Books

  • '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.

     
  • Book: 'Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next'

    An enthusiastic, if not horrifying, glimpse at our possible future of airport cities. Co-authors Greg Lindsay and John Kasarda reintroduce the idea of the city of the future as the spokes surrounding the hub of an airport, and find evidence to justify their assertions.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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