Frank Lloyd Wright has long been known as a rank egotist who held in contempt almost everything aside from his own genius. Harder to detect, but no less real, is a Wright who fully understood, and suffered from, the choices he made.
An extensively revised and updated edition of a bestselling classic on modern architecture and its origins by Kenneth Frampton.
A captivating chronicle of building in modern-day Charleston, making a case for architecture based on historical precedent, local context, and the ability to delight
Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts America’s first historic district, is known for its palmetto-lined streets and picturesque houses.$40.00ISBN: 9781951541217Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Oro Editions - September 22nd, 2020
Egyptian Places: An Illustrated Travelogue is a rich and multi-faceted account of an architect's visits to 12 of Ancient Egypt's most spectacular sites, a journey that transports the reader from the urban metropolis of Cairo and the Great Pyramid of Giza to the remote desert setting of the rock-cut temples at Abu Simbel, with visits to other monumental temples and towering pyramids which line the$40.00ISBN: 9783791386096Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Prestel - August 11th, 2020
This atlas of more than one thousand Modernist architectural masterpieces uncovers hidden gems while offering new perspectives on old favorites.$74.95ISBN: 9781421438672Availability: Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Johns Hopkins University Press - October 27th, 2020
Master landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) is renowned for his public parks, but few know the extent of his accomplishment in meeting other needs of society.$25.00ISBN: 9783836566193Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Taschen - September 13th, 2020
The life of Antoni Gaud (1852-1926) was full of complexity and contradictions. As a young man he joined the Catalonian nationalist movement and was critical of the church; toward the end of his life he devoted himself completely to the construction of one single spectacular church, La Sagrada Fam lia. In his youth, he courted a glamorous social life and the demeanor of a dandy.$14.95ISBN: 9783741929267Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Koenemann - October 1st, 2020
Art Deco is the decorative, distinctly aesthetic style of the years between 1920 and 1940. The movement embraced all areas of lifestyle and art.$29.95ISBN: 9780691208077Availability: Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Princeton University Press - November 17th, 2020
A hand-drawn guide to architectural styles throughout history$14.95ISBN: 9780571350964Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Faber & Faber - October 6th, 2020
A delightful journey through the glamorous story of the English country house party by the bestselling historian.$21.95ISBN: 9780500204627Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Thames & Hudson - September 8th, 2020
Reissued to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus, this book explores one of the most important art schools of the last hundred years.$60.00ISBN: 9780691192697Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Princeton University Press - August 25th, 2020
Leonardo's enduring fascination with water--from its artistic representation to aquatic inventions and hydraulic engineering