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  • The Man Behind Palladio's Villas

    Guido Beltramini, director of the Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio, reveals charming details about the life and times of Andrea Palladio in his book, 'The Private Palladio.'

     
  • Best Architecture Exhibits in 2013

    In 2013, architectural photographers past and present get their due while New York hosts its biggest Le Corbusier show ever. These exhibits and others mark the most promising shows of the coming year.

     
  • Architectural Photographer Captures Temporary Communities

    Based on shared pastimes or lifestyle desires, people who leave behind high-rises and houses create temporary communities for themselves in domes, RVs, tents, houseboats, and more. Architectural photographer Maxwell MacKenzie captures their alternate residences.

     
  • Best Architecture Books of 2012

    Authors explored big-picture questions about architecture in 2012 by focusing on new perspectives, from the coloring book to the theoretical tract. Here are six books that broke new ground.

     
  • Vintage Collection of Neon Signs Unveiled at the Nevada Museum of Art

    After finding and restoring vintage neon signs for years, collector Will Durham unveils an integral part of Nevada's history for a new audience at the Nevada Art Museum. Through Feb. 10.

     
  • Book Review: Picturing Two Sides of Modern American Architecture With Ezra Stoller and Maynard Parker

    Two new monographs of the work of photographers Ezra Stoller and Maynard Parker reveal how architectural photography shaped modernism and vice versa.

     
  • Classic Building Toys at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture

    Philadelphia gets its own exhibition on play, just in time for the holidays. 'Constructing Play' exhibits building toys, miniature buildings, and even explains the engineering of a standing building to visitors. Through Jan. 24.

     
  • Architecture Through A Child's Eyes

    Children have built fantasy towers and buildings for ages using variations of the block. Some grew up to be architects and builders, some didn't. Either way, a new exhibition at the Dallas Center for Architecture will spark the imagination of the builder-child in us all. Through Jan. 4.

     
  • Esto Gallery: Ezra Stoller: Photographer

    A new book on the late photographer shows the breadth of his range, from iconic images to lesser-known industrial prints.

     
  • 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.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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