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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 ...

Tom Kundig: Works

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

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 ...

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 ...

California Contemporary

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Anchoring

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

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 ...

Le Corbusier Redrawn

The Houses

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

Alvar Aalto Houses

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Henry Howard

Louisiana's Architect

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

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 ...

A-frame

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

Kuth/Ranieri Architects

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

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 ...

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 ...

Architects' Houses

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

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 ...

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 ...

The Houses of William Wurster

Frames for Living

Over the course of a career that spanned forty-five years, William Wilson Wurster (1895--1973) designed hundreds of resi ...

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 ...

Alvar Aalto Houses

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

A-frame

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

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 ...

House

Black Swan Theory

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

Casa Alta

An Andalusian Paradise

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

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

MOS

Selected Works

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

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 ...

Saarinen Houses

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

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 ...

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 ...

Albert Frey Houses 1 + 2

Our limited edition hardcover on these two houses by Albert Frey was one of our fastest-selling books of all times--and ...

Minka

My Farmhouse in Japan

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

Dean/Wolf Architects

Constructive Continuum

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Baltimore Rowhouse

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

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 ...

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 ...

Albert Frey, Architect

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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 ...

FOBA / Buildings

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

Tom Kundig

Houses 2

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