Archive for the 'Monthly New Books' Category

October 11, 2018

Homes - ensembles - city : housing and welfare in Copenhagen

 

 

 

Jamie Hewlett : works from the last 25 years

 

 

Zhongying's icons

 

 

 

Design review : guiding better development

 

 

 

 

Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda : architectural inquiries and prospects for a developing African city

 

 

 

The Iranian expanse : transforming royal identity through architecture, landscape, and the built environment, 550 BCE-642 CE

 

 

 

A feeling of history

 

 

 

 

Building reuse : sustainability, preservation, and the value of design

 

 

Palace of state : the Eisenhower Executive Office Building

 

 

 

Non-referential architecture

 

 

 

Skyscraper

 

 

 

World architecture : a cross-cultural history

 

Residential costs with RSMeans data

 

 

Third-space : shifting conversations about contemporary art
Posted by Kasia Leousis | in Collections, Monthly New Books, Periodicals |

September 28, 2018

Toward a concrete utopia : architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980

 

Identity : Chermayeff and Geismar and Haviv

 

Holzbauten in Vorarlberg = Timber structures in Vorarlberg

 

Hospitals : a design manual

 

Urban social listening : potential and pitfalls of using microblogging data in studying cities

 

Little pink house

 

Building performance analysis

 

The design of protest : choreographing political demonstrations in public space

 

Ontology in the AEC industry : a decade of research and development in architecture, engineering, and construction

 

The Experimental city

 

Introduction to housing

 

Parking and the city

 

Residential costs with RSMeans data

 

Planning support methods : urban and regional analysis and projection

 

Thermodynamic interactions : an exploration into physiological, material and territorial atmospheres

 

Reset modernity!

 

Phantom architecture : the fantastical structures the world's great architects really wanted to build

 

Sergison Bates Architects : brick-work, thinking and making

 

Vitthalaswamy Temple at Hampi

 

World architecture : a cross-cultural history

 

Energy accounts : architectural representations of energy, climate, and the future
Posted by Kasia Leousis | in Collections, Monthly New Books |

August 9, 2018

Vibrations : a portrait of houses designed by Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects

I don't have a favourite colour : creating the Vitra Colour & Material Library

Reyner Banham and the paradoxes of high tech

Marcel Breuer : building global institutions

Alphabets & other signs

 

A2Z+ : alphabets & signs

 

Tall wood buildings : design, construction and performance

The Redstone book of the eye : a compendium of visual surprise

Spontaneous urban plants : weeds in NYC

Alexander Girard, architect : creating midcentury modern masterpieces

The illustrated dust jacket, 1920-1970

Cultivated building materials : industrialized natural resources for architecture and construction

 

Poster town : aktuelle Plakatgestaltung aus Luzern = contemporary poster design from Lucerne

 

Tate Modern : building a museum for the 21st century

California design, 1930-1965 : living in a modern way

Rebranding design

Drawing on architecture : the object of lines, 1970-1990

Brand identity essentials : 100 principles for designing logos and building brands

3D thinking in design and architecture : from antiquity to the future

The total designer : authorship in architecture in the postdigital age

Nicetomeetyou : visual greeting from business cards

Ideals of the body : architecture, urbanism, and hygiene in postrevolutionary Paris

Sketching : the basics

Women design

Architectural science and the sun : the poetics and pragmatics of solar design

Adolf Loos. Private spaces

Construction and design manual : architectural drawings

The traditional Newar architecture of the Kathmandu valley : the stūpas and the chaityas

Inventing the opera house : theater architecture in Renaissance and Baroque Italy

Drawings of great buildings

The city and the architecture of change : the work and radical visions of Cedric Price

Sweet spots : in-between spaces in New Orleans

Posted by Kasia Leousis | in Collections, Monthly New Books |

July 2, 2018

Contemporary Japanese Architects: profiles in design

Freehand: New Typography Sketchbooks

Cook's Camden: the making of modern housing

A Gendered Profession: the Question of Representation in Space Making

California Captured: Mid-century Modern architecture

Don't sleep: the urgent messages of Oliver Munday

American Catholics and the Church of tomorrow: building churches for the future, 1925-1975

Industrial Facility

This end up: original approaches to packaging design

Chair: 500 designs that matter

Less is more: limited color graphics in design

Uncertainty & possibility: new approaches to future making in design anthropology

ABZ: more alphabets and other signs

Competition Panels and Diagrams

The campus guide: University of Virginia

Modernism's visible hand: architecture and regulation in America

Building the modern world: Albert Kahn in Detroit

U & lc: influencing design and typography

A2Z and more signs

New themes, new styles in the eastern Mediterranean: Christian, Jewish, and Islamic encounters, 5th to 8th centuries

Third coast atlas: prelude to a plan

The senses: design beyond vision

Everything one invents is true: the architecture of Peter Märkli

The brick system of Romanesque architecture: the Lombard band and its transformation in Catalonia and France

Helvetica forever: story of a typeface

Pompeii, a different perspective: via dell'Abbondanza, a long road, well traveled

100 Years Building on Experience

The Mosaics of the Norman Stanza in Palermo: a study of Byzantine and medieval Islamic palace decoration

Philosophie de l'architecture: formes, fonctions et significations

Luxury and modernism: architecture and the object in Germany, 1900-1933

Posted by Kasia Leousis | in Monthly New Books, New |

June 1, 2017

Graphic: 500 Designs that Matter

 

Adaptive Reuse: Extending the Lives of Buildings

 

Architectural Temperance: Spain and Rome, 1700-1759

 

The California House: Adobe, Craftsman, Victorian, Spanish Revival

 

Citizens of No Place: An Architectural Graphic Novel

 

Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Tracing the Next Generation

 

Design for Advanced Manufacturing: Technologies and Processes

 

Design for the Corporate World, 1950-1975

 

The Designer's Dictionary of Color

 

Details for Passive Houses: Renovation

 

The Dream Factory

 

Elastic Architecture: Frederick Kiesler and Design Research in the First Age of Robotic Culture

 

Experimental Preservation

 

How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood

 

The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities and Capitalist Globalization

 

Integrated Design & Construction--Single Responsibility: A Code of Practice

 

Integrating Project Delivery

 

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945

 

Leading Collaborative Architectural Practice

 

Lenses for Design

 

Management of Construction Projects: A Constructor's Perspective

 

Modern Construction Case Studies: Emerging Innovation in Building Techniques

 

Modern Landscape Architecture: A Critical Review

 

New Nordic Gardens: Scandinavian Landscape Design

 

The Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America's Communities

 

Pevsner's Architectural Glossary

 

Reflections on Architecture, Society, and Politics: Social and Cultural Tectonics in the 21st Century

 

East West Central: Re-building Europe, 1950-1990

 

Research in Landscape Architecture: Methods and Methodology

 

Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret: Restoration of the Clarté Building, Geneva

 

Rick Owens Furniture

 

Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

 

Studio 44 Architects: Concepts, Strategies, Works: New Forms for Russia's Contemporary Cities

 

Sustainable Lina: Lina Bo Bardi's Adaptive Reuse Projects

 

Taiwan by Design: 88 Products for Better Living

 

The Tao of Architecture

 

Tiny House Living: Ideas for Building & Living Well in Less than 400 Square Feet

 

What Makes a Great City

 

Where We Want to Live: Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation of Cities

 

Wood

 

Zoning Rules!: The Economics of Land Use Regulation

Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals |

May 2, 2017

A Primer on Theory in Architecture

 

The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico: Five Centuries of Urban and Architectural Experimentation

 

Architecture and Surrealism: A Blistering Romance

 

The Architecture of the Christian Holy Land: Reception from Late Antiquity through the Renaissance

 

Conversations with Peter Eisenman: The Evolution of Architectural Style

 

Defined by Design: The Surprising Power of Hidden Gender, Age, and Body Bias in Everyday Products and Places

 

The Experience of Architecture

 

The Fundamentals of Product Design

 

Kenzo Tange and the Metabolist Movement: Urban Utopias of Modern Japan

 

Landscape Architecture Theory: An Ecological Approach

 

 

Lifestyled: Health and Places

 

Light Spaces

 

Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide

 

Modernism in Scandinavia: Art, Architecture, and Design

 

The New Old House: Historic and Modern Architecture Combined

 

Packaging Illustrations

 

Die Poésie sur Algiers

 

The Space Within: Interior Experience as the Origin of Architecture

 

The Strip: Las Vegas and the Architecture of the American Dream

 

Time for Play: Why Architecture Should Take Happiness Seriously

Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals |

May 1, 2017

101 Danish Design Icons

 

1000 Details for Living Interiors

 

Advanced Timber Structures: Architectural Designs and Digital Dimensioning

 

Against the Tide

 

Asmara: Africa's Jewel of Modernity

 

Aus Basel: Herzog & de Meuron

 

Chandigarh Revealed: Le Corbusier's City Today

 

Commercial Renovation Costs with RSMeans Data

 

David Adjaye Constructed Narratives

 

Contemporary Architecture: Made in Germany

 

Creative Landscape Design

 

Design Computing: An Overview of an Emergent Field

 

Design Management

 

Design: The Whole Story

 

Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader

 

Fundamentals of Residential Construction

 

Graphis Design Annual 2017

 

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Early Years-Progressivism-Aesthetics-Cities

 

Introducing Architectural Tectonics: Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction

 

Jean Prouvé: Architecture (Volumes 1-10)

 

La Maison Magique

 

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sustainability: Creating Positive Change through Design

 

Landscape Infrastructure: A Base Primer

 

Landscapes of Modern Architecture

 

MAD Works, MAD Architects

 

Modern Container Architecture

 

Overcrowded: Designing Meaningful Products in a World Awash with Ideas

 

Project Japan: Metabolism Talks...

 

Prototyping for Designers: Developing the Best Digital and Physical Products

 

PWP Landscape Architecture: Building Ideas

 

Renzo Piano: The Complete Logbook, 1966-2016

 

Revit 2017 Architecture

 

Strategies for Landscape Representation: Digital and Analogue Techniques

 

The Lyman House and the Work of Frederic P. Lyman: Drawing and Building

 

The Materials Sourcebook for Design Professionals

 

The Modern Landscapes of Ted Smyth: Landscape Modernism in the Asia-Pacific

 

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016

 

Theater Planning: Facilities for Performing Arts and Live Entertainment

 

Total Latin American Architecture: Libretto of Modern Reflections and Contemporary Works

 

You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn

Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals |

April 3, 2017

A Chair for Pope Francis: A Collection of Designs for the Papal Sanctuary Charrette

 

Architects of Buddhist Leisure: Socially Disengaged Buddhism in Asia's Museums, Monuments, and Amusement Parks

 

Biomorphic Structures

 

Borge Mogensen: Simplicity and Function

 

Drawing for Landscape Architects: Construction and Design Manual

 

Developing Expertise: Architecture and Real Estate in Metropolitan America

The Efficacy of Architecture: Political Contestation and Agency

 

Expertise in Material 49--Ryoji Suzuki Complete Works, 1973-2007

 

Heavy Construction Costs with RSMeans Data 2017

 

Integrating Innovation in Architecture: Design, Methods and Technology for Progressive Practice and Research

 

The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire

 

Making Places for People: 12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask

 

MidMichigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie

 

Modern Architecture in Mexico City: History, Presentation, and the Shaping of a Capital

 

Multiple Signatures: On Designers, Authors, Readers and Users

 

Tange by Tange, 1949-1959: Kenzo Tange as Seen Through the Eyes of Kenzo Tange

 

Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence

Posted by Angelina Smith | in Collections, Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals |

March 1, 2017

American Car Design Now: Inside the Studios of Today's Top Car Designers

 

The Animator's Survival Kit

 

Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

 

Begin with the Past: Building the National Museum of African American History & Culture

 

The Business of Architecture 2016

 

Centre Pompidou: Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, and the Making of a Modern Monument

 

Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions

 

Digital Fabrication in Architecture

 

Digital Fabrications: Architectural and Material Techniques

 

Ferrari Design: The Definitive Study

 

George Nelson: The Design of Modern Design

 

Maintenance Architecture

 

Make Enemies & Gain Fans

 

Market Analysis for Real Estate: Concepts and Applications in Valuation and Highest and Best Use

 

The New Space Movement and Experience in Viennese Modern Architecture

 

One & Two Family Dwelling Inspector Manual

 

Parametric Design for Architecture

 

Roma: Le Trasformazioni Urbane Nel Quattrocento

 

Sottsass

 

Vintage Industrial: Living with Machine Age Design

 

Vision in Design: A Guidebook for Innovations

 

The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia

 

Frei Otto: Spanning the Future (DVD)

Posted by Angelina Smith | in Monthly New Books, New Arrivals, Uncategorized |

February 2, 2017

AA Book Projects Review

 

Architectural Research Methods

 

Building Construction Costs with RSMeans Data

 

Fabrications

 

Is Landscape...?: Essays on the Identity of Landscape

 

Learning from Logistics: How Networks Change Our Cities

 

Legal Handbook for Architects, Engineers and Contractors

 

Mechanical Costs with RSMeans Data

 

The Most Beautiful Gardens Ever Written: A Guide

 

Planning and Control of Land Development: Cases and Materials

 

Planting in a Post-wild World:Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes

 

Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future

 

Anthropocene (DVD)

 

Planetary (DVD)

 

Racing to Zero (DVD)

Posted by Angelina Smith | in Monthly New Books, New, New Arrivals |