Archive for the 'Monthly New Books' Category

May 1, 2015


Architectural Agents

Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings



RSMeans Commercial Renovation Cost Data 2015


Design and the Question of History

Design and the Question of History



Living Architectures: A Film Series (Diaries/Journaux)


Facilities Construction Cost Data

RSMeans Facilities Construction Cost Data 2015


Facilities Maintenance Repair Cost Data

RSMeans Facilities Maintenance & Repair Cost Data


Green Building Cost Data

RSMeans Green Building Cost Data 2015



Isaiah Rogers: Architectural Practice in Antebellum America


John Soane Architect

John Soane: Architect


Light Commercial Cost Data

RSMeans Light Commercial Cost Data 2015


Louis I. Kahn Exposed Concrete and Hollow Stones 1949-1959

Louis I. Kahn: Exposed Concrete and Hollow Stones, 1949-1959


The Package Design Book v.1 The Package Design Book v.3 The Package Design Book v.2

The Package Design Book (Volumes 1, 2 & 3)


Place-Making and Urban Development

Place-Making and Urban Development


Robert A. M. Stern Buildings and Projects

Robert A.M. Stern: Buildings and Projects, 2004-2009


The Architecture of William Nichols

The Architecture of William Nichols



Women in Graphic Design Cover

Women in Graphic Design, 1890-2012




Living Architectures: Films

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April 1, 2015


The Afterlife of the Roman City

The Afterlife of the Roman City


Designing with Light

Designing with Light


Developing Your Design Process

Developing Your Design Process


Living Outside Inside

Living Outside Inside


Low Carbon Cities

Low Carbon Cities


Modern Architecture in Latin America

Modern Architecture in Latin America






Cathedrals of Culture

Cathedrals of Culture

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March 2, 2015


Advances in Psychology

Neural Aspects of Tactile Sensation


Arts & Crafts Architecture

Arts & Crafts Architecture: History and Heritage in New England


Confessions of a Generalist

Confessions of a Generalist


Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture 2


Impossible Heights

Impossible Heights



Information is Beautiful

Information is Beautiful


Innovations of Kansei Engineering

Innovations of Kansei Engineering


Landscape Architect Sourcebook

Landscape Architecture Sourcebook


Le Corbuiser Pierre Jeanneret

Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret: Chandigarh, India


Manuals 2 Design & Identity Guidelines

Manuals 2: Design and Identity Guidelines


New Portable

New Portable Architecture


Shaping Ceremony

Shaping Ceremony: Monumental Steps and Greek Architecture


Studio Apartments

Studio Apartments


Tactile Score

Tactile Score: A Knowledge Media for Tactile Sense


Ten Cities That Made an Empire

Ten Cities That Made an Empire


The Architecture of Error

The Architecture of Error


Velo City

Velo City: Architecture for Bikes



Fed Up

Fed Up


My Brooklyn

My Brooklyn

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February 2, 2015

Being A Landscape Architect

Becoming a Landscape Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design


Beyond Design

Beyond Design: The Synergy of Apparel Product Development


The Business of Design

The Business of Design: Balancing Creativity and Profitability


Courthouses of Georgia

Courthouses of Georgia


Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House


Gunnar Asplund's Gothenburg

Gunnar Asplund's Gothenburg: The Transformation of Public Architecture in Interwar Europe


How to Design a Chair

How to design a Chair


Knowledge is Beautiful

Knowledge is Beautiful


Landscape Architecture a Manual of Environmental Planning and Design

Landscape Architecture: A Manual of Environmental Planning and Design


Law for Architects

Law for Architects: What You Need to Know


Material Revolution II

Material Revolution II: New Sustainable and Multi-Purpose Materials for Design and Architecture


Native American Architecture

Native American Architecture


Of the Soil

Of the Soil: Photographs of Vernacular and Stories of Changing Times in Arkansas


Operative Design

Operative Design: A Catalogue of Spatial Verbs


Probability-Based Structural Fire Load

Probability-Based Structural Fire Load


Reading Architecture

Reading Architecture: Visual Lexicon


Electrical Cost Data

RS Means Electrical Cost Data 2015



Retrospecta, Yale University School of Architecture


St. John's Abbey

Saint John's Abbey Church: Marcel Breuer and the Creation of a Modern Sacred Space


Well Designed

Well Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love

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January 9, 2015

The Architecture of Hospitals

The Architecture of Hospitals


Business of Architecture Firm Survey Report 2014

The Business of Architecture: 2014 Firm Survey Report


Editorial Design

Editorial Design: Digital and Print


How to Draw

How to Draw: Drawing and Sketching Objects and Environments from Your Imagination


Evolution By Design

John Alcorn: Evolution By Design


Legal Handbook for Architects, Engineers and Contractors

Legal Handbook for Architects, Engineers and Contractors


Planned Paradise

Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City


Projective Ecologies

Projective Ecologies


Uncompromising Expression

Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression


Unruly Places

Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities and Other Inscrutable Geographies


Tietgen Dormitory

Tietgen Dormitory: An Imaginary Journey Around a Real Building

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December 5, 2014


Basics Architecture Presentation












Architectural Presentation


Characteristically American












Characteristically American


Design Genius

Design Genius: The Ways and Workings of Creative Thinkers


Healing Architecture












Healing Architecture


Inert Cities

Inert Cities: Globalization, Mobility and Suspension in Visual Culture


Reconstructing Italy

Reconstructing Italy: The Ina-Casa Neighborhoods of the Postwar Era


Renewing Architectural Typologies












Renewing Architectural Typologies


The Robotic Touch

The Robot Touch: How Robots Change Architecture


Second Nature Urban Agriculture

Second Nature Urban Agriculture: Designing Productive Cities


Works 6

Norman Foster: Works 6



Radiant City












Radiant City

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November 11, 2014


Aalto (cover)



Architectural Topographies

Architectural Topographies


Building Construction Cost Data 2015

2015 Building Construction Cost Data


Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering


Explorations in Urban Design

Explorations in Urban Design


Frank Lloyd Wright, Inside & Out

Frank Lloyd Wright, Inside & Out


Guide to Urban Planning Programs

Guide to Urban Planning Programs


Graphis Design Annual 2001--The International Annual of Design and Illustration

Graphis Design Annual 2015


Herzog & De Meuron Transforming Park Avenue Armory New York

Herzog & De Meruon Transforming Park Avenue Armory New York


Mechanical Cost Data 2015

2015 Mechanical Cost Data


Mies Van Der Rohe Barcelona Pavilion

Mies Van Der Rohe Barcelona Pavilion


Persian Architectural Heritage Architecture

Persian Architectural Heritage Architecture


Printing Things Visions & Essentials

Printing Things: Visions & Essentials for 3D Printing





The Environmental Planning Handbook

The Environmental Planning Handbook


Urban Design, Space and Society

Urban, Design, Space and Society

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November 11, 2014

Arch System-WP

 Architectural System Structures : Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction


Art of City Sketching-WP

The Art of City Sketching : a Field Manual


Beyond the Supersquare-WP

Beyond the Supersquare: Art and Architecture in Latin America after Modernism


Buildings Services-WP

 Building Services Design Management


Construction Jobsite-WP

Construction Jobsite Management


Engineering Inn-WP

 Engineering Innovative Products : a Practical Experience


Forty Ways to Think-WP

Forty Ways to Think about Architecture : Architectural History and Theory Today


Founders of American-WP

Founders of American Industrial Design 


Frank Lloyd Wright-WP

Frank Lloyd Wright and His Manner of Thought


Fundmental Concepts-WP

Fundamental Concepts of Architecture : the Vocabulary of Spatial Situations



Greening our Built World : Costs, Benefits, and Strategies


Interaction of Color-WP

Interaction of Color 


Italian Futurism-WP

Italian Futurism 1909-1944 : Reconstructing the Universe



Jakarta: Drawing the City Near


Jean Prouve-WP

Jean Prouvé : Maison Démontable 6 x 6 = 6 x 6 Demountable House



Louis I. Kahn and the Yale Center for British Art : a Conservation Plan


Landscape Arch-WP

 Landscape Architecture: a Very Short Introduction


Language of Arch-WP

The Language of Architecture : 26 Principles Every Architect Should Know




Logo Lounge-WP

Logolounge 8 : 2,000 International Identities by Leading Designers


Making Sense of Landscape-WP

Making Sense of Landscape : Taylor Cullity Lethlean



Morphosis : Buildings and Projects


Mosaics of Faith-WP

Mosaics of Faith : Floors of Pagans, Jews, Samaritans, Christians, and Muslims in the Holy Land


Out of Hand-WP

Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital 


Parametric Cost-WP

 Parametric Cost Modeling for Buildings



Perspectives on Social Sustainability and Interior Architecture : Life from the Inside



 Place-keeping: Open Space Management in Practice


Recto Verso-WP

Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook


Sustainable Building-WP

 Sustainable Building Adaptation: Innovations in Decision-making


Tall and Supertall Buildings-WP

 Tall and Super Tall Buildings: Planning and Design


Tall Buildings-WP

Ho+k : Tall Buildings


Technology and the Garden-WP

 Technology and the Garden


teresa moller-WP

Teresa Moller: Unveiling the Landscape


William Kent-WP

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain



100 Women Architects

100 Women Architects in the Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright


Want to be a Designer-WP

 Choosing Sustainable Materials 


Diller Scofidio-WP

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line


Eating Alabama-WP

Eating Alabama


Great Expectations-WP

Great Expectations & Kochuu



Mr Foster-WP

How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster


Passive Passion-WP

Passive Passion: German Efficiency in America


Rem Koolhaas

Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect


Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano: Piece by Piece


Unfinished Spaces-WP

Unfinished Spaces

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September 15, 2014

HfG Ulm-WP

HfG Ulm : Kurze Geschichte der Hochschule für Gestaltung : Anmerkungen zum Verhältnis von Design und Politik = A brief history of the Ulm School of Design : notes on the relationship between design and politics

Inside Outside-WP

Inside Outside

Knoll Textiles-WP

 Knoll Textiles


Material Innovation-WP

Product Design


Sabato Rodia's_WP

Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts Art, Migrations, Development


Small Architecture Now!

AIA Chicago-WP

AIA Guide to Chicago


Alexander Girard-WP

Alexander Girard


Architecture of Art Museums-WP

The Architecture of Art Museums : a Decade of Design : 2000-2010


  Architecture, Travellers and Writers-WP

Architecture, Travellers and Writers : Constructing Histories of Perception 1640-1950


At Home-WP

At Home : a Short History of Private Life


Barry's Intro-WP

Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildings


Blue Urbanism-WP

Blue Urbanism : Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans


Building Info Modeling-WP

Building Information Modeling : BIM in Current and Future Practice


Buildings Across Time-WP

Buildings Across Time : an Introduction to World Architecture

Cad and Rapid Prototyping-WP

CAD and Rapid Prototyping for Product Design



Carscapes : the Motor Car, Architecture and Landscape in England


Chicago Arch-WP

Pocket Guide to Chicago Architecture


Cities of Tomorrow-WP

Cities of Tomorrow : an Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design Since 1880


Concrete and Culture-WP

Concrete and Culture : a Material History


Deconstructing Placemaking-WP

Deconstructing Placemaking : Needs, Opportunities, and Assets


Design Management for Arch-WP

Design Management for Architects


Designing Legends Cover-WP

Designing Legends

Drawing and Reinventing Landscape-WP

Drawing and Reinventing Landscape


Drive : Journeys Through Film, Cities and Landscapes


Elements of Modern Arch-WP

The Elements of Modern Architecture : Understanding Contemporary Buildings


Garden Mania-WP

Garden Mania : the Ardent Gardener's Compendium of Design & Decoration



International Code Council Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities


Intro to Architectural Science-WP

Introduction to Architectural Science : the Basis of Sustainable Design


Keeping Cool in Southest Asia-WP

Keeping Cool in Southeast Asia : Energy Consumption and Urban Air-Conditioning


Key Interiors-WP

Key Interiors Since 1900


LA Union Station-WP

Los Angeles Union Station


Lean Maintenance Repair and Overhaul : Changing the Way You do Business


Luke Him Sau-WP

Luke Him Sau, Architect : China's Missing Modern



Thomas Heatherwick: Making

Manhattan Classic-WP

Manhattan Classic : New York's Finest Prewar Apartments


Mapping the Global-WP

Mapping the Global Architect of Alterity : Essays in Practice, Representation, and Education


Product Design-WP

Product Design and Development

Redical Cities-WP

Radical Cities : Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture


Sanctioning Modernism-WP

Sanctioning Modernism : Architecture and the Making of Postwar Identities



Houshang Seyhoun : Half a Century of Artistic Activities in the World of Art and Architecture


Sketching Basics-WP

Sketching Basics: One Point Perspective

Space Unveiled-WP

Space Unveiled : Invisible Cultures in the Design Studio



"Unsinkable" : the Full Story of RMS Titanic


Urban Planning-WP

Urban Planning : Practices, Challenges and Benefits


Victorian Perceptions-WP

Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture

Water Efficency in Buildings-WP

Water Efficiency in Buildings: Theory and Practice


 The Radiant Sun-WP

The Radiant Sun: Designer Ruth Adler Schnee

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

August 1, 2014

Architect's Handbook-WP

The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice

Rural Studio-WP

Rural Studio at Twenty : Designing and Building in Hale County, Alabama 



Chinese City-WP

Chinese City and Regional Planning Systems

Gypsum Construction-WP

The Gypsum Construction Handbook



Interior Design-Cinematic Expectation-WP     Interior Design-Design Awareness-WP



Interior Design-Public Interaction-WP    Interior Design-Sensory Engagement-WP
Volumes 1-4 of Interior Design and Architecture : Critical and Primary Sources




Lighting : Interior and Exterior

Project Management-WP
Project Management for Construction



The Greening-WP

The Greening of Architecture A Critical History and Survey of Contemporary Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design

Urban Hopes-WP

Urban Hopes : Made in China 



101 Design Methods-WP

101 Design Methods : a Structured Approach for Driving Innovation in Your Organization

Architects of Little Rock-WP
Architects of Little Rock, 1833-1950



Architecture of Paul Rudolph-WP

The Architecture of Paul Rudolph



BIM Demystified-WP

BIM Demystified : an Architect's Guide to Building Information Modelling

CHG-Antiquity-WP   Medieval Age-WP   CHG-Enlightenment-WP    CHG-Empire-WP   

                                      CHG-Renaissance-WP        CHG-ModernAge-WP

A Cultural History of Gardens



Communicating the New-WP


Communicating the New : Methods to Shape and Accelerate Innovation





NO Under Reconstruction-WP

New Orleans Under Reconstruction : the Crisis of Planning

Pavilions and Gardens of Venice-WP

Pavilions and Gardens of Venice Biennale



Resilience in Ecology-WP

Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design : Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities 

Romanesque Architecture-WP

Romanesque Architecture : the First Style of the European Age



Sketchnote Handbook-WP

The Sketchnote Handbook : the Illustrated Guide to Visual Note Taking


GAD : Global Architectural Development




Housing+ : on Thresholds, Transitions, and Transparencies



Success by Design-WP

Success by Design : the Essential Business Reference for Designers





Chavez Ravine-WP

Chávez Ravine a Los Angeles Story

Design e2-WP

Design e² the Economies of Being Environmentally Conscious


e2 Energy-WP

E². Energy


Sprawling from Grace-WP

Sprawling from Grace the Consequences of Suburbanization 



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