A highly visual monograph of plans and concept drawings from the Armet Davis Newlove firm, the creator of what became known as "Googie Modern.
Green Obsession traces the long path that architect Stefano Boeri and his studio - Stefano Boeri Architetti - have followed in the last fifteen years of practice, aiming at the redefinition of the relationship between city and nature.
This is the first full biography of two of Scotland's most eminent Architects, James Miller and John James Burnet. While born just three years apart into very different circumstances - Burnet was the son of a wealthy Glasgow architect and Miller a farmer's son - their careers and lives became intertwined as they competed for work and eventually the role of Scotland's leading architect.
A sweeping selection of Donald Judd’s iconic and ambitious works alongside a diverse collection of newly commissioned writings.
One of the most significant American artists of the postwar period, Judd rigorously experimented with color, form, material, and space.
For reasons both obvious and mysterious, even as our cultural and social constructions of domesticity change, the house remains a fundamental site for advancing modern architectural theory and practice: because it accommodates a full diurnal and annual cycle of life, and because it intricately stages ritual and routine, this most private of programs has become a medium of publicity and polemic.
Architecture as Art: The Work of Stephen M. Sullivan illustrates the author's residential architectural practice based in the Pacific Northwest. It also describes his personal design philosophy founded both in the classics of western architecture and in his experience and appreciation of the architecture and craft traditions of Japan.
Working Water demonstrates better approaches of managing urban water resources in ways that support more efficient water use, clean urban runoff, support natural systems, and enhance the vitality and livability of our cities.
Exploring the potentials of urban water resources is an important part of Wenk Associates' practice, and the focus of this book.
This book arose from two observations: that building design in these first decades of the 21st century has come to accept and pursue some increasingly odd and disturbing trends; and that there seems to be insufficient architectural criticism that calls these trends to account.
Emerging from the vivid landscape of California's Central Valley, architect Maria Ogrydziak's iconic, light-filled houses reflect a region where growth abounds, rich soil runs deep, and blue sky goes on and on. She designs for a new California dream, outside the hustle of the big cities, far from the deep turquoise of the Pacific.
A fascinating, profusely illustrated, study of the impact of Austrian-born architect and designer Joseph Urban (1872-1933), on the development and acceptance of American Modernism through the story of one of his last commissions.