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1. A-frame, by Chad Randl
ISBN 9781568984100, hardcover binding, $24.95

"A" was the architectural letterform of leisure building in postwar America. Eager to stake out mountain and lakeside retreats, an entire generation of high-end homebuilders ...
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2. After the Crash : Architecture in Post-Bubble Japan, by Thomas Daniell
ISBN 9781568987767, paperback binding, $24.95

In the late 1980s, Japan was awash in seemingly unlimited wealth and rising toward what would be the peak of its modern economic success, power, ...
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3. Andrea Cochran: Landscapes, by Mary Myers
ISBN 9781568988122, hardcover binding, $50.00

"Studies in repetition and order, orchestrations of movement in the landscape, and elements placed in geometric conversation," is how author Mary Myers describes the twenty-five-year ...
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4. Bamboo Fences, by Isao Yoshikawa, Osamu Suzuki
ISBN 9781568988344, hardcover binding, $40.00

Bamboo has always played an important role in Japanese daily life, and the versatile plant has been used for numerous purposes ranging from food, garden ...
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5. Big and Green: Toward Sustainable Architecture in the 21st Century, by David Gissen
ISBN 9781568983615, hardcover binding, $40.00

More than a century after its inception, the skyscraper has finally come of age. Though it has long been lampooned as a venal and inhospitable ...
6. Building (in) the Future: Recasting Labor in Architecture, by Phillip Bernstein, Peggy Deamer
ISBN 9781568988061, paperback binding, $29.95

There is no denying the transformational role of the computer in the evolution of contemporary architectural practice. But does this techno-determinist account tell the whole ...
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7. Bunker Archeology, by Paul Virilio
ISBN 9781568980157, paperback binding, $40.00

In Bunker Archeology, urban philosopher and cultural theorist Paul Virilio turns his attention--and camera--to the ominous yet strangely compelling German bunkers from WW II that ...
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8. Colonial Revival Maine, by Kevin Murphy
ISBN 9781568984490, hardcover binding, $39.95 Sale price: $26.00

Beginning with McKim, Mead, Bigelow, and White's famous sketching trip of 1877, architects have recorded the historic architecture of northern New England and incorporated its ...
9. Contemporary Curtain Wall Architecture, by Scott Murray
ISBN 9781568987972, hardcover binding, $75.00

Recent years have seen a rapidly growing interest among contemporary architects in the use of curtain walls to create innovative, attention-grabbing building facades. With new ...
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10. Crafting a Modern World: The Designs of Antonin and Noemi Raymond, by Kurt G. F. Helfrich, William Whitaker
ISBN 9781568985831, hardcover binding, $75.00

Kurt G. F. Helfrich and William Whitaker, editors, with contributions by Ann Lutun, Mari Sakamoto Nakahara, Ken Tadashi Oshima, and Christine Vendredi-Auzanneau. Foreword by Kenneth ...
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11. Cyber Cities: Visual Perception in the Age of Electronic Communication, by M. Christine Boyer
ISBN 9781568980485, hardcover binding, $19.95

Noted urban historian M. Christine Boyer turns to the new frontier--cybercities--in this important and compelling book. Boyer argues that the computer is to contemporary society ...
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12. Designing Paradise: The Allure of the Hawaiian Resort, by Don Hibbard
ISBN 9781568985749, hardcover binding, $50.00 Sale price: $12.50

We all have images that pop into our minds when we think of Hawaii: palm trees, grass skirts, pineapples, ocean breezes--Hawaii is the definitive tropical ...
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13. Earth Architecture, by Ronald Rael
ISBN 9781568987675, hardcover binding, $45.00

Dirt---as in clay, gravel, sand, silt, soil, loam, mud---is everywhere and it's free. The ground we walk on and grow crops in also just happens ...
14. Finnish Summer Houses, by Jari Jetsonen, Sirkkaliisa Jetsonen
ISBN 9781568987521, hardcover binding, $50.00

Summer is when Finland is at its spellbinding best. Emerging from a seven-month long winter, Finns head outdoors to savor the magical light of the ...
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15. Fragments of Utopia: Collage Reflections of Heroic Modernism, by David Wild
ISBN 9780907259107, paperback binding, $40.00 (A Hyphen Press book)

The book reproduces a series of the collages made by David Wild. Their subject is modern architecture in the first half of the twentieth century: ...
16. From Autos to Architecture: Fordism and Architectural Aesthetics in the Twentieth Century, by David Gartman
ISBN 9781568988139, hardcover binding, $60.00

One of the most interesting questions in architectural history is why modern architecture emerged from the war-ravaged regions of central Europe and not the United ...
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17. Good Deeds, Good Design: Community Service through Architecture, by Bryan Bell
ISBN 9781568983912, paperback binding, $34.95

It may come as no surprise that only two percent of new homebuyers work directly with an architect to design the space in which they ...
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18. Guastavino Vaulting: The Art of Structural Tile, by John Ochsendorf, Michael Freeman
ISBN 9781568987415, hardcover binding, $60.00

Since the time of ancient Rome, architects, engineers, and builders have struggled with the problem of building domed ceilings over large spaces. No one was ...
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19. Heavenly Vaults: From Romanesque to Gothic in European Architecture, by David Stephenson
ISBN 9781568988405, hardcover binding, $65.00

The Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages are among the world's greatest architectural achievements. Looking up at the soaring vaulted ceiling of a Gothic church, ...
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20. Hill-Stead: The Country Place of Theodate Pope Riddle, by James F. O'Gorman, Edward S. Cooke, Jr., and Allyson M. Hayward
ISBN 9781568987590, hardcover binding, $45.00

Nestled in the bucolic village of Farmington, Connecticut, at the summit of 152 hilltop acres, sits what many architectural historians consider to be the finest ...
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21. Hotel as Home: The Art of Living on the Road, by Gary Chang
ISBN 9781568986036, paperback binding, $29.95

Architect and photographer Gary Chang has a strange obsession: he absolutely loves hotels. It's a good thing, as he spends about 120 days a year ...
22. House for My Mother, A: Architects Build for their Families, by Beth Dunlop
ISBN 9781568981734, paperback binding, $34.95

Building a house for one's parents is a time-honored way for many architects to begin their careers, to showcase experimental ideas, or simply to honor ...
23. House in the Landscape: Siting Your Home Naturally, by Jeremiah Eck
ISBN 9781568988238, paperback binding, $40.00

Most homes built in the United States over the last fifty years were merely plopped down on a piece of land without any real integration ...
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24. How to Photograph Buildings and Interiors: Third Updated and Expanded Edition, by Gerry Kopelow
ISBN 9781568983233, paperback binding, $35.00

Since the previous edition of the much-acclaimed How to Photograph Buildings and Interiors, a great deal has changed in the world of photography. Author Gerry ...
25. Installations by Architects: Experiments in Building and Design, by Sarah Bonnemaison, Ronit Eisenbach
ISBN 9781568988504, paperback binding, $40.00

Over the last few decades, a rich and increasingly diverse practice has emerged in the art world that invites the public to touch, enter, and ...
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26. Interactive Architecture, by Michael Fox, Miles Kemp
ISBN 9781568988368, hardcover binding, $50.00

Every year, a bevy of new phones, games, televisions, and electronic reading devices ride into our lives on a tidal wave of interactive hype. These ...
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27. Italian Architecture of the 16th Century, by Colin Rowe, Leon Satkowski
ISBN 9781568983318, hardcover binding, $35.00

Italian Architecture of the 16th Century is the last published work of the legendary Colin Rowe, the fruit of his four-year collaboration with Leon Satkowski, ...
28. Le Corbusier and the Maisons Jaoul, by Caroline Maniaque Benton
ISBN 9781568988009, hardcover binding, $40.00 Sale price: $20.00

In 1955, just as the world was pigeonholing him as the high priest of modernism, Le Corbusier shocked the architecture world with--of all things--weekend houses. ...
29. Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone, by Paul Sahre
ISBN 9781568987095, hardcover binding, $40.00

Who doesn't dream of owning a second home at the beach? Well, in the early 1960s, it was a snap even for the working class. ...
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30. Making A Case: 306090 14, by Emily Abruzzo, Gerald Bodziak, and Jonathan D. Solomon
Series: 306090
ISBN 9780615349091, paperback binding, $24.95

Making a Case focuses on contemporary housing in the United States and the future of the American home. Like the Case Study program post World ...
31. More Mobile: Portable Architecture for Today, by Jennifer Siegal
ISBN 9781568987583, paperback binding, $24.95

The allure of mobile, portable architecture is worldwide and centuries old. From the desert tents of the Bedouin to the silvery capsules of the Airstream ...
32. Next Wave: New Australian Architecture, by Davina Jackson
ISBN 9781568987354, hardcover binding, $50.00

Australia's climate, geographic isolation, abundance of land, and breathtakingly beautiful landscape make an ideal setting for some of the world's arresting architecture. Ever since Glenn ...
33. Quonset Hut: Metal Living for a Modern Age, by Chris Chiei, Julie Decker
ISBN 9781568985190, hardcover binding, $24.95

When World War II came along, the American military found itself in need of a prefabricated, lightweight shelter that could be easily shipped and quickly ...
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34. Revolving Architecture: A History of Buildings that Rotate, Swivel, and Pivot, by Chad Randl
ISBN 9781568986814, hardcover binding, $35.00

Alternately lauded as the future of architecture or dismissed as pure folly, revolving buildings are a fascinating missing chapter in architectural history with surprising relevance ...
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35. Source Book of American Architecture: 500 Notable Buildings from the 10th Century to the Present, by G. E. Kidder Smith
ISBN 9781568980256, paperback binding, $34.95

The Architecture of the United States, GE Kidder Smith's 1981 three-volume masterwork, was hailed as the most comprehensive and insightful overview of the architectural heritage ...
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36. Source Book of American Architecture: 500 Notable Buildings from the 10th Century to the Present, by G. E. Kidder Smith
ISBN 9781568982540, paperback binding, $29.95

This comprehensive and insightful illustrated survey of 500 of America's most distinguished buildings provides a unique overview of the thousand-year architectural development of the United ...
37. Southern Comfort: The Garden District of New Orleans, Revised and Updated Edition, by S. Frederick Starr
ISBN 9781568985466, paperback binding, $35.00

The Garden District epitomizes the beauty and mystery of New Orleans; the stately residences and gardens of this historic area are known worldwide for their ...
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38. Steps to Water: The Ancient Stepwells of India, by Morna Livingston
ISBN 9781568983240, hardcover binding, $50.00

From the fifth to the nineteenth centuries, the people of western India built stone cisterns to collect the water of the monsoon rains and keep ...
39. Suburban Discipline, by Peter Lang, Tam Miller
Series: Front Books
ISBN 9781568981062, paperback binding, $14.95

Historically, suburbia has been defined in relation to the city. Today, however, the city is no longer the undisputed arbiter for civilization; suburbia has infiltrated ...
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40. Swiss Made: New Architecture from Switzerland, by Steven Spier, Martin Tschanz
ISBN 9781568984254, hardcover binding, $45.00

When it comes to architecture, Switzerland wields an international influence that belies its small geographic size. Such prominent figures as Herzog ...
41. The Architecture of Modern Italy: The Challenge of Tradition, 1750-1900, Vol. 1, by Terry Kirk
ISBN 9781568984209, hardcover binding, $35.00

This groundbreaking and authoritative two-volume survey is the first truly comprehensive history of modern Italian architecture and urbanism to appear in any language. Told in ...
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42. The Architecture of Modern Italy: Vision of Utopia, 1900-present, Vol. 2, by Terry Kirk
ISBN 9781568984360, hardcover binding, $35.00

This groundbreaking and authoritative two-volume survey is the first truly comprehensive history of modern Italian architecture and urbanism to appear in any language. Told in ...
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43. The Baltimore Rowhouse , by Mary Ellen Hayward, Charles Belfoure
ISBN 9781568982830, paperback binding, $24.95

Perhaps no other American city is so defined by an indigenous architectural style as Baltimore is by the rowhouse, whose brick facades march up and ...
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44. The Cape Cod Cottage, by William Morgan
ISBN 9781568985756, paperback binding, $24.95

The Cape Cod cottage has been one of America's most popular home styles for almost four hundred years. While a perennial domestic favorite, historians have ...
45. The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture, by Alanna Stang, Christopher Hawthorne
ISBN 9781568984810, hardcover binding, $45.00

From the arid deserts of Tucson, Arizona to the icy forests of Poori, Finland to the tropical beaches of New South Wales, Australia to the ...
46. The Library Book: Design Collaborations in the Public Schools, by Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi
ISBN 9781568988320, paperback binding, $30.00

It's often said a child's lifelong love of reading begins at home. But declining literacy rates among the nation's public elementary school students suggests this ...
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47. The New Modern House, by Will Jones
ISBN 9781568985244, paperback binding, $40.00

Every architect dreams of a perfect client, and every client dreams of a perfect architect. Alas, these relationships don't always work out to everyone's expectations. ...
48. The Pragmatist Imagination: Thinking About Things in the Making , by Joan Ockman
ISBN 9781568982878, paperback binding, $19.95

What would it mean today to think or to imagine, to design or to construct, in relation not to "things made" but to "things in ...
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49. The Presence of Mies, by Detlef Mertins
ISBN 9781568980133, paperback binding, $19.95

The Presence of Mies is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that reconsiders the work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, putting forth new ways of ...
50. The Sea Ranch, by Donlyn Lyndon, Jim Alinder
ISBN 9781568983868, hardcover binding, $65.00

A hundred miles north of San Francisco on California Coast Highway 1, the Sonoma County coast meets the Pacific Ocean in a magnificent display of ...
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51. The Tennessee Valley Authority: Design and Persuasion, by Tim Culvahouse
ISBN 9781568986845, hardcover binding, $40.00

In the wake of the Great Depression, one of Franklin Roosevelt's most successful New Deal programs was the formation of the Tennessee Valley Authority, a ...
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52. The University of Texas at Austin, by Lawrence W. Speck, Richard L. Cleary
Series: Campus Guides
ISBN 9781568988542, paperback binding, $29.95

The newest title in Princeton Architectural Press's Campus Guide series takes readers on an architectural tour of the University of Texas at Austin's history from ...
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53. Tilting: House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village, by Robert Mellin
ISBN 9781568988078, paperback binding, $45.00

There is an almost elemental appeal in the rural fishing villages of Nova Scotia, Maine, and Newfoundland. Their intimate connection to nature, to the land, ...
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54. To Each His Home: Inspired Interiors as Unique as their Owners, by Bilyana Dimitrova
ISBN 9781568987965, hardcover binding, $45.00

Most of us would agree that, for better or worse, our houses speak for us. They are like a second face we present to the ...
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55. Unnatural Horizons: Paradox and Contradiction in Landscape Architecture, by Allen Weiss
ISBN 9781568981390, paperback binding, $14.95

Unnatural Horizons presents a selective history of the last five centuries of landscape architecture at the intersection of poetics and science, rhetoric and technology, and ...
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56. Usonia, New York: Building a Community with Frank Lloyd Wright, by Roland Reisley, John Timpane
ISBN 9781568982458, hardcover binding, $40.00

Usonia, New York is the story of a group of idealistic men and women who, following WWII, enlisted Frank Lloyd Wright to design and help ...
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57. Weekend Utopia: Modern Living in the Hamptons, by Alastair Gordon
ISBN 9781568982724, hardcover binding, $45.00

The Hamptons, New York's fashionable summer beach resorts, are well known as weekend havens for city-dwellers who relish their idyllic setting on the Atlantic shore. ...
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