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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 ...

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 ...

University of Toronto

The Campus Guide

Organized as a series of walks through the distinctive precincts of the University of Toronto's three campuses, this arc ...

The Public Library

A Photographic Essay

Many of us have vivid recollections of childhood visits to a public library: the unmistakable musty scent, the excitemen ...

Projects and Their Consequences

Reiser + Umemoto

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Frozen Music

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Louisville Guide

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

The Buildings and Designs of Andrea Palladio

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

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 ...

Edifices de Rome Moderne

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

Large Parks

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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' ...

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 ...

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 ...

Casa Alta

An Andalusian Paradise

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

Edifices de Rome Moderne

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

Bunker Archeology

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

ZoomScape

Architecture in Motion and Media

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

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- ...

Williams College: The Campus Guide

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