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The 50 Greatest Architects: The People Whose Buildings Have Shaped Our World Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781839406690
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Published: Sirius Entertainment - February 15th, 2022

In this stunning jacketed hardback, award-winning architecture writer Ike Ijeh introduces 50 of the world's most influential architects and a selection of their most celebrated buildings, showcased with full-color photography.


Cathedrals: Masterpieces of Architecture, Feats of Engineering, Icons of Faith Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780847871407
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Published: Rizzoli - March 15th, 2022

The acclaimed best-selling author and popular historian explores the history of Europe via its cathedrals.


Modern Architecture A-Z Cover Image
By Taschen (Editor)
$80.00
ISBN: 9783836583169
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Published: Taschen - February 13th, 2022

With almost 300 entries, this architectural A to Z offers an indispensable overview of the key players in the creation of modern space. Covering modern architecture from the 19th into the 21st century, pioneering architects are each featured with a portrait and a concise biography, as well as a description of his or her important work.


Studio Craft & Technique for Architects Second Edition Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781913947712
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - January 11th, 2022

This one-stop handbook for architecture students provides step-by-step techniques for perfecting the vital skills of drawing, model making and surveying. It is a primer on the conventions of architectural representation and the use of materials. It also explains the primary elements of construction and structure from first principles, using clear diagrams and drawings.


Where Architects Stay in the Alps: Lodgings for Design Enthusiasts Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9783037682708
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Published: Braun Publishing - March 1st, 2022

People have always been fascinated by the mountains. They are a source of strength and a symbol of freedom, the perfect setting for an in-depth time-out, for self-discovery, or the sporting challenge. Beyond the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the beauty of nature offers inspiration and relaxation.


Julia Morgan: An Intimate Biography of the Trailblazing Architect Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781797205632
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 1st, 2022

This new biography—featuring over 150 archival images and full-color photographs printed throughout—introduces Julia Morgan as both a pioneering architect and a captivating individual.


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Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere Cover Image
By Zach Klein, Steven Leckart, Noah Kalina (By (photographer))
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316417532
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Published: Voracious - November 16th, 2021

Are you yearning for a simpler existence? Find the rural escape of your dreams in this beautiful book from the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn.

Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York, Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects.


Cabin Tripping: Where to Go to Get Away from It All Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781579659905
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Published: Artisan - December 7th, 2021

A mountain lodge 5,000 feet up in Washington State’s Cascades mountains, accessible only by skis—or an SUV tricked out with bulldozer-size snow tires. A sleek cabin just 80 minutes from Manhattan, overlooking the property’s pond and 19 acres of woodland. A romantic, eco-friendly escape in the misty mountains of Bali’s Gunung Agung volcano.


Two Hundred and Fifty Things an Architect Should Know Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781648960802
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - November 2nd, 2021

From iconic architect and critic Michael Sorkin comes a joyful celebration of architecture and city-making, told through his famous list, in one beautiful, illustrated book.


The Architecture of Health: Hospital Design and the Construction of Dignity Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781942303312
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Published: Cooper Hewitt - November 30th, 2021

A story about the design and life of hospitals--how they are born and evolve, the forces that shape them and the shifts that conspire to incapacitate them--from Michael Murphy of MASS Design


Curved: Bending Architecture Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9789401476027
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Published: Lannoo Publishers - November 20th, 2021

- More than 60 case studies of sensational curved buildings from around the world- Includes a short historical overview and the most recent design and technical developmentsIn Curved: Bending Architecture, the author seeks out the most sensational contemporary buildings from around the world that incorporate wave-like, rounded forms into their design.


Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses, Classic format Cover Image
$69.95
ISBN: 9781838663391
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Published: Phaidon Press - November 3rd, 2021

The most complete in-depth survey of global Mid-Century Modern homes ever published – more than 400 stunning homes from 40 countries, designed by more than 290 of the world’s greatest architects

The love of Mid-Century style is at an all-time high, with a steady flow of exhibitions, house tours, and books celebrating its unique cross- generational appeal.