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  • In Frank Lloyd Wright's Collected Art, the Budding of Modernism

    Today we collect Frank Lloyd Wright's houses and furniture, but Wright was a collector in his own right, accumulating 32 prints by Seccessionist artists between 1909 and 1910 in Europe with his mistress Mamah Borthwick Cheney, among other artworks.

  • 'How to Architect' Book Explains the ABC's of Architecture

    If you think you want be an architect, are starting architecture school, or want to remind yourself why you got into the field in the first place, architect Doug Patt's book 'How to Architect' is a primer on what it is that architects do anyway.

  • Portable Pop-Up Architecture

    The style of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí is easily recognizable for its organic forms and whimsical references to nature. What better way to convey this exuberant architecture than with a pop-up book?

  • An Atlas for Architecture

    Map-based infographics in a new world architecture atlas from Phaidon provide a unique picture of the population, climatic, geopolitical, and architect-migration patterns that affected architecture trends over the last 20 years.

  • Hank Schubart's Residences Bring Warmth to the Pacific Northwest

    The life and works of Bay Area modern architect Hank Schubart Jr., whose timber-clad residences in the Pacific Northwest capitalize on the region's dramatic views, are captured in a new book.

  • Book Review: Contemporary Follies

    Keith Moskow and Robert Linn's new book from The Monacelli Press.

  • Three Centuries of Educating an Architect

    The first comprehensive history of North American architecture education looks back at where architecture came from to help us understand where it is headed.

  • Massimo Scolari Sees Alternate Ways of Representing Objects

    Our way of representing form in drawings—central projection—belies our ideology and philosophy about the world. But Massimo Scolari reminds us of the other perspectives that have come and gone throughout history.

  • High-Fashion Restaurants Around the World

    If the hole-in-the-wall restaurant at the end of the street is your scene, then a new book on cool restaurants is probably not for you. But for the customer looking for dining digs where architecture and design come first, you might consider starting here.

  • Critical Discourse

    Where we live is who we are, says architecture critic William Morgan.