Books

  • New Book: The Great American House

    Traditional architect Gil Schafer III has written a book on residential design.

     
  • 'Architecture Concepts,' First Comprehensive Treatment of Bernard Tschumi's Work

    A first overview of architect-philosopher Bernard Tschumi covers 30 years of his ideas and works, to be released in October by Rizzoli.

     
  • Book: 'Furniture Studio'

    A survey of the University of Washington's furniture studio by Jeffrey Ochsner reveals the linkage between materials and making that defines the field of architecture.

     
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    New Books for Summertime Reading

    A roundup of the latest architectural releases for your reading pleasure.

     
  • Book: ‘Bridges: The Science and Art of the World’s Most Inspiring Structures’

    Author David Blockley dissects bridges as something beyond common infrastructure—more like an architectural suspension of science, art, and craft.

     
  • Book: 'Design for a Vulnerable Planet'

    The future of design must address nature and her vulnerabilities, says Frederick Steiner in 'Design for a Vulnerable Planet,' especially as a larger human population necessarily means more destruction from natural and unnatural disasters.

     
  • Book: 'Citizens of No Place'

    Jimenez Lai’s use of the cartoon as a vehicle for theory helps tone down (and poke fun at) contemporary architectural rhetoric.

     
  • Book: 'Dirt'

    A team of landscape architects wants to change your perception of dirt as "icky" through essays, interviews, and illustrations that explore the positive potential of the soiled substance.

     
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    Book: 'Up on the Roof'

    A trained-architect-turned-photographer-pilot turns his camera on the rooftop lives of New York City, to find pools, gardens, restaurants, and more.

     
  • Book 'Engaging Spaces'

    The best of Kossmann.dejong's oeuvre of exhibition designs come alive through unexpected use of ordinary materials to make what the firm calls Engaging Spaces.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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