Jeffrey T. Tilman
Arthur Brown Jr. (1874-1957) is one of the most important, yet underpublished, architects of the twentieth century.
The latest title in the Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks series, Theaters offers a richly illustrated history of a revered cultural artifact and a technological challenge, following its progression from the eighteenth-century opera house to the modern movie multiplex.More
An introduction to housing in the United States: its characteristic forms and its environmental implications.More
John Gaw Meem, the principal architect of the Santa Fe style, is well known for his houses and public buildings.
Christiane Crasemann Collins
Addressing the life and work of a major figure of the Modern Movement
in architecture and city planning, about whom very little is known,
this first full study of Werner Hegemann (1881-1936) recounts his
contribution to the emerging discipline of international city planning
and his influential position within the movement.More
Robert J. Kapsch
A richly illustrated history of America's first transportation system.More
This book summarizes what is known today about the design procedures
and methodology of Andrea Palladio, arguably the most influential
Dominique Lenclos, Jean-Philippe Lenclos, Gregory Bruhn
Colors of the World presents a chromatic journey through the colors of vernacular architecture from the United States to the far corners of the globe.More
Louis I. Kahn, Robert Twombly
A thoughtful selection of the celebrated architect's speeches and writings.More
Kim Coventry, Daniel Meyer, Arthur H. Miller
On Lake Michigan’s North Shore, an extraordinary group of cosmopolitan and wealthy clients commissioned havens from the city’s bustle during the Gilded Age.
Revised and Expanded Edition
The fascinating evolution of house forms from the Stone Age to the present.More
James Stevens Curl
This well-illustrated book describes the fundamental principles and various aspects of classical architecture, including a detailed, illustrated glossary that is almost a dictionary of classical architecture in itself.
John Michael Vlach
A far-reaching visual survey of farm buildings across the United States, tracing their historical and regional influences.More
Peter Pennoyer, Anne Walker
The firm of Delano & Aldrich occupied a central place in the United States in the first half of the twentieth century, substantially shaping the architectural climate of the period.More
Cyril M. Harris
Since the Spanish established their first settlement in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1565, America has been an architectural melting pot, reflecting the contributions of every immigrant group that brought its traditions across the sea and adapted them to the places where they settled.