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There are 49 books in the subject area: architecture, writings and theory

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1. 50 Years of Recuperation of the Situationist International, by McKenzie Wark
Series: FORuM Projects Publication
ISBN 9781568987897, hardcover binding, $24.95

From antiglobalist activists and corporate adbusters to online hackers and guerilla street artists, the influence of the Situationist International (SI) is writ large across our ...
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2. Architectural Regionalism: Collected Writings on Place, Identity, Modernity, and Tradition, by Vincent B. Canizaro
ISBN 9781568986166, paperback binding, $39.95

In this rapidly globalizing world, any investigation of architecture inevitably leads to considerations of regionalism. But despite its omnipresence in contemporary practice and theory, architectural ...
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3. Architecture and Film, by Mark Lamster
ISBN 9781568982076, paperback binding, $24.95

Architecture and Film looks at the ways architecture and architects are treated on screen and, conversely, how these depictions filter and shape the ways we ...
4. Architecture and the Sciences: Exchanging Metaphors, by Antoine Picon, Alessandra Ponte
ISBN 9781568983653, paperback binding, $27.50

Since antiquity, the sciences have served as a source of images and metaphors for architecture and have had a direct influence on the shaping of ...
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5. Architecture From the Outside In: Selected Essays by Robert Gutman, by Robert Gutman, Dana Cuff, and John Wriedt
ISBN 9781568988962, paperback binding, $40.00

Architecture and sociology have been fickle friends over the past half century: in the 1960s, architects relied on sociological data for design solutions and sociologists ...
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6. Architecture of the Everyday, by Deborah Berke, Steven Harris
ISBN 9781568981147, paperback binding, $24.95

Ordinary. Banal. Quotidian. These words are rarely used to praise architecture, but in fact they represent the interest of a growing number of architects looking ...
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7. Architecture of the Off-Modern, by Svetlana Boym
Series: FORuM Projects Publication
ISBN 9781568987781, hardcover binding, $24.95

Svetlana Boym's Architecture of the Off-Modern is an imaginative tour through the history and afterlife of Vladimir Tatlin's legendary but unbuilt Monument to the Third ...
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8. Architecture Oriented Otherwise, by David Leatherbarrow
Series: Writing Matters
ISBN 9781568988115, hardcover binding, $39.95

So much writing about architecture tends to evaluate it on the basis of its intentions: how closely it corresponds to the artistic will of the ...
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9. Artificial Light: A Narrative Inquiry into the Nature of Abstraction, Immediacy, and other Architectural Fictions, by Keith Mitnick
ISBN 9781568987491, paperback binding, $24.95

Author Keith Mitnick's first glimpse of an architectural drawing came through the underside of a glass kitchen table. Overcome by the sight of blueprints created ...
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10. Biopolitics and the Emergence of Modern Architecture, by Sven-Olov Wallenstein
Series: FORuM Projects Publication
ISBN 9781568987859, hardcover binding, $24.95

Biopolitics and the Emergence of Modern Architecture concerns the dissolution of the classical paradigm of architecture as imitative form in the context of the French ...
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11. Capital Dilemma: Germany's Search for a New Architecture of Democracy, by Michael Z. Wise
ISBN 9781568981345, hardcover binding, $25.00

The decision to move Germany's government seat from Bonn to Berlin by the year 2000 poses an epic architectural challenge and has fostered an international ...
12. Constructing a New Agenda for Architecture: Architectural Theory 1993-2009, by A. Krista Sykes, K. Michael Hays
ISBN 9781568988597, paperback binding, $45.00

This follow-up to Kate Nesbitt's best-selling anthology Theorizing a New Agenda collects twenty-eight essays that address architecture theory from the mid-1990s, where Nesbitt left off, ...
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13. Cruelty and Utopia: Cities and Landscapes of Latin America, by Centre International pour la Ville, l'Architecture et le Paysage, Jean-Francois Lejeune
ISBN 9781568984896, paperback binding, $45.00

This landmark collection of illustrated essays explores the vastly underappreciated history of America's other cities--the great metropolises found south of our borders in Central and ...
14. Decoration : 306090 10, by Emily Abruzzo, Alexander Briseno, and Jonathan D. Solomon
Series: 306090
ISBN 9781568985800, paperback binding, $24.95

With Decoration, the long-running architecture journal 306090 enters a new era as it evolves into full-color book format. In this milestone volume--mixing contemporary building projects ...
15. Design Ecologies: Essays on the Nature of Design, by Lisa Tilder, Beth Blostein
ISBN 9781568987835, paperback binding, $35.00

Contemporary architects are under increasing pressure to offer a sustainable future. But with all the focus on green building there has been little investigation into ...
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16. Dimension: 306090 12, by Emily Abruzzo, Jonathan D. Solomon
Series: 306090
ISBN 9780615182025, paperback binding, $24.95

306090 has emerged as an essential forum for issues of architectural practice and theory. Each volume addresses a pressing issue and offers diverse, cross-disciplinary solutions ...
17. Donogoo-Tonka or the Miracles of Science: A Cinematographic Tale, by Jules Romains
Series: FORuM Projects Publication
ISBN 9781568987804, hardcover binding, $24.95

Donogoo-Tonka or The Miracles of Science: A Cinematographic Tale is a mock film scenario written by the French novelist Jules Romains. It was first published ...
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18. Eco-Tec: The Architecture of the In-Between, by Amerigo Marras
Series: Front Books
ISBN 9781568981598, paperback binding, $15.95

ECO-TEC: Architecture of the In-Between proposes a fusion between ecology and technology that goes beyond accepted theories of sustainability and suggests a new role for ...
19. Fabricating Architecture: Selected Readings in Digital Design and Manufacturing, by Robert Corser
ISBN 9781568988894, paperback binding, $29.95

In this increasingly digitized world, any investigation of architecture inevitably leads to considerations of fabrication. But despite its omnipresence in contemporary practice and theory, digital ...
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20. Five Houses, Ten Details, by Edward R. Ford
Series: Writing Matters
ISBN 9781568988269, hardcover binding, $40.00

Edward Ford's forty years of practicing and teaching architecture have focused on one area: the architectural detail. Yet, despite two hugely influential books (The Details ...
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21. Form Follows Finance: Skyscrapers and Skylines in New York and Chicago, by Carol Willis
ISBN 9781568980447, paperback binding, $29.95

Although fundamental factors of program, technology, and economics make tall buildings everywhere take similar forms, skyscrapers in New York and Chicago developed very differently in ...
22. Geography of Home: Writings on Where We Live, by Akiko Busch
ISBN 9781568984292, paperback binding, $19.95

Geography of Home has been hailed as "an appealing, insightful collection of musings on the architecture, psychology, and history of house and home in America" ...
23. History of Architectural Theory: From Vitruvius to the Present, by Hanno-Walter Kruft
ISBN 9781568980102, paperback binding, $45.00

As the first comprehensive encyclopedic survey of Western architectural theory from Vitruvius to the present, this book is an essential resource for architects, students, teachers, ...
24. Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres, by M. Christine Boyer
ISBN 9781568989730, hardcover binding, $70.00

On his French identity card, legendary architect Le Corbusier listed his profession as "Homme de Lettres" (Man of Letters). Celebrated for his architecture, which numbers ...
25. Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres, by M. Christine Boyer
ISBN 9781568989808, paperback binding, $45.00

On his French identity card, legendary architect Le Corbusier listed his profession as "Homme de Lettres" (Man of Letters). Celebrated for his architecture, which numbers ...
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26. Models: 306090 11, by Emily Abruzzo, Eric Ellingsen, and Jonathan D. Solomon
Series: 306090
ISBN 9781568987347, paperback binding, $24.95

Models are an essential component of the architect's design process. As tools of translation, models assist the exploration of the possible and illustrate the actual. ...
27. Network Practices: New Strategies in Architecture and Design, by Anthony Burke, Therese Tierney
ISBN 9781568987019, paperback binding, $29.95

The twin revolutions of the global economy and omnipresent Internet connectivity have had a profound impact on architectural design. Geographical gaps and, in many cases, ...
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28. On Vision and Colors by Arthur Schopenhauer and Color Sphere by Philipp Otto Runge, by Georg Stahl
ISBN 9781568987910, paperback binding, $24.95

During the first two decades of the nineteenth century, two of the most significant theoretical works on color since Leonardo da Vinci's Trattato della Pittura ...
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29. Oppositions Reader: Selected Readings from A Journal for Ideas and Criticism in Architecture 1973-1984, by K. Michael Hays
ISBN 9781568981536, paperback binding, $45.00

In its eleven-year history, Oppositions, the journal of the New York-based Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (IAUS), had an impact far beyond what its ...
30. Plumbing: Sounding Modern Architecture, by Daniel S. Friedman, Nadir Lahiji
ISBN 9781568981079, paperback binding, $21.95

Plumbers mediate between the pure and the abject. They order everyday fluids, they manage flow, they straighten things out and keep things clean. Sounding depths, ...
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31. Postmodern Urbanism: Revised Edition, by Nan Ellin
ISBN 9781568981352, paperback binding, $29.95

"Like a good city, Postmodern Urbanism can be read from many perspectives as a rich conversation of world views, languages, and artifacts"...."It's a generous and ...
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32. Sexuality and Space, by Beatriz Colomina
Series: Princeton Papers on Architecture
ISBN 9781878271082, paperback binding, $34.95

Sexuality and Space's interdisciplinary essays address gender in relation to architectural discourse and critical theory, focusing on finding the close relationships between sexuality and space ...
33. Shanghai Reflections: Architecture, Urbanism, and the Search for an Alternative Modernity, by Mario Gandelsonas
ISBN 9781568983264, vinyl binding binding, $24.95

Shanghai-China's largest industrial city and the fifth largest port in the world-is in the midst of a rapid revitalization. Shanghai Reflections examines the transformation of ...
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34. Sidewalk Critic: Lewis Mumford's Writings on New York, by Robert Wojtowicz
ISBN 9781568982526, paperback binding, $17.95

Best known for his "Sky Line" column in the New Yorker, where he served as architecture critic for over 30 years, Lewis Mumford (1895-1990) is ...
35. Sidewalk Critic: Lewis Mumford's Writings on New York, by Robert Wojtowicz
ISBN 9781568981338, hardcover binding, $27.50

Best known for his "Sky Line" column in the New Yorker, where he served as architecture critic for over 30 years, Lewis Mumford (1895-1990) is ...
36. Studio and Cube: On The Relationship Between Where Art is Made and Where Art is Displayed, by Brian O'Doherty
Series: FORuM Projects Publication
ISBN 9781883584443, hardcover binding, $24.95

When does an artist's creation become art, and where? Does it occur in the solitary confines of an artist's studio or does it require the ...
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37. Subnature: Architecture's Other Environments, by David Gissen
ISBN 9781568987774, paperback binding, $35.00

We are conditioned over time to regard environmental forces such as dust, mud, gas, smoke, debris, weeds, and insects as inimical to architecture. Much of ...
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38. Survival City: Adventures Among the Ruins of Atomic America, by Tom Vanderbilt
ISBN 9781568983059, hardcover binding, $25.00

The Cold War was the war that never happened. Nonetheless, it spurred the most significant buildup of military contingency this country has ever known: from ...
39. Sustain and Develop: 306090 13, by Joshua Bolchover, Jonathan D. Solomon
Series: 306090
ISBN 9780692000885, paperback binding, $30.00

Sustain and Develop, the thirteenth volume from 306090 Books, investigates the contradictory yet potentially productive tension between our drive to develop and our growing realization ...
40. The Emerald City: And Other Essays on the Architectural Imagination, by Daniel Willis
ISBN 9781568981741, paperback binding, $19.95

In The Emerald City, Dan Willis takes us on a flight of imagination that paradoxically never strays far from the most tangible, even intimate subjects. ...
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41. The Ethical Architect: The Dilemma of Contemporary Practice , by Tom Spector
ISBN 9781568982847, hardcover binding, $55.00

Many believe that the moral mission of architecture has been in serious decline for the last 25 years. In this important new book, Tom Spector ...
42. The Ethical Architect: The Dilemma of Contemporary Practice , by Tom Spector
ISBN 9781568982854, paperback binding, $25.00

Many believe that the moral mission of architecture has been in serious decline for the last 25 years. In this important new book, Tom Spector ...
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43. The Nature of Place: A Search for Authenticity, by Avi Friedman
ISBN 9781616890384, paperback binding, $19.95

After visiting twelve unique spots around the world, architect and writer Avi Friedman asked himself what made being there memorable. Whether strolling, dining, looking, or ...
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44. The Project of Autonomy: Politics and Architecture Within and Against Capitalism, by Pier Vittorio Aureli
Series: FORuM Projects Publication
ISBN 9781568987941, hardcover binding, $24.95

The Project of Autonomy radically rediscusses the concept of autonomy in politics and architecture by tracing a concise and polemical argument about its history in ...
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45. Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995, by Kate Nesbitt
ISBN 9781568980539, hardcover binding, $50.00

Theorizing a new Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995 collects in a single volume the most significant essays on architectural theory of ...
46. Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995, by Kate Nesbitt
ISBN 9781568980546, paperback binding, $45.00

Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995 collects in a single volume the most significant essays on architectural theory of ...
47. Virtual Dimension: Architecture, Representation, and Crash Culture, by John Beckmann
ISBN 9781568981208, paperback binding, $24.95

In a century immersed in technological acceleration, we have reached a strange new plateau in the human condition. Advanced technologies such as biometrics and DNA ...
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48. Writing about Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities, by Alexandra Lange
Series: Architecture Briefs
ISBN 9781616890537, paperback binding, $24.95

Extraordinary architecture addresses so much more than mere practical considerations. It inspires and provokes while creating a seamless experience of the physical world for its ...
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49. ZoomScape: Architecture in Motion and Media, by Mitchell Schwarzer
ISBN 9781568984414, paperback binding, $29.95

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