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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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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




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)

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November 1, 2016



African Metropolitan Architecture



Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein



DesignIntelligence Almanac Architecture & Design 2016 






Frank Lloyd Wright & San Francisco



John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life



Inside an Ancient Assyrian Palace: Looking at Austen Henry Layard's Reconstruction



Insulating Modernism: Isolated and Non-Isolated Thermodynamics in Architecture



MVRDV Buildings



Rethinking the Modular: Adaptable Systems in Architecture and Design



Retrospecta 39



Roman Mosaics in the J. Paul Getty Museum



Architecture of Life



The Difficult Whole



The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture and Florentine Urban Life

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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.





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

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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: 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: 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: 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



Flag Wars

Flag Wars


The New Rijksmuseum

The New Rijksmuseum

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