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September 2, 2016

10 Buildings You Should Know

50 Buildings You Should Know

 

100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings Vol. 1   100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings Vol. 2

100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings, Vol. 1 & 2

 

A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

 

After Urban Regeneration

After Urban Regeneration

 

Alexander Girard--A Designer's Universe

Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe

 

Architecture and Structuralism

Architecture and Structuralism: The Ordering of Space

 

Architecture for Modern India

Christopher Benninger: Architecture for Modern India

 

Becomig an Urban Planner

Becoming an Urban Planner

 

Black Men Built the Capitol

Black Men Built the Capitol: Discovering African American History In and Around Washington D.C.

 

Breuer

Breuer

 

Brick--A World History

Brick: A World History

 

Case Work--Studies in Form, Space and Construction

Case Work: Studies in Form, Space and Construction

 

Chinese Architecture Today

Chinese Architecture Today

 

Computational Modeling of Masonry Structures Using the Discrete Element Method

Computation Modeling of Masonry Structure Using the Discrete Element Method

 

Concrete Concepts

Concrete Concept: Brutalist Buildings Around the World

 

Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

 

Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

 

Contractor's Pricing Guide

Contractor's Pricing Guide: Residential Repair & Remodeling Costs

 

Craftwork as Problem Solving

Craftwork as Problem Solving: Ethnographic Studies of Design and Making

 

Creative Community Planning

Creative Community Planning

 

Desgin with Nature

Design with Nature

 

Design as Research

Design as Research: Positions, Arguments, Perspectives

 

DesignBuild with Jersey Devil

Design/Build with Jersey Devil: A Handbook for Education and Practice

 

Designing Profits

Designing Profits: Creative Business Strategies for Design Practices

 

Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture

 

Detailing Fundamentals for Interior Design

Fundamentals: Detailing Fundamentals for Interior Design

 

Fassaden Facades

Fassaden = Facades

 

Form and Structure in Interior Architecture

Form and Structure in Interior Architecture

 

GIS Tutorial

GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook for ArcGIS 10.3

 

Graphis Annual 2016

Graphis Annual 2016

 

Green Streetscape Design with Stormwater Management

Green Streetscape Design with Stormwater Management

 

Historical Dictionary of Architecture

Historical Dictionary of Architecture

 

Hypothetical City Workbook III

Hypothetical City Workbook III: Exercises and GIS Data to Accompany Urban Land Use Planning

 

Idea Searching for Design

Idea Searching for Design: How to Research and Develop Design Concepts

 

Industries of Architecture

Industries of Architecture

 

Infinite Space

Infinite Space: Contemporary Residential Architecture and Interiors

 

Integrated Drawing Techniques

Integrated Drawing  Techniques: Designing Interiors with Hand Sketching, Sketchup and Photoshop

 

Interiors and Interiority

Interiors and Interiority

 

Land Use and the Constitution

Land Use and the Constitution: Principles for Planning Practice

 

Making Community Design Work

Making Community Design Work: A Guide for Planners

 

Max Bill

Max Bill

 

Meanings of Designed Spaces

Meanings of Designed Spaces

 

Milan Architecture

Milan Architecture: The City and Expo

 

Modern Concrete Construction Manual

Modern Concrete Construction: Structural Design, Material Properties, Sustainability

 

New Architects 3

New Architects 3

 

OfficeUS Atlas

OfficeUS: Atlas

 

Open Shop Building Construction Cost Data

Open Shop Building Construction Cost Data

 

Passive House in Different Climates

Passive House in Different Climates: The Path to Net Zero

 

Relentless Pursuit of an Architecture

Relentless Pursuit of an Architecture

 

Representing Landscapes--Hybrid

Representing Landscapes: Hybrid

 

Responsive Landscapes

Responsive Landscapes: Strategies for Responsive Technologies in Landscape Architecture

 

Richard Sapper Edited by Jonathan Olivares

Richard Sapper

 

Selldorf Architects Portfolio and Projects

Selldorf Architects: Portfolio and Projects

 

Sicily-Culture and Conquest

Sicily: Culture and Conquest

 

Sketchup for Site Design

The Architect in Practice

 

Style and Seduction

Style and Seduction: Jewish Patrons, Architecture and Design in Fin de Siecle Vienna

 

Sunken Cities--Egypt's Lost Worlds

Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds

 

Sustainable Construction Processes

Sustainable Construction Processes: A Resource Text

 

Sustainable Graphic Design

Sustainable Graphic Design: Principles and Practices

 

The Battle for Home

The Battle for Home: The Vision of a Young Architect in Syria

 

The Course of Landscape Architecture

The Course of Landscape Architecture: A History of Our Designs on the Natural World, from Prehistory to the Present

 

The Dome of the Rock and Its Umayyad Mosaic Inscriptions

The Dome of the Rock and Its Umayyad Mosaic Inscriptions

 

The Lean Practitioner's Field Book

The Lean Practitioner's Field Book: Proven, Practical, Profitable and Powerful Techniques for Making Lean Really Work

 

The Manual of Below Grade Waterproofing

The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing

 

The New Simplicity in Graphic Design

MIN: The New Simplicity of Graphic Design

 

The Physics of Brand

The Physics of Brand: Understand the Forces Behind Brands That Matter

 

The Truly Disadvantaged

The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, The Underclass and Public Policy

 

The Vanishing Neighbor

The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community

 

Toward an Urban Ecology

Toward an Urban Ecology

 

Understanding Perspective

The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Perspective--Easy Techniques for Mastering Perspective Drawing on Location

 

Unpacking Construction Site Safety

Unpacking Construction Site Safety

 

Unseen Midcentury Desert Modern

Unseen Midcentury Desert Modern

 

Urban Economics

Urban Economics

 

Wood Buildings Vol. 1   Wood Buildings Vol. 2

100 Contemporary Wood Buildings, Vol. 1 & 2

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August 9, 2016

The Art of Typewriting

The Art of Typewriting

 

Churches--An Architectural Guide

Churches: An Architectural Guide

 

Concise History of Science & Invention

Concise History of Science & Invention

 

The Conservation Movement--A History of Architectural Preservation

The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation, Antiquity to Modernity

 

Construction and Design Manual Museum Buildings

Construction and Design Manual: Museum Buildings

 

Design and Violence

Design and Violence

 

Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

 

The Disappearing Spoon

The Disappearing Spoon

 

Duncan Shyfe--Master Cabinetmaker in New York

Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York

 

Following the Barn Quilty Trail

Following the Barn Quilt Trail

 

From the Shadows

From the Shadows: The Architecture and Afterlife of Nicholas Hawksmoor

 

Fundamentals Catalogue

Fundamentals Catalogue: 14th International Architecture Exhibition

 

Houses--An Architectural Guide

Houses: An Architectural Guide

 

A Japanese Constellation

A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, Kazuyo Sejima, SANAA, Ryue Nishizawa, Sou Fujimoto, Akihisa Hirata, Junya Ishigami

 

Latin America in Construction Architecture 1955-1980

Latin America in Construction Architecture, 1955-1980

 

Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture

Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture: Recent Advances and Future Directions

 

Modern Forms

Modern Forms

 

Visual History of the World

National Geographic Visual History of the World

 

Oudolf Hummelo

Oudolf Hummelo: A Journey Through a Plantsman's Life 

 

Palladian Design

Palladian Design: The Good, The Bad and the Unexpected

 

Site-Writing--The Architecture of Art Criticism

Site-Writing: The Architecture of Art Criticism

 

The Social Project

The Social Project

 

Sou Fujimoto

Sou Fujimoto

 

Suburnt Cities

Sunburnt Cities: The Greatest Recession, Depopulation, and Urban Plannin in the American Sunbelt

 

This Brutal World

This Brutal World

 

Uncommon Ground

Thomas Balsley: Uncommon Ground

 

Timelines of Science

Timelines of Science

 

Traces of the Sage

Traces of the Sage

 

 

Understanding Industrial Design

Understanding Industrial Design: Principles for UX and Interaction Design

 

Urban Regeneration

Urban Regeneration: A Handbook

 

Visions for a New American

Visions for a New American Dream: Process, Principles and an Ordinance to Plan and Design Small Communities

 

World Geographic Atlas

World Geographic Atlas: A Composite of Man's Environment

Posted by Jerald Crook | in Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals, Uncategorized |

July 6, 2016

100 Designs for a Modern World

100 Designs for a Modern World

 

An Introduction to Community Development

An Introduction to Community Development

 

Architectural Detailing

Architectural Detailing: Function, Constructibility, Aesthetics

 

Architectural Graphic Standards

Architectural Graphic Standards

 

Between Land and Sea

Between Land and Sea

 

Building Codes Illustrated

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2015 International Building Code

 

Building Cost Planning for the Design Team

Building Cost Planning for the Design Team

 

Charlotte Perriand Complete Works, Vol. 1 Charlotte Perriand Complete Works, Vol. 2

Charlotte Perriand Complete Works Volumes 1 & 2

 

Delivering Value with BIM

Delivering Value with BIM: A Whole-of-Life Approach

 

Dense + Green

Dense + Green: Innovative Building Types for Sustainable Urban Architecture

 

Design--101 Storie

Design: 101 Storie Zanotta

 

Diversity Among Architects

Diversity Among Architects: From Margin to Center

 

entasis 1996-2015, Vol. 1 entasis 1996-2015, Vol. 2

Entasis 1996-2015

 

 

Goatman

GoatMan: How I Took a Holiday from Being Human

 

Gothic for the Steam Age

Gothic for The Steam Age: An Illustrated Biography of George Gilbert Scott

 

Reading Structure--39 Projects and Built Works

Guy Nordenson: Reading Structures: 39 Projects and Built Works 1983-2011

 

Histories of Ornament

Histories of Ornament: From Global to Local

 

Interior Urbanism

Interior Urbanism: Architecture, John Portman and Downtown America

 

James Stirling--Inspiration and Process in Architecture

James Stirling: Inspiration and Process in Architecture

 

Key Houses of the Twentieth Century

Key Houses of the Twentieth Century: Plans, Sections and Elevations

 

Let's Experience Design

Let's Experience Design

 

Lumitecture

Lumitecture: Illuminating Interiors for Designers & Architects

 

Materiality and Architecture

Materiality and Architecture

 

Nanotecture--Tiny Built Things

Nanotecture: Tiny Built Things

 

NASA Graphics Standards Manual

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Graphics Standards Manual

 

New Retro

New Retro: Made in Retro Style

 

New York's Underground Art Museum

New York's Underground Art Museum: MTA Arts & Design

 

Otl Aicher

OTL Aicher

 

Paris Under Construction

Paris Under Construction: Building Sites and Urban Transformation in the 1960s

 

Patterns and Structures

Patterns and Structure: Selected Writings

 

Pedagogy and Place

Pedagogy and Place: 100 Years of Architecture Education at Yale

 

Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy

Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy

 

Please Make this Look Nice

Please Make This Look Nice: The Graphic Design Process

 

Research Methods for Architecture

Research Methods for Architecture

 

Rising Currents

Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront

 

Roberto Burle Marx--Brazilian Modernist

Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist

 

Safety of Repair Maintenance, Minor Alteration and Addition Works

Safety of Repair, Maintenance, Minor Alteration, and Addition (RMAA) Works

 

Saints and Spectacle

Saints and Spectacle: Byzantine Mosaics in Their Cultural Setting

 

Selected Works

MOS: Selected Works

 

Seven Structural Engineers--The Felix Candela Lectures

Seven Structural Engineers: The Felix Candela Lectures

 

Site, Sight, Insight

Site, Sight, Insight: Essays on Landscape Architecture

 

Swahili Port Cities

Swahili Port Cities: The Architecture of Elsewhere

 

The City and the King

The City and the King: Architecture and Politics in Restoration London

 

The Community Development Reader

The Community Development Reader

 

The Philip Johnson Glass House

The Philip Johnson Glass House: An Architect in the Garden

 

The Yokohama Project

The Yokohama Project: [Foreign Office Architects]

 

Thinking About Landscape Architecture

Thinking About Landscape Architecture: Principles of a Design Profession for the 21st Century

 

Tiny Houses in the City

Tiny Houses in the City

 

Tools

Tools: Extending Our Reach

 

Top This and Other Parables of Design

Top This and Other Parables of Design: Selected Writings

 

Where Are the Women Architects

Where Are the Women Architects?

 

Wild by Design

Wild by Design: Strategies for Creating Life Enhancing Landscapes

 

DVD

Flag Wars

Flag Wars

 

The New Rijksmuseum

The New Rijksmuseum

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June 1, 2016

A Smile in the Mind

A Smile in the Mind: Witty Thinking in Graphic Design

 

Aberdeenshire--South and Aberdeen

The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire--South and Aberdeen

 

Alvar Aalto Houses

Alvar Aalto Houses

 

Alvar Aalto--Second Nature

Alvar Aalto: Second Nature

 

Analytic Models in Architecture

Analytic Models in Architecture

 

Attunement

Attunement: Architectural Meaning After the Crisis of Modern Science

 

Beauty--Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

Beauty: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

 

Foreclosed--Rehousing the American Dream

Foreclose: Rehousing the American Dream

 

Fumihiko Maki, Maki and Associates 2015

Fumihiko Maki, Maki and Associates 2015

 

How Posters Work

How Posters Work

 

Images of America--Avondale Estates

Avondale Estates

 

Le Corbusier--An Atlas of Modern Landscapes

Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes

 

Making Design

Making Design: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection

 

Mappings

Mappings

 

Millau Viaduct

Millau Viaduct: Foster + Partners

 

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark: Essays on Architecture

 

Research Methodology in the Built Environment

Research Methodology in the Built Environment

 

RSMeans Assemblies Cost Data 2016

RS Means Assemblies Cost Data 2016

 

RSMeans Plumbing Cost Data 2016

RS Means Plumbing Cost Data 2016

 

Ruth Shellhorn

Ruth Shellhorn

 

The AA Book

The AA Book: Project Reviews

 

The Building of Horyu-ji

The Building of Horyu-ji: The Technique and Method that Made it Possible

 

Uneven Growth

Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities

Posted by Jerald Crook | in Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals, Uncategorized |

May 2, 2016

Architectural Robotics

Architectural Robotics: Ecosystems of Bits, Bytes and Biology

 

Architecture and Empire in Jamaica

Architecture and Empire in Jamaica

 

Building Modern Turkey

Building Modern Turkey: State, Space and Ideology in the Early Republic

 

Dark Space

Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity

 

Georgia O'Keefe and Her Houses

Georgia O'Keefe and Her Houses

 

¡FACULTY PUBLICATION!

Hospitals and Urbanism in Rome

Hospitals and Urbanism in Rome, 1200-1500

 

Image, Text, Architecture

Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media

 

Merleau-Ponty

Merleau-Ponty: Space, Place, Architecture

 

New Aging

New Aging

 

Obsolescence

Obsolescence: An Architectural History

 

Renovating Old Houses

Renovating Old Houses: Bringing New Life to Vintage Homes

 

The Modernist Architecture

The Modernist Architecture

 

Voyage Le Corbusier

Voyage Le Corbusier: Drawing on the Road

 

DVD

DamNation

DamNation

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April 1, 2016

A Shoal of Fishes

Hiroshige, A Shoal of Fishes

 

Becoming Jane Jacobs2

Becoming Jane Jacobs

 

Finding Home

Finding Home

 

How to Construct Rietveld Furniture

How to Construct Rietveld Furniture

 

Light is the Theme

Light is the Theme

 

Niche Tactics

Niche Tactics

 

Photography and Architecture, 1839-1939

Photography and Architecture: 1839-1939

 

The Suburban Church

The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America

 

The Third Rome, 1922-1943

The Third Rome, 1922-4943

 

DVD

Labranza Oculta

Labranza Oculta (The Silent Walls)

Posted by Jerald Crook | in Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals, Uncategorized |

March 2, 2016

Against the Odds

Against the Odds: An Autobiography

 

Arquitectura Moderna en Medellin

Arquitectura Moderna en Medellin

 

Asia in Amsterdam

Asia in Amsterdam: The Culture of Luxury in the Golden Age

 

Berlin--An Architectural History

Berlin: An Architectural History

 

Bruno Munari--Square Circle Triangle

Bruno Munari: Square, Circle, Triangle

 

Cross to Sloss

Cross to Sloss: Restoring the Magic City

 

Design Habitat 2

DESIGNhabitat 2: Studies in Prefab Affordable Housing

 

Designing Better Maps

Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users

 

Five Houses

Five Houses, Gwathmey Siegel Architects: December 15, 1978 to January 15, 1978

 

Fundamentals of Building Construction

Fundamentals of Building Construction

 

I.W. Colburn

I.W. Colburn: Emotion in Modern Architecture

 

Innovating Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire

Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire: 1st to 4th Centuries CE

 

Leon Battista Alberti--The Complete Works

Leon Battista Alberti: The Complete Works

 

Logo Modernism

Logo Modernism

 

Memorials to Shattered Myths

Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11

 

Mihai Nadin--Anticipation

Mihai Nadin: Anticipation

 

Minnesota Modern

Minnesota Modern

 

Olin's Construction

Olin's Construction

 

Olmsted--Writings on Landscape, Culture, and Society

Writings on Landscape, Culture and Society

 

Open Source Architecture

Open Source Architecture

 

Other Space Odysseys

Other Space Odysseys

 

Plant Portraits

Plant Portraits: California Legacy of A.R. Valentien

 

Practical English for International Construction

Practical English for International Construction (Shi Yong Guo Ji Gong Cheng Ying Yu)

 

Racecourse Architecture

Racecourse Architecture

 

Sub Imbribus

Sub Imbribus

 

Sustainable Building Design

Sustainable Building Design

 

The Architecture of Politics, 1910-1940

The Architecture of Politics: 1910-1940

 

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design (Vol 1) The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design (Vol 2) The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design (Vol 3)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design

 

The Philadelphia Country House

The Philadelphia Country House: Architecture and Landscape in Colonial America

 

The Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright

The Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright

 

Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design

Values in Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design

 

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (DVD)

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February 1, 2016

An Eames Anthology

An Eames Anthology

 

Archescape-On the Tracks of Piranesi

Archescape: On the Tracks of Piranesi

 

Architecture and Systems Ecology

Architecture and Systems Ecology

 

Avoiding the Con in Construction

Avoiding the Con in Construction

 

Contemporary Design Africa

Contemporary Design Africa

 

Design for Eternity

Design for Eternity: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas

 

Making Africa

Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design

 

Mario Bellini

Mario Bellini: Furniture, Machines & Objects

 

Palladio Virtuel

Palladio Virtuel

 

Piranesi's Lost Words

Piranesi's Lost Words

 

Portlandness

Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas

 

Rafael Moneo

Rafael Moneo: Building, Teaching, Writing

 

Rebuilding the American City

Rebuilding the American City: Design and Strategy for the 21st Century Urban Core

 

Soviet Apartment Life durin the Khrushchev Years

Stories of House and Home: Soviet Apartment Life during the Khrushchev Years

 

Tuck-Hinton Architects

Tuck + Hinton Architects

 

The Future of Architecture. Since 1889.

The Future of Architecture, Since 1889.

 

World Architecture

World Architecture: A Cross-Cultural History

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January 4, 2016

Advanced Customization in Architectural Design and Construction

Advanced Customization in Architectural Design and Construction

 

Form Heft Material

David Adjaye: Form Heft Material

 

Gardens of Eden

Gardens of Eden

 

Landscaping with Edible Plants in Texas

Landscaping with Edible Plants

 

Parking Management

Parking Management for Smart Growth

 

RS Means Building Construction Cost Data

 

RS Means Electrical Cost Data

RS Means Electrical Cost Data

 

RS Means Mechanical Cost Data

RS Means Mechanical Cost Data

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December 2, 2015

The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

 

Design--History, Theory and Practice of Product Design

Design: History, Theory and Practice of Product Design

 

Graphis Design Annual 2016

Graphis Design Annual 2016

 

Houses For a New World

Houses for a New World: Builders and Buyers in American Suburbs, 1945-1965

 

Make It New

Make it New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

 

Making Healthy Places

Making Healthy Places: Designing and Building for Health, Well-Being and Sustainability

 

Nashville Architecture

Nashville Architecture: A Guide to the City

 

Open City

Open City: Existential Urbanity

 

See the Light

See the Light: An Inspirational Book about Light, Light Philosophy, Lighting Design and the Art of Getting to Know Your Visual Sense

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