History & Theory of Architecture

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  1. Book ImageA History of Design from the Victorian Era to the Present: A Survey of the Modern Style in Architecture, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, and Photography

    Ann Ferebee, Jeff Byles

    Second Edition

    An abundantly illustrated overview of modern design across continents and cultures, highlighting key movements and design traditions.More

  2. Book ImageComparative Architectural Details: A Selection from Pencil Points 1932-1937

    Milton Wilfred Grenfell

    Architectural details indispensable to everyone in the drafting room today.More

  3. Book ImageThe Architecture of Harry Weese

    Robert Bruegmann, Kathleen Murphy Skolnik

    This study tells the story of one of America’s most gifted architects of the postwar years.More

  4. Book ImageThe Architecture of Patterns

    Paul Andersen, David Salomon, David Carson, Et Al.

    Through a precise and expansive definition of what a pattern is, this book offers ways to understand and use patterns in contemporary design.More

  5. Book ImageFrederick Law Olmsted: Essential Texts

    Robert Twombly

    An anthology of the key writings of the best-known and arguably most prolific landscape architect in U.S. history.More

  6. Book ImageCharles Rennie Mackintosh

    James Macaulay, Mark Fiennes

    A major architectural study of one of the pioneers of modernism.More

  7. Book ImageKey Buildings of the 20th Century: Plans, Sections and Elevations

    Richard Weston

    Second Edition

    An analysis of influential work by seminal architects, including Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, Norman Foster, Frank Gehry, and Rem Koolhaas.More

  8. Book ImageAmerican Art Museum Architecture: Documents and Design

    Eric M. Wolf

    Exploring the intersections of art, architecture, and design, at both renowned institutions and cutting-edge contemporary collections.More

  9. Book ImageHavana Revisited: An Architectural Heritage

    Cathryn Griffith, Dick Cluster, Eusebio Leal Spengler

    This beautifully illustrated book documents the history, preservation, and present uses of Havana’s most important buildings and urban spaces.More

  10. Book ImagePeabody & Stearns: Country Houses and Seaside Cottages

    Annie Robinson

    A view of the resort and leisure architecture of one of the most popular and prolific firms of the Gilded Age.More

  11. Book ImageDams

    Christine Macy

    A lavishly illustrated exploration of these landscape-defining structures across the United States.More

  12. Book ImageHistorical Building Construction: Design, Materials, and Technology

    Donald Friedman

    Second Edition

    Winner of the Association for Preservation Technology (APT) 2012 Lee Nelson Book Award, this book is an updated edition of the classic text detailing the ins and outs of old building construction.More

  13. Book ImageThe Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation

    Steven W. Semes

    A comprehensive and eloquent argument for “new traditional” architecture that preserves the style and character of historic buildings.More

  14. Book ImageEdwin Howland Blashfield: Master American Muralist

    Mina Rieur Weiner

    The first book in several decades to focus on the muralist, an esteemed exemplar and advocate of the classical tradition.More

  15. Book ImageThe Architecture of Grosvenor Atterbury

    Peter Pennoyer, Anne Walker, Robert A. M. Stern

    The first close look at an innovative architect and inventor who held that traditional styles could be successfully adapted for modern times.More

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