Architecture Books

A House Restored: The Tragedies and Triumphs of Saving a New England Colonial By Lee McColgan, Roy Underhill (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Lee McColgan, Roy Underhill (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781682688366
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Published: Countryman Press - April 9th, 2024

Shop Class as Soulcraft meets A Place of My Own in this lyrical meditation of a woodworker steadfastly repairing a historic home.


Off the Grid: Houses for Escape Across North America By Dominic Bradbury Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780500343708
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Published: Thames & Hudson - March 19th, 2024

A showcase of over forty of the most exciting and unique off-grid houses in North America, across a wide variety of wild and remote landscapes.


Paris and Her Cathedrals By R. Howard Bloch Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781324094555
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Published: Liveright - April 16th, 2024

For history readers, travelers, and scholars alike, an indispensable behind-the-scenes guide to the great cathedrals of Paris.


Adus: The Perfect Housing Solution By Sheri Koones Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781423665250
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Published: Gibbs Smith - March 19th, 2024

"A beautiful book for readers researching affordable options for chic yet environmentally friendly ADU construction."--Library Journal

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are good for people and communities. An inside look at 25 charming, ultra-functional, extra living spaces will inspire you to build one of your own


Innovations in Mass Timber: Sequestering Carbon with Style in Commercial Buildings By Boyce Thompson Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780764367434
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - April 28th, 2024

Prized for its ability to sequester carbon, mass timber, including cross-laminated timbers, glulam beams, and laminated veneer lumber, is entering a critical second phase of its development as a beneficial and stylish building material for nonresidential buildings.


Housing the Nation: Social Equity, Architecture, and the Future of Affordable Housing By Alexander Gorlin (Editor), Victoria Newhouse (Editor) Cover Image
By Alexander Gorlin (Editor), Victoria Newhouse (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780847873982
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Published: Rizzoli - March 26th, 2024

Scholars, advocates, and architects assess America’s affordable housing crisis and suggest various strategies to rectify it, including numerous images of important, recently built houses and complexes.


Horror in Architecture: The Reanimated Edition By Joshua Comaroff, Ong Ker-Shing Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781517914844
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - January 23rd, 2024

A new edition of this extensive visual analysis of horror tropes and their architectural analogues

 

Horror in Architecture presents an unflinching look at how horror genre tropes manifest in the built environment.


50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know By Philip Wilkinson Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781529432206
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Published: Mobius - January 16th, 2024

In a series of 50 accessible essays, Philip Wilkinson introduces architectural movements and styles throughout history, as well as describing some of the greatest architects' most important and representative works.

From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, the classical orders of Vitruvius to the most recent contemporary trends today, 50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to


Brooklyn Bridge Park: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates By Michael Van Valkenburgh (Editor), Elijah Chilton (Editor), Julie Bargmann (Foreword by), Amanda Hesser (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Michael Van Valkenburgh (Editor), Elijah Chilton (Editor), Julie Bargmann (Foreword by), Amanda Hesser (Afterword by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9781580936170
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Published: The Monacelli Press - January 31st, 2024

MVVA’s 23-year story of transforming 85 acres of Brooklyn waterfront into parkland that reconnects New Yorkers to the East River

Reclaimed from 1.3 miles of New York’s postindustrial waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park is a place for escape, recreation, and immersion in the natural world.


Design Monograph: Hadid By Robert Dimery Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781838611965
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Published: Oh! Life - February 27th, 2024

A design monograph series on the most remarkable architects, designers, brands and design movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, each book contains a historical-critical essay discussing the life and work of the subject, followed by an illustrated appreciation of groundbreaking work.


Design Monograph: Wright By Naomi Stungo Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781838611996
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Published: Oh! Life - February 27th, 2024

A design monograph series on the most remarkable architects, designers, brands and design movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, each book contains a historical-critical essay discussing the life and work of the subject, followed by an illustrated appreciation of groundbreaking work.


Meet Me by the Fountain: An Inside History of the Mall By Alexandra Lange Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781639732050
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - December 5th, 2023

Longlisted for the Porchlight Business Book Awards

“A smart and accessible cultural history.”-Los Angeles Times

A portrait--by turns celebratory, skeptical, and surprisingly moving--of one of America's most iconic institutions, from an author who “might be the most influential design critic writing now” (LARB).