Explore some of the world's most beautiful churches in more than 200 color photographs--including chapels, basilicas, and cathedrals dating from the Middle Ages to today.
Beyond The West inspires a fresh understanding of global contemporary architecture beyond the Western Countries. Architects throughout the world work against a backdrop of rapidly growing cities, changing societies and climate, and emerging economies.
This well-illustrated volume of essays by prominent historians, scholars, and practitioners in architecture today honors the vast and international scope of Kenneth Frampton’s seminal contributions to the field of contemporary architectural practice and its history.
It’s hard to believe that the world's first skyscraper was built in 1885 – the ten-storey Home Insurance Building in Chicago. Little more than a century later the highest skyscraper is the 163-storey Burj Khalifa in Dubai, standing 828 metres tall.$35.00ISBN: 9781419738227Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Abrams - June 2nd, 2020
Equal parts design inspiration and travelogue, this book highlights the rapidly growing adaptive reuse movement
Cool Is Everywhere is a photographic survey of the adaptive reuse design movement in America’s coolest cities.$29.95ISBN: 9781616899059Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Princeton Architectural Press - June 16th, 2020
The heyday of the national A-frame craze saw tens of thousands of these easy and affordable structures built as vacation homes, roadside restaurants, churches, and even pet stores. A-frame chronicles America's love affair with the A-frame, from postwar getaway to its recent revival among designers and DIYers.$13.99ISBN: 9789814841993Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte L - May 7th, 2020$60.00ISBN: 9783899559941Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Gestalten - June 9th, 2020
Lose yourself in the pages of this showcase of some of the most beautiful, innovative, and successful bookshops around the world. Bookshops are powerful places with the -freedom to deep-dive into their niche, from -cooking to cartoons, architecture to anarchy. - Do you read me? reconsiders the bookshop as a cornerstone of the community, where subcultures have the physical space to thrive.$29.95ISBN: 9781616897734Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Princeton Architectural Press - June 2nd, 2020
From the desert vistas of Georgia O'Keeffe's New Mexico ranch to Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's Hamptons cottage, step into the homes and studios of illustrious American artists and witness creativity in the making.$45.00ISBN: 9781616898144Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Princeton Architectural Press - June 30th, 2020
Recent generations of farmers have reinvented the family farm and its traditions, embracing organic practices and sustainability and, along with them, a bold new use of modern architecture. The New Farm profiles sixteen contemporary farms around the globe, accompanied by plans and colorful images that highlight the connections among family, food, design, terrain, and heritage.$19.95ISBN: 9781951541385Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Oro Editions - September 10th, 2020
Arches to Zizags introduces its audience (both young and old) to the world of architecture through the alphabet. It challenges young readers with new words and images, while adults will widen their own knowledge of architecture. Captivating images and clever wordplay entertain folks of all ages to explore the built environment.$89.99ISBN: 9781848222687Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Lund Humphries - July 31st, 2020Edwardian domestic architecture was beautiful and varied in style, and was very often designed and built to an unprecedented level of sophistication. It was also astonishingly innovative and provided new building types for weekends, sport, and gardening, as well as fascinating insights into attitudes to historic architecture, health, and science.