From the award-winning and nationally best-selling author of Hemingway's Boat and Sons of Mississippi--an illuminating, pathbreaking biography that will change the way we understand the life, mind, and work of the premier American architect.
Pairing classic archive photos with their modern viewpoint, New York Then and Now shows the dramatic changes that have transformed the city that never sleeps.
A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow.
One day in the early 1950s, Walt Disney stood looking over 240 acres of farmland in Anaheim, California, and imagined building a park where people “could live among Mickey Mouse and Snow White in a world
A groundbreaking global survey of the finest mid-20th-century homes - one of the most popular styles of our time
Kelly's gorgeously economical plant drawings are full of tender lucidity
Deliver me from the Watchers who bear slaughtering knives, and who have cruel fingers.
A sweeping history of American cities and towns, and the utopian aspirations that shaped them, by one of America's leading urban planners and scholars.
Japan's World Heritage Sites presents the exquisite temples, shrines, gardens, castles and natural wonders found throughout Japan which have now been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Soviet city that was never built: six visions of Moscow from the great architects of modernist Russia
A Financial Times Best Book of the Year
A Guardian Best Architecture Book of the Year
A captivating history of 20th-century Modern American architecture, as seen through the eyes of a legendary photographer
An investigation of different uses for the architectural model through history--as sign, souvenir, funerary object, didactic tool, medium for design, and architect's muse.