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Years with Frank Lloyd Wright: Apprentice to Genius

by Edgar Tafel Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

Insightful memoir by former apprentice presents a revealing portrait of Wright the man, the inspired teacher, the architect.


Towards a New Architecture

by Le Corbusier Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

Pioneering manifesto by founder of "International School." Technical and aesthetic theories, views of industry, economics, relation of form to function, "mass-production split," and much more. Profusely illustrated....


Brunelleschi: Studies of His Technology and Inventions

by Frank D. Prager & Gustina Scaglia Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

Comprehensive book describes how Filippo Brunelleschi built the dome of Florence's famed cathedral: masonry techniques, construction concepts, and more. 28 halftones. 18 line illustrations.


Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House: The Illustrated Story of an Architectural Masterpiece

by Donald Hoffmann Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

Painstakingly researched and illuminating account of the making of the Fred C. Robie home. Revealing family documents, excerpts from a 1958 interview with Fred Robie, and 160 black-and-white illustrations.


Henry Hobson Richardson and His Works

by Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer Dover Publications (January 22, 2013)

First important study of leading 19th-century architect, the pioneer of Romanesque Revival. Plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of Richardson's major buildings, including Trinity Church...


Understanding Frank Lloyd Wright's Architecture

by Donald Hoffmann Dover Publications (March 07, 2012)

Insightful study of principles of Wright's architecture. Over 120 photos, plans, and illustrations of Robie House, Fallingwater, Taliesin, other masterworks.


Drawings and Plans of Frank Lloyd Wright: The Early Period (1893-1909)

by Frank Lloyd Wright Dover Publications (September 18, 2012)

Complete Wasmuth drawings, reproduced from a rare 1910 edition, feature Wright's early experiments in organic design. Includes 100 plates of public and private buildings from Oak Park period, plus Wright's Introduction...


Alvar Aalto: A Critical Study

by Malcolm Quantrill New Amsterdam Books (February 01, 1990)

"This is a much needed and lively study of the still insufficiently known Finnish modern master Alvar Aalto, whose sensitive and increasingly revelant architectural legacy will surely only increase in stature...


Louis I. Kahn--Architect: Remembering the Man and Those Who Surrounded Him

by Charles E. Dagit, Jr. & Nathaniel Kahn Transaction Publishers (August 22, 2013)

Few people in the history of art and architecture have planted a seed of inspiration that grew to become a towering oak of lasting influence. Louis I. Kahn was one of these people. In this absorbing volume of...


The Perfect House: A Journey with Renaissance Master Andrea Palladio

by Witold Rybczynski Scribner (February 26, 2013)

"Palladio is the Bible," Thomas Jefferson once said. "You should get it and stick to it." With his simple, gracious, perfectly proportioned villas, Andrea Palladio elevated the architecture of the private house...


The Fellowship

by Roger Friedland & Harold Zellman HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

Frank Lloyd Wright was renowned during his life not only as an architectural genius but also as a subject of controversy—from his radical design innovations to his turbulent private life, including a notorious...


Architects

by Thomas Yarrow Cornell University Press (July 15, 2019)

What is creativity? What is the relationship between work life and personal life? How is it possible to live truthfully in a world of contradiction and compromise? These deep and deeply personal questions spring...


Ian Nairn

by Gillian Darley & David McKie Five Leaves Publications (February 18, 2014)

Ian Nairn taught a generation to look, and another to write. Nairn as he was usually referred to lit up the pages of the architectural press, broadsheets and TV screens with his incandescent reports on the uglification...


Addison Mizner

by Stephen Perkins & James Caughman Lyons Press (March 01, 2018)

In words and photographs, the story of visionary architect Addison Mizner

* Introduced the Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival styles to southern Florida

* Designed and developed the resort town...


The House in Good Taste

by Elsie de Wolfe Dover Publications (October 23, 2017)

"Good taste can be developed in anyone, just as surely as good manners are possible to anyone. And good taste is as necessary as good manners," declared Elsie de Wolfe, the "first lady" of American interior...


Architect

by Ruth Peltason & Grace Ong-Yan Hachette Books (November 07, 2017)

The Pritzker Prize is the most prestigious international prize for architecture. Architect includes all 42 recipients of the Pritzker Prize, and captures in pictures and their own words their awe-inspiring achievements....


Anjalendran: Architect of Sri Lanka

by David Robson & Waruna Gomis Tuttle Publishing (January 21, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated book showcases the works of one of Sri Landa's most influential architects—Anjaledran, an ethnic Tamil and visionary artist.

During the past 25 years of civil war in Sri Lanka,...


Super Potato Design: The Complete Works of Takashi Sugimoto: Japan's Leading Interior Designer

by Mira Locher, Tadao Ando & Yoshio Shiratori Tuttle Publishing (May 01, 2012)

Super Potato Design is the first full-length book to present the work and conceptual ideas of the internationally renowned Japanese design firm Super Potato, founded by Takashi Sugimoto.

Super Potato's powerful...


Gunnar Asplund's Gothenburg

by Nicholas Adams Penn State University Press (October 08, 2014)

In the west coast port city of Gothenburg, Sweden, the architect Gunnar Asplund built a modest extension to an old courthouse on the main square (1934–36). Judged today to be one of the finest works of modern...


When Architecture Meets Activism: The Transformative Experience of Hank Williams Village in the Windy City

by Roger Guy Lexington Books (November 18, 2016)

This social history and community study documents the events surrounding the attempt by community members, activists, and VISTA architects to resist the planned construction of a community college in the neighborhood...


Boundaries

by Maya Lin Simon & Schuster (April 26, 2016)

Renowned artist and architect Maya Lin's visual and verbal sketchbook—a unique view into her artwork and philosophy.

Walking through this parklike area, the memorial appears as a rift in the earth -- a long,...


Mall Maker: Victor Gruen, Architect of an American Dream

by M. Jeffrey Hardwick University of Pennsylvania Press (August 18, 2015)

The enclosed shopping mall, now so ubiquitous, was invented by one man: Victor Gruen. Mall Maker is the first biography of this visionary spirit.