Books

  • Texas-Sized Custom Houses in Classic Styles

    Michael G., Imber: Ranches, Villas, and Houses offers readers highlights from the architect’s award-winning residential designs. The book also digs into Imber’s process of creating these classical buildings.

     
  • Elliott and Elliott's Maine Houses, Where Modern Meets Vernacular

    In Maine, a house on a meadow, a hill, the water, all reference local typologies and local landscape through a modern lens.

     
  • Reviewed: Maria Semple, "Where'd You Go, Bernadette"

    Maria Semple's 2012 novel, "Where'd You Go, Bernadette," follows the reclusive Bernadette Fox, an architect whose stellar early promise also frustrates her creativity.

     
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    Robert A.M. Stern's Newest Monograph, Wrapped in Police Tape

    The newest monograph from New York firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects defies the traditional monograph form and invites readers to see details, and evidence of its broad portfolio, rather then whole projects.

     
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    The Next Files: Alley Man

    Daniel Toole, Assoc. AIA, has written a book, Tight Urbanism, that looks at the use of alleys in urban design.

     
  • Book: Le Corbusier Redrawn

    Author Steven Park uses sectional perspectives, plans, and other drawings to bring readers inside the houses of Le Corbusier.

     
  • The Pacific Northwest's Cloudy Climate Inspires Novel Daylighting Solutions

    Overcast nearly 230 days of the year, the Seattle and Portland areas have a great need for lighting solutions. Fifteen examples of projects where architects and designs have delivered are highlighted in a new book, 'Daylighting Design in the Pacific Northwest.'

     
  • Through the Lens of Ezra Stoller

    See Modernism as its birthed, through the camera of photographer Ezra Stoller in one of ARCHITECT's best books of 2012.

     
  • 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 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.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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