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There are 29 books available from our Balcony Press distribution client:

1. Austin Val Verde: Impressions of a Montecito Masterpiece, by Ann Mitchell, Jay Belloli
ISBN 9781890449315, hardcover binding, $50.00 (A Balcony Press book)

Exclusive Montecito, California, is home to some of America's most spectacular private residences, but none is as spectacular as Val Verde. Built in 1915 by ...
2. Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece, by Berge Aran
ISBN 9781890449391, hardcover binding, $50.00 (A Balcony Press book)

Montecito, California is home to some of America's most spectacular private residences. Most amazing perhaps is Val Verde, the house built in 1915 on a ...
3. Cruising LA: Architectural Styles in 5 Easy Drives, by Troy Fuss
Series: Guidebooks
ISBN 9781890449421, paperback binding, $14.95 (A Balcony Press book)

The definitive L.A. experience may include a shopping spree or a celebrity sighting, but it will certainly involve a car. Without a complex network of ...
4. Dance in Cuba, by Gil Garcetti
ISBN 9781890449346, hardcover binding, $65.00 (A Balcony Press book)

In 2003 American Photo magazine named Gil Garcetti one of the nation's master photographers. His two critically acclaimed Balcony Press books Iron: Erecting the Walt ...
5. Descanso: An Urban Oasis Revealed, by Warren Marr, David Brown, and Robert Smaus
ISBN 9781890449377, hardcover binding, $42.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Descanso Gardens is one of Los Angeles's oldest botanical gardens. Initially a Spanish rancho and later the estate of publisher and horticulturist E. Manchester Boddy, ...
6. Descanso: An Urban Oasis Revealed, by Warren Marr, David Brown, and Robert Smaus
ISBN 9781890449407, paperback binding, $24.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Descanso Gardens is one of Los Angeles's oldest botanical gardens. Initially a Spanish rancho and later the estate of publisher and horticulturist E. Manchester Boddy, ...
7. Figure/Ground: A Design Conversation, by Scott Johnson, Bill Fain
ISBN 9781890449230, hardcover binding, $65.00 (A Balcony Press book)

Figure/Ground: A Design Conversation, is a collection of six dialogs on design between Scott Johnson and William Fain, the principals of Johnson Fain Partners of ...
8. Forest of Pipes: The Walt Disney Concert Hall Organ, by Jennifer Zobelein, Grant Mudford
ISBN 9781890449438, paperback binding, $24.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall is a stunning piece of architecture whose curved metal skin is known worldwide. The hall's rich wood interior allows ...
9. Frank Lloyd Wright: The Romantic Spirit, by Carol Bishop
ISBN 9781890449308, hardcover binding, $35.00 (A Balcony Press book)

Carol Bishop made a pilgrimage across the United States in search of a way to express her deep connection to the work of Frank Lloyd ...
10. Frozen Music, by Gil Garcetti
ISBN 9781890449278, hardcover binding, $125.00 (A Balcony Press book)

In this limited collector edition folio, Gil Garcetti's interpretive photographs of the steel skin of the Walt Disney Concert Hall evoke the mystery, fluidity, texture, ...
11. Iron: Erecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall, by Gil Garcetti
ISBN 9781890449285, paperback binding, $29.95 (A Balcony Press book)

The graceful curves of Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles are familiar to anyone interested in contemporary architecture or the work of ...
12. Italian Cities and Landscapes: An Architect's Sketchbook, by William H. Fain, Jr.
ISBN 9781890449322, paperback binding, $27.00 (A Balcony Press book)

In an age of digital cameras and computer renderings, the tradition of drawing and assembling an architectural sketchbook seems at once either willfully eccentric and ...
13. Kesling Modern Structures: Popularizing Modern Living in Southern California 1934-1962, by Patrick Pascal
ISBN 9781890449131, paperback binding, $24.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Practically unknown today, William Kesling and his design/build firm, Kesling Modern Structures, played a unique and important role in the development and acceptance of modern ...
14. Kitchen Centric, by Mick De Giulio, Karen Klages Grace, and Christopher Kennedy
ISBN 9781890449544, hardcover binding, $65.00 (A Balcony Press book)

Kitchen Centric puts a new spin on the typical kitchen design book by offering readers a book that is part art book, part fantasy, and ...
15. LA's Early Moderns: Art, Architecture, Photography, by Victoria Dailey, Natalie Shivers, and Michael Dawson
ISBN 9781890449162, paperback binding, $34.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Galka Scheyer, Walter and Louise Arensberg, Richard Neutra, Rudolph Schindler, John Cage, Anais Nin, and several dozen other artists and designers--the modernist pioneers of Los ...
16. Mehrdad Yazdani, by Joseph Giovannini
ISBN 9781890449292, paperback binding, $29.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Architect Mehrdad Yazdani has won the respect of critics and clients alike for his imaginative approach to the design of public and institutional buildings. Mehrdad ...
17. Miami Modern Metropolis: Paradise and Paradox in Midcentury Architecture and Planning, by Allan T. Shulman, Diane W. Camber
ISBN 9781890449513, hardcover binding, $85.00 (A Balcony Press book)

The two decades following World War II were a period of extraordinary growth in Miami. During that time architectural modernism provided a framework for the ...
18. Nell Brooker Mayhew: Paintings on Paper, by Alissa Anderson
ISBN 9781890449353, paperback binding, $24.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Nell Brooker Mayhew brought a bold and bright new spirit to the Southern California art scene at the turn of the nineteenth century. Breaking the ...
19. Paris: Women & Bicycles, by Gil Garcetti
ISBN 9781890449520, paperback binding, $45.00 (A Balcony Press book)

These days, bicycles are as much a part of the image of Paris as the Eiffel Tower. Through his photographs, Gil Garcetti captures fleeting figures, ...
20. Photographing Architecture and Interiors: Updated and Expanded, by Julius Shulman
ISBN 9781890449070, hardcover binding, $39.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Julius Shulman's long career photographing great architectural works with depth, passion, drama, and an instinct for the architect's intentions has ensured his present status as ...
21. Responsive Architecture: Moody Nolan Recent Work, by Morris Newman
ISBN 9781890449469, paperback binding, $29.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Twenty-five years ago, Curtis Moody founded his architectural practice in an improvised office inside an old house in Columbus, Ohio, where a bathtub served as ...
22. Sacred Spaces: Historic Houses of Worship in the City of Angels , by Robert Berger
ISBN 9781890449216, hardcover binding, $59.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Over 100 vivid color images by architectural photographer Robert Berger record the spectacular, sumptuous, and often inspirational interiors of forty of Los Angeles' most historic ...
23. Tall Building: Imagining the Skyscraper, by Scott Johnson
ISBN 9781890449476, hardcover binding, $34.95 (A Balcony Press book)

The skyscraper continues to inspire architects and visual artists of all types. More than a century of literature, art, film, and new media representations have ...
24. The Big Idea, by Scott Johnson
ISBN 9781890449384, paperback binding, $35.00 (A Balcony Press book)

Scott Johnson is the highly acclaimed designer of some of L.A.'s most recognized architecture. As partner in the award-winning Los Angeles architecture firm Johnson Fain ...
25. The Gamble House Cookbook: One Hundred Years of Gracious Living, by Meg McComb
ISBN 9781890449483, paperback binding, $30.00 (A Balcony Press book)

The Gamble House is a winter house designed in 1908 by architects Greene ...
26. Urban Surprises: A Guide to Public Art in Los Angeles, by Gloria Gerace
ISBN 9781890449148, paperback binding, $14.95 (A Balcony Press book)

Los Angeles is the home of the largest public art program in the country. The City's commitment to the arts was affirmed in 1989 by ...
27. Wandering the Garden of Technology and Passion: John Marx Architect, by Pierluigi Serraino, Chris I. Yessios
ISBN 9781890449568, hardcover binding, $45.00 (A Balcony Press book)

John Marx is of the generation of design architects who witnessed their pencils morph into mouses and their drafting tables into computer desktops. Throughout this ...
28. Water is Key: A Better Future for Africa, by Gil Garcetti
ISBN 9781890449452, hardcover binding, $65.00 (A Balcony Press book)

Of all the many challenges facing the inhabitants of the African continent, there is one elemental need regularly overlooked by the industrialized world. Award-winning photographer ...
29. William L. Pereira, by James Steele
ISBN 9781890449209, hardcover binding, $59.95 (A Balcony Press book)

William Pereira helped define emerging social values: he designed every building type imaginable, from houses to hospitals, as well as inventing some of his own, ...
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