For everyone interested in the enduring appeal of Louis Kahn, this book demonstrates that a close look at how Kahn put his buildings together will reveal a deeply felt philosophy.
This study looks at the architectural transformation of Cleveland during its “golden age”—roughly the period between post–Civil War reconstruction and World War I.
Acclaimed historian Mary McAuliffe vividly recaptures the Paris of Napoleon III, Claude Monet, and Victor Hugo as Georges Haussmann tore down and rebuilt Paris into the beautiful City of Light we know today. Paris, City of Dreams traces the transformation of the City of Light during Napoleon III's Second Empire into the beloved city of today.
“I look beyond solution; I look for an expression.”—Eduardo Souto de Moura
The architect Eduardo Souto de Moura (b. 1952) has won many accolades, including the 2011 Pritzker Architecture Prize.$85.00ISBN: 9780226610870Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Chicago Press - July 15th, 2020
The Chicago lakefront is one of America’s urban wonders. The ribbon of high-rise luxury apartment buildings along the Lake Michigan shore has few, if any, rivals nationwide for sustained architectural significance.$29.99ISBN: 9781786273222Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Laurence King Publishing - September 25th, 2018
Mazes have been a part of civilization for at least 4,000 years, and there are more being built now than ever before. What is it about these magical life-size puzzles that continues to intrigue us?
The idea of the maze taps into so many subconscious notions: the game, the quest, the spiritual journey. Perhaps this is the key to their enduring appeal.$12.99ISBN: 9780578554938Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Stage of Time - June 25th, 2019
The Stage of Time will bring you through an adventurous exploration into understanding the secrets of consciousness, ancient history, and the very nature of reality itself. Be prepared to question the world you live in and everything you thought you knew about the universe, human origins, and the lost civilizations of the past.$17.00ISBN: 9781620401934Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Bloomsbury USA - August 13th, 2013
The New York Times bestselling, award winning story of the construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and the Renaissance genius who reinvented architecture to build it.$20.00ISBN: 9783836556316Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Taschen - October 26th, 2016
With more than 280 entries, this architectural A-Z, now part of our Bibliotheca Universalis series, offers an indispensable overview of the key players in the creation of modern space. From the period spanning the 19th to the 21st century, pioneering architects are featured with a portrait, concise biography, as well as a description of her or his important work.$24.95ISBN: 9780691192727Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Princeton University Press - June 18th, 2019
The epic story of an enormous Soviet apartment building where Communist true believers lived before their destruction$24.99ISBN: 9784805315040Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tuttle Publishing - March 12th, 2019
The Art of Japanese Architecture presents a complete overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context. The book begins with a discussion of early prehistoric dwellings and concludes with a description of works by important modern Japanese architects.$65.00ISBN: 9781633450516Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Museum of Modern Art - June 26th, 2018
In Yugoslavia's "Third Way" architecture, Brutalism meets the fantastical