Archive for the 'New Arrivals' Category

February 20, 2018

100 buildings : 1900-2000


Adaptive architecture : changing parameters and practice


As seen : exhibitions that made architecture and design history


Beauty's rigor : patterns of production in the work of Pier Luigi Nervi


Biomimicry in architecture


Building green : environmental architects and the struggle for sustainability in Mumbai


Capsules : typology of other architecture


Construction site management and labor productivity improvement : how to improve the bottom line and shorten project schedules


Graphic means : a history of graphic design production [DVD]


Housing sustainability in low carbon cities


Ibn Tulun : his lost city and great mosque


Iconic buildings : an illustrated guide to the world's most remarkable architecture


The ideal team player : how to recognize and cultivate the three essential virtues : a leadership fable


Inspirations : time travel through garden history


Kengo Kuma : complete works


Kengo Kuma, 2006-2012


LabStudio : design research between architecture and biology


Le Corbusier : the complete buildings


David Adjaye : living spaces


Loose fit city : the contribution of bottom-up architecture to urban design and planning


Manhattan : Rectangular Grid for Ordering an Island.


Material precedent : the typology of modern tectonics


Mechanical costs with RSMeans data


Minoru Yamasaki : humanist architecture for a modernist world


Modern quilts : designs of the new century


New architecture New York


Participatory culture and the social value of an architectural icon : Sydney Opera House


Reassessing Rudolph


RE-USA : 20 American stories of adaptive reuse, a toolkit for post-industrial cities


The designer's field guide to collaboration


Transformations : art and the city


Transit street design guide


U.S. traffic calming manual


Unlocking the church : the lost secrets of Victorian sacred space


Watercolors by Finn Juhl


Snohetta and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. What is a museum now?


What's so great about the Eiffel Tower? : 70 questions that will change the way you think about architecture


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January 8, 2018

Be Seated


Grids: Chicago


Haifa: City of Steps


Michael Graves: Design for Life


DFW Deco: Modernistic Architecture of North Texas


Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities


Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium


Imminent Commons: Urban Questions for the Near Future


It's Not Easy Being Green


Lawrence Halprin


Legal Handbook for Architects, Engineers, and Contractors 2016/2017


Making Design Theory


Now You See It and Other Essays on Design


Richard Meier, Architect 2013/2017


Risomania: The New Spirit of Printing


Square Foot Costs: 2018


The Art of Type and Typography: Explorations in Use and Practice


The Largest Art: A Measured Manifesto for a Plural Urbanism


The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings


The Second Digital Turn: Design Beyond Intelligence


Thinking in Icons: Designing and Creating Effective Visual Symbols


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January 8, 2018

Anarchitecture: Architecture is a Political Art


Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War


The Architecture of Neoliberalism: How Contemporary Architecture became an Instrument of Control and Compliance


Black: Architecture in Monochrome


Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability


Buildings for a Sustainable America: Case Studies


Cedric Price Works 1952-2003: A Forward Minded Retrospective, Volume 1: Projects


Cedric Price Works 1952-2003: A Forward Minded Retrospective, Volume 2: Articles and Talks


Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915-1985


Four Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession


Homes fit for Heroes: The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain


Falmouth, Jamaica: Architecture as History


Landscape Theory in Design


Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings


Redesigning the American Dream: The Future of Housing, Work, and Family Life


Robert Venturi's Rome


Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design


The Earth the City and the Hidden Narrative of Race


The Home Within Us: Romantic Houses, Evocative Rooms


20 Iconic Film Posters by Saul Bass


The Moderns: Midcentury American Graphic Design


The Politics of Design: A (not so) Global Manual for Visual Communication


The Vitra Campus: Architecture, Design, Industry


Thermally Active Surfaces in Architecture


The Visual History of Type


The Typography Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters


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January 8, 2018

A Companion to Greek Architecture




A-Z of Design and Designers


Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture


California: Designing Freedom


Cottages Ornés: The Charms of the Simple Life


Creative Strategy and the Business of Design


Dom Hans van der Laan: Works and Words


Emergent Timber Technologies: Materials, Structures, Engineering, Projects


Empire, State and Building


Exhibiting the Postmodern: The 1980 Venice Architecture Biennale


2018 International Mechanical Code


Merrick House


Multifamily Housing Development Handbook


New Architecture London


Pedro de Lemos: Lasting Impressions: Works on Paper, 1910-1945


Philippe Meyer: Villa QDC 175




River and Road: Fort Myers Architecture from Craftsman to Modern


Robot House: Instrumentation, Representation, Fabrication


The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South


Tham and Videgård Arkitekter: The Operative Elements of Architecture


Timber in the City: Design and Construction in Mass Timber


X Agendas for Architecture

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January 8, 2018

50 Urban Blocks


100 Years of Architecture


150 Best Tiny Home Ideas


Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Against the Grain: Marcelo Spina and Georgina Huljich

Archigraphy: Lettering on Buildings

Architect's Pocket Book

Architecture and Ritual: How Buildings Shape Society


Architecture and the Unconscious


Architecture History and Theory in Reverse: From an Information Age to Eras of Meaning


Architecture, Mentalities, and Meaning


Better Buildings: Learning from Buildings in Use


BIM for Landscape


Brutalism Resurgent


Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers: Integrative Data Research Methods


Chaos and culture : Renzo Piano Building Workshop and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens


Cities in Time: Temporary Urbanism and the Future of the City


Concrete from Archeology to Invention, 1700-1769 : the Renaissance of Pozzolana and Roman Construction Techniques


Construction Manager's BIM Handbook


Craft Becomes Modern: The Bauhaus in the Making


Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods


Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture


Elements of Venice


Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work


Five Ways to Make Architecture Political: An Introduction to the Politics of Design Practice


Furnitecture: Furniture that Transforms Space


Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston


Housing the New Romans: Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World


Interior Landscapes: A Visual Atlas


Introduction to Construction Contract Management



Making Homes: Ethnography and Design


Material Imagination in Architecture


New Museums


Patkau Architects : Material Operations


Planning Atlanta


Prototyping for Architects


Real Estate Principles: A Value Approach


Rebuilding Babel: Modern Architecture and Internationalism


Renovate Innovate: Reclaimed and Upcycled Homes


The Rhetoric of Pier Luigi Nervi: Concrete and Ferrocement Forms


Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design


Site and Composition: Design Strategies in Architecture and Urbanism


Site Work and Landscape Cost Data


Sketching for Engineers and Architects


Solid Wood : Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology, and Design


Studio Piet Boon


The Complete Zaha Hadid


The Hard Life


The Hidden Life of Trees: What they Feel, How they Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World


The Inspired Landscape : Twenty-one Leading Landscape Architects Explore the Creative Process


The Pencil Perfect: The Untold Story of a Cultural Icon


The Planting Design Handbook


The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture: Air, Comfort, and Climate


The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment


The Social (Re)Production of Architecture: Politics, Values, and Actions in Contemporary Practice


The Work of Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects : Economy as Ethic


Thinking Tools: Design as Process: On the Creation of Writing Utensils


Turning Point in Timber Construction: A New Economy


Understanding Architecture: A Primer on Architecture as Experience


Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products


Urban Loopholes: Creative Alliances of Spacial Production in Shanghai's City Center


Urban Waterfront Promenades


Wright's Writings : Reflections on Culture and Politics 1894-1959


Zaha Hadid Architects: Redefining Architecture and Design

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January 8, 2018

A New History of Modern Architecture


Architecure's Odd Couple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson


An Avant-Garde Journal of Art, Architecture, Design, and Film


Cities of the Global South Reader


Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany


Contractor's Pricing Guide: Residential Repair and Remodeling Costs


Convenience Stores and Retail Fuel Properties : Essential Appraisal Issues


Design-Build: Design-Build Essentials


Great Houses of Havana: A Century of Cuban Style


Historicizing Infrastructure


How Architects Write



Icelandic Lessons : Industrial Landscape


Mies in Berlin

Mies van der Rohe: Interior Spaces


Nordic Modernism : Scandinavian Architecture, 1890-2015


Reading in Planning Theory


Reporting from the Front: Biennale Architeturra 2016


Sambuichi and the Inland Sea


Scarcity in Excess: The Built Environment and Economic Crisis in Iceland


Seizing Jerusalem: The Architectures of Unilateral Unification


Sejima Kazuyo + Nishizawa Ryūe / SANAA : works 1995-2003


Self Storage Economics and Appraisal


Simplified Structural Analysis and Design for Architects


Site Work & Landscape Costs with RSMeans Data


Skyscraper Gothic: Medieval Style and Modernist Buildings


Square Foot Costs


A Sustainable Bodega and Hotel: John Spence, Patrick Bellew, and Andy Bow


The Anatomy of the Architectural Book


The Design Way: Intentional Change in an Unpredictable World


The Oxford Companion to Architecture



Tragic Design : the Impact of Bad Product Design and How to Fix It


Urban Geography


Valuation and Market Studies for Affordable Housing


Who's Afraid of Architecture: Take One, Venezia


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August 1, 2017

Cities and Development


Contemporary Urban Planning


DQ/Manus, 01: Barcelona


Frank Lloyd Wright: Unpacking the Archive


Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines


The Graphic Designer's Guide to Pricing, Estimating & Budgeting


Walter Gropius, 1883-1969: The Promoter of a New Form


Kenneth Grange: Making Britain Modern


Making Magnificence: Architects, Stuccatori and the 18th Century Interior


Ornament is Crime: Modernist Architecture


Theology and Form: Contemporary Orthodox Architecture in America


Silver to Steel: The Modern Designs of Peter Muller-Munk


Not Pictured:

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July 12, 2017

Advances in Construction ICT and E-Business


Africa's Great Civilizations [DVD]


Bruce Golf: Architecture of Discipline in Freedom


Architect Registration Examination Study Guide: Construction & Evaluation


Architect Registration Examination Study Guide: Practice Management


Architect Registration Examination Study Guide: Project Development & Documentation


Architect Registration Examination Study Guide: Project Management


Architect Registration Examination Study Guide: Project Planning & Design


Architect Registration Examination Study Guide: Programming & Analysis


Business and Legal Forms for Designers


Chicago's Famous Fountains


Building Type Basics for College and University Facilities


Constructed Ecologies: Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design


Design for Life: Creating Meaning in a Distracted World


Design Professional's Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings


Designing Detroit: Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture


Dynamic Patterns: Visualizing Landscapes in a Digital Age


Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines


Hands On Design




SCDA Interiors


Listening to Type: Making Language Visible


Logo Design Love: A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities


Manual of Section


Marcel Breuer: 1902-1981-Form Giver of the Twentieth Century


Megaproject Risk Analysis and Simulation: A Dynamic Systems Approach


Mobitecture: Architecture on the Move


Morphosis Thom Mayne


New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham's Jazz Age Architecture


Not Quite Architecture: Writing around Alison and Peter Smithson


Offsite Architecture: Constructing the Future


Peter Eisenman: In Dialogue with Architects and Philosophers


Robert Adam's London


Sanaa: Sejima & Nishizawa


The Graphic Designer's Guide to Pricing, Estimating, & Budgeting


The Visual Biography of Color


Total Construction Management: Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery


Type Tells Tales


Warren H. Manning: Landscape Architect and Environmental Planner


Work for Money, Design for Love: Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions about Starting and Running a Successful Design Business


Wright on Exhibit: Frank Lloyd Wright's Architectural Exhibitions


Xtrrdnr Gardens: Residential Landscape Design by Eric van Gelder

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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




Zoning Rules!: The Economics of Land Use Regulation

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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

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