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Martin Boyce

When Now is Night

Best known for his powerful sculptures and installations, Scottish artist Martin Boyce reconfigures everyday elements in ...

The Book of Circles

Visualizing Spheres of Knowledge

In this follow-up to his hugely popular The Book of Trees and Visual Complexity, Manuel Lima takes us on a lively tour t ...

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 ...

Build It Yourself

Weekend Projects for the Garden

Are you into gardening, DIY, or organic living? Looking to branch into woodworking? Build It Yourself: Weekend Projects ...

In the Darkness of the Night

A Bruno Munari Artist's Book

First published in Italy in 1956, Bruno Munari's In the Darkness of the Night tells the tale of an interconnected, intim ...

Old Buildings, New Designs

Architectural Transformations

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

Butterflies of the World

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

Butterflies, with their transformation from hungry caterpillar to beautiful flying flower, are among the most fascinat ...

Architects Draw

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

Flesh

Architectural Probes

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

Pocket Department Notebooks

Messenger Bag Notebook Set

A collaboration with the Brooklyn Art Library, Pocket Deptartment is a line of sturdy notebooks inspired by vintage stat ...

Woodcut Notebooks

A follow-up to our successful Woodcut Notecards this colorful collection of four notebooks features the striking art of ...

Flower Box

100 Postcards by 10 artists

Sunflowers, roses, succulents, ferns, wildflowers---this rich bouquet of postcards features one hundred botanical postca ...

Thinking with Type, Second, Revised, Expanded Edition

A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students

Our all-time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the defi ...

Unlearning to Draw

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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 ...

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 ...

Citizens of No Place

An Architectural Graphic Novel

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

Drawing in Space

Did you know that the universe is expanding even as you read this? That stargazing is really looking back in time millio ...

Brothels of Nevada

Candid Views of America's Legal Sex Industry

The state of Nevada is known as a place for quick money, 24-hour marriages, and easy divorces. But it's also the only pl ...

In the Vegetable Garden

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

What's more fun or magical than digging in the dirt, planting and watering seeds, discovering the first seedlings of the ...

New Museums in China

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

Grafica de les Rambles

The Signs of Barcelona

From the labyrinthine paths and serene squares of the Gothic Quarter to the stunning art nouveau architecture of the Eix ...

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 ...

Princeton Architectural Press $25 gift card

For the architect, designer, or creative person in your life, a Princeton Architectural Press gift card gives them a sho ...

What did I Eat Today?

A Food Lover's Journal

From the mind and pen of author Kate Bingaman-Burt (Obsessive Consumption, ,What Did I Buy Today?) comes this cheery gui ...

Art Deco Notecards & Envelopes

These striking notecards embody the glamour, luxury, and exuberance of the Art Deco period, with a twist of modern whims ...

A2Z+

Alphabets & Signs

Now in its fourth iteration, revised and dramatically expanded with over 100 new pages, Julian Rothenstein's classic com ...

Sustainable Design

A Critical Guide

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

Graphique de la Rue

The Signs of Paris

Paris is a city of pure enchantment, and everyone who loves the City of Light has a Parisian muse, from the Tour Eiffel ...

Blackstock's Collections

The Drawings of an Artistic Savant

Modern life is an ever-accelerating barrage of people, buildings,vehicles, creatures, and things. How much can a curious ...

Fredericks & Mae Playing Cards

Fredericks & Mae, a Brooklyn-based design duo known for their beautiful hand-crafted products, bring their love of games ...

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 ...

Munari's Books

One of the greatest graphic designers of the twentieth century--called by Picasso "the Leonardo of our time"--Italian ar ...

Elements of Design

Rowena Reed Kostellow and the Structure of Visual Relationships

A hands-on book design students and designers alike will welcome. Elements of Design is a tribute to an exceptional teac ...

Scaling Infrastructure

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

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 ...

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 Guerilla Art Kit

We are living in a golden age of self-expression. The explosion of user-created content on blogs and social networking s ...

Sigrid Calon Memory Game

This fresh interpretation of the memory game features Sigrid Calon's fluorescent, Risograph- print-inspired patterns.The ...

Generative Design

Visualize, Program, and Create with Processing

Generative design is a revolutionary new method of creating artwork, models, and animations from sets of rules, or algor ...

Thinking the Contemporary Landscape

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

Soak Wash Rinse Spin

Steve Tolleson's approach to design might best be described as scientific: it involves relentless research in which ever ...

Mud Book

How to Make Pies and Cakes

In the mid-1950s, legendary avant-garde composer John Cage and artist Lois Long created a truly marvelous object. Part a ...

The Designer Says

Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

Whether musing about the creative process, the merits of failure and criticism, or the challenges of keeping the studio ...

Color Theory Notecards

Blending a classic watercolor feel with a fresh, modern aesthetic, this notecard collection celebrates the mesmerizing b ...

Graphic Design Theory

Readings from the Field

The titles in our best-selling Design Brief series are highly praised by graphic design students, educators, and profess ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Inventor Says

Quotes, Quips and Words of Wisdom

The sixth in our popular Words of Wisdom series, The Inventor Says invites readers to a gathering of history's most bril ...

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 ...

Graphic Design Discourse

Evolving Theories, Ideologies, and Processes of Visual Communication

If the aim of graphic design is to communicate meaning clearly, there's an irony that the field itself has struggled bet ...

Publish Your Photography Book

Revised and Updated

Our indispensable guide to publishing your own photography book just got better. In this revised and updated edition of ...

Tippet Rise Art Center

Of the many large-scale sculpture and art parks in the world, including Marfa, Storm King, Tickon, Yorkshire, Ekebergpar ...

Stickwork

Using minimal tools and a simple technique of bending, interweaving, and fastening together sticks, artist Patrick Dough ...

Birthday Box

Twenty Birthday Cards by Five Artists

Celebratory, fun and tremendously useful, Birthday Box is a box of twenty birthday cards---all the cards you could possi ...

I Am a Man

Journal

This ruled journal features the iconic work of acclaimed artist Glenn Ligon. The charged phrase, "I Am a Man," recalls t ...

The Colorful World of Dinosaurs

Did you know that Argentinosaurus was as heavy as a herd of elephants? That Mosasaurus was three times the length of a g ...

Weaving on a Little Loom

Techniques, Patterns, and Projects for Beginners

Weaving on a Little Loom teaches readers everything they need to know to start small-frame loom weaving, an easy and ine ...

Henry Howard

Louisiana's Architect

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

Birthstone Notecards

This celebratory collection showcases the vibrant gemstone art of Elisa Werbler. Featuring twelve fluorescent birthstone ...

Make It Bigger

An outspoken voice in the world of graphic design for more than twenty years, Paula Scher has developed a worldwide repu ...

Keep Fresh, Stay Rad

100 Postcards

Friends of Type are a fun-loving collective of respected designers from Brooklyn and San Francisco. Since 2009, they've ...

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 ...

Graphic Design

The New Basics Revised Second Edition

Our bestselling introduction to graphic design is now available in a revised and updated edition. In Graphic Design: The ...

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 ...

War Plan Red

The United States' Secret Plan to Invade Canada, and Canada's Secret Plan to Invade The United States

It's known as the world's friendliest border. Five thousand miles of unfenced, unwalled international coexistence and a ...

Graphic Design Thinking

Beyond Brainstorming

Creativity is more than an inborn talent. It is a hard-earned skill that, like all skills, improves with practice. Graph ...

More Than Words

Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art

Our widely celebrated compendium of illustrated letters is now available in paperback. Drawn from the largest repository ...

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 ...

Inside the Rainbow

Russian Children's Literature 1920-1935: Beautiful Books, Terrible Times

Inside the Rainbow reprints for the first time in English a unique compendium of Soviet-era picture books from the 1920s ...

Young Architects 12

ReSource

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

People Knitting

A Century of Photographs

People Knitting is a charming tribute in vintage photographs and printed ephemera to the ever-popular, often all-consumi ...

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, ...

Bruno Munari: Square Circle Triangle

In the early 1960s, Italian design legend Bruno Munari published his visual case studies on shapes: Circle, Square, and, ...

Typography Sketchbooks

Typography is at the heart of visual communication. Many artists obsess over it as one of the purest forms of design. No ...

Grids & Guides (Red)

A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

Our bestseller is now available in red! Grids & Guides Red promises another 144 pages of varied and unusual graph paper ...

Pamphlet Architecture 28: Augmented Landscapes

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

Animal Journals

Dogs

Feline or canine? These sets of four lined journals complement our popular Animal Box and feature the colorful prints of ...

Cartographies of Time

Our critically acclaimed smash hit Cartographies of Time is now available in paperback. In this first comprehensive hist ...

Fries!

An Illustrated History of the World's Favorite Food

Imagine a plate of crisp, golden, salted fries, and you'll know why this is the world's favorite food.Who better to writ ...

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 ...

Curious Feast

100 Postcards by 10 Artists

This delightful box features one hundred postcards from ten celebrated artists exploring the subject of food. These extr ...

Le Corbusier Redrawn

The Houses

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

Thoreau Notecards

Environmentalist, political activist, walker, tax resister, or just interested in a simpler life? If you re one or more ...

Moderne

Fashioning the French Interior

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

Brillante Pencils

Legendary designer Louise Fili brings a sparkle to her stationery collection with this set of twelve double-sided pencil ...

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 ...

George Tsypin Opera Factory

Invisible City

Based in New York City in the grit, steel girders, and graffiti of the metropolis'George Tsypin's Opera Factory creates ...

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 ...

The Olivetti Pattern Series Notecards

The Olivetti typewriter is an icon, both as design object and as the favorite writing tool of authors as diverse as John ...

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 ...

Through Darkness to Light

Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

They left in the middle of the night often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. Between 183 ...

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 ...

Veterans

Faces of World War II

Ichiro Sudai trained to be a kamikaze. Roscoe Brown was a commander in the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American m ...

Paula Scher MAPS: New York / Paris / London

Three Mini Journals

Introducing a new line of smart and stylish gift products developed in collaboration with legendary international design ...

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 ...

You Are Here

Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination

Mapmaking fulfills one of our most ancient and deep-seated desires: understanding the world around us and our place in i ...

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 ...

We Sit Together

Utopian Benches from the Shakers to the Separatists of Zoar

Whether for protest, religious congress, companionship, eating, or comfort, sitting communally remains one of the most p ...

Art Up Close

From Ancient to Modern

This sequel to the best-selling Masterpieces Up Close is another fun, interactive book that introduces works of art from ...

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 ...

Sleep Tight, Charlie

It's been a busy day, and Charlie, like any tired rabbit, is ready for bed. He arranges his slippers and glass of water, ...

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 ...

Animal Camouflage

In a world where majestic creatures soar, scatter, prance, and pounce through beautiful natural habitats, astounding dis ...

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 ...

Grids & Guides Drawing Pad

Our best-selling Grids & Guides line goes big, with this large-format drawing pad designed for your desk. Fifty pages of ...

Visual Complexity

Mapping Patterns of Information

Manuel Lima's smash hit Visual Complexity is now available in paperback. This groundbreaking 2011 book, the first to com ...

San Francisco Noir

Following in the footsteps of classic films like The Maltese Falcon and The Lady from Shanghai, veteran photographer Fre ...

Inside the Painter's Studio

Inside an art gallery, it is easy to forget that the paintings there are the end products of a process involving not onl ...

The Fish and the Cat

The best-selling The Lion and the Bird featured the enchanting stories and art of Canadian children's book author Marian ...

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 Wood Carver's Dozen

A Collection of 12 Beautiful Projects for Beginners

If you want to join the woodworking and carving renaissance, The Wood Carver's Dozen is the perfect starting point. An i ...

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 ...

Wild Sea Notecards

This handsome boxed set of notecards features art based on the wild and edible seaweeds of Ireland. The set contains six ...

The Chef Says

Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

Clean plates don t lie.---Dan BarberGreat chefs are neither self-effacing nor meek. There's no room for manners in the p ...

Draw Like an Artist: Pop Art

When Pop Art burst on the art scene in the 1950s as a reaction against abstract expressionism, it found instant favor wi ...

The Sleepwalkers Box

During the past decade, Los Angeles-based artist Doug Aitken has created innovative video art by fracturing the narrativ ...

A Few Minutes of Design

52 Activities to Spark Your Creativity

Even concert pianists do warm-up exercises to limber up the fingers and clear the mind for the performance ahead. Design ...

Melting Away

A Ten-Year Journey through Our Endangered Polar Regions

For ten years Camille Seaman has documented the rapidly changing landscapes of Earth's polar regions. As an expedition p ...

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 ...

The Minard System

The Complete Statistical Graphics of Charles-Joseph Minard

If you have any interest in information graphics, maps, or history, you know of the seminal flow map of Napoleon's 1812 ...

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 ...

The Night Sky

Fifty Postcards

What is our place in the universe? For as long as humans have asked this question, we've looked to the night sky for ans ...

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 ...

Studio Joy Works

Rick Joy's reputation as one of the country's most gifted designers, whose mining of materials and site create transcend ...

Architectural Lighting

Designing with Light and Space

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

Presenting Shakespeare

1,100 Posters from Around the World

A skull held aloft, a lovesick donkey, a bloodied dagger: these familiar icons are instantly recognizable shorthand for ...

The Baltimore Rowhouse

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

Mark Mothersbaugh

Collected Facts & Lies: Fifty Postcards

This collection of fifty postcards is pulled from the archives of legendary artist and musician Mark Mothersbaugh, cofou ...

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 ...

Inside the Artist's Studio

What was your earliest childhood artwork that received recognition? When did you first consider yourself a professional ...

Atlas of Novel Tectonics

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

Graphic Design

The New Basics Revised Second Edition

Our bestselling introduction to graphic design is now available in a revised and updated edition. In Graphic Design: The ...

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 ...

Outside the Box

Hand-Drawn Packaging from Around the World

In an age of slick, computer-generated type and Photoshopped perfection, hand-drawn packing is enjoying a global resurge ...

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 ...

Tom Kundig: Works

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

Stickwork

Using minimal tools and a simple technique of bending, interweaving, and fastening together sticks, artist Patrick Dough ...

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 ...

Design Studies

Theory and Research in Graphic Design

In an age of globalization and connectivity, the idea of "mainstream culture" has become quaint. Websites, magazines, bo ...

Noise

A Lined Journal

In the early 1960s, Los Angeles-based artist Ed Ruscha started painting single words or phrases on intensely saturated s ...

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 ...

Young Architects 16

Overlay

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

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 ...

Eat Sleep Read

IndieBound Journal Set

Eat Sleep Read, Love Your Local, and Peace Love Books: these beloved slogans, from independent bookstore champion IndieB ...

Philosophy for Architects

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

The Smith Tapes

Between 1969 and 1972, Village Voice "Scenes" columnist, WPLJ FM radio host, and cult figure Howard Smith got to the hea ...

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. ...

The Musician Says

The Musician Says is an all-access backstage pass to the world of singers, songwriters, composers, and instrumentalists- ...

Toward a New Interior

An Anthology of Interior Design Theory

Interior design, as a relatively young discipline within the academic world of design, has historically been interpreted ...

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 ...

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 ...

Interactive Architecture

Adaptive World

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

Typography Sketchbooks

Typography is an obsession for most designers. It's at the heart of all visual communication and is one of the purest fo ...

Masterpieces Up Close

Masterpieces Up Close is back in print! Once again readers can explore great works of art from the Middle Ages to the tw ...

Mysteries of the Rectangle

Essays on Painting

From Siri Hustvedt, author of the bestselling novel What I Loved, comes this inspired collection of essays on painting. ...

Drawing in the Sea

Do you know that water covers nearly 70 percent of the earth and that nearly 70 percent of the human body is made up of ...

Woodcut

If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, Connecticut-based artist Bryan Nash Gill shows us why. Creating large ...

Night Owl Journal

Stately owls spread their wings and regard us with curiosity or possibly wisdom from the covers of this intimate lined ...

Rick Joy

Desert Works

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

The Pancake King

Henry Edgewood loves making pancakes. He makes them every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and everyone in town kno ...

Drawing Techniques

This series of small primers on drawing encourages readers not only to pick up a pen and start drawing, but to see the w ...

Paper Zoo

This ingenious and charming activity book makes it possible for anybody, ages three and up, to create colorful animal co ...

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 Electric Pencil

Drawings from Inside State Hospital No. 3

This bookd tells the remarkable story of Edward Deeds, an "outsider" artist who spent most of his adult life inside Miss ...

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 ...

Pen to Paper

Artists' Handwritten Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art

Even in this age of emails, texts, and tweets, there is an ongoing fascination with the simple act of putting pen to pap ...

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 ...

Paris Changing

Revisiting Eug ne Atget's Paris

Between 1888 and 1927 Eugeene Atget meticulously photographed Paris, capturing in thousands of photographs the city's pa ...

Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis

Intensities

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

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 ...

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 ...

San Francisco: Portrait of a City Notecards

Fred Lyon captures the essence ofSan Francisco in this fine art photography notecard set, an extension of his book, San ...

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 ...

Psychobook

Games, Tests, Questionnaires, Histories

Who knew a trip to the therapist could be so much fun, even aesthetically rewarding? Beyond sharing feelings or complain ...

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 ...

Draw Like an Artist

A Self-Portrait Sketchbook

How would you draw yourself if you were Vincent van Gogh? Pablo Picasso? Or Frida Kahlo? Draw Like an Artist offers exam ...

Sign Painters

There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street s ...

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 ...

Abbott Miller

Design and Content

Abbott Miller: Design and Content is the first monograph on the award-winning graphic designer known for his innovative ...

Finding Home Notecards

Twelve shelter dogs, twelve adoptions. Traer Scott's luminous portraits capture each dog's personality'serious or animat ...

The Disappearance of Darkness

Photography at the End of the Analog Era

Over the past decade, photographer Robert Burley has traveled the world documenting the abandonment and destruction of f ...

You Are Here: NYC

Mapping the Soul of the City

Maps are magical. Every graphic, like every story, has a point of view, and New York is rife with mapmaking possibilitie ...

Edifices de Rome Moderne

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

Fredericks & Mae Paper Games

Tic Tac Toe - Hedron - Dots and Boxes - Nim - Hex

Put down your smartphone and pick up a pencil! This fresh interpretation of classic paper-and-pencil games features five ...

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 ...

Observer's Notebook: Astronomy

A star-filled sky is as mysterious as it is sublime. What are we looking at? How far away and from when?! How do I tell ...

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 ...

The Lovings

An Intimate Portrait

The Lovings: An Intimate Portrait documents the extraordinary love story of Mildred and Richard Loving. The Lovings pres ...

Studio Life

Rituals, Collections, Tools, and Observations on the Artistic Process

In 2009 artist and writer Sarah Trigg embarked on an ambitious field expedition across the United States, interviewing m ...

A Walk in the Forest

A Walk in the Forest is a stunning invitation to discover the woods as a place for both imaginative play and contemplati ...

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 ...

Einstein Notecards

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Nests and Eggs Notecards

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Stampville

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A Better Future for Africa

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Botanical Sketchbooks

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Type on Screen

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Handcrafted Maine

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Now You See It and Other Essays on Design

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Joan Miro: I Work Like a Gardener

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Dear Data Postcard Kit

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Observer's Notebook: Home

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Bamboo Fences

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Fifty Type Specimens

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Shoes

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Princeton Architectural Press $10 gift card

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The Green House

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Duke University

Campus Guide, Second Edition

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From Morning to Night

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University of California, San Diego

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Bookbinding

A Comprehensive Guide to Folding, Sewing, & Binding

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Beach Houses

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Garden Insects and Bugs

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

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University of Washington

The Campus Guide

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Walt Whitman Notecards

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MOS

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Observer's Notebook: Butterflies

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Expanded Practice

Howeler + Yoon Architecture / MY Studio

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Clip Art

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Pablo Picasso

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Redstone Diary 2019

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Mies Van der Rohe's Krefeld Villas

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Coffee Lids

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Manual of Section

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The Writer Says

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City Building

Nine Planning Principles for the Twenty-First Century

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Radiant

Farm Animals Up Close and Personal

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Who Built That? Modern Houses

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John McAndrew's Modernist Vision

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Generative Design, Revised and Updated Edition

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Grafica della Strada

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Up the Mountain Path

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Fabricating Architecture

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Grids & Guides (Navy)

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MIT

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Observe, Collect, Draw!

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Year in Japan, A

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The Tennessee Valley Authority

Design and Persuasion

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Twenty Over Eighty

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Narrow Houses

New Directions in Efficient Design

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Pamphlet Architecture 27: Tooling

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The Pattern Roll

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Life on the Lower East Side

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Artists Unframed

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Postmodern Urbanism

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Local Color

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Pulled

A Catalog of Screen Printing

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Designed for the Future

80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

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Paul Rudolph: The Florida Houses

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Architecture Oriented Otherwise

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In the Wilds

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Digital Design Theory

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The Ethical Architect

The Dilemma of Contemporary Practice

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Brodsky & Utkin

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Bing Thom Works

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Cartographic Grounds

Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

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Once Upon a Time

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Slow Manifesto: Lebbeus Woods Blog

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The Concrete Dragon

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

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Tutti Frutti

Twelve Colored Pencils

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Dot Dot Dot 20

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Finding Home

Shelter Dogs and Their Stories

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The Map as Art

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Animal Box

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Visual Grammar

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Let's Go Letter Hunting

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The Architectural Detail

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TWA Terminal

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Rural Studio

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Pamphlet Architecture 35

Going Live. From States to Systems

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How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul, new edition

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The Kitchen Art Studio

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Fredericks & Mae Animal Mask Notecards

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Pamphlet Architecture 30: Coupling

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Grids & Guides

3 Notepads for Visual Thinkers

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Stencilled Ornament and Illustration: Expanded Edition

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Grant Jones/Jones & Jones

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

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Local Code

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

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The Toaster Project

Or A Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch

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The Campus Guides

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Cold War Hothouses

Inventing Postwar Culture, from Cockpit to Playboy

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The Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets

Twenty-Five Centuries of Weaving

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The Business of Design

Balancing Creativity and Profitability

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The City That Never Was

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

James Carpenter

Environmental Refractions

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The Business of Creativity

How to Build the Right Team for Success

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Oak

One Tree. Three Years, Fifty Paintings

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The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide

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Typography Papers 9

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Goat Man

How I Took a Holiday from Being Human

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Geometry of Design, Revised and Updated Second Edition

Studies in Proportion and Composition

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Ladders

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Architectural Regionalism

Collected Writings on Place, Identity, Modernity, and Tradition

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Animal Journals

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Tom Kundig

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Welcome to Marwencol

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Italian Architecture of the 16th Century

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Sigrid Calon Notecards

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Designing For Social Change

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Infrastructural Monument

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Large Parks

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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 ...

Figure Drawing

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The Architect Says Notebooks

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Pamphlet Architecture 21: Situation Normal

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Constellation

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Writing about Architecture

Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities

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Vintage Sparkle

15 Festive Ornaments to Fold, Fill, and Hang

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Hand Job

A Catalog of Type

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The Dakota

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

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The Artist's Eye

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Norwegian Wood

The Thoughtful Architecture of Wenche Selmer

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Eero Saarinen

An Architecture of Multiplicity

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A-frame

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America's Other Audubon

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Van Gogh

Meet the Artist!

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Typographic Systems

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At the Seashore

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

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Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design

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Gates of Harvard Yard

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

History of Architectural Theory

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Grids & Guides Pencils

Twelve Pencils for Visual Thinkers

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Yale University Campus Guide, second edition

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In the Age of Dinosaurs

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

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Jones, Partners: Architecture

El Segundo

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What Can I Be?

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The Complete Engraver

A Guide to Monograms, Crests, Ciphers, Seals, and the Etiquette and History of Social Stationery

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It was so quiet I could hear a pin drop

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Curious Boym

Design Works

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Edifices de Rome Moderne

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Tadao Ando

Conversations with Students

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Paul Rand: A Designer's Art

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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 ...

Pablo and His Chair

For his birthday, Pablo receives exactly what he doesn t want: a chair. Disappointed and angry, he locks himself in his ...

BEE

Of the ten million or so different species of insects on our planet, none is more fascinating than the honeybee. One of ...

Listen! Listen!

Paul Rand and his wife,Ann, wrote this book for their daughter, Catherine, to explain the interplay of sound and color. ...

Archigram

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

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 ...

Alvar Aalto Houses

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

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 ...

Paul Rand

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Odyssey Works

Transformative Experiences for an Audience of One

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Instant

The Story of Polaroid

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Buddha Notecards

Mindfulness, yoga, meditation, simple living---many paths lead back to Buddha, the timeless spiritual icon whose enlight ...

Cuba Style

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Sticker Shape Create

A Sticker Art Activity Book

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Buckminster Fuller

World Man

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The Blind Photographer

The blind photographer cannot see a butterfly perched perfectly still on a flower, a bowl of sweet-smelling fruit, or a ...

Weiss/Manfredi

Surface/Subsurface

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

William Morris Notecards

Best known for his stunning textiles and furniture, William Morris, the influential arts-and-crafts designer, is also th ...

Elegantissima

The Design and Typography of Louise Fili

Louise Fili has been an inspiration for designers around the world since the 1980s, when she raised the bar on book cove ...

Grids & Guides (Gray)

A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

Like its black and red predecessors, this deluxe, cloth-covered Grids & Guides notebook offers 160 pages of varied graph ...

Type Now

A Manifesto

With the desktop publishing revolution of the 1980s, typographic design came within the reach of anyone with a home comp ...

Letters to a Young Farmer

On Food, Farming, and Our Future

Letters to a Young Farmer is for everyone who appreciates good food grown with respect for the earth, people, animals, a ...

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 ...

Dear Data

A Friendship in 52 Weeks of Postcards

Equal parts mail art, data visualization, and affectionate correspondence, Dear Data celebrates "the infinitesimal, inco ...

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 ...

Observer's Notebook: Trees

Whether you want to make a tree map of your yard, identify a tree by its leaves and bark, or create your own naturalist' ...

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Garden, Park, Community, Farm

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

Woodcut Memory Game

If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, artist Bryan Nash Gill reminds us why. This fun memory game based on ...

Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House

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The Humane Gardener

Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife

In this eloquent plea for compassion and respect for all species, journalist and gardener Nancy Lawson describes why and ...

Art Parks

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Transmaterial Next

A Catalog of Materials that Will Redefine Our Future

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Birds of the World

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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 ...

Patkau Architects

Material Operations

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

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater

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

The Golden Secrets of Lettering

Letter Design from First Sketch to Final Artwork

The Golden Secrets of Lettering is a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to hand lettering. With easy-to-unders ...

Casa Alta

An Andalusian Paradise

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

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 ...

Indie Publishing

How to Design and Produce Your Own Book

Once referred to derisively as "vanity publishing," self-published books are finally taking their place alongside more a ...

Emily Dickinson Notecards

An icon of American poetry, Emily Dickinson was also an avid gardener and botanist. Her knowledge of the natural world p ...

Pamphlet Architecture 33

Islands and Atolls

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

Observer's Notebook: Weather

Unpredictable, mysterious, awe-inspiring weather is one of the most important and closely observed forces of daily life. ...

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 ...

Mail Box

Twenty Envelopes for Sending, Sorting, Saving and Collecting

Mail Box pushes the envelope beyond letters and bills. Beyond the confines of formal notecard sets or dry business corre ...

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 ...

Redstone Diary 2018

Play

Play is, by definition, disinterested activity. It crucially lacks utility. It takes place in a time out of time. Play i ...

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 ...

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 ...

Woodcut Notecards

If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, artist Bryan Nash Gill shows us why. In this collection of notecards, ...

Sexuality and Space

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

Bunker Archeology

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Frozen Music

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

More Scenes from the Rural Life

Verlyn Klinkenborg's regular column, The Rural Life, is one of the most read and beloved in the New York Times. Since 19 ...

Moody Nolan Design

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

The Landscape Urbanism Reader

With populations decentralizing and cities sprawling ever outward, twenty-first-century urban planners are challenged by ...

75 Artist Books

The Kaldewey Press, New York

Since founding the Kaldewey Press in rural Poestenkill, NY, in 1985, Gunnar A. Kaldewey has produced exactly seventy-fiv ...

The Sketchbook Project World Tour

Destined to go down as one of the era's most astonishing global art projects, the Brooklyn Art Library's Sketchbook Proj ...

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 ...

Year of Mornings, A

3191 Miles Apart

The morning hours before the hustle and bustle of the day commences is the perfect time to pause and enjoy a sense of re ...

Infinite Suburbia

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

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 ...

Graphic Design Discourse

Evolving Theories, Ideologies, and Processes of Visual Communication

If the aim of graphic design is to communicate meaning clearly, there's an irony that the field itself has struggled bet ...

The Havana Guide

Modern Architecture 1925-1965

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

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 ...

Nigel Peake City and Country Notecards

Charming drawings and watercolors highlight the quirky vision of illustrator Nigel Peake, author of In the Wilds and In ...

Never Use Futura

It's everywhere, including the moon (on the commemorative plaque left by Apollo 11 astronauts), Nike sneakers, the artwo ...

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 ...

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 ...

Blackstock's Collections Notepads

Inspired by our bestselling book Blackstock's Collections, these reporter-style notepads feature the obsessively detail ...

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 ...

Grid Systems

Principles of Organizing Type

Although grid systems are the foundation for almost all typographic design, they are often associated with rigid, formul ...

Kitchen Lithography

Hand Printing at Home

When printmakers Laura Sofie Hantke and Lucas Grassmann graduated from university, they found themselves without the lux ...

Pocket Department Notebooks

Back Pocket Notebook Set

A collaboration with the Brooklyn Art Library, Pocket Deptartment is a line of sturdy notebooks inspired by vintage stat ...

Olivetti Pattern Series Notebook

Our stunning Olivetti Pattern notecards are writ large in this elegant all-purpose journal featuring patterns made on an ...

Andrea Cochran

Landscapes

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

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, ...

Pocket Department Notebooks

Backpack Notebook Set

A collaboration with the Brooklyn Art Library, Pocket Deptartment is a line of sturdy notebooks inspired by vintage stat ...

Thinking of You Notecards

From Brian Rea, the illustrator of the hugely popular New York Times weekly column Modern Love, comes Thinking of You, a ...

L'Architecture

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

Making Books

A Guide to Creating Handcrafted Books

From the London Centre for Books Arts, the internationally recognized, artistrun, open-access studio at the forefront of ...

Terminal Bar

A Photographic Record of New York's Most Notorious Watering Hole

In 1972 Shelly Nadelman began a ten-year run bartending at one of New York City s most notorious dives: the Terminal Bar ...

The Art and Craft of Geometric Origami

With the increasing popular interest in mindfulness, and seeking quiet in the tumult of modern life, origami, the centur ...

Dean/Wolf Architects

Constructive Continuum

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

The Cognoscenti's Guide to Florence

Shop and Eat Like a Florentine, Revised Edition

Shop and eat like a Florentine with this newly updated pocket-sized guide to the best of the magnificent Tuscan city kno ...

The Book of Trees

Visualizing Branches of Knowledge

Our critically acclaimed bestseller Visual Complexity was the first in-depth examination of the burgeoning field of info ...

50 Things to Do with a Penknife

Whether you're a beginner or seasoned whittler, this practical guide to the age old yet newly popular art of whittling w ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Filmmaker Says

Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

"No saint, no pope, no general, no sultan, has ever had the power that a filmmaker has; the power to talk to hundreds of ...

Modern Typography Notecards

Picking up where our successful Vintage Typography Notecards left off, this new notecard set features one-of-a-kind type ...

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 ...

John Muir Notecards

Known in his lifetime as Mountain John, no one did as much to foster appreciation for the natural beauty of the American ...

Alexander Calder

Meet the Artist!

No artist can put a smile on your face quicker than Alexander Calder. A sense of playfulness animates all of his work, f ...

Princeton Architectural Press $20 gift card

For the architect, designer, or creative person in your life, a Princeton Architectural Press gift card gives them a sho ...

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 ...

Princeton Architectural Press $50 gift card

For the architect, designer, or creative person in your life, a Princeton Architectural Press gift card gives them a sho ...

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 ...

Screenprinting

The Ultimate Studio Guide from Sketchbook to Squeegee

Although the technique of screen printing dates back to first-century China, it became the preferred printing method of ...

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 ...

When I Am Big

A Walk in the Forest introduced the enormously talented Maria Dek, and When I Am Big, is a beguiling follow up to her fi ...

Grids & Guides (Black)

A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

Map out graphs, schematics, sketches, and dreams with this sleek and durable workbook. Inspired by vintage laboratory no ...

Pamphlet Architecture 36

Buoyant Clarity

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

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 ...

People Fishing

A Century of Photographs

Although people have fished for food since the dawn of time, fishing today is one of the most popular pastimes in the wo ...

Create Your Own Online Store in a Weekend

The advantages of selling your products online are many, low overhead, global markets, twenty-four-hour shopping, but pe ...

California Contemporary

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

Animal Logic

A buffalo stands horns to head with a man who is calmly vacuuming the snow-covered plains beneath its feet. A herd of pl ...

The Big Cloud

Our culture is addicted to weather: hourly forecasts, apps, radio, TV channels, alerts, warnings, and watches. And under ...

Young Architects 15

Range

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

In the Ocean

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

The world's oceans are home to many different species and plants, from tiny organisms like plankton to the world's large ...

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 ...

One-Track Mind

Drawing the New York Subway

For decades, Philip Ashforth Coppola has meticulously documented the New York City subway in a series of extraordinary d ...

Perfetto Pencils

Legendary designer Louise Fili brings her love of vintage packaging and all things Italian to this collection of beautif ...

Stamp Garden

Grow your own garden with this set of high-quality rubber stamps and two colored ink pads. The sturdy matchbox-style box ...

Kuth/Ranieri Architects

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

Emily Dickinson Notebook

A blank journal inspired by the poet's writings and gardens

Beloved by literary types as well as everyday writers, gardeners and dreamers, Emily Dickinson is a seminal American poe ...

Pattern Papers

Stationery Set

A follow-up to our successful Pattern Box, this playful mix-and-match stationery set features eighteen pattern-filled wr ...

Posters for Change

Tear, Paste, Protest

The US presidential election in 2016 brought to a head myriad political activism around the world, around the rights of ...

By Its Cover

Modern American Book Cover Design

We all know we're not supposed to judge books by their covers, but the truth is that we do just that nearly every time w ...

Printing Architecture

Innovative Recipes for 3D Printing

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

Lingerie

Being comfortable in your clothes is important, but how you feel underneath them may matter even more. Slipping on linge ...

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' ...

Model Making

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

Architects' Houses

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

Ilf and Petrov's American Road Trip

The 1935 Travelogue of Two Soviet Writers

In 1935, well into the era of Soviet communism, Russian satirical writers Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov came to the U.S as ...

Crocodile and Friends Animal Memory Game

Fossil, a good-natured crocodile who just wants some peace and quiet, quickly won the hearts of children everywhere in t ...

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 ...

The Senses

Design Beyond Vision

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

Balancing Acts

Three Prima Ballerinas Becoming Mothers

There are few jobs more rarefied or as physically and mentally demanding as prima ballerina. And yet, despite very real ...

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 ...

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 ...

W. E. B. Du Bois's Data Portraits

Visualizing Black America

The colorful charts, graphs, and maps presented at the 1900 Paris Exposition by famed sociologist and black rights activ ...

Keep the Change

A Collector's Tales of Lucky Pennies, Counterfeit C-Notes, and other Curious Currency

Harley J. Spiller began collecting money at the age of five when, home sick from school, his father tossed him a sack of ...

40 Knots and How to Tie Them

Lucy Davidson

Knowing which knot to use when and how to tie it can mean the difference between safety and danger or a dry or wet night ...

Extreme Textiles

Designing for High Performance

Stronger, faster, lighter, safer, smarter--these are the textiles of tomorrow. From the carbon-fiber composite bicycle f ...

Everything is Easy

A Complete Kit for Saying What You Really Think

Even in this age of messaging, nonstop emails, emoticons and emojis, it's not always clear how to make yourself understo ...

Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia

Mr. Mothersbaugh works in virtually every form and medium, and his work has always been unified and singular (perhaps a ...

People Kissing

A Century of Photographs

Love is in the air as Barbara Levine and Paige Ramey take on humankind's oldest pastime: kissing. In racy candids, humor ...

From Here to There

A Curious Collection from the Hand Drawn Map Association

It's a situation we are all acquainted with: planning to visit friends in an unfamiliar part of the city, you draw yours ...

Walls

Walls of all sorts: social walls, border walls, political walls, emotional walls, big walls, old walls, and small walls. ...

The Buildings and Designs of Andrea Palladio

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

McKim, Mead & White

Selected Works 1879 to 1915

McKim, Mead & White is the best-known architecture firm of America's Gilded Age, and designed many of the most iconic bu ...

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 ...

San Francisco, Portrait of a City 1940--1960

With a landmark around every corner and a picture perfect view atop every hill, San Francisco might be the world s most ...

Williams College: The Campus Guide

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

Lists

To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists' Enumerations from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art

From the weekly shopping list to the Ten Commandments, our lives are shaped by lists. Whether dashed off as a quick remi ...

Good Morning, Neighbor

A mouse decides one morning to make an omelet, but needs an egg, and sets out to find one. On his search, he eventually ...

Who Built That? Skyscrapers

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

Time for Bed, Miyuki

Like children everywhere, Miyuki's imagination peaks at bedtime, when she remembers all the things she has to do before ...

AT-INdex

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

Leonardo da Vinci

Meet the Artist!

Discover the magnificent art of Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance master, through this newest addition to the popular Meet ...

The Ladies of Letterpress

A Gallery of Prints with 80 Removable Posters

Who can resist the tactile charm of letterpress? Not many, judging by its ever-rising popularity among artists and desig ...

Grids & Guides Micro (Black)

Pocket-Size Notebooks

Our bestselling Grids & Guides line, writ small! Compact and stylish, the matchbook style pad flips open to reveal a cus ...

Tom Leader Studio

Three Projects

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

Button Box

100 Postcards

Conversation starters, political statements, declarations of pride, and cultural artifacts, buttons have mirrored social ...

Worn Stories

Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at least one piece of clothing. In Worn Stories, Emily Spivack has collected over ...

An Architect's Pencil Set

The Colors of Michael Graves

This striking colored pencil set from legendary architect Michael Graves's firm contains twenty-four colored pencils in ...

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 ...

Thoreau Notebook

Writer, naturalist, and iconoclastic thinker, Henry David Thoreau is treasured by writers, walkers, readers, environment ...

Quattro Parole Italiane Notecards

This set of twelve impeccably designed notecards features four iconic Italian words: ciao, auguri, grazie, prego (hello, ...

Grids & Guides Micro (Blue)

Pocket-Size Notebooks

Our bestselling Grids & Guides line, writ small! Compact and stylish, the matchbook style pad flips open to reveal a cus ...

Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture

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

Henri Matisse

Meet the Artist!

Henri Matisse: Meet the Artist! takes young readers of all ages on a colorful interactive journey through the work of th ...

Sustain and Develop

306090 13

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

Modern Typography in Britain

Graphic Design, Politics, and Society, Typography Papers 8

Typography Papers 8 is a special issue devoted to modernity in British typography. Graphic design in Britain from World ...

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 ...

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 ...

Parallax

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

FOBA / Buildings

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

Young Architects 11

Foresight

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

Saarinen Houses

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

Coen+Partners

Contextual Minimalism

Whether emulating the geological formations and dense birch forests of his home state of Minnesota or abstracting agric ...