Modern & Contemporary Architecture

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  1. Book ImageGreening Modernism: Preservation, Sustainability, and the Modern Movement

    Carl Stein

    Greening Modernism addresses the interrelationships between sustainability, architectural preservation, and the Modern movement and places these issues into historical perspective.More

  2. Book ImageLight Color Sound: Sensory Effects in Contemporary Architecture

    Alejandro Bahamón, Ana María Álvarez

    Showcases an array of contemporary buildings that glitter, glow, and resound thanks to advanced technologies.More

  3. 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

  4. Book ImageCharles Rennie Mackintosh

    James Macaulay, Mark Fiennes

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

  5. Book ImageRematerial: From Waste to Architecture

    Alejandro Bahamón, Maria Camila Sanjinés

    How someone else’s waste can become the next designer’s building material.More

  6. Book ImageInclusive Housing: A Pattern Book: Design for Diversity and Equality

    Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access, Edward Steinfeld, Jonathan White

    An invaluable resource for designing communities that accommodate social diversity and provide equitable opportunities for all residents.More

  7. 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

  8. Book ImageFour Florida Moderns: The Architecture of Alberto Alfonso, René González, Chad Oppenheim, and Guy Peterson

    Saxon Henry

    A colorful survey explores the diverse styles of the arbiters of modernism in Florida.More

  9. Book ImageTadelakt

    Michael Johannes Ochs

    The first comprehensive description of an old Moroccan plaster technique that creates unique, sensual, natural effects.More

  10. Book ImageCorporate Architecture: Building a Brand

    Alejandro Bahamón, Ana Cañizares, Antonio Corcuera

    How the fashion, banking, automotive, and telecommunications industries use architecture as a tool of marketing strategy.More

  11. Book ImageInspired by Nature: Animals: The Building/Biology Connection

    Alejandro Bahamón, Patricia Pérez

    A look at how nature serves as a source of inspiration for contemporary architecture.More

  12. Book ImageEero Saarinen: Buildings from the Balthazar Korab Archive

    David G. De Long, C. Ford Peatross

    A timely portrait of the work of an architect who expanded the vocabulary of modern architecture.More

  13. Book ImageCorrugated Iron: Building on the Frontier

    Simon Holloway, Adam Mornement

    When Henry Palmer of the London Dock Company was granted the first patent for “indented or corrugated metallic sheets” in 1829, he little realized what he was starting.

  14. Book ImageHavana Deco

    Alejandro G. Alonso, Pedro Contreras, Martino Fagiuoli

    An unparalleled tour of the Art Deco-style architecture, interiors, decoration, and art objects of Havana, this colorful book shows the work of Cuban artists, open to the winds of change and to outside influences, who filtered the movement born in Paris through the dazzling beauty of Caribbean nature and made the art their own.More

  15. Book ImageSourcebook of Scandinavian Furniture: Designs for the 21st Century

    Judith Gura

    The five countries known collectively as Scandinavia have been the source of some of the most important furniture designs of the twentieth century.More

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