' Handbook of Civic Art

American Vitruvius, originally published in 1922, is considered the classic encyclopedia of urban design. It contains 12 ...

Tom Kundig: Works

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

Building (in) the Future

Recasting Labor in Architecture

There is no denying the transformational role of the computer in the evolution of contemporary architectural practice. B ...

TWA Terminal

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

The Chrysler Building

Creating a New York Icon, Day by Day

The Chrysler Building is surely the jewel in the crown of New York City's skyline. Completed in 1930, the 77-story Art D ...

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 ...

Local Code

3659 Proposals about Data, Design, and the Nature of Cities

With three billion more humans projected to be living in cities by 2050, all design is increasingly urban design. And wi ...

University of Cincinnati

The Campus Guide

The University of Cincinnati, established in 1870, has positioned itself for the twenty-first century with a wholly reno ...

The City That Never Was

Reconsidering the Speculative Nature of Contemporary Urbanization

One of the most troubling consequences of the--2008 global financial collapse was the midstream abandonment of several l ...

Andrea Cochran

Landscapes

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

The Underdome Guide to Energy Reform

In a climate crisis, shouldn't every option be on the table? When scientists and politicians declare an emergency, shoul ...

A-frame

"A" was the architectural letterform of leisure building in postwar America. Eager to stake out mountain and lakeside re ...

Ladders

Second Revised Edition

"Having set the standard for work on the postwar American City, its reissue twelve years after its first publication is ...

Building Envelopes

An Integrated Approach

Few parts of a building work harder than its envelope (also known as its facade). The envelope is the part of the buildi ...

Infrastructural Monument

Infrastructural Monument presents the proceedings of the first of two conferences organized by MIT's new Center for Adva ...

Pamphlet Architecture 1-10

To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the founding of Pamphlet Architecture, we are proudly reissuing the first ten ...

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 ...

Bamboo Fences

Bamboo has always played an important role in Japanese daily life, and the versatile plant has been used for numerous pu ...

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 ...

The Architecture of Modern Italy

The Challenge of Tradition, 1750-1900, Vol. 1

This groundbreaking and authoritative two-volume survey is the first truly comprehensive history of modern Italian archi ...

Minka

My Farmhouse in Japan

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

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 ...

Gates of Harvard Yard

Offering the complete, never-before-told story of the twenty-five gates that form portals to HarvardYard, this beautiful ...

University of Washington

The Campus Guide

Beautifully photographed in full color, the Campus Guide presents architectural walks at one of America's finest campuse ...

Palazzos of Power

Central Stations of the Philadelphia Electric Company, 1900-1930

"If it isn't Electric, it isn t Modern." Such was the slogan of the Philadelphia Electric Company, developer of an unpre ...

University of California, San Diego

Founded during the Space Age boom of the fifties, the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) campus showcases some o ...

Who Built That? Bridges

An Introduction to Ten Great Bridges and Their Designers

In this latest addition to his popular Who Built That? series, Didier Cornille presents ten of the most important bridge ...

ZoomScape

Architecture in Motion and Media

Although a few among us are intrepid architectural tourists, visiting buildings and landscapes our cameras at the ready ...

Transmaterial Next

A Catalog of Materials that Will Redefine Our Future

Virtually every revolution in architecture has been preceded by a revolution in materials: think iron, glass, steel, con ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Narrow Houses

New Directions in Efficient Design

Since the beginning of the housing boom of the 1950s, the size of the average North American house has steadily grown wh ...

Stampville

25 stamps + 2 ink pads

You are the architect, planner, designer, and builder with this set of rubber stamps and two colored ink pads. The match ...

Louisville Guide

Louisville is one of the overlooked gems of American architecture, a city of Southern charm and grace with a catalog of ...

American Architectural Masterpieces

This lushly illustrated and carefully reproduced edition ... is a joy to study and a bountiful reference to the stylisti ...

Thermally Active Surfaces in Architecture

Departing from the simple question Why do we heat and cool buildings with air?, this book focuses on the technique of th ...

Plan of Chicago

This meticulous reprint of the Plan of Chicago reproduces all 142 plates from the original, 48 of which are in color. It ...

Parallax

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

Pamphlet Architecture 13: Edge of a City

Architect Steven Holl presents strategies to counter sprawl at the periphery of six cities. In each scheme, living, work ...

Young Architects 11

Foresight

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

William L. Pereira

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

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 ...

Austin Val Verde

Impressions of a Montecito Masterpiece

Exclusive Montecito, California, is home to some of America's most spectacular private residences, but none is as specta ...

Tom Leader Studio

Three Projects

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

Performative Skyscraper

Tall Building Design Now

In recent years, contemporary architectural theory and practice have shifted from a focus on how a building appears to h ...

Kurt Schwitters' Merzbau

The Cathedral of Erotic Misery, Building Studies 5

German artist Kurt Schwitters' Hannover Merzbau, a combination of collage, sculpture, and architecture, began, according ...

Infinite Suburbia

Infinite Suburbia is the culmination of the MIT Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism's yearlong study of the ...

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 ...

DIY Dollhouse

Build and Decorate a Toy House Using Everyday Materials

D.I.Y. Dollhouse is a lavishly illustrated guide for budding architects, builders, and designers, showing then how to bu ...

Illinois Institute of Technology

The Campus Guide

The newest title in the Princeton Architectural Press Campus Guide series takes readers on a tour of Illinois Institute ...

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, ...

Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture

The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of artists whose primary medium is software. Algorithmic processes, harnes ...

Pamphlet Architecture 36

Buoyant Clarity

This newest addition to the Pamphlet Architecture series, long admired for its willingness to propose architectural solu ...

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 ...

Printing Architecture

Innovative Recipes for 3D Printing

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

Sustainable Design

A Critical Guide

Written for students and practitioners in the fields of architecture and interior design, our new Architecture Brief Sus ...

Architects' Houses

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

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 ...

Quonset Hut

Metal Living for a Modern Age

When World War II came along, the American military found itself in need of a prefabricated, lightweight shelter that co ...

Ethics for Architects

50 Dilemmas of Professional Practice

In this new Architecture Brief, Ethics for Architects, Thomas Fisher presents fifty case studies representing a broad ra ...

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 ...

Pamphlet Architecture 15: War and Architecture

War and Architecture is a timely and moving response by architect Lebbeus Woods to the bombing of Sarajevo. With text in ...

Williams College: The Campus Guide

Nestled in the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts, Williams College routinely ranks atop the best liberal arts ...

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 ...

(Non-) Essential Knowledge for (New) Architecture

306090 15

What is essential knowledge for architecture? This frequently posed question targets fundamental principles of design, t ...

Edifices de Rome Moderne

Paul Letarouilly's masterpiece, Edifices de Rome Moderne, has been hailed as the most beautiful book on Renaissance arch ...

History of Architectural Theory

From Vitruvius to the Present

As the first comprehensive encyclopedic survey of Western architectural theory from Vitruvius to the present, this book ...

Postmodern Urbanism

Revised Edition

"Like a good city, Postmodern Urbanism can be read from many perspectives as a rich conversation of world views, languag ...

Cranbrook

The Campus Guide

The newest titles in the Princeton Architectural Press Campus Guide series take readers on an insider's tour of the Univ ...

University of Chicago

The Campus Guide

The newest title in the Princeton Architectural Press Campus Guide series takes readers on a tour of the University of C ...

Model Making

The ancient craft of architectural model making may seem unnecessary in today's age of digital renderings and virtual to ...

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 ...