Books

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    Being There

    Step out of the echo chamber and get involved.

     
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    Book: 'Tradition and Invention in Architecture'

    Robert A.M. Stern publishes a collection of 26 essays written over the past 43 years.

     
  • Book review: Design Like You Give a Damn 2

    Architecture for Humanity’s Design Like You Give a Damn: Building Change from the Ground Up supplements the original by examining more than 100 projects from around the world.

     
  • Book Review: Rooms to Inspire by the Sea

    Architectural photographer Tim Street-Porter turns his talents to seaside houses and rooms with stunning water views.

     
  • Book: 'Writing About Architecture'

    Alexandra Lange, an architectural critic and a writer for Design Observor, teaches us all to take a second look at buildings in her primer on reading and writing architecture criticism.

     
  • Book: 'The Nature of Place'

    An architecture professor describes eleven architecture and urban environments that have that elusive authentic, sense-of-place quality--with lessons to be learned in each.

     
  • Book: 'Alcatraz: History and Design of a Landmark'

    Alcatraz has a history of intrigue, but it also has a history of architectural styles, as documented in a new book by San Francisco architect Donald McDonald.

     
  • New Book Chronicles Old House Design Trend

    Richard Olsen looks back at the long-standing practice of building new houses with reclaimed elements and old architectural parts in Handmade Houses: A Century of Earth-Friendly Home Design.

     
  • Ando. Complete Works 1975–2012

    A monograph showing the complete works of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has been updated to include recent designs and on the boards projects. The book will be released later this month.

     
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    The Rejection

    A journalist's novelistic take on ground zero doesn't add weight to the debate.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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