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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. ...

A Conversation with Frei Otto

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

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 ...

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 ...

Architecture of the Off-Modern PB

Now available in paperback, Svetlana Boym's Architecture of the Off-Modern is an imaginative tour through the history an ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Havana Guide

Modern Architecture 1925-1965

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

Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres

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

Dartmouth College

The Campus Guide

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Albert Frey, Architect

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Animate Form

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

Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres

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

Adalberto Libera

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

Le Corbusier Redrawn

The Houses

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

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 ...

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 ...

Classic Book Jackets

The Design Legacy of George Salter

It's said that you can't judge a book by its cover. George Salter, a legendary figure in the field of book design, never ...

A2Z+

Alphabets & Signs

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

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 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 ...

Active Literature

Jan Tschichold and New Typography

Jan Tschichold (1902-1974) is considered by many to be the most influential typographer of the twentieth century. A lead ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...